Head Of Stakeholder Relations: Sustainability & ESG

Job Description

The central purpose of this role is to build and sustain relationship and reputational capital with key stakeholders applicable to this portfolio (sustainability and ESG) through engagement on strategic and contentious issues, thereby enabling Sasol to resolve these in a pro-active fashion. This is done through a process of:

Identification and engaging relevant stakeholders at senior level, understanding their needs and expectations with the aim of promoting win-win solutions;
Ensuring that stakeholder identification, engagement and dialogue, as well as issue resolution is aligned with and supports the execution of Sasol's sustainability and ESG strategy;
Partnering with relevant business units and departments to advance key business issues requiring resolution;
Conducting stakeholder analysis, developing messaging and executing communication and/or supporting executive management in engagements with stakeholders applicable to this portfolio;
Identifying key interventions required to improve stakeholder health particularly trust levels;
Pro-actively identifying events and initiatives that could contribute to constructive relationships with Sasol’s stakeholders;
Reporting on engagement effectiveness;
Protecting and enhancing Sasol’s reputation with stakeholders in line with the company’s strategic objectives.

Responsibilities + Skills

Embedding stakeholder management across the Group;Building and sustaining relationship and reputational capital with key stakeholders so that engagement on contentious topics place Sasol in a better position to resolve them;Actively advocate on behalf of Sasol on key issues.


Developing and maintaining a deep understanding of Sasols strategy and determine the interface priorities and issues that need to be addressed with stakeholders;Identifying stakeholders, maintaining contact and analysing their perceptions of Sasol, their needs and priorities with respect to the Group;


With Safety, Health and Environment as top priority the incumbent ensures that these elements are considered and included in advice, services as well as the development and implementation of solutions;In terms of the Sasol value of Caring for Our People and Support Their Development, opportunities for building understanding and capacity for digitilisation in the area are continuously identified, and interventions launched

Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 10th December 2019
  • Designation: Head of Stakeholder Relations: Sustainability & ESG
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 10th December 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: Sasol.
  • Address:
  • Website: www.sasol.com
  • Company Profile:
  • Committed to excellence in all we do, Sasol is an international integrated energy and chemical company that leverages the talent and expertise of our more than 30 000 people working in 33 countries. We develop and commercialise technologies, and build and operate world-scale facilities to produce a range of product streams, including liquid fuels, high-value chemicals and low-carbon electricity.By combining the talent of our people and our technological advantage, Sasol has been a pioneer in innovation for over six decades. As market needs and stakeholder expectations have changed, so too have our methods, facilities and products, driving progress to deliver long-term shareholder value sustainably. The growth and enhancement of our foundation businesses in Southern Africa is complemented by the significant chapter of growth, Sasol has entered in its history.

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