AWS Lead/ Water Ambassador

Philip Morris International

Boksburg, South Africa 🇿🇦

We at PMI have made a remarkable decision. Delivering a smoke-free future is the sole goal of our complete business transformation and the foundation of our future.

Huge opportunity comes with enormous change. Therefore, wherever you join us, you’ll have the freedom to imagine and present better, brighter solutions, as well as the freedom to advance your career in an infinite number of ways.

For PMI, sustainability encompasses more than just ways to reduce risks and unfavorable externalities while improving operational effectiveness and resource optimisation. We see the fundamental opportunity for innovation, growth, and purpose-led, impact-driven, long-term value creation as we transform for the better. As a result, we make a big effort to incorporate sustainability into every part of our operations.

Our Manufacturing Sustainability team is looking for an experienced AWS Lead to define, develop, and map out the Water Stewardship Strategy and plan by AWS standard 2.0. In addition to this role’s technological aspect, you will also be responsible for caretaking social and governmental issues to address all five outcomes (water governance, water balance, water quality, IWRAs, and WASH) per local laws and EHS.D.403 on water stewardship.

Your day to day

– Coordinate and deliver a major water management project
– Represent the company on private, public, non-governmental, and governmental platforms on Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) issues to become a recognized Water Steward.
– Identification of relevant collaborators (any organization, group, or individual(s), private or public, with curiosity about the water activities and improvements of our affiliate
– Collecting data on environmental issues such as water, biodiversity, and climate change.
– Identify indirect water use and users (direct materials, leaf, outsourced, etc.)
– Conduct water risk assessment at catchment and site levels and relay opportunities and challenges
– Accurate catchment identification/definition of the site and related description of hydrogeological/geological, which includes but is not limited to borehole design, protection measures, monitoring, and maintenance program
– Identify current and future shared water challenges risks, including pollution sources that pose a risk to water bodies, and map pollution sources, and vulnerable water bodies
– Ensure compliance with Water-Related Country-Specific Laws and Regulations

Who we’re looking for

– Degree in Water Resource Management, Water Integrated Management, Hydrology, or a similar field
– AWS Certificates implementation as an advantage
– Project Management experience is required
– Proven experience with AWS Audit tools such as AWS Audit Ready Tool, WSAS Intact platform, Teams & sharing platforms)
– In-depth knowledge of South African related water-related laws & regulations
– General business management within a cross-function environment is an advantage
– Excellent communication and collaboration skills, as well as the ability to deliver presentations to large, diverse audiences

Other key requirements:

– Customer Focus
– Teamwork and cooperation
– Ability to learn fast and transfer skills
– Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
– Self-Motivated and a Good Motivator

What we offer

Our success depends on the people of all genders who come to work daily with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI, and you too can:

• Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to do things; differently, experience, and explore
• Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong
• Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provide endless opportunities to progress
• Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to have a smoke-free future

PMI is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all society members irrespective of age, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, religion or belief, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.

PMI is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from South African citizens who are members of designated groups who may contribute to Employment Equity within the workplace and the further diversification of ideas. In this regard, the relevant laws and principles associated with Employment Equity will be considered when appointing potential candidates.





IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development