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Are you an analytical professional with relevant experience encompassing ESG consulting and strong knowledge of sustainability standards and frameworks? Keep reading!

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Our client is a trusted advisor to clients for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Environmental Social Governance (ESG), GRI Reporting, etc for a range of sectors including education, health, maritime, environment, energy, and water, etc. Their experienced international consulting practice is structured to provide clients with advice that is based on real substance and guidance to become a socially responsible corporate house. Within their consulting practice, our well-established ESG team has been at the forefront of the ongoing evolution of ESG strategy, management, and reporting for over 15 years.


ABOUT THE ROLE

As a key member of Consulting, you will work on collaborative teams to help deliver a range of projects for global clients, including sustainability reporting (GRI/BSBR) and integrated annual reporting, ESG portfolio and supply chain risk assessment, and ESG strategy development. You will also have opportunities to contribute to projects focused on human rights, climate change and geopolitical issues. We anticipate that you will spend approximately half of your time on sustainability reporting projects and other ESG-related projects.

 

As a Country Manager you will take responsibility for business development, planning, implementation and delivery of workstreams on large projects as well as management of smaller engagements. You will work closely with client teams, building strong relationships characterized by high levels of trust.


New business development will also be a component of the role, including the identification and generation of new opportunities, the development of new opportunities in partnership with our sales & marketing team, and the drafting of engaging thought leadership pieces.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing reporting concepts, structure, key messaging and overall content for reports
  • Developing and delivering materiality assessments to inform report content
  • Engaging with client reporting teams
  • Managing budgets, schedules and resources
  • Collating, calculating, and analyzing client ESG data
  • Conducting interviews with internal and external stakeholders
  • Set up the base for the company in UAE with varied and vast clientele
  • Reaching out to as many clients as possible and pitching for business
  • Attending conferences and events which are likely to give traction in the company's sustainability domain


QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least five years of relevant professional experience, ideally encompassing consulting ESG experience
  • Excellent communications skills across oral, written and slide deck formats
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to handle large datasets
  • Strong working knowledge of best practice sustainability standards and frameworks (such as the GRI Standards, SASB, TCFD, UNGC, SDGs, UNGPs, IFC PS, FTSE 4 Good, IIRC, etc.)
  • Good understanding of current and emerging sustainability-related regulatory requirements (such as human rights due diligence, climate change risk management, etc)
  • Proven track record of business development success (if previously held consulting roles)

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Are you the one we are looking for ?

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