Sustainability Manager Jobs in UAE at KPMG International

Title: Sustainability Manager

Company: KPMG International

Location: UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Management, Business

Sustainability Manager

Sustainability Manager

KPMG Sustainability supports organizations with sustainability reporting, strategy, circular economy and assurance in the UAE and Oman market. We are looking to hire a manager to support the growth of our practice across the UAE with a focus on and to be located in Dubai supporting companies to respond to sustainability challenges and upcoming legislation.

Within the Sustainability Department, the manager will be responsible for:

• Project management – day to day management of projects, ensuring quality and liaising with internal and external stakeholders and manage budgets.

• Business development – support the team with developing new propositions, actively build a network in the UAE & Oman, respond to RfPs

• Team management – help junior team members develop new skills, monitor their performance, support their development and help manage their career growth.

Performance will be measured on following factors

• Sales and business development

• Managing engagements within budget

• Feedback of team members

• Feedback of clients (repeat work)

Required skills and knowledge for the role

• 7+ years of experience within related disciplines

• 3+ years of Sustainability advisory and verification experience

• English speaking however (Arabic & English preferred)

• Experience with ISAE 3000, Integrated Reporting, GRI Standards Reporting Guidelines

• Ensure that the team reacts and responds to the goals in its day-to-day function

• Excellent written and oral business communication skills

• Excellent facilitation skills

• Demonstrated experience with consensus and relationship building

• Experience and track record in public speaking and media to promote activitites

• Proven track record in project management

• Demonstrated ability to lead and manage sustainability assurance and advisory projects

• Proven track record in business development

• Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a diverse group of clients

• Evidence of client networking success

• Oversee the delivery of projects on time, to meet quality and budgetary targets, while striving to exceed client expectations

• Experience in supporting a team in developing, growing, leading, and inspiring strong teams with a relationship building management style

• Postgraduate degree or equivalent with extensive related education in this field

Knowledge / Technical Skills

• Understanding of the following concepts and frameworks:

o Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

o Integrated Reporting (IR)

o International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

o Task Force on Climate Related Disclosures (TCFD)

o Sustainably Development Goals (SDGs)

o United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)

o Environment and Social Governance (ESG)

o Occupational Health and Safety Frameworks (OSHA, OSHAD)

o Social Return On Investment (SROI) or equivalent


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