Sustainability Assistant Manager

Job Title: Sustainability Assistant Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuwait
REF: 31904
Job Published: over 1 year ago
Position Title : Sustainability Assistant Manager
Reports To : Department head
Division: Sustainability Services
Job Purpose
An assistant manager's job is to have a business development role including creating opportunities, preparing business cases (approach, add value, target services, timeline) for each opportunity with fundamental support on project execution and delivery.
Key Accountabilities
  • Assisting in carrying out consulting assignments  to clients in multiple industries.
    • Providing strategic guidance to meet client objectives, including advisory, stakeholder engagement, and materiality assessment
    • Proactively identifying and securing new business opportunities and growing an existing global, high-profile client base
    • Leading pitches and overseeing project teams and deliverables in the areas of
      • Sustainability:  reporting & assurance, diagnosis, risk management, strategy and sustainability report writing, social impact.
      • Energy, Environment, and waste: greenhouse gases accounting, environmental impact assessment, energy efficiency, energy management system ISO 5001, and energy audit.
    • Leading and communicating effectively with the project teams and clients
Key Success Factors
  • Technically well trained, analytic personality, able to apply theoretical knowledge, motivated and ready to go the "extra mile"
  • Strong Team player, with the ability to multi-task, flexible and can work under pressure.
  • Socially confident with good organization skills.
  • Solid communication skills, structured presentation of results with good business writing capabilities
Education & Experience
  • Bachelor in Engineering or Masters Degree in Business Management
  • Professional certification i.e. GRI-G4, CEM,CEA, CRM, or ISO 50001: 2011 Energy Management Lead Auditor
  • Consulting Experience of 3 to 5  years. Big 4 experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and Arabic
We look forward to receiving your application.
For more information, please contact Kristina Khusseyn at
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