ESG Job Global Market

ESG Job Global Market

Group Head of Sustainability, London, UK (more info)

Responsibilities include:

Leadership & Strategy

  • Define and deliver the overall sustainability / ESG strategic plan development and implementation across the global organisation, working closely with colleagues in Group functions and all regional Divisions to ensure alignment with business strategy
  • Serve as subject matter expert in sustainability / ESG strategy and reporting for the Group. Untangle potentially complex and misguided information into compelling strategy, communication and value propositions
  • Provide counsel and support to the Group executive team in their external stakeholder engagements
  • Support the global and regional sustainability / ESG communications cascade in a highly regulated environment to support the organisation’s ambition to be a leader

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Maintain awareness of evolving stakeholder requirements, ensuring strategy and reporting meets stakeholder needs and add value to the Group
  • Articulate a compelling narrative to engage and empower a varied group of external stakeholders, including Regulators, NGOs and Multistakeholder organisations
  • Be an ambassador of change, driving purpose-led messaging and ensuring it is embedded across all functions and communications channels, particularly with Regulatory and Corporate Affairs

Reporting & Policy Development

  • Develop and manage data-driven sustainability / ESG goals, milestones, metrics and governance systems alongside robust and engaging communications
  • Maintain awareness of global sustainability / ESG trends and tools, metrics and KPIs and share updates and implications with the broader Sustainability team

Competencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to successfully influence senior executives and external stakeholders, create a clear narrative to support strategy
  • Strong analytical skills and commercial acumen, ability to see the bigger picture
  • Detail orientated, ability to find creative solutions to complex problems, take the initiative and drive change
  • Ability to inspire and educate non ESG experts and engage them to support the strategy, break down complex data and communicate in a language which will resonate, using flexible communication styles
  • High energy and drive, ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, with the resilience to challenge and be challenged

Sustainability Officer, Hong Kong (more info)

Responsibilities

  • To assist the Sustainability Manager in the implementation, monitoring, and communication of the BEA Group’s sustainability programme.
  • To support the Group’s environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) data collection and reporting
  • To analyse ESG gaps through stakeholder engagement, ESG reporting, and disclosure exercises, address transparency gaps through improved disclosure
  • To coordinate Group-wide data collection and development for the annual ESG report, the Sustainability Section of the Group’s Interim and Annual Report, and related website content.
  • To maintain relationships with external parties including ESG consultants, ESG ratings agency representatives, non-governmental organisations, sustainability practitioners.
  • To participate in ad-hoc projects

Requirements

  • University degree, major in environmental management, sustainability, social science or related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience
  • Sound knowledge of ESG-related issues and development, ESG reporting and disclosure, with a passion for sustainability;
  • Strong research and analytical skills with excellent attention to details
  • A team player with good interpersonal and communications skills;
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Chinese word-processing; and
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese including Cantonese and Putonghua.