Assistant Director - ESG Due Diligence, Consulting, Dubai, UAE
Our client, a prestigious global consulting firm based in Dubai, seeks an experienced Assistant Director - ESG Due Diligence to join their team in Dubai. This is an exceptional opportunity to contribute to sustainable investing and support clients in making informed decisions regarding ESG risks and opportunities in the UAE.
- Lead and manage ESG due diligence projects for clients across various industries, ensuring compliance with international ESG standards and regulations.
- Conduct comprehensive assessments of ESG risks and opportunities within investment portfolios, mergers and acquisitions, and other strategic transactions.
- Analyse and evaluate ESG performance and impact metrics of target companies, providing insights and recommendations to clients on ESG integration and risk mitigation strategies.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop ESG frameworks, methodologies, and tools for due diligence assessments.
- Stay updated on emerging ESG trends, regulations, and reporting frameworks, and provide strategic guidance to clients on sustainability best practices.
- Build and maintain relationships with clients, serving as a trusted advisor and subject matter expert on ESG due diligence and sustainable investing.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Environmental Studies, Sustainability, Finance) is required; advanced degree is preferred.
- Extensive experience in ESG due diligence, sustainability consulting, or a related field, preferably within a consulting firm.
- Strong knowledge of international ESG frameworks, such as PRI, SASB, and TCFD, and understanding of ESG risks and opportunities in various industries.
- Solid understanding of financial and investment concepts and experience in assessing ESG factors within investment decision-making processes.
- Excellent analytical skills with the ability to conduct thorough ESG assessments, identify material issues, and provide strategic recommendations.
- Strong project management abilities, with the capability to handle multiple client engagements and deliver high-quality results within specified timelines.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex ESG concepts and insights to diverse stakeholders.
- Fluency in English; additional language skills are a plus.
- Professional certifications such as CFA, CAIA, or ESG-specific certifications are advantageous.
Join our client's leading consulting firm and contribute to shaping the sustainable investing landscape in the UAE. If you are an experienced ESG professional with a passion for due diligence and sustainable investing, we encourage you to apply and play a pivotal role in driving positive change through responsible investment practices
Information and Application
Published by : EnableGreen ESG and Sustainable Recruitment Agency
Recruiter : Fadila Touiti
Posted : 02/08/2023
Job-Type : Permanent
Location : Dubai, UAE
Job Reference : 138-2023-H
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