Director of Sustainability, FMCG, Dubai, UAE
Our client, a leading FMCG (Fast-Moving Consumer Goods) company based in Dubai, UAE, is seeking a visionary and experienced Director of Sustainability to drive their sustainability agenda and shape their environmental and social impact strategies. If you have a passion for sustainability, a track record of driving meaningful change, and a desire to make a lasting difference in the FMCG industry, this is an exceptional opportunity to lead transformative sustainability initiatives at a global level.
- Develop and implement the company's sustainability strategy, ensuring alignment with global sustainability frameworks, industry best practices, and stakeholder expectations.
- Drive the integration of sustainability principles across all aspects of the business, from product development and supply chain operations to corporate governance and community engagement.
- Lead the identification and assessment of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities, and develop robust mitigation plans to minimize negative impacts and enhance positive contributions.
- Oversee sustainability reporting and disclosure efforts, ensuring accurate and transparent communication of sustainability performance to internal and external stakeholders.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive innovation and promote the adoption of sustainable practices throughout the organisation.
- Stay abreast of emerging trends, regulations, and industry benchmarks related to sustainability, and provide strategic guidance to ensure the company remains at the forefront of sustainable business practices.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Sustainability, Environmental Science, Business) is required; advanced degree preferred.
- Proven experience in sustainability leadership roles within the FMCG industry or related sectors, demonstrating a track record of driving sustainability programs and delivering measurable results.
- In-depth knowledge of sustainability frameworks, standards (e.g., GRI, SASB), and global ESG trends.
- Strong understanding of environmental impact assessments, sustainable sourcing, carbon footprint reduction, waste management, and other key sustainability areas within the FMCG industry.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels, including executive leadership, employees, customers, and external partners.
- Strategic mindset with the ability to translate sustainability goals into actionable plans and drive organisational change.
- Demonstrated leadership abilities, fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment that encourages innovation and continuous improvement.
Join our client's passionate team and be a driving force behind their commitment to sustainability and making a positive impact on people and the planet. If you are a visionary sustainability leader ready to shape the future of the FMCG industry, we invite you to apply and contribute to a more sustainable and responsible world.
Information and Application
Published by : EnableGreen ESG and Sustainable Recruitment Agency
Recruiter : Fadila Touiti
Posted : 01/08/2023
Job-Type : Permanent
Location : Dubai, UAE
Job Reference : 132-2023-H
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