Head – ESG Advisory

We are seeking a motivated and experienced individual to manage a team that delivers consultancy projects related to ESG and sustainability reporting and assists private and public organisations of varying sizes in achieving their sustainability objectives. We are looking for a strong communicator with both excellent writing skills and experience in corporate sustainability. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Formulate, direct and execute environmental and sustainability projects for various clients and stakeholders
  • Write consultancy and research proposals, develop and secure business with existing and prospective clients to meet financial targets
  • Liaise with clients and lead on projects in the areas of sustainability consultancy including strategy development, risk identification, ESG integration, performance and disclosure, stakeholder engagement, materiality assessment and others
  • Provide strategic guidance and advice to clients and stakeholders on improving sustainability performance
  • Lead planning and writing of the biennial BEC Sustainability Report
  • Deliver environmental related training under BEC Institute of Environmental Education (IEE) umbrella
  • Direct and manage team members in carrying out projects and ensure quality deliverables by the team while meeting the budget and timeline
  • Identify opportunities to innovate services that respond to market trends and client needs
  • Keep up to date on market developments and trends to provide expert input on topics relating to ESG and sustainability policy issues in Hong Kong
  • Special projects as assigned by CEO

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Environmental Management, Sustainability or related disciplines
  • 10 years relevant working experience with at least 5 years at management level, ideally from a consultancy background, and with a relevant network in Hong Kong  
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships, to understand client needs and to deliver on their expectations
  • Extensive knowledge in sustainability related issues, ranging from corporate sustainability reporting to sustainable finance
  • Strong understanding of the private sector and experience in business development as well as managing research and sustainability consultancy projects
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong leadership and problem solving skills
  • Team player
  • Versatile with ability to work under pressure
  • Bilingual in English and Chinese, both written and spoken
  • Candidate with less experience and qualification may be considered for the position of Manager
How to Apply

Apply now with your full résumé including your current and expected salary, and date of availability, and send it to careers@bec.org.hk, via fax at (852) 2784 6699 or by post: 2/F, 77 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong. Please state the position you are applying.

Applicants who do not hear from us within six weeks after the deadline may consider their applications unsuccessful. All information received, including CVs, will be filed for future reference. Personal data will be used only for recruitment-related purposes and will be retained for no more than six months.