The candidate shall be assigned to an integrated sustainability team for projects within the Middle East and Europe.

 

Company:

Alpin Limited is a multidisciplinary sustainable cleantech consultancy based in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi.

The local team is composed of a diverse range of experts who lead their respective fields, including LEED APs, PQPs, official Estidama trainers, commissioning authorities (CxA), construction managers, MBAs, and building physics PhDs. We also have commissioning authorities and consultants based in Munich, London, New York City, and other prominent global locations.

Our current projects include The Abu Dhabi midfield Terminal Building, The Msheireb urban redevelopment project, Johnson Controls Research Center, SKMC Dialysis Center, Sowwah Square Abu Dhabi, and several other high profile projects in the EU and GCC.

www.alpinme.com

Reports Directly to:

Head of Sustainability and/or Sustainability Consultant

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Developing policies relating to a company’s ethical, sustainable and environmental responsibilities
  • Ensuring a company has a positive impact on local communities and the environment
  • Raising public awareness of a company’s social responsibility commitments through marketing
  • Conducting research into best practice
  • Writing and actioning a company's social responsibility strategy
  • Creating partnerships with clients, employees, suppliers, charities, and other groups
  • Ensuring that a company’s policies meet legal and commercial needs
  • Organizing events for employees and their teams
  • Encouraging links between the company and educational or charitable groups
  • Spreading the word in schools and local organizations about the company and construction in general
  • Conduct CSR, ESG Audits
  • Write coherent audit reports and communicate related recommendations with clients.
  • Reporting on social responsibility activity to senior managers.
  • Assisting the company in developing, managing, and altering social responsibility policies
  • Using internal communication to reinforce the company’s social responsibility policies
  • Reaching out to the public via PR and marketing to deliver the message of the company’s commitment to social responsibility
  • Working on company branding strategies with the marketing department
  • Collaborate across the business to align with sustainability goals, objectives, and initiatives inclusive of our streaming services, networks, and facilities
  • Organize internal volunteer programs and events that drive employee engagement.
  • Create communications assets and presentation material to share CSR-related news across internal and external communications channels
  • Provide administrative support on special projects, employee events, programs, and other internal communications needs

 

 

HSE Roles, Responsibilities, and Accountability:

§  In addition to your responsibility towards following ALPIN’s Integrated Management System, familiarize yourself with ALPIN’s Environmental Impact Assessment and contribute towards minimizing their individual environmental impact in the course of their work.

 

§  Act within the legal responsibilities imposed upon your work and the Company’s Quality, Environment, and Health & Safety policies. Familiarize yourself with the Company’s Integrated Management System’s policies and procedures

 

 

Skills:

§  Knowledge of Internal sustainability practices

§  Knowledge of ESG Reporting and tracking Methodologies

§  Knowledge of ARC Skoru Platform 

§  Knowledge and understanding of UN SDG's 

§  Knowledge of ISO standards, GRI Standards, or other relevant reporting standards

§  Knowledge of Internal sustainability practices disclosure & reporting 

§  Ability to manage the process of collecting employee, environmental, and other operational data from respective departments

§  Strong interpersonal skills

§  Knowledge of current sustainability standards: LEED, QSAS, or Estidama;

§  Working towards at least one of the accreditations: LEED GA or AP, Estidama, Green Star or BREEAM;

§  Fluent written & spoken English;

§  Bachelor’s Degree (or close to completion of one) in a related discipline (Environmental, Construction Management, Engineering or Architecture);

§  Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment;

§  Ability to self-manage;

§  Strong communication skills (Written, electronic & spoken) & interpersonal skills

  • Excellent research and analytical skills, Excel skills preferred
  • Creativity and a can-do attitude
  • Ability to work in a flexible, fun, and strongly team-oriented environment

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Professional experience with demonstrated success in corporate social responsibility, environmental/sustainability work, or related roles
  • Invested interest in social causes, sustainability
  • Experience in analyzing, reporting, and summarizing data as it pertains to the existing landscape
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; including editing and copywriting
  • A self-starter – ability to take initiative, anticipate issues, and proactively problem solve
  • Quick learner, boundless curiosity, and passion for delivering excellence
  • Project management and time management with attention to detail
  • Superior can-do, no-job-is-beneath-you attitude
  • Demonstrated motivation and discipline to work effectively in a collaborative, high-paced environment
  • Competencies in Microsoft Office and Google Suite, including presentation software

 

Additional Experience/Certifications:

§  Prior experience in technology

§  Knowledge of internal communications channels including digital tools (intranets, social media, etc.)

§  Arabic language would is a plus (not required);

§  UAE Driver’s license & personal mode of transportation;

 

 

Learning Outcomes

The successful applicant will gain the following learning outcomes from this position:

§  Deepening of awareness in local, regional, and global environmental issues, and the role that the construction sector plays in contributing to these issues;

§  Hands-on experience of both design and construction projects;

§  Development of analytical and research skills;

§  Experience of the dynamics of a fast-paced consultancy environment;

 

 

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