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Head of Sustainability

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Operations Planning, Forecasting and Management of Sustainability Team in Qatar in collaboration with UAE Management.
  • Responsibility for the day‐to‐day operations in line with Alpin’s mission statement and core values.
  • Lead team in carrying out specific projects such as sustainable building.
  • Projects, commissioning, energy modeling, etc.
  • Quality control and review of reports.
  • Understand and implement the principles of project management (scheduling, resource
  • leveling, leading effective meetings, client relations).
  • Oversee P&L for division.
  • Ensure that H.R procedures are followed by team.
  • Development of strategy for expansion of consultancy into fast growing markets and
  • sectors.
  • Support in business development; Periodically Lead Internal and External Presentations.
  • Ability to manage the green building design and LEED/PQP/QSAS documentation process as well as project specification, calculation, plans and submittal for LEED/Estidama/QSAS
  • compliance.
  • Create a positive team environment and push for best practices in team building.
  • Ensure that the company operates within agreed budgets and achieves agreed targets and
  • that that all financial targets are met.
  • Ensure that all operations are in compliance with legal requirements.
  • Participates in performance management program for all team members.
  • Pro‐actively coach and develop junior team members

HSE Roles, Responsibilities and Accountability:

  • Role: Health, Safety and Environment Officer
  • Responsibility: As defined in IMS_01, Clause 5.5.1 “Responsibility and Authority”
  • Accountability: Accountable for ensuring the right resources are allocated for the proper implementation and functioning of the Company’s Health, Safety and Environment procedures and mandates as defined in the Company’s IMS.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in in technically related discipline (Environmental, Construction Management, Engineering or Architecture) plus MBA or equivalent professional experience.
  • LEED AP, QSAS and PQP credential;
  • GCC experience;
  • Excellent written & spoken English (ability to understand contract language);
  • Passport that allows travel within the GCC and European Union without restrictions;
  • Willingness to travel frequently to the UAE to meet with UAE team members;
  • Knowledge of current sustainability standards: LEED, BREEAM, Green Star, QSAS, or Estidama;
  • 7‐10 years of experience in the industry (technical consulting not necessarily in sustainability);
  • Proven experience leading and motivating teams. Strong facilitation, team building and collaboration skills;
  • Advanced Presentation and Communication skills. Clear, concise and effective;
  • Experience in New Business Development;
  • Highly motivated and self‐directed with a track record of rapid career advancement;
  • High degree of professionalism with an ability to interact with others at all levels;
  • A belief in pushing the boundaries of the construction industry;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with, clients, consultants and other stakeholders.
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