Director of ESG Advisory

Riyadh | Other

Director of ESG Advisory

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The Job Opportunity

As the Director of ESG Advisory, the key purpose of this role is to work closely with the Global Leads to further develop and cohere a strong ESG practice, leading with client delivery in the climate and sustainability space. You will be responsible for leading on Energy, Engineering, Climate and Sustainability; a builder and collaborator with a deep commitment to urgent action on energy, climate change, driving towards Net Zero by 2050 or sooner. 


Key accountabilities

  • Business development: Lead and support on new business outreach that includes research, pipeline management, proposal and pitch writing, budgeting and planning
  • Project leadership: Lead and manage client projects throughout their entire cycle, providing guidance on climate strategies across a range of projects and topics
  • Content leadership: Have a strong grasp on climate and sustainability content
  • Technical leadership: Development of proposals for the corporate sector on climate strategies, climate change migration solutions and implementation of advisory projects
  • Diversity and inclusion: commit to equity, diversity and inclusion, and integrate and prioritise these in project work, research, strategy recommendations and client/ partner conversations


What we are looking for in our candidates

  • Strong ethics, integrity and high bar for quality and rigor
  • Ability to identify problems within own area of remit and takes responsibility for finding solutions 
  • Ability to identify innovative ideas and solutions for everyday work problems that contribute to on-going continuous improvement and add value to the customer
  • Solid communicator who clearly and concisely conveys information and ideas that engage others 


Specific requirements

  • Demonstrated track record and commitment to climate change and client facing experience in this field
  • Extensive experience with policy planning and sustainable design in high-profile profile/ construction projects
  • Strong strategy background, ideally from consultancy, with a focus on climate change or sustainability issues 
  • Ideally, degree holder engineering or related discipline and certified LEED AP, Estidama, PQP, and BREEAM AP
  • Knowledge of nature-based solutions, ESG metrics and reporting, policy, renewables, construction and operation of assets
  • Experience with SBTi, CA100+ Net Zero Company benchmark, ISSB/TCFD, scenario development


Working with Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has important role to play.

We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

Join Us


By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), and SercoUnlimited (Disability). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.


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18/02/2023 01:42:00
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