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Senior Sustainability Lead - Strategy & Execution

Employer
ConnectedGroup Limited
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Dec 20, 2023

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Job Function
Investment Advisor/Consultant
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Senior Sustainability Lead - Strategy & Execution
  • One of Hong Kong's largest institutions
  • Critical role in sustainability development
  • Right-hand to the department head


About Our Client

Our client is one of Hong Kong's largest institutions. They are developing high impact sustainability strategies, and are expanding the team tasked with creating a cohesive roadmap across all projects and disciplines.

The Role

This is a critical role, leading the strategy formation that defines their sustainability framework, and driving execution by managing a small team and influencing across a wide range of business units.

Candidates with experience in strategic sustainability development, working with, or within government departments, utility companies, institutional NGOs or large and complex corporations is required.
  • Oversee the formulation and implementation of a comprehensive sustainability strategy, involving the management of a cross-functional Sustainability Committee to establish a strategic framework and goals.
  • Monitor and evaluate sustainability performance to provide insights for decision-making. Develop dashboards tailored to various organizational levels to track progress on sustainability goals, roadmaps, and KPIs.
  • Lead and design practical programs and roadmaps to set direction for stakeholders involved, including business functions and Subject Matter Experts
  • Establish a centralized, up-to-date data repository and enhance data management capabilities to capture information from various functions across the organization, draw insights for business decisions and best practices
  • Prioritize sustainability initiatives and establish functional ownership.
  • Align roadmaps with financial considerations and integrate them into the Integrated Business Planning processes.
  • Collaborate with Marketing/Branding teams to cultivate sustainability culture internally and externally.
  • Work closely with the External Affairs department to ensure that strategies and programs meet the needs of stakeholders and facilitate reporting through Public Affairs Integrated reporting.


Key Requirements
  • Degree holder in subjects related to sustainability, with over 15 years of experience in developing strategies, managing data, performance measurement, reporting, and corporate affairs.
  • Strong awareness in industry sustainability trends and initiatives, proficient understanding of sustainability practices in relevant sectors in sports, gambling, and hospitality.
  • Demonstrated expertise in program management, including stakeholder management and influencing decisions across all organization levels.
  • Familiarity with local government regulations, requirements, and codes of practice, particularly in areas such as climate change, green building, and ESG standards.
  • Hands-on experience engaging with leadership teams to establish goals and develop roadmaps.
  • Proven track record of managing complex proprietary or standard form contracts.
  • Exceptional spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin).


Apply

For interested parties, please apply directly or reach out to me at demi.poon@connectedgroup.com should you have any questions.

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