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Manager - Sustainability

Expo 2020 Dubai

5 - 6 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Any Graduation. Any Nationality

, Posted on May 16, 2018 1 Opening

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Department Definition
The Real Estate & Delivery department manages all of the design and construction for Expo 2020. The department converts the vision of Expo into briefs for designers and architects, then hires general contractors and manages this process through to the construction of the Expo site - the A-Z that moves projects from concept, to briefing, to designing, to bidding and building.
Opportunity Responsibilities
The role of the Manager - Sustainability is to contribute to the development and implementation of Expo 2020 Dubai s sustainable event management strategy and GRI Reporting initiative as well as assist with all other Expo 2020 sustainability initiatives including: carbon management, sustainable development planning for event and legacy, stakeholder engagement, market engagement, and communications & awareness campaigns.
Main responsibilities for this role include:
- Understand how sustainability fits into the broader context of a major global event;
- Support the development and implementation of a sustainable event management strategy to ensure compliance with ISO 20121;
- Support the development and implementation of a reporting framework to ensure compliance with GRI reporting requirements;
- Develop programme and project specific feasibility studies to explore sustainable solutions;
- Manage the sustainability performance through the development and implementation of the programme level and project specific sustainability requirements (strategies, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and targets);
- Remain abreast of latest developments and innovations within the sustainability sector and to evaluate their practical application for integration into the Expo 2020 business model;
- Assist with the analysis of potential sustainability strategies to inform the Expo 2020 decision making process.
8+ years of experience, with at least 5 years of sustainability experience, which may include sustainable event management, corporate sustainability, or sustainability reporting as well as:
- A Bachelors degree and/or post graduate education in sustainability, sustainability leadership, environmental management or related field;
- Excellent technical knowledge and practical understanding of sustainability;
- Ability to evaluate technical information and provide concise informed advice;
- Ability to deal with complex market engagement and supply chain issues;
- Fluent in Business English;
- Experience with an internationally recognized sustainability rating systems such as LEED and CEEQUAL.

Industry Type : Advertising / PR / Event Management
Functional Area : Sales / Business Development


Real estate Event management Bidding Supply chain ISO Sustainable development corporate sustainability Environment management Stakeholder Engagement Development planning

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