Associate Manager - Sustainability

  • Dubai
  • Iffco Group

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Description:  Job Summary

 Associate Manager Sustainability to be involved in diverse, high profile and impactful projects along with supporting IFFCO Business Units to advance in sustainability through the implementation of value-adding solutions, including Climate roadmap, sustainability reporting and driving strategic programs in Planet, People and Product pillars. This role will also involve working closely with a wide range of both internal and external stakeholders and requires the ability to work at both analytical and “big-picture" perspectives.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Build and maintain climate data ownership at IFFCO group level in line with GRI protocol
  • Interact across Business Unit Operations, Supply Chain, Finance, IS and other departments to ensure climate and other ESG performance metrics are reported in time in full
  • Serve as an expert advisor for IFFCO Sustainability programs to collect, consolidate, track, analyse information with the aim to support data-driven decision making
  • Identify opportunities, analyse risk/ reward trade-offs for IFFCO Sustainability Programs. Participate in business cases building and aligning across functions
  • Leading Ecovadis, Sedex, CDP, IRF and other disclosures and audits
  • Coordination and administrative support to Sustainability team. Connecting functions, BUs and external stakeholders for smooth, accurate and timely data flow, reporting and project management within corporate Sustainability programs
  • Contribute to GHG reduction roadmap building and execution
  • Work within cross-functional team to advise internal stakeholders across Business Groups to develop ESG roadmaps and influence performance
  • ESG benchmarking and assessments: create and conduct analyses to understand ESG performance relative to peers, and adding value to developing roadmaps
  • Sustainability reporting: collect and consolidate ESG metrics, track standards adherence. Collect, compile, measure and report on progress and results of projects
  • Ratings and rankings assessments: interpret rating methodologies (e.g. Sustainalytics, CDP) and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Ensuring coordination with sustainability transformation and cross-functional efforts, to achieve Group, BGs, BUs and Programs goals
  • Support in external communications of sustainability success stories and projects, providing relevant content in time and full
  • KPIs

    Climate and other Sustainability programs in focus targets achievement

    Work experience requirement

    3-5 years of Food industry experience: MNC

    Sustainability proven track record of 3+ years as well as Climate Change related projects can be a strong advantage

    Corporate, Strategy background, as well as Project Management experience is an advantage


    University Graduates in Agriculture / Environment Science 

    Competencies Communicating effectively Customer Centricity Knowledge of Value Chain Management Manufacturing Operations and Industry Practices Ownership & Result Orientation Planning & Decision Making Project Management Self and Team Management

    Business Unit:  Corporate - Sustainability (7228)