Engineering & Construction Sustainable Development Director

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Role Description

The Sustainable Development Manager initiates, pilots, supervises, controls, develops and represents the company’s sustainable development strategy. He or she aims to advance the environmental, ethical, social and governance aspects on all levels. Under supervision of the Vice-President, Engeering & Construction, the incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Identifying improvements to be made in regards to sustainable development (including environmental, ethical, social and governance aspects), using tools to evaluate the company’s environmental performance (carbon footprint, lifecycle analysis) and corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • Defining the strategy to implement in terms of objectives, actions, resources, key indicators, in a way that is coherent with other policies in place (HR, production, safety, prevention, purchasing, etc.)
  • Adapting and evolving this strategy to contend with national and international regulatory and normative constraints
  • Organising actions to raise staff awareness
  • Implementing evaluation tools and defining indicators to measure the performance of the policy deployed and adapting the company’s actions/strategy according to gathered data
  • Preparing reports and post-mortems, namely the annual report on sustainable development
  • Defining budget in collaboration with upper management
  • Executing other tasks as required

Requirements

  • University degree in environmental studies, sustainable development or other related field
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in a similar position
  • Practical experience in sustainable development
  • Knowledge of the management systems used in the context of sustainable development

Desired Skills

  • Committed, responsible and flexible
  • Ability to negotiate, mobilize and convince
  • Ability to tolerate stress
  • Ability to work with precision
  • Ability to work with short deadlines and to manage multiple priorities at once

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