Associate Manager – Sustainability

Engineering & Maintenance Full Time
  • Engineering & Maintenance
  • Full Time
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • Sustainability proven track record of 3+ years as well as Climate Change related projects can be a strong advantage

Website IFFCO

Established in 1975, IFFCO is an international group based in the United Arab Emirates. We manufacture and market a well-integrated range of mass-market food products, related derivatives, intermediates and services.

Associate Manager – Sustainability

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
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

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)
Business Group:

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