Sustainability Assessor

Posted 20 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Sustainability
Contact NameDarcy Owen

Job description

​About the company:

The company we are working with are present in over 100 countries, offering global independent assurance and risk management services. Specializing in assessment and digital solutions, they promotes trust and transparency in products, assets, supply chains, and ecosystems. They are looking to hire a sustainability assessor to join their Sydney team and help the company move forward with their sustainability initiatives.

Position Overview

  • Spearheading sustainability initiatives across diverse industry sectors, encompassing Oil and Gas, steel, aluminum, and the cement industry.

  • Evaluating Sustainability/Integrated reports using various reporting frameworks like GRI, SASB, UNGC, DJSI/S&P, TCFD, CDP, and regional regulations.

  • Conducting assessments/verifications of client sustainability indicators, covering the environment (Scope 1, 2, and Scope 3 emissions), social aspects, and governance indicators.

  • Performing Assurance activities under the Clean Energy Regulator NGER and ERF mechanisms as a Category 2 Lead Auditor, either at the outset or following qualification.

  • Reviewing and evaluating client's net Zero Targets or Science-based Targets (SBTi), Carbon footprint, Product carbon footprint, and Life cycle analysis.

  • Demonstrating understanding and proficiency in Product Carbon footprint, LCA Studies, and Product eco-labeling (preferred).

  • Offering support for techno-commercial proposals, bidding, and maintaining commercial awareness.

  • Leading initiatives to spot emerging opportunities in the sustainability space, fostering business growth across emerging areas and establishing local industry connections.

  • Undertaking business development activities and market intelligence.

Position Requirements

  • Possess a degree in engineering or environmental science; an MBA in marketing would be advantageous.

  • Accreditation as a Category 2 Greenhouse and Energy Auditor by the Clean Energy Regulator is highly valued.

  • Accumulate 6-8 years of experience in the sustainability field.

  • Acquire an understanding of ESG reporting frameworks, such as GRI, SASB, DJSI/S&P, CDP, regional regulations, TCFD, etc.

  • Showcase strong knowledge of existing and evolving ESG concepts and practices across various sectors and geographies.

  • Demonstrate familiarity with the ESG market in India and the region.

  • Exhibit overall project management leadership in complex projects, ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery with high levels of internal and external customer satisfaction.

  • Display capability to work under pressure with strategic optimization, maintaining flexibility in work hours, and working independently with minimal supervision.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation abilities.

  • Strong problem-solving and data analysis skills, showcasing expertise in data interpretation and a first-principle problem-solving approach.

  • Exceptional teamwork and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint).

  • Ability to interact professionally with customers.

  • Experience in management audits related to Economic, Environmental, and Social Standards.

  • Collaboration with client executives, managing directors, plant managers, facility directors, Sales and Marketing/Sales personnel, engineering, and EHS personnel.

If you would like any more information about the role, reach out to me at: d.owen@greenrecruitmentcompany.com