ELEVATE is hiring a
Senior Consultant, Sustainability Consulting (m/f/d) with a focus on ESG Supply Chain Due Diligence
Who we are
ELEVATE is an industry leader in sustainability and supply chain services globally, with more than 17 years’ expertise in designing, building and managing data-driven, sustainability linked programs that drive positive impact. ELEVATE’s business-minded perspective and relentless focus on transparency, innovation, sustainability and measurable impact delivers lasting positive change for companies, brands and retailers, suppliers, factories and workers.
Having built an extensive global portfolio of clients, including corporates with international supply chains, suppliers, investors and banks, industry coalitions, NGOs and governments, and an operating footprint across 100 countries, ELEVATE currently conducts over 20,000 assessments and audits per year, to the highest standards of quality and integrity.
ELEVATE is part of LRQA, a leading global assurance provider, bringing together decades of expertise in brand assurance, certification, cybersecurity, inspection and training, to help its clients negotiate a rapidly changing risk landscape. Operating in more than 160 countries and recognized by over 30 accreditation bodies worldwide, LRQA covers almost every sector, and prides itself on the highest standards of quality and innovation as it helps clients to manage risk across the entire supply chain, drive operational improvements and build credibility with stakeholders.
While already present in the Middle East, we are joining forces as One LRQA to expand our presence in the region with ambitious growth targets.
Job overview at a glance
ELEVATE is looking for a passionate professional to strengthen our ESG Supply Chains Due Diligence services in the European and Middle East markets.
As a Senior Consultant you will support our clients, improving their sustainability performance and in fulfilling their due diligence obligations. You will be part of the global Advisory team and you will report into Consulting Europe. You will be supported by our Consulting team in Europe and our global network and make use of our exclusive EiQ data.
For the first 4-8 months you will stay in Dubai on a special assignment. As representative of the global Advisory team, you will work closely together with our local LRQA colleagues and connect with clients, partners and relevant stakeholders to assess and build strong business development opportunities. We expect you to help sharpening the business plan and prepare the field for a next phase of expansion in the region.
When back in Europe – can be in London, Zurich or Frankfurt – you will be our anchor point for supporting the growth in the Middle East on the one hand. On the other hand, you will provide personal and targeted advice on ESG Supply Chain Diligence to our clients and sharpen your profile as a professional sustainability consultant.
Who you are
Are you excited by the idea of working in a company that is tackling the biggest sustainability challenges? Would you like to
What you can expect
Business Development: expanding ELEVATE's presence in the Middle East and European markets, building the grounds for accelerated growth and acquiring high-impact consulting projects by:
ESG Risk and Due Diligence management: lead consulting projects to support our clients in meeting their demanding ESG requirements landscape by:
What you bring to the table
entrepreneurial Consultant with at least 5 years of proven experience in responsible sourcing, portfolio management, ESG-focused investor relations, sustainability strategy, corporate development, or similar
profound knowledge of the Middle East business environment and strong inter-cultural competence
expertise in ratings, standards, and regulatory frameworks (such as HREDD legislation, ESG ratings, EU taxonomy, TCFD, SBTi, CDP, GRI, SASB, NFRD/CSRD, etc.) and proven ability to translate this expertise into needs-based solutions and results
knowledge of the Financial Sector and the Asset Management and Private Equity community in particular is a plus
efficient project and time management
excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills and experience in leading effective workshops
ability to work in a team and enthusiasm for mutual success
quick perception and independent working style
enjoy virtual work - 1:1, in a team and across different time zones - with a strong ability to self-manage
various parallel projects spur you on: You keep the overview and use synergy effects
professional communication in English and ideally in another European language
Equal Opportunity Employer
ELEVATE is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by local law. Personal data provided by applicants will be treated as confidential information and will be used exclusively for employment purposes only. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Applicants who are not invited for an interview may consider their applications filed for future reference.
To learn more about career opportunities at ELEVATE, please visit our Careers Page here: https://www.elevatelimited.com/careers/