KEO International Consultants

Associate Director

Job Location(s) UAE-Dubai
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/18/2021 3:25 AM)
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KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration – through conceptualization – to realization of planning, design or project delivery in the built and natural environments. For over 57 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities.


As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 225 International Design Firms; in the Top 20 International PM/CM Firms; and by World Architecture as 50th largest global architecture firm and #1 Firm in the Middle East Region in their 2021 WAS 100 Survey.


We invite you to join us.


Our newest opportunity is for a talented ESG Solutions Manager to join our award-winning team based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


We are seeking a dynamic individual to work within our vastly expanding and award-winning sustainability and environmental team to support the delivery of ESG solutions and support the growth of our business within the Middle East and further afield. The role includes spearheading ESG delivery / sustainability strategy compliance for enterprise clients while supporting members of the sustainability certification and environmental consultancy team.


We envisage success in this role to include;

  • The successful candidate will bring a clear understanding of global sustainability consultancy practices and proven development and delivery of projects in ESG and bespoke sustainability consultancy services.
  • The position will work with existing and new clients to identify, define and deliver new ESG reporting solutions tailored to the prospective client needs.
  • Experience in identifying and developing opportunities which can be tailored to the needs of clients as well as driving services on existing client’s commissions under the umbrella of ESG.
  • Extensive experience in writing detailed ESG plans on sustainability and to work with clients’ reporting teams to analyze existing ESG situation and delivering actions towards market recognizable ESG index requirements and UN SDG actions.
  • Ensuring quality control, quality assurance, submittal protocols and document flow procedures are followed and are successfully implemented at project initiation and at Divisional level based on corporate requirements.
  • Previous experience and capabilities of closing contracts with new clients
  • Experienced in ESG reporting and developing ESG improvement solutions for large scale clients.


To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that your career journey to date will include at least 6 years' career experience partnered with a BEng/MSc - Sustainability / Environment / Economics / Risk Management.


Preference will be given to candidates with qualifications on ESG related topics and whom have professional chartered membership(s). 


Bi-lingual communication skills in Arabic will be viewed favourably but are not essential. 


KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work. We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award-winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.


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