About the job
The ESG specialist should possess competencies in sustainability, technology, and business administration, with the business acumen to understand a complex organization, devise technical solutions and work as a liaison between the commercial, marketing, and technical teams. A broad understanding of seaborne transportation and shipping finance will be an advantage.
The specialist is expected to analyze, specify and validate data and provide insights to clients on ESG strategy and framework development, ESG benchmarking and Gap Analysis, ESG reporting and assurance, and other related services. They will also apply analytical and problem-solving skills to support business initiatives and ensure that project deliverables are met.
What You Will Do:
Work with customers and/or internal stake holders to gather data and data analytical tools to analyze, report and provide recommendations for sustainability projects.
Establish and maintain information network to collect and compile pertinent industry data from publications, clipping services, analyst reports, electronic databases, and various field sources.
Track and keep abreast of global and regional regulatory developments regarding ESG and sustainability, particularly for the maritime sector.
Deliver sustainability reporting, gap analysis and assurance projects, including strategy development, project management and stakeholder management.
Maintain awareness of the overall ABS service portfolio and promote services/products.
Work with organizational teams to develop capture strategies, proposals and pricing as appropriate.
Work with technical staff and other internal teams as needed to meet customer needs.
Provide strategic insights related to future business initiatives, market drivers, and competitor activities for inclusion in business planning.
Attend industry events and conferences and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends.
Develop and maintain key client relationships with a focus on maintaining current work and expanding new business opportunities and prospects for new clients.
What You Will Need:
Education & Experience
Typically requires four or more years of experience in the assigned area of responsibility and market sector.
Previous experience in business development or sales in a technical and diverse product environment will be an advantage.
Required/Preferred Education Requirements
Requires a bachelors degree in business management or in a technical engineering field.
MBA or engineering postgraduate degree is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills And Abilities Required (KSAR)
Knowledge of Sustainability reporting frameworks like GRI, SASB, TCFD, etc.
Previous experience of working in a consulting firm or corporate sustainability department
Highly analytical and strategic, and able to deal with complex flux of information.
Ability to identify and provide regular updates and overviews on new leads and potential business opportunities.
Proven track recorded in the development of high performing multidisciplinary teams.
Track, interpret and analyze emerging legislation that will affect the industry and draw up transition plans.
Excellent communication skills (oral & written), enabling effective communication at multiple levels.
Strong commitment to ethical business practices, in full accordance with relevant corporate policies
Experienced in using tools such as MS Power BI, Tableau or other visualization tools is a big plus.
Display an entrepreneurial mind set and think practical, out of box solutions.
Ability to work efficiently and deliver timely in a fast-paced environment.
Working knowledge of the ABS Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental management system.
Reports to a Manager, Director, or Executive level position.
An individual contributor role but may supervise administrative support or small project teams as needed.
This job description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job of the incumbent. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making a fair decision regarding the pay structure of the job.
We set out more than 160 years ago to promote the security of life and property at sea and preserve the natural environment. Today, we remain true to our mission and continue to support organizations facing a rapidly evolving seascape of challenging regulations and new technologies. Through it all, we are anchored by a vision and mission that help our clients find clarity in uncertain times.
ABS is a global leader in marine and offshore classification and other innovative safety, quality, and environmental services. Were at the forefront of supporting the global energy transition at sea, the application of remote and autonomous marine systems, cutting-edge technical solutions, and many more exciting advancements. Our commitment to safety, reliability, and efficiency is ever-present, guiding our clients to safer and more efficient operations.
ABS Bureau is committed to the equal employment opportunity of its employees and prohibits discrimination against any employee or qualified applicant based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status, or other non-work-related characteristics that may be protected under the law of the Federal Government or specific state employment laws.
ABS and Affiliated Companies (ABS) will not pay a fee to any third-party agency without a valid ABS Master Service Agreement (MSA) authorized and signed by Human Resources. Any resume, CV, application, or other forms of candidate submission provided to any employee of ABS without a valid MSA on file will be considered property of ABS, and no fee will be paid.
This job description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job of the incumbent. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making a fair decision regarding the pay structure of the job. #ogjs
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