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Sustainability Senior Manager

Date: 15-Sep-2021

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Majid Al Futtaim

Majid Al Futtaim invites you to join us in our quest to create great moments for everyone, everyday! We are the leading shopping mall, residential communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, serving over 560 million visitors a year. For the past two decades, we have shaped the consumer landscape across the region, transforming the way people shop, live and play, while maintaining a strong sustainability track record and the largest mall in the world to attain LEED Gold EBOM Certification. We have over 40,000 team members in 15 international markets representing over 100 nationalities – all keeping the customer at the heart of everything we do. If you enjoy being BOLD, PASSIONATE and TOGETHER, then Majid Al Futtaim is the destination for you.

The role will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day implementation of Majid Al Futtaim Group’s sustainability strategy in particular Net Positive commitment, working with internal stakeholders (in particular Holding Sustainability Director and the Chief Sustainability Officer and external advisors to develop and deliver relevant targets, policies and guidelines.


The candidate will play a part in shaping the Group’s very ambitious net positive commitment and act as an champion for various initiatives within the Group. The Holding Senior Sustainability Manager will be responsible for coordinating delivery of the Group Net Positive commitment and supporting the various sustainability managers and champions in progressing their targets in all the OpCos.



Key Responsibilities:


  • Coordinating the implementation of the Majid Al Futtaim Group’s sustainability strategy and associated policies through the network of sustainability managers and champions within Majid Al Futtaim Group.
  • Preparing monthly updates on sustainability activity/Net Positive initiatives including updates on PV generations across Majid Al Futtaim – Group for the Sustainability Steering Group, CEC and the Board.
  • Collating the information required to support the delivery of the Group’s Net Positive approach within Majid Al Futtaim including engaging with Startups, searching for new and innovative technologies etc.
  • Maintaining awareness of current legislation and market best practice relating to sustainability and environmental compliance.
  • Recommending management actions to ensure statutory and industry obligations are met and that a market leading approach is sustained.
  • Delivery of Majid Al Futtaim Green Star rating for the Group



Qualifications and skills:


  • Minimum of seven years’ experience in a sustainability related role in a corporate organization or consultancy
  • Post-graduate degree in a sustainability or real estate related discipline e.g. environmental sciences, geography, architecture, engineering
  • Knowledge of the real estate and property development industry  
  • Technical sustainability skills e.g. green buildings, carbon management, health and wellbeing
  • Strong project management skills in order to manage programme of work with internal and external partners
  • Good communication skills in writing and in person in order to engage staff internally
  • Analytical and advanced Excel skills
  • Certified sustainability related professional e.g. LEED AP or WELL certified