(Senior) Consultant, Sustainability Consulting Asia - Hong Kong (Focus: Supply Chain, Social & Labor)

ElevateLimited (Hong Kong, Hong Kong) 24 days ago

Role:

(Senior) Consultant, Sustainability Consulting Asia


Location

Hong Kong or Singapore


About ELEVATE

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate professional to support our growing work helping clients design and implement leading responsible sourcing and strategic sustainability programs. This role will be client-facing and require direct engagement with client Sustainability/ESG, Sourcing and/or Procurement teams.   

You will work with private sector clients, mostly Fortune 500 companies, spanning a variety of sectors, including consumer goods, retail, food/agriculture, and electronics. You will be part of the Asia Pacific consulting team and will work with, and learn from, ELEVATE experts from teams across the globe.  

With supply chain sustainability increasingly becoming a focus topic across industries, and as new risks, regulations and expectations emerge, this is a great opportunity for a sustainability professional to enter a team working with leading brands to directly shape the future of how companies can drive impact and positive change throughout their global supply chains. 

We are looking for individuals who will be motivated by the opportunity to work at the cutting edge of corporate sustainability and that are energized by innovative and challenging environments. 


Job Description

The (Senior) Consultant will be instrumental in the delivery of our sustainability consulting plan and in ensuring that we are:

  • Delivering high quality consulting services as part of a global practice
  • Supporting business development across sustainability and supply chain consulting businesses
  • Contributing to the evolution and scalability of our transformative products

This is an excellent opportunity for an entrepreneurial individual to join a rapidly growing and successful business that is disrupting traditional approaches to sustainability, social and labor programs and supply chain management.

Projects may include: Development of responsible sourcing strategies, stakeholder engagement and benchmarking, human rights due diligence, policy development, supporting clients on developing supplier guidelines and new internal processes as well as compiling of country risk assessments or responsible sourcing performance reports. 

Responsibilities

  • Deliver consulting engagements through end-to-end project management: Provide full-spectrum leadership and action to ensure the delivery of consulting projects by engaging with clients, project management and delivery in the areas of sustainability consulting and climate management. Deliver presentations and conduct training.
  • Provide subject-matter expertise: Ensure consulting projects reflect industry best practice and thought leadership through the application and integration of subject-matter expertise in areas including responsible sourcing, social and labor topics (e.g. worker empowerment, human rights), risk management, and other sustainability topics as relevant/needed
  • Reporting to Associate Director to account for above responsibilities.
  • Product and service development: Contribute to new product and service development across both the sustainability consulting and climate change services, through innovating and enhancing existing products, processes and ways of working to accelerate efficiencies, effectiveness and delivering positive impact projects.

Applicable to Senior Consultants:

  • Business development: Produce consultancy proposals, develop and secure new business opportunities with existing and prospective clients
  • Guiding and mentoring team members: Provide guidance to our talented and enthusiastic consultants to build a strong, diverse and high performing team


Qualifications

For this position we consider both Consultant and Senior Consultant level applications based on experience.

The candidate must have at least 3-5 years (Consultant) or 5-7 years (Senior Consultant) of experience in areas such as responsible sourcing, strategy development, and other social/labor consulting experience and at least basic experience in supply chain/sourcing/manufacturing. The candidate must bring strong English writing and presentation skills, be a great communicator, be passionate about sustainable development and be a self-starter. You need to have a willingness to learn and be challenged. You will have the opportunity to contribute to ELEVATE’s strategic direction as we grow and expand over the next 3-5 years and you will drive the development of ELEVATE various products and services.

  • 3-5 / 5-7+ years professional sustainability / supply chain consulting experience
  • Extensive knowledge of the sustainability, supply chain, sourcing environment and trends. Ideally, the candidate brings an understanding of social and labor topics.
  • Evidence of successful project delivery to clients (company, government, civil society)
  • Communication, networking and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong writing skills in English
  • Strong mind-set for innovation, product development and responding to market drivers

Additional requirements for Senior Consultant

  • Business development experience and comfort working toward ambitious growth targets
  • Evidence of managing and growing new markets, products and services
  • Has and applies emotional intelligence and proven team leadership

Compensation

  • ELEVATE offers a competitive salary and compensation package based on experience and qualifications




(Senior) Consultant, Sustainability Consulting Asia - Hong Kong (Focus: Supply Chain, Social & Labor)

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