Associate – Sustainability- KPMG

Associate - Sustainability- KPMG

KPMG Sustainability supports organizations with sustainability reporting, strategy, circular economy and assurance in the UAE and Oman market. We are looking to hire an associate to support the growth of our practice across the UAE supporting companies to respond to sustainability challenges and upcoming legislation.

  • Within the Sustainability Department, the assocate will support the team with:
  • Delivery of projects – Support the team(s) in delivering solutions to our clients across the UAE.
  • Business development – support the team with developing new propositions, actively build a network in the UAE & Oman, respond to RfPs

Required skills and knowledge for the role

  • 2+ years of experience within related disciplines
  • 1+ years of Sustainability advisory and verification experience
  • English speaking however (Arabic & English preferred)
  • Experience with ISAE 3000, Integrated Reporting, GRI Standards Reporting Guidelines is a plus
  • Excellent written and oral business communication skills
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated experience with consensus and relationship building
  • Experience and track record in public speaking and media to promote activitites
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a diverse group of clients
  • Evidence of client networking success
  • Experience in supporting a team in developing and growing

Postgraduate degree or equivalent with extensive related education in this field

Knowledge / Technical Skills

  • Understanding of the following concepts and frameworks:
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
  • Integrated Reporting (IR)
  • International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
  • Task Force on Climate Related Disclosures (TCFD)
  • Sustainably Development Goals (SDGs)
  • United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)
  • Environment and Social Governance (ESG)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Frameworks (OSHA, OSHAD)
  • Social Return On Investment (SROI) or equivalent


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