Senior Sustainability Manager

Posted 02 August 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineReal Estate

Job description

  • Singapore REIT
  • Propose & Implement Sustainability/ESG Initiatives
  • 2-year contract


The Company 

The REIT consists of a portfolio of 50+ assets supported by a dynamic sponsor that offers scope for ongoing expansion via development and asset acquisitions. It boasts a very strong and stable senior management team whilst planning to double its current AUM over the next 3 years. To support its ambitious growth plans whilst ensuring its portfolio meets appropriate Net Zero targets, there is now a need to appoint a suitably experienced Sustainability Manager to ensure the successful integration of practical sustainability & ESG programmes.


The Position

Reporting to an AVP, the appointed individual will spearhead appropriate sustainability initiatives, establish achievable goals and milestones relating to Net Zero targets, develop and implement ESG-related policies and programmes whilst evaluating and recommending practical asset-level technologies, systems and processes and broader carbon credit schemes. This will include a need to champion ESG and educate internal stakeholders, monitoring and reporting on portfolio performance (including GRESB) whilst effectively communicating the strategies to supporting vendors and other external stakeholders.


The Person

Interested candidates will offer an appropriate Degree (Engineering/Building Services/Real Estate/Facilities/Estate Management) complete with around 8+ years’ prior experience in sustainability management preferably secured within a real estate developer, REIT/Fund or services provider. The appointed individual will offer sound knowledge of sustainability frameworks, measurement and reporting underpinned by practical ‘real asset’ solutions. In addition, strong interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills will be important as well as a self-motivated, driven personality.