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Associate Director - Sustainability

ID# 283895 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Due to the continuing success and growth of our AESG team, a fantastic opportunity has opened up at our award-winning Specialist Consultancy, Engineering and Advisory Firm.

We are headquartered in London, Riyadh, Singapore and Dubai, working throughout the Middle East, Europe and Asia. Our areas of expertise are represented in four core verticals: Building Engineering, Planning and Infrastructure, Strategy and Advisory and Commissioning, Handover and Asset Management.

We pride ourselves in being leaders in the industry in each of the services that we offer. We have one of the largest dedicated team with decades of cumulative experience in sustainable design, fire and life safety, façade engineering, commissioning, building performance, waste management, environmental consultancy, carbon management and acoustics.

Job Description:

We are looking for an Associate Director of Sustainability with a track record in project management and delivery of sustainability management services to major construction projects who shall principally be responsible for the development and directorship of AESG’s sustainability consultancy division in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for sustainability and a willingness to work across multiple disciplines and industries to drive the market towards more sustainable development.

The successful candidate will form part of AESG’s dynamic Sustainability Development department located in our Riyadh headquarters. The role will include independent project management of complex design and construction projects, covering all aspects of sustainability including resource management, health and wellness and aspirational sustainability targets such as net zero certification.

The ideal candidate fits the below profile:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Motivated and self-driven (entrepreneurial outlook)
  • Committed to technical excellence
  • Good relationship builders (internal and external)
  • Collaborative Personality

Essential Skills:

  • A Master’s degree in Sustainable Engineering / Architectural Engineering or similar
  • Other qualifications in sustainability related to design/engineering such as LEED, Mostadam or equivalent
  • Minimum of 12 (twelve) year-experience across the fields of sustainability and energy in buildings
  • Develop business plans and strategies for capitalising on existing relationships and entering new markets
  • Independently manage complex projects with multifaceted technical scope and stakeholder management both internally and externally (internal technical team, relevant authorities, clients, subconsultants etc…)
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal / people management, and mentoring skills
  • Financial responsibility of the division in Saudi Arabia to ensure profitability
  • Experience in managing PMC activities at a client / consultant level

Why join AESG?

AESG is multidisciplinary specialist consultancy, offering a consultancy service and work environment like no other.

Through our world class reputation for innovative thinking, pushing projects to out-perform expectations through smart application of planning, engineering and architectural solutions, our project portfolio includes some of the world’s most forward thinking and exciting new developments.

The success of our company is built on the success of individuals. Our ability to achieve what we have is because our staff are driven, passionate and love what they do.

Through our progressive, lively and collaborative environment, we identify, foster and nurture the greatest strengths of our staff, and allow them opportunity to flourish by offering positions of responsibility at an early stage, and providing clear career progression pathways for all.

As an employee of AESG you can expect:

  • Great career opportunities with access to huge variety of projects and incredible clients – make your mark in a growing company and accelerate your career.
  • Working on some of the world’s leading developments and tackling our client’s greatest challenges
  • Commitment in building on your areas of specialism and focal interest points, supporting your professional development through a structured training and mentorship program.
  • Highly collaborative approach across the different technical service offerings
  • Internal and external training opportunities – where do you want to take your career? We’ll help you get there!
  • Promotion of the importance of health and well-being of the team, including team building fitness activities, social events and the provision of a healthy work environment
  • To be part of a dynamic and motivated team with an amazing team culture
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