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ESG Consultant | Green Building Design Group
Green Building Design Group (GreenBDG) is seeking an ESG Consultant to join our growing team of consultants. GreenBDG provides an integrated, comprehensive, and intuitive sustainability platform for ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) management. We assist private and public organisations develop and implement ESG-linked sustainability initiatives that provide long-term financial growth, and mitigate enterprise risk.
The ESG Consultant will report to the ESG Manager. This position will work as a part of the integrated team serving a diversified listed property portfolio fund. This role offers an opportunity to directly own client relationships that drive revenue while growing your career in the ESG space.
Collate and Analyse client ESG data, including the ability to conduct interviews with various stakeholders relating to the property fund portfolio
Develop and deliver on ESG analytics and reporting
Manage the delivery process for ESG scorecard, including framework alignment and submission, and ESG gap analysis and assessments
Advise clients on ESG maturity plans and implementation of opportunities
Support clients with Carbon Footprint Verification statements and ESG policy updates
All GreenBDG roles are measured on the following competencies:
Leadership: Demonstrate initiative and an ownership mindset by identifying and initiating value-add opportunities, both internally and externally
Problem Solving: Leverage strategic thinking and focus on root causes to constructively solve problems
Effective Communication: Exhibit the ability to set and manage client’s expectations, along with the ability to communicate comprehensively and cohesively in written and verbal form
Operational Understanding: Meet client needs through a strong grasp of processes, technology, and objective use of data
Teamwork: Collaborate effectively with management and the entire ESG team
Qualifications & Experience
The ideal candidate will have the following professional experience:
Bachelor's degree required
1 - 3 years of professional experience
Foundational knowledge of REITs, GreenStar, Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), GRI, SA Income Tax, Carbon Tax, and IFC ESG Performance Standards (preferred, but not required)
Experience with Listed and non Listed Property Funds (preferred, but not required)
Proficiency in Microsoft software applications, particularly Excel
Experience assessing GHG Inventories (real estate experience is a plus)
Experience using Salesforce.com (preferred, but not required)
Career Growth Opportunities
On-site at our office in Rosebank, South Africa
About Green Building Design Group
Green Building Design Group is a leading multi-industry, multi-disciplinary global advisory company that guides private and public sector clients to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within infrastructure projects.
Our expertise & combined experience of over 40 years in the green economy includes driving and influencing policy implementation through direct access to the regulatory bodies as well as provincial and municipal governments, and providing structured mentorship of industry participants through a wide variety of innovative tools and processes. Learn more at www.greenbdg.co.za.
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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