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Net Zero Advisor

Job Description

We are looking for a dynamic person in a Net Zero Advisory role in in our Singapore office. You will be reporting to our Sustainability Leader and will be working in assisting our Clients to decarbonise across multiple sectors within the East Asia region based in Singapore.

The successful candidate will be involved in setting the direction and sustainability aspects of projects, focusing on decarbonisation towards net zero, in a dynamic team setting for both local and international projects.

The successful candidate will be working in a professional global consultancy, working closely with our multidisciplinary engineers and consultant teams. We have excellent career development programs and training opportunities to ensure you can grow into the best version of you.

The responsibilities of this key role will include:
  • Supporting the Sustainability Leader and the wider business to establish and shape the development and success of our Net Zero Advisory business.
  • Identifying target and emerging clients, and support in creating winning proposals to seed new business opportunities.
  • Supporting the Sustainability Leader in growing our business with respect to Net Zero Advisory services, ultimately becoming a ‘trusted advisor’ to our existing and future client base.
  • Refining the Net Zero Advisory offering and services, including identifying obstacles and the enablers for success.
  • Identifying and realising opportunities for application of the Mott MacDonald’s Moata Carbon Portal, and the deployment of other digital tools and services to assist clients in reducing their carbon footprint.
  • Contributing to the creation of Net Zero Advisory marketing and communication initiatives, campaigns and products, including thought leadership and events.
  • Support in building internal alignment, engagement and support for the Net Zero Initiative and acting as the local interface in coordinating with the region Net Zero Advisors, sharing knowledge, learnings and success, and leveraging experience across the Group.
  • Helping clients align their policies and processes to Net Zero legislation.
  • Conducting benchmarking and advising clients on strategy, targets, priorities, pathways, road mapping and solutions associated with Net Zero objectives.
  • Driving high levels of technical quality delivery of Net Zero Advisory services, ensuring the production of deliverables to agreed timelines and within budget.
  • Interfacing Net Zero Advisory services with broader outcomes, such as digital innovation, resilience, healthy buildings and whole life cost.
  • Work closely with other MM regional and international offices.

Candidate Specification

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:
  • 5 years’ experience working in corporate sustainability and environment roles.
  • Experienced in client engagement with an ability to establish strong client relationships.
  • An attitude and desire to help clients on their decarbonisation journey and progress towards Net Zero.
  • Knowledge of key methodologies associated with energy and carbon reduction in the built environment (desired but not essential), e.g. energy assessments, carbon foot printing, life cycle assessment, carbon management, and broader sustainability such as; the GBCA Climate Positive Pathway, Climate Active, PAS2080, the UN SDGs, etc.
  • Policy development and/or research experience in to low and net zero carbon themes.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to relate to others at all levels.
  • Well organised, with strong planning and management skills.
  • Bring a range of report writing, and visual and verbal presentation techniques.
  • Ability to work well collaboratively, both internally and with external partners and sub-contractors.
  • Have a keen interest and enthusiasm for sustainability in buildings and infrastructure.
  • Be a versatile, quick thinker and show willingness and ability to pick up new concepts quickly.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Agile and collaborative, leveraging expertise from others when needed.
  • Enjoy a client-facing role with proven track record in managing projects and clients.

Job Profile

Singapore's best employers 2021
We are proud to have been recognised in The Strait Times list of Singapore’s Best Employers in 2021 in recognition of our focus on work-life balance, development opportunities, culture and benefits.

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Equality, diversity and inclusion
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

Agile working
At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

More about Mott MacDonald
We’re a global engineering, management and development consultancy.
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.
A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs.
Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence

We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunity to contribute.

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