Head CSR & Sustainability Apparel Group Dubai

As the Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability at Apparel Group in Jabel Ali South, Dubai, UAE, candidate will play a pivotal role in advancing and managing their CSR initiatives. Candidate will be responsible for developing and executing strategies to drive sustainable and socially responsible practices across their organization. This role involves collaborating with different departments and brands to design and implement CSR programs tailored to their unique needs. This is a Senior level full time job. And salary can range between 15000-35000 AED/month.

Responsibilities of Head CSR & Sustainability

  • Strategy Development: Create, implement, and refine the CSR and sustainability strategy in alignment with Apparel Group’s vision and values.
  • Develop short-term and long-term goals for CSR initiatives.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with various departments and brands within the company to design and execute CSR initiatives tailored to their objectives and priorities.
  • Foster great networking and relationships, especially with government bodies and renowned companies.
  • Sustainability Initiatives: Lead efforts to drive sustainability and environmental responsibility within the company.
  • Propose, plan, and implement environmental and social initiatives to reduce their ecological footprint, including sustainable sourcing, product lifecycle management, and waste reduction.
  • Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Reporting: Develop and manage ESG reporting frameworks to ensure transparency and accountability.
  • Track and report on key sustainability metrics and progress toward targets.
  • Carbon Footprint Reduction: Develop and implement strategies to measure and reduce the company’s carbon footprint, including energy-efficient practices and renewable energy use.
  • Community Engagement: Identify and establish partnerships with local organizations, NGOs, and community groups to contribute to social well-being and address local needs.
  • Strengthen community ties through active engagement.
  • Compliance and Reporting: Ensure compliance with local CSR regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Prepare and submit CSR reports to relevant authorities and stakeholders. Navigate local regulations with expertise.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Effectively communicate their CSR efforts to internal and external stakeholders, including customers, employees, suppliers. And the public. Maintain transparent and positive stakeholder relations.
  • Innovation: Continuously seek creative and innovative approaches to CSR, finding new ways to make a positive impact.
  • Bring innovation to the forefront of CSR initiatives.
  • Budget Management: Manage the budget allocated for CSR activities, ensuring efficient use of resources.
  • Implement cost-effective and impactful CSR programs.

Requirements for Role of Head CSR & Sustainability

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Administration, or related disciplines).
  • 2+ years experience in leading CSR initiatives, sustainability programs, or related roles in the retail industry.

Skills And Knowledge Desired

  • A deep understanding of CSR principles, sustainability practices, and local regulations.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to plan, execute, and evaluate CSR projects.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills, with the ability to work with diverse teams and stakeholders. Demonstrate great networking abilities.
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills to develop innovative CSR initiatives.
  • Knowledge of the retail industry and its social and environmental impacts.
  • Preferably located in Dubai or willing to relocate.

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