Sustainability Manager Majid Al Futtaim UAE

  • Full time
  • UAE
  • Posted 8 months ago
  • 12000-23000 AED / Month

Majid Al Futtaim

Majid Al Futtaim presently has a job opening for suitably qualified and experienced candidate for job position of a Sustainability Manager (Environmental). This job was posted by Majid Al Futtaim on 14 November 2023. All aspiring candidates fulfilling the undermentioned criteria should promptly avail this opportunity.

Job Purpose of A Sustainability Manager At Majid Al Futtaim

  • The Sustainability Manager will be in charge of assisting in the day-to-day implementation of Majid Al Futtaim’s Retail’s sustainability strategy, with a particular focus on environmental initiatives that are vital to advancing the core business strategy.
  • To design and deliver pertinent targets, policies, and guidelines.
  • Collaborate closely with the Head of Sustainability and other senior members of the business, including VPs and C-suite executives.
  • Ensure successful execution of complex cross-functional projects, while collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.

Job Duties of A Sustainability Manager At Majid Al Futtaim

Sustainability Strategy & Business Impact

  • Support the Head of Sustainability on the development and implementation of the sustainability strategy for Majid Al Futtaim Retail, aligning with the Group’s sustainability vision and strategy, Dare Today, Change Tomorrow.
  • Collaborate with senior leaders, including VPs and C-suite executives, to ensure the strategy drives core business objectives, sales growth, and competitive advantage.
  • Coordinate with country sustainability champions to ensure successful implementation at the country level.
  • Manage budgets associated with sustainability initiatives and projects, ensuring efficient allocation of resources and maximum return on investment.

Net Positive Carbon and Water

  • Collate the information required to support the delivery of the Group’s Net Positive approach within Majid Al Futtaim Retail.
  • Drive renewable energy opportunities across markets.
  • Support the country maintenance, finance, and legal teams in executing solar energy projects.
  • Support countries in calculating and reporting on their Scopes 1, 2, 3 greenhouse gas emissions, in line with the company’s Science Based Targets (SBTs) commitment.
  • Dive deep into the environmental data, analyzing consumption trends, while identifying anomalies and gaps.
  • Measure and report against consumption reduction targets.

Sustainable Fit-Out and Construction

  • Ensuring that all new fitout developments at Majid Al Futtaim Retail achieve a “5-Star” rating under Majid Al Futtaim’s Green Star Certification System, in line with the company’s Sustainable Fit-Out Policy.
  • Enforce the “Retail Sustainable Fit-Out Policy, updating the requirements as needed.
  • Contribute to the development and update of the Group-wide “Near Zero Policy”.

What You’ll Do More?

Circular Economy

  • Drive the implementation of the Group-wide Circular Economy strategy in close coordination with different corporate functions and with the relevant teams across all countries.
  • Ensure a mechanism is in place to measure and record the operational waste from each store across all countries.
  • Engage with business development fit-out teams to understand the main sources of construction waste management.
  • Work closely with the merchandizing team to assess the current packaging for Private Brand Products, set ambitious targets to reduce amount of packaging.
  • Engage with top suppliers to reduce their delivery packaging and product packaging.

Reporting, Communication & Knowledge Sharing

  • Assist the Head of Sustainability to provide regular updates on sustainability activity and progress to senior leadership, including the CEO, Retail Executive Committee, and Board of Directors.
  • Assist in reporting quarterly progress against targets to the Group Sustainability team and external sustainability auditors.

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a sustainability or real estate-related discipline, e.g. electrical or mechanical engineering
  • 5 years+ of relevant experience in a sustainability related role in a corporate organization or consultancy.


  • Certified sustainability related professional e.g. CMVP or CEM, LEED AP, TRUE Zero Waste Advisor.

Skills & Knowledge Desired

  • Knowledge of the real estate industry and the built environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of MEP systems (Mechanical, Electrical, & Plumbing) and renewable energy technologies (solar power).
  • Technical sustainability skills e.g. green buildings, carbon management, health and wellbeing.
  • Basic knowledge of data management.
  • Strong project management & organizational skills in order to manage program of work with internal and external partners
  • Excellent communication skills in writing and in person in order to engage staff internally.

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