Social Impact Senior Manager for an International Professional Services Firm

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Employment: Full Time

Social Impact Senior Manager for an International Professional Services Firm, Dubai

The primary focus of this role will be to develop and execute strategies to enhance social impact footprint, foster collaborations, and establish the foundation for long-term advisory and partnership capabilities with regional philanthropic initiatives, both private and corporate.


Social Impact Strategy Development
• Lead the development of a comprehensive social impact strategy that aligns with the firm's values and business goals.
• Identify key areas where the firm can make a meaningful difference through strategic partnerships, thought leadership, and innovative programs.

Collaboration and Thought Leadership
• Establish and nurture partnerships with nonprofits, leading philanthropic foundations, academic institutions, and other stakeholders to amplify the firm's social impact efforts.
• Drive thought leadership initiatives by creating and sharing insights on relevant social and environmental issues.

Scaling Social Impact Footprint
• Develop and execute plans to scale the firm's social impact initiatives, leveraging existing resources and expertise.
• Implement metrics to measure the effectiveness of social impact programs and initiatives, and continuously refine strategies based on results.

Business Case Development
• Work closely with leadership to create a compelling business case for leveraging the firm's social impact footprint to build advisory and partnership capabilities.
• Identify opportunities to collaborate with regional philanthropic initiatives to offer specialised advisory services and create mutually beneficial partnerships.

Stakeholder Engagement
• Engage with clients, partners, and stakeholders to understand their social impact goals and explore opportunities for collaboration.
• Collaborate with other internal departments (marketing and communication, human capital, etc.) on crossfunctional initiatives to increase the department's footprint internally and externally.
• Act as a representative of the firm at social impact events, conferences, and forums to enhance the firm's visibility and network.

Team Leadership and Management
• Inspire a culture of contribution across consulting, operations and other teams
• Build a team of social impact professionals, providing mentorship, guidance, and support.
• Foster a collaborative and innovative work environment that encourages creativity and excellence



• Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; advanced degree preferred.
• Proven track record of developing and implementing successful social impact strategies and initiatives.
• Strong understanding of corporate social responsibility (CSR) trends, philanthropic initiatives, and sustainability practices.
• Leadership experience, including managing teams and cross-functional collaborations.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to influence and inspire a diverse range of stakeholders.
• Strategic thinker with the ability to translate social impact goals into actionable plans.
• Excellent English communication skills (Arabic would be useful).
• Experience at an international professional services firm.


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Differentiating ourselves from standard recruitment agencies our consultants have been carefully chosen for their backgrounds in business support for leading multinational organizations. Having been both the client and the candidate previously, we have an insiders understanding of the recruitment process and our clients needs.

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