Chief People Office - Corporate Sustainability Director

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: HP639-2422

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Line of Service
Internal Firm Services

Specialism
IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other

Management Level
Director

Job Description & Summary

Our Firm:
Established in the region for 40 years, PwC has more than 6,000 people in 12 countries across the region: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

We have an unparalleled range of expert capabilities from Strategy, through Advisory and Consulting to Legal, Tax and Assurance Services, underpinned by the standout digital platform in the region.

Our Mission:

One Firm: Transforming our region.
Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems.

In an increasingly complex world, we help intricate systems function, adapt and evolve so they can benefit communities and society - whether they are capital markets, tax systems or the economic systems within which business and society exist. We help our clients to make informed decisions and operate effectively within them.

Our Values:

Creating value through diversity. Be yourself. Be different.
At PwC, we respect and value differences. We know that when people from different backgrounds and with different points of view work together, we create the most value - for our clients, our people and society.

As part of our commitment to individuality we are pleased to hear from candidates from diverse backgrounds, with a mixture of skills, capabilities and experience from the below Job Description.

Creating value through diversity. Be yourself. Be different.

At PwC, we respect and value differences. We know that when people from different backgrounds and with different points of view work together, we create the most value - for our clients, our people and society.

As part of our commitment to individuality we are pleased to hear from candidates from diverse backgrounds, with a mixture of skills, capabilities and experience from the below Job Description:

- Lead the Corporate Sustainability (CS) team for PwC regionally. 
- Work closely with the Chief People Officer (CPO) to drive the firm's CS agenda in the Middle East (ME). 
- Develop the regional CS strategy and strategic priorities aligned with the global strategy, and to external market needs. Engage with key leadership stakeholders to understand their vision for the region.
- Design and coordinate internal initiatives and external CS activities
- Develop systems for our people to engage with the CS agenda 
- Create a network of external stakeholders to ensure alignment on shared agendas. 
- Lead and project manage the end of year reporting and audit requirements in compliance with the Global CR team. This involves setting up methodology for regular data collection for reporting, and coordinating with the internal audit team to drive both financial and non-financial audit for CS. 
- Lead the regional network of champions and ensure that they are aligned with the regional CS narrative and are running projects that create impact.
- Ensure internal compliance of CS projects - e.g. work with the risk, quality and independence teams to assess viability of working with external stakeholders. 
- Work with the regional communications team to report on progress, enhancing our brand and visibility in this area internally and externally.
- Ensure external compliance of CS projects - e.g.: work with our internal lawyers to keep track of regulatory changes in the region that impact our social impact and environmental initiatives.
- Stay up to date with PwC Global and EMEA CR requirements (reporting and otherwise) by attending network calls, and by communicating with the Global teams regularly.
- Ensure best practice sharing across the ME champions' network by creating a platform where these can be shared. Use this platform for sharing PwC Global and EMEA updates with the regional network.
- Explore the scope of expanding and upscaling country initiatives across the region, where applicable.
- Represent PwC ME on PwC Global and EMEA conferences and forums and share best practices and challenges with the wider group.
- Work with the regional Net Zero and ESG leaders to ensure alignment.

Requirements

Educational requirements:
Bachelor's degree in social sciences, social impact studies, environmental sciences or other related fields. Masters preferred.

Travel Requirements
0%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?
Yes

Government Clearance Required?
No

About the Company

At PwC Middle East, we’ve set out an ambitious purpose and strive to live it everyday: to solve important problems and build trust in society.

We’re a community of solvers that come together in unexpected ways to build trust and create sustained outcomes. We solve important problems, support one another as we grow, develop and build fulfilling careers.

PwC provides industry-focused services for public and private clients across Assurance and Audit, Deals, Consulting, Tax and Legal. We draw on our development legacy that brings together the collective experience of over 7,000 people in our region with offices across 12 countries to solve for tomorrow.

We’re striving to consistently deliver innovative work that builds trust and delivers sustained outcomes. And we’re proud of the strength that comes from all our different backgrounds and experiences and we value everyone’s uniqueness. We thrive in uncertainty, operate with integrity and leverage the diverse perspectives of our teams.

If you’re looking for a place that fuels your ambition to make a difference, that matches your curiosity with continuous learning opportunities and reimagines ways of working to enable you to lead a more balanced life, then you’re a future PwCer.

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