Senior Sustainability Strategist

Date Published
Location

Singapore

Company

Forum for the Future Asia Pacific Ltd

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We are looking for an exceptional individual who combines expertise in designing and delivering impactful change projects in collaboration with businesses and governments, together with proven relationship and project management skills. This role involves designing, implementing and managing projects that encourage and enable our partner organisations to commit to and practise transformative sustainability strategies.

About you

You will be a strategic thinker with strong knowledge and experience in environmental sustainability and climate change. Having some experience in engaging a variety of organisations to practise systems change design, we expect in you a proven ability in applying one to two of a range of systems change techniques including diagnosis, futures thinking, innovation, practical pilots, financial incentives and behaviour change. You will also be expected to be an excellent curator and facilitator of workshops, with the ability to acquire and communicate knowledge effectively.

A strong track-record of partnership and relationship management will enable you to effectively manage complex projects to intended outcomes. We are looking for individuals with the ability to apply skills in building and managing projects in a collaborative environment.

Forum for the Future works in a space of complexity where there are no easy answers – an ideal candidate will be comfortable with uncertainty and be able hold space for exploration. Resilience is a key personal attribute that is necessary to the role.

About us

Forum for the Future is a leading international sustainability non-profit based in Mumbai, Singapore, New York and London. For over 20 years we’ve been working in partnership with business, governments and civil society to accelerate the shift toward a sustainable future.

Climate change, poverty, malnutrition, civic unrest: the world today is facing complex challenges because our fundamental systems are broken. We specialise in addressing critical global challenges by catalysing change in key systems, from food to apparel, energy to shipping. We do this by convening transformational collaborations to drive change, by partnering with organisations to help them lead by example, and by building a global community of pioneers and change makers.

Candidates must have the right to work in the jurisdiction where they will be employed.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider various flexible working arrangements.

Application process

To find out more details about this vacancy please visit our webpage and read the job description.

If you would like to discuss this vacancy informally, please contact s.dhanarajan@forumforthefuture.org with your enquiry.

To apply for this role, please send your up-to-date CV and a cover letter to recruitment@forumforthefuture.org.

You should clearly explain your motivation for applying for the post and provide specific evidence demonstrating how you meet the required capabilities as detailed in the job description. We will not consider applications without cover letters tailored to this opportunity. This information will be used to decide whether or not to invite you for interview. Your cover letter should be no longer than two A4 pages.

We kindly ask you not to attach or insert your photograph in your CV or cover letter, nor put your name or surname anywhere in the letter. As part of our commitment to equal opportunities, we have introduced ‘name blind’ recruitment, to help reduce unconscious bias when screening applications. By removing these details from the application, it helps our recruiting team to evaluate people on their skills and experience instead of factors that can lead to unconsciously biased decisions.

Closing date: 23:59 SGT on 15 February 2019

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