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Consultant

September 2019. Location: Singapore

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious consultant to play a key role in a dynamic company.

Paia Consulting is Singapore’s leading sustainability consultancy. Our mission is to help organisations maximise opportunities and improve their risk management through cost-effective and pragmatic solutions to sustainability issues. We have been helping Southeast Asian companies implement sustainability since 2002

We are a team of dedicated and passionate sustainability specialists with a depth of expertise that is unparalleled locally and a combined 80 years experience in sustainability. We work alongside companies to understand the business risks and opportunities that sustainability issues pose, and how best to apply those within existing company structures and strategies. Many of our clients, mostly large listed corporations in Southeast Asia whom we work with on a retained basis, have won recognition on sustainability locally, regionally and globally.

We are now hiring a Consultant to join our team in Singapore. We are supportive of personal and professional development, with dedicated time and a formal training budget. Pro-bono work is also encouraged, with paid volunteer leave each year for every employee. The remuneration package will be competitive and will be dependent upon level of experience.

As a Consultant, you will be expected to:

  • Make an impact on how our clients do business, through sustainability strategy, programmes and reporting
  • Successfully contribute to multiple projects across several business areas at a time, within budget and meeting deadlines
  • Work with a wide variety of sustainability frameworks to conduct analysis, develop recommendations, and create appropriate deliverables
  • Deliver high quality work, meeting and exceeding client expectations
  • Conduct research on sustainability related topics

We need you to have:

  • A passion in sustainability
  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant discipline. Studies can be a combination of environment, engineering/science, and/or economics/finance
  • A professional and diligent approach: an eye for detail and accuracy
  • Commitment to excellence, in quality of work and client satisfaction
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Effective oral and written communication, including outstanding report writing
  • Problem-solving and creative thinking skills
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • An entrepreneurial, hands-on attitude: flexible, resilient, proactive, and enthusiastic
  • Excellent PC literacy – especially in MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Word
  • Be able to work independently and demonstrate initiative, as well as operate effectively as part of a team

We will be excited if you have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of one or several of the following frameworks: GRI, SASB, SDGs, TCFD, GRESB, AA1000, ISO14000 series, ISO 26000, OHSAS 18001, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key areas in sustainability such as Climate Change, Supply Chain, Sustainable Finance, Waste/Circular Economy, and Water
  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following tools and methods: data collection, validation, and analysis; stakeholder consultation; survey design and execution; policy evaluation; market analyses; cost-benefit analysis
  • Fluency in other Asian languages e.g. Mandarin Chinese, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia etc
  • Experience in a consultancy or in a customer-facing commercial environment

How to apply

Please send us your resume and a cover letter. In your cover letter, please tell us:

  • Your experience and what excites you about working at Paia Consulting
  • Why you are the best candidate for the job
  • What do you think is the key challenge to sustainability and why? (limit to one paragraph)
  • Your salary expectation
  • Your current employment and Singapore residence status

Please send your complete application in PDF format to Tasha Osman (tasha@paiaconsulting.com) by November 30, 2019.

 

Due to the expected volume of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Intern

Location: Singapore

Duration: 3-6 months period, can be part-time with minimum 3 days a week
Our internships offer an opportunity to be exposed to the work we do, in a friendly and flexible working environment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Researching sustainability information and trends, including benchmarking
  • Contributing towards client, business development and internal sustainability related projects as and when required.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated passion for sustainability
  • Familiarity with Global Reporting Initiative is highly desirable
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Strong in data analysis and presentation
  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint & Excel
  • Degree or above in related discipline (e.g. Environment, Business, Finance and/or Social Science)
  • Able to work independently and in teams
  • Ability to deliver high quality outputs, with attention to detail
  • This is a paid position; remuneration will depend on qualifications and experience.

Please submit your application with CV in PDF format here.
Due to the expected volume of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.