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Current Green Job Vacancies in the UAE

 

Executive Director for The Canadian Business Council of Abu Dhabi

The Canadian Business Council of Abu Dhabi is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Executive Director.

 

A non for profit membership based organization, the council’s mandate is to promote, encourage and facilitate the exchange of business between Canada and the UAE. Our objectives are to create relevant platforms for people to meet and network.

 

For more information about the employment opportunity, please refer to the attached document, or visit the employment section of our website atwww.cbcabudhabi.com

 

Business Development Manager at The Energy Institute

 

 

The Energy Institute is the largest worldwide professional membership and scientific and technical organisation concerned with energy. It has over 23,000 individual members working in all aspects of the energy industry and operates in the UK under Royal Charter providing a range of services to its members including registration as Chartered Engineer, Chartered Scientist and Chartered Environmentalist. 

We are recruiting for a Business Development Manager to join us and manage our Middle East branch. This role will be concerned with all aspects of recruiting and supporting EI members in UAE and surrounding countries. This is the third appointment in Dubai and the role will require someone with exceptional ability to plan and carry out a wide portfolio of established activities as well as high level communication skills. 

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter capable of taking responsibility for development and growth of EI Middle East. The role will require someone with business development experience who is task-orientated to achieve defined KPIs. 

You will be based in Dubai and be required to travel to other locations for the role. You will report to the Skills and Capability Director in the UK, and will also work closely with the existing branch committee in Dubai and other customers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi in order to support the activities of EI members and volunteers, as well as developing the EI’s reach into other Gulf countries. 

The ideal candidate will have around 5 years’ business development experience and knowledge of the energy and/or engineering sector. The deadline for applications is 18 March. Interviews will take place by Skype on 24 March. A full job description is available from the EI website,https://www.energyinst.org/about-us/Vacancies 

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter specifically outlining your suitability for the post to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Professionals and Students enrolled in Science programmes (for example Biotechnology, Chemical, Environment and Energy) or Administrative, Sales and Marketing courses are invited to attend and explore internship and employment opportunities with Dubai Science Park.

When: Tuesday, 16th February 2016 
Time: 9am - 1pm

Where: Laboratory Complex, Dubai Science Park, Foyer Area
Entrance is free. To attend, please register here.

 

28-29 February 2016 - DIAC Career Fair

 
From Sunday 28 February 2016 -  09:00am
To Monday 29 February 2016 - 05:30pm

Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) is collaborating with Jobhunt HR & Management Consultancy (www.Jobhuntgulf.com), to host the DIAC Career Fair 2016- powered by www.Jobhuntgulf.com. This Career Fair allows students with an opportunity to start their career in their respective fields, along with a platform to learn to identify and understand their abilities, so that they can target the most ideal jobs. DIAC will be hosting interesting and interactive seminars delivered by prominent industry experts on both the days, helping students get a better understanding of their skills; on Ideal Jobhunting Strategy; and understand the corporate world and what it has to offer them.

Click here for registration information

Editor & Programme Manager at Dubai Carbon

Dubai Carbon is hiring!

Job posting: December 2015

In 2014, Dubai Carbon started working with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and government entities on periodic publications in the energy, sustainable development and green economy sector. Dubai Carbon shares what works in the UAE and abroad, provides data and gets entities to replicate the success stories and collaborates.

The knowledge-product arm of the business grew into three independent publications with annual editions plus various corporate reports for clients that take a fresh approach to environmental and sustainability reporting.

Dubai Carbon needs someone to take the existing products to the next level, editorially, commercially and geographically.

Dubai Carbon is looking for someone with experience in similar products that will develop and expand publications further, create new products, enhance the economic value and grow the reports’ relevance. An editor with a briefcase.

Required skills from the ideal candidate:

- a fantastic communicator, a charmer, who is capable of forging long lasting relationship from a single introduction and capable of thinking outside the box

- you will need to be a multitasker with strong project management skills as well as the ability to lead a team of in-house staff and freelancers.

- we move quickly, be stress resilient, creative and able to find better ways of doing things when unexpected problems arise

- we connect the dots in our publications, from legislation, to case studies over to replicable solutions – we need you to put the read thread in the editorial and guide the overall narrative.

- previous experience with government relations will help, we are working very closely with federal ministries and local government entities

- Master’s degree or similar in Journalism, Communications, Commerce, Business Management, Sciences or any related field.

- Work experience of at least 7 years and a background in publishing or the management of conferences and events will be beneficial.

- Write on demand, regardless of content.

If interested in this position please contact the HR manager Lilyana Stanic at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make an appointment.

 

 

WWF is hiring a Climate& Energy Campaign Coordonator

Job posting-November 2015

Deadline - 31 December 2015

Position title: Co-ordinator - Climate and Energy
No. of Openings: 1
Job Location: Dubai
Job type: Full time – 6 month Contract

Major Function:
The Coordinator will support the overall implementation of the Climate & Energy (C&E) Programme, as
well as a number of key climate & energy projects, with the ultimate goal of helping to catalyze greater action on climate change and reducing its carbon footprint. Displaying excellent time management and team working skills, an open minded attitude to learning new topics, the coordinator will play an integral role in supporting the C&E team by using his/her skills in research, stakeholder engagement, project administration and coordination.
Key Responsibilities:
A. Programme / Project implementation and monitoring · Support the Programme Leader on programme planning, monitoring and evaluation, financial management, as well as administrative related tasks.
· Support managers with annual action plans, budgets and implementation of Project Governance
Standards (PGS) and PPMs.
· Support the Programme Leader with EWS-WWF Monitoring & Evaluation requirements, in close collaboration with the C&E managers.
· Undertake research and assist in collection of data relevant to programme initiatives as well as
key projects. In particular support the manager of the Ecological Footprint Initiative (EFI) on all data collection aspects related to the footprint accounts and other data related needs of the EFI.
· Support and/or lead short term initiatives that will enable the implementation of the C&E
programme.
· Lead the organization of workshops, meetings, roundtables and other events related to the projects.
· Support team members on logistics preparation, admin tasks, formal correspondence, permit applications, meeting notes and setting up meetings.
· Support the coordination of relevant Steering Committees including helping to organize the meetings and preparations of relevant materials for such meetings and events.
· Work closely with relevant team members to undertake ‘on the job’ training of all relevant tasks
· Provide logistical support in preparation of fundraising and corporate events as needed.
· Prepare project briefs and proposals to support the implementation of the C&E Programme, assist in
collecting data for projects, as well as key initiatives/projects as required. Policy and stakeholder engagement.
· In liaison with team members, support the C&E Programme Leader in overseeing external communications with stakeholders (including Salesforce management).
· Support the Programme Leader on the coordination and preparation of stakeholder meetings.
· Undertake research and develop a calendar of key environmental and policy initiatives and other
events (in the UAE and the region) including details on scope, agenda and expected outcomes.
· Provide support in policy review for climate and energy related issues topics as needed.
Education and Experience:
· Post graduate/ Graduate degree in environmental science, conservation, energy or any relevant
field.
· 3+ years’ experience in climate change or energy issues or relevant field.
Knowledge and skills:
· Strong willingness and ability to learn about new topics · Exceptional team working and coordination abilities.
· Excellent time management skills and prioritization skills.
· Proven ability to solve problems effectively.
· Ability to perform under pressure and multi-task
· Supportive, constructive and open to influence in dealing with others.
· Friendly, open, and sensitive to the satisfaction of the work group.
· Demonstrated project coordination skills.
· Experience in stakeholder management.
· Excellent relationship-building skills interpersonal and organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Arabic (desirable).
To Apply:
Suitable applicants are invited to email their application with cover letter and CV to Reema
Mascarenhas on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with Co-ordinator - Climate and Energy as the subject line. The closing
date of application is 31 st December 2015.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

WWF is hiring a Corporate Partnership Manager

Vacancy posted: November 2015

No. of Openings: 1
Job Location: Dubai
Job type: Full time – 1 year Contract

Suitable applicants are invited to email their application with cover letter and CV to Reema Mascarenhas on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with Manager - Corporate Partnership as the subject line. The closing date of application is 30th November 2015.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Major Function: 

Drives growth of restricted and unrestricted income streams through establishment and effective relationship management of corporate partnerships. The role holder is responsible to ensure corporate team achieves funding targets and manage the performance of the corporate team comprising of four staff.
 

Key Responsibilities:

·         Implements the corporate drivers of the EWS-WWF fundraising strategy together with the corporate team.

·         Develops and maintains an annual corporate fundraising plan to drive the growth of corporate partnerships with a fundraising return through securing new partnerships and managing existing relationships for unrestricted funding platforms and programme sponsorships across the UAE.

·         Adheres to and stays abreast of the legal framework for fundraising initiatives of the UAE.

·         Generates leads and secures new partners for the Programme Sponsors, Corporate Members, micro donation/licensing schemes and fundraising events to achieve corporate fundraising goals.

·         Attends relevant networking opportunities related to conservation, sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

·         Seeks opportunities to promote our work to a corporate audience.

·         Grows the level of in-kind support for EWS-WWF through securing new partnerships with corporations.

·         Empower organizations to fundraise for EWS-WWF through their CSR agenda.

·         Develops fundraising proposals and presentations.

·         Leads, develops and supports the corporate team to achieve their funding goals.

·         Sets fundraising corporate targets together with Development Director.

·         Ensures fundraising reports are generated on time from corporate team in accordance with the Monitoring and Evaluation framework.

·         Adheres to the WWF Corporate Engagement Guidelines, seeking to build the transformational elements of corporate partnerships over time and adhering to due diligence processes appropriate for EWS-WWF.

·         Submits annual Corporate Engagement report to WWF international.

·         Provides corporate data for WWOV report annually.

·         Ensures WWF Insight Global Corporate database is maintained up to date and effectively utilized amongst the corporate team.

·         Optimizes the use of salesforce CRM database for all funding opportunities and reporting processes.

·         Maintains relationship with WWF Corporate Engagement team and Global development Centre to optimize their best practice and strategic advice.

 
Education and Experience:

·         Post Graduate/Degree in marketing, business administration and/or corporate relations management. Sustainability or CSR qualifications desirable

·         7+ years of professional experience, with demonstrated success in fundraising, sales and marketing, CSR, sustainability and/or project management. Knowledge of sponsorship sales and marketing and advantage. Previous relationships with CSR leaders is an advantage.

·         Experience in leadership roles in project management and people management, particularly in delivering and execution

 
Knowledge and skills:

·         Excellent ability to communicate effectively

·         Excellent presentation skills

·         Sound Knowledge of Organizational Policies

·         Specialist Expertise and Versatility

·         Arabic language is an advantage

·         Technical expertise-CRM system software knowledge and advantage.

·         Valid UAE driver’s license and own vehicle

 

 

WWF is hiring an Event Specialist

Vacancy posted: November 2015

No. of Openings: 1
Job Location: Dubai
Job type: Full time – 6 months contract

Suitable applicants are invited to email their application with cover letter and CV to Reema Mascarenhas on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with Specialist - Events as the subject line. The closing date of application is 30thNovember 2015.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Major Function 
The role holder is responsible for empowering organizations to partner with EWS-WWF and host their own fundraising events to provide unrestricted and restricted income for EWS-WWF conservation work and lead on all aspects of EWS-WWF internal events to help achieve fundraising goals and improve brand awareness including achieving funding targets. The role reports to the Corporate Partnership Manager.
Key Responsibilities:

·         Design and manage an annual event planner for EWS-WWF Development department.

·         Manage the planning, coordination, budget, content, promotion and logistics for successful execution of all internal and external events associated with EWS-WWF fundraising goals.

·         Establish and manage partnerships with key companies with an event focus to secure restricted and unrestricted funding through partner events.

·         Co-creation of event goals with partners

·         Implement sustainable event guidelines with partner.

·         Conduct research on potential partners for events to maximize opportunity to raise funds and conduct due diligence on selected partners

·         Organize an annual EWS-WWF event to showcase our success stories and garner more support for our conservation work.

·         Seek to leverage existing events within the UAE that could be optimize for a fundraising return.

·         Work in partnership with event agencies where applicable and manage the relationship, contractual deliverables.

·         Garner in-kind support and reduced rates for NGO’s from event agencies where possible

·         Optimize brand exposure opportunities through partnership event with fundraising goals.

·         Work closely with Strategic Partnership Manager to identify partner NGO’s to enable income streams.

·         Work closely with Marketing Manager to develop collateral, content and tools as required for partner.

·         Work closely with Conservation teams to create event opportunities for programme funding.

·         Work closely with the Development team to identify the right partners.

·         Optimize the salesforce CRM system to track event opportunities and use of event systems such as event brite.

Education and Experience:

·         Post Graduate/Graduate degree in the relevant field

·         5+ years of event planning and management experience (non-profit fundraising and/or special event experience preferred)

 
Knowledge and skills:

·         Excellent Event planning and management experience

·         Excellent knowledge and proven expertise in content management systems, fundraising and volunteer management, sponsorship sales and marketing

·         Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills are essential.

·         Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

·         Ability to promote and market the event to ensure maximum participation

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

 

 

Green Initiative is Hiring BD Professional/Engineer

Vacancy posted: October 2015

Department: Business Development

Contact:

Ashiq Ariejeel

Head of Business Development ashiq_at_greeninitiative.me   

l www.greeninitiative.me

Primary responsibilities:

1.  Identifying and generating new sales leads

2.  Pitching products and/or services

3.  Maintaining fruitful relationships with existing customers and generating more revenue

4.  Survey and/or audit site to prepare quotes and proposals

Day-to-day duties include:

·  Researching organisations and individuals to identify new leads and potential new markets

· Researching the needs of other companies and/or creating the need and awareness of sustainability to promote green life style and convert to sales.

· Contacting potential clients via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings

· Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events

· Pitching and/or converting the existing contacts data base of the candidate.

· Preparing appropriate quotations, proposals and tenders based on the audit report or inquiry with the right green product and/or service

· Obtain quotations and products information from suppliers and contractors for projects submissions and implementation.

Other duties include:

- Preparing PowerPoint presentations and sales/budget displays

- Contacting clients to inform them about new developments with the company’s products

- Developing quotes and proposals

- Negotiating and re-negotiating by phone, email, and in person

- Advising the management with new products and services in sustainability and proposal submission if required for expansion.

Skills Required:

- Socially adept and Positive Team Player

- Self motivated and results oriented

- Good Knowledge in Sustainability, Renewable Energy and related fields

- Good communication and negotiation skills

- Strong communication and IT fluency

- Creative talents and the ability to solve tough problems

- Good knowledge of the sustainability industry and its current events

- The ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines

- Skill in prioritizing and triaging obligations

- Attention to detail

- Excellent time management and organization

Qualification Requirements:

- Bachelor or Higher Degree in Marketing/Management/Business Administration or related

- Bachelor or Higher Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related

- Bachelor or Higher Degree in Sustainability/Renewable Energy/NANO Technology or related

- Preferred with previous working experience (Trainee/Intern/Part time/Full time).

Compensation :

-  Comprehensive initial and constant training and development will be provided

-  Opportunity to continue further higher studies and grow with the company

-  Excellent working environment, corporate culture and career growth opportunity

-  Opportunity to bring in your new ideas and thoughts for development and lead them under you if approved

-  Salary : Negotiable

 

Unilever - Full time 6 month contract - Environment and Sustainabilty Assistant Manager in Dubai

Vacancy posted: September 2015

Department: SHE (Safety, Health & Environment) , Supply chain

Main Job Purpose:

Responsible for Environment & Sustainability for Gulf. Main tasks include:

1.Meet global environmental targets for gulf and ensure accurate reporting

2.Reduction in water and energy consumption, and waste generation through developing and implementing projects across Gulf

3.Lead environmental projects across Gulf and always seek new opportunities

4.Support our Internal Communication team on how we can increase employee engagement on our USLP Agenda focusing on CFP reduction.

5.Central focal point for environmental regional/local information management and analysis.

6.Develop local environmental campaigns and collaborate with regional programs.

7.Capability building for SSHE coordinators and facilities team across Gulf sites

8.Establishing partnerships with customers and suppliers and engaging with them on their sustainability agenda.

9.Ensure 100% compliance with environmental local legislation

10.Represent the company in environmental events, seminars, and conferences

Regularly present updates on environmental performance to management

Desired competences:

·   Consumer and customer focus

·   Accountability and Responsibility

·   Bias for Action

·   Developing Self and Others

·   Team Leadership

·   Project Management: Fully Operational

Required education and skills:

Education & Experience

Essential:

- BS degree in Engineering or relevant Environmental science degree

- Relevant technical experience in EHS fields

-Good understanding of the global environmental issues & their links to the FMCG business

-ISO 14001 EMS & Auditor

Preferable

-Masters Degree in Environmental/Sustainability studies, NEBOSH, Project Management

 

iSolarworx - Full time- Head of Sales

Vacancy Posted : June 2015.

Company Description:
iSolarWorkx designs and manufactures Renewable Energy (RE) educational Do It Yourself (DIY) kits for the young generations locally and internationally to teach them science, especially Physics. Using our first product – Solar Educational DIY kit, science education is integrated through a set of experiments drawn from British, American and IB curricula.
 

Job Responsibilities:
iSolarworx is looking for a full-time Head of Sales with strong entrepreneurship skills and attitude. Ideally, the candidate will be aware of and have established connections with retailers/wholesalers/companies locally and regionally who will be interested in listing/buying our products.

Details
1. Developing a sales business plan covering sales, revenue, expense controls and meeting agreed targets.
2. Assisting in the development of the annual marketing plan, specifically advising on: realistic sales forecasts for our first product and territory (based on historical data, market trends, competitive activity, promotional strategy and sales effort).
3. Advising senior management on maximising business relationships and create an environment where customer service can flourish.
4. Promoting the organisation’s presence in the UAE and the rest of the GCC and the MENA regions.
5. Planning and recruitment control of sales representatives to accomplish sales specific objectives. Interested in joining a winning team?
 
Contact
Please apply with one page CV and one page cover letter mentioning specifically how you were able to handle the above points in your previous role to talent_at_isolarworkx.com www.isolarworkx.com/.

 

Business Development Manager (Managing Director) - Middle East
Vacancy Posted : April 2015
Start Date: TBA
Company Description:
The Energy Institute (EI) is the chartered professional membership body for the global energy industry, providing learning and networking opportunities, professional recognition and energy knowledge resources for individuals and companies worldwide. It serves society with independence, disseminating knowledge, skills and good practice towards a safe, secure and sustainable energy system. .
 

Job Responsibilities:
The EI is looking to appoint a Business Development Manager to be based in Dubai and oversee our growing branch both there and in Abu Dhabi. The role will cover the whole of the Middle East but with the focus primarily on these two locations. The postholder will work under a 2-year contract and will work closely with both the EI’s HQ staff and the branch volunteer members through the active branch committee.

More details
https://www.energyinst.org/about-us/Vacancies
 
Contact
Please send CV and covering letter explaining how you meet our requirements by 10 May 2015 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Helen Sullivan, Energy Institute, 61 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7AR.

 

Energy Auditor/ HVAC Specialist
Vacancy Posted : March 2015
Start Date: Immediate
 
Description:
The HVAC Specialist will join our dynamic and fast-growing team to help us deliver energy efficiency solutions to the UAE building sector. Interested applicants should submit their CVs to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  The company will then contact qualified candidates for interviews. The position is open until filled.
 

Job Responsibilities:
The successful job candidate will perform the following core duties and responsibilities.

  • Conduct energy audits, technical studies, and measurements in order to profile the energy consumption and efficiency of various HVAC systems (chillers, pumps, FAHU, DX, etc.)
  • Analyze data and perform HVAC system analyses
  • Prepare energy efficiency operating procedures and develop energy savings retrofit solutions for HVAC in coordination with company controls specialist
  • Carry out scoping studies and front-end design work
  • Prepare BOQ and estimation deliverables with energy savings and pay-back period calculations
  • Prepare and present energy audits and other technical reports to customers
  • Provide LEED certification consultancy services for existing buildings, including LEED gap analyses
  • Provide technical support during implementation of proposed energy saving solutions, including sourcing, installation, and measurement and verification of savings
Professional Attributes and Background
The ideal candidate should possess at least 3 years related professional experience and hold a degree in mechanical or electrical engineering. LEED AP certification preferred. Professional proficiency in English is required. Arabic language skills highly valued. Proven communication and analytical skills is required. Experience and strong network of contacts within Dubai and the UAE highly valued.
 
Company Description
The company is an energy management company oriented to provide and implement energy saving solutions to their clients.