People & Purpose - Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability | Senior

Lebanon | Enabling Functions | Posted on 18-Sep-2023

Position Summary


When you work for us, you commit to a career at one of the largest and most prestigious professional services firms in the world. Looking for a rewarding career? Take a closer look at Deloitte & Touche ME. You'll understand that Deloitte is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has received numerous awards in the last few years which include Best Employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, and the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

In addition to our opportunities in Audit & Assurance, Tax & Legal, Consulting, Risk Advisory and Financial Advisory, we offer a variety of careers in Internal Client Services (ICS) considered essential to the growth of the Firm. Whether in Human Resources, Finance or PR, a career in ICS with Deloitte & Touche ME will give you the opportunity to join a firm undergoing rapid expansion in a region of fast-paced growth. Your role will not just put your passion for creative solutions to the test, it will provide you with an environment to grow and build a career based on excellence.

Our Purpose

Deloitte makes an impact that matters. Every day we challenge ourselves to do what matters most—for clients, for our people, and for society. We serve clients distinctively, bringing innovative insights, solving complex challenges, and unlocking sustainable growth. We inspire our talented professionals to deliver outstanding value to clients, providing an exceptional career experience and an inclusive and collaborative culture. We contribute to society, building confidence and trust in the markets, upholding the integrity of organizations, and supporting our communities.

Our shared values guide the way we behave to make a positive, enduring impact:

  • Lead the way 
  • Serve with integrity 
  • Take care of each other 
  • Foster inclusion 
  • Collaborate for measurable impact 
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We are seeking a Senior to join our Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability (CR&S) team and play a pivotal role in advancing our CR&S initiatives and strategies. As an Experienced Associate / Senior, you will be responsible for collaborating with various stakeholders, managing complex projects, and ensuring the successful execution of CR&S programs with a dedicated focus on Sustainability. Your contributions will be instrumental in furthering our commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship.

During your tenure as a CR&S Senior, you will demonstrate your capabilities in the following areas:

  • Work closely with the CR&S team to design and implement strategies that are in line with Deloitte Middle East’s CR&S goals and objectives.
  • Participate in meetings with Global and regional teams, in addition to other member firms to understand global strategies, recent developments, tools and technologies to be launched and support the preparation of Deloitte Middle East programs for such changes.
  • Support the implementation of centrally managed CR&S programs and initiatives (by conducting research, drafting documents, developing communication materials, etc.).
  • Support the development of new innovative sustainability initiatives that support Deloitte’s overarching sustainability strategy.
  • Engage various internal stakeholders in understanding and advancing Deloitte’s sustainability strategy.
  • Support in coordinating and fostering partnerships both internally and externally to advance sustainability practices and initiatives.
  • Develop and implement strategies to engage employees at all levels in sustainability initiatives, promoting a culture of cooperation on sustainability within the organization.
  • Develop and execute internal CR&S communication plans aimed at enhancing social and climate awareness and engagement.
  • Create compelling social media content to support external CR&S communication efforts.
  • Develop news content for monthly internal CR&S newsletters and other internal communication channels.
  • Craft narratives that showcase the organization's sustainable / social commitments and impact.
  • Manage the review, quality control, and analysis of environmental data.
  • Utilize data analysis to identify opportunities for sustainable improvements and reductions in environmental footprint.
  • Prepare high-end reports, presentations, and documentation, maintaining a high standard of quality and accuracy.
  • Contribute to the review and drafting of internal sustainability related policies.
  • Contribute to the review and testing of sustainability-related tools, platforms, and learning materials.
  • Provide recommendations for the adoption of new tools and technologies that enhance sustainability practices.
  • Conduct research on various CR&S projects and provide ad-hoc reports in line with the business needs.

Leadership capabilities:

  • Builds own understanding of our purpose and values; explores opportunities for impact
  • Demonstrates strong commitment to personal learning and development; acts as a brand ambassador to help attract top talent
  • Understands expectations and demonstrates personal accountability for keeping performance on track
  • Actively focuses on developing effective communication and relationship-building skills
  • Understands how their daily work contributes to the priorities of the team and the business

  • 3-4 years of work experience, preferably in a multinational firm.
  • Masters degree (preferable) in Sustainability, Environmental Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Science, Public Policy, Communication, Business Management or related fields.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sustainability, Environmental Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Science, Public Policy, Communication, or related fields.
  • Demonstrated leadership, problem solving, and strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strategic thinking abilities, strong organizational skills, and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts to a non-technical audience through written and oral communication.
  • Excellent communication, writing, and editing skills; with an ear for authentic, persuasive language, strong listening skills, and quick understanding of audience and content.
  • Ability to communicate professionally with partners and high-level executives.
  • Detail oriented and conscientious.
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to personal learning and development.
  • Proficient copy-writing style and proof-reading ability.
  • Advanced level of technical proficiency and computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Management).
  • Perfect command of Arabic and English.
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