JD – Senior Advisor – Social Performance CSR
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Petrofac is currently looking to recruit a Senior Advisor – Social performance/CSR to be based in Sharjah, UAE.
What we do
Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s leading energy companies.
We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for the energy industries. Our comprehensive and tailored service offering covers each stage of the project life cycle and a variety of commercial models, giving our clients the flexibility, they need.
We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination. Petrofac is striving to develop a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can contribute. We encourage everyone to apply, especially those individuals who form part of underrepresented groups. Applications are also welcome from candidates who want to discuss flexible working or job-sharing requests.
To manage robust practical application of the Group’s Social Performance activities including CSR activities across the business
To provide guidance and support to the Group’s CSR representatives ensuring local activities are conducted to Group standards, within agreed criteria and that requisite compliance due diligence has been conducted and approved
To source, assess and develop partnerships with gold standard CSR programmes in-country that best position Petrofac and its reputation in its local markets and move from reactive social performance activities to proactive
To support requests from clients and stakeholders for briefings on historic and current social performance and CSR activities
To develop approprirate materials showcasing social performance credentials for business development and tendering opportunities as part of the Group’s ESG ethos
Responsible for developing and maintaining a library of social performance case studies that can be used internally and externally to showcase the Group’s commitment to social performance and societal contributions
To manage submissions by CSR reps for the social performance data tool to accurately assess social performance and CSR spend for required external disclosures including annual report and accounts and financial results
To onboard, brief and train new CSR reps and key personnel including Country Managers on social performance strategy, standard and guideline, tools and compliance processes
To support any required internal audit of social performance activities to ensure they are conducted within compliance regime and adhering to criteria
To champion the establishment of key regional/hub CSR and social performance committees to oversee and direct local charitable efforts, matched funding and CSR activities
Able to seek and champion partnerships with gold standard CSR programmes in-country that best position Petrofac and its reputation in local markets
Can do attitude, willingness to help and advise others but not undertake their activities for them
Must be prepared to challenge requests that are not within policy or set criteria, or that have not undergone full compliance due diligence process
Knowledge & Qualifications:
Experience in financial/investment analysis and due diligence work
Experienced in research, analysis and business case creation
Good understanding of local supply chains, needs of charitable organisations and early-stage enterprises
Good understanding of and interest in social performance, CSR and its local application
Knowledge of event management
Relationship management with external bodies and third parties
Skills & Competencies:
Strong networking skills and the ability to quickly build relationships
Ability to influence and persuade
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong event management and organizational skills
Self-starter: good team player able to work as part of a small team
Strong judgement and decision-making skills.
Experience of working to tight deadlines, with competing demands
Passionate about making a positive difference in our communities
If you are selected as a potential candidate, we will be in touch with you soon.