Reporting to Global Head of Sustainability Solutions for Natural Resources, you will lead the development of a new portfolio of services to establish solutions aimed at supporting clients in the energy, mining and agri-commodity sectors to achieve their sustainability and ESG goals.
In doing so, you will develop and promote innovative tools and services that accelerate a company’s ability to assess and benchmark their environmental footprint, demonstrate progress against targets and validate their methodologies and data in order to gain credibility with investors and customers.
Other new product development will include creation of traceability, transparency and sustainability of complex minerals and industrial value chains (e.
g., automotive value chain from raw materials extraction to manufacturing, use, repurposing and recycling).
More specifically you will :
Develop a new suite of products to support Natural Resource companies to achieve their sustainability and ESG goals by measuring, managing and tracing their emissions and products
Develop innovative tools and services that accelerate Natural Resource companies’ ability to assess and benchmark their environmental footprint
Understand how to validate methodologies and use data to help customers gain credibility with investors and other stakeholders
Stay informed on latest technology and identify and execute on opportunities to build new services
Identify opportunities for marketing a broader range of SGS sustainability services and involve other business representatives as appropriate
Identify and build relationships and collaboration with external partners
Build internal network of SGS experts to leverage on existing platforms or partnerships where possible
Work with Market Development Lead to identify target customers and develop tailored solutions for players across the value chain
Work with Market Development Lead to perform customer needs analysis, engage in pilot projects and refine SGS’ solutions
Work with Business Analyst to analyse competitor’s offerings and develop services that differentiate SGS’ services and position SGS as a leading player in this space
We would expect you to have the following experience and qualifications :
Deep understanding of complex industrial supply chains across natural resource industries (mining, oil and gas, chemicals, agri-food commodities)
Deep understanding of sustainability issues that impact these sectors, including climate change, water use, waste management, traceability of supply chain, circulor economy, and others
Experience advising businesses and other stakeholders on sustainability risks, and implementing plans and projects to mitigate the risks
Understanding of the evolving regulatory, social and commercial environment shaping the demand for sustainability solutions for the sector
Capable of building the technical framework or digital prototype required for the development of a new product, and establishing the specifications for any additional software development or other technical work required by external resources or partners.
Ability to build, nurture and capture value from external innovation partnership ecosystems
5+ years of experience working in the natural resource sector, within complex, environmentally-intensive commodity supply chains (mining and processing, refining etc.
or environmental, management or technical consultancy with strong focus on these segments
A proven track record of developing innovative products or services to help companies improve their environmental footprints
Strong professional network within target customer segments and industry associations
We also expect you to get your hands into the product devleopment which will required knowledge of Excel, Visual Basic, Power BI, Google Data Studio, Python and / or another programming language.