Manager, Sustainable Development
Job reference no. : OS00109
Technical Services  |  Permanent  |  Quarry Bay
12 Jan 2022
Technical Services  |  Permanent  |  Quarry Bay
12 Jan 2022

About our role

We are now looking for a talented Manager, Sustainable Development to be part of our dynamic team. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Sustainable Development, the incumbent will support developing and executing the Company’s Sustainable Development (SD) 2030 Strategy across the global portfolio. He/she will be instrumental in ensuring that the Company’s sustainability effort enhances business performance, fulfil the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting requirements and related Listing Rules of HKEX, and reduces the environmental and social impact of the Company’s daily operations. 

Responsibilities will include

  • Manage the publication and independent data assurance of annual sustainability / ESG report of Swire Properties as well as provide support and advice on meeting internal and external reporting requirements 

  • Manage regular materiality assessment and stakeholder engagement process to evaluate and determine important SD / ESG issues in order to update SD strategy, action plans and risk management framework

  • Enlist Swire Properties onto various global and local investor-oriented sustainability indices, benchmarks and awards e.g. DJSI, GRESB, HSSUS, MSCI, FTSE4GOOD

  • Support the implementation of the corporate net-zero climate strategy and Science-based Targets (SBT) for long-term decarbonisation and low-carbon transition

  • Plan and execute engagement programmes and environmental campaigns for employees, tenants, suppliers, NGOs and other important stakeholders to support our SD strategy

  • Assist in developing and expanding key SD communication channels which strengthens communications, including providing inputs to the Company’s intranet, websites, reports, newsletter and organizing events

  • Conduct research to identify new opportunities in order to drive continuous improvement in all five pillars of our SD strategy, performance and communication

  • Facilitate and provide technical expertise, identity solution, and offer training support to business units/cross-departmental groups/corporate events to ensure agreed SD action plans and commitments are being delivered

  • Manage and empower a team of colleagues to fulfil the team’s work objectives

Together with creativity, integrity and passion, our ideal staff should be

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in environmental, sustainability or related disciplines 

  • Minimum of 8 years’ relevant working experience

  • Knowledgeable in relevant Hong Kong and PRC environmental laws

  • Knowledge in climate change or experience in implementing the environmental initiatives

  • Experience in producing sustainability reports in accordance with HKEX ESG Reporting Guide and/or Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standard

  • Independent, well-organized, self-motivated team player with strong interpersonal skills and is able to drive changes through collaborations 

  • Track record in liaison and engagement with internal and external stakeholders such as business partners and internal departments

  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua)

Join us

You are invited to submit your application via the Apply button.

As an equal opportunity employer, Swire Properties strives to foster a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace, where People can thrive. If you require special assistance, due to disability, during any part of the recruitment process – including the online application and/or the selection process – please reach out to us via email (as specified on the job application website) at any time.

If we haven’t contacted you six weeks after your submission, then please consider your application unsuccessful this time. All personal data collected during the application process will be kept for 12 months after its completion, and then destroyed. All information will be used for recruitment and appointment purposes only. The Company will handle all personal data confidentially in accordance with the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’s Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.

To find out more about Swire Properties’ Sustainable Development (SD) 2030 Strategy, especially in the area of People, visit

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