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Sustainability Managers

Descriptions & Duties

  • Sustainability Managers lead the initiation and implementation of sustainability programs. They valuate the existing sustainability performance and justify strategic recommendations for improvement. They develop and cultivate a strong network of relationships with the internal Product Development team, Sourcing and Production team, Product Integrity and Testing team, and QA Team and external vendor partners. They establish a communication platform to deliver the key sustainability strategies among company's stakeholders for enhancing their awareness on the sustainable issues.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity


Importance:1 (Max:5) 

Skill is rarely required


Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Trade Specific Competencies

Change management knowledge and skills

Sustainability Managers have a strong understanding of change management principles, drive transformation projects to facilitate behavioural and mindset change for all business units. They involve designing, planning and implementing structured change management policies on sustainable issues.

Leadership and management skills

Sustainability Managers must be able to lead the organisation in the implementation of sustainability programs. They must organise and coordinate effectively with all business units to ensure the sustainability programs are carried out smoothly.

Communication skills

Sustainability Managers build and maintain strong relationships across businesses and functions to enable and facilitate the implementation of sustainability programs. They maintain good communications with all stakeholders to cultivate and enhance their awareness on sustainable issues.

Work Environment

  • Sustainability Managers usually work in offices during regular business hours. They may have to pay visits to different business units to understand their operations.