Job Title:  Senior Sustainability Specialist

POSTED Thursday, September 14, 2017

Job Duties:

  • Develop sustainability project goals, objectives, initiatives, or strategies in collaboration with other sustainability professionals.
  • Assess or propose sustainability initiatives, considering factors such as cost effectiveness, technical feasibility, and acceptance.
  • Lead strategic and business planning related to promoting product platforms (Consulting, BoP Global Network, and Emergent Institute).
  • Develop and promote product and service platforms in India, Latin America, and Africa.
  • Develop technology incubator platform including sourcing appropriate technology, developing the commercialization strategy, and creating an effective ecosystem for sustainable growth of ventures.
  • Provide technical or administrative support for sustainability programs or issues.
  • Manage relationships with a range of external audiences through sophisticated communications and analysis.
  • Provide progress reports for financial, political, environmental and social contexts.
  • Guide research on political, social and environmental challenges and opportunities for various clients.
  • Write proposals that identify areas of overlap between prospective clients in India and around the world.
  • Establish and publish thought leadership through articles, reports, case studies.
  • Establish and manage the day-to-day relationships with existing clients and base of support.
  • Represent and make presentations at meetings and conferences with donors, investors, clients and other external audiences.
  • Manage direct reports and develop team processes that promote a healthy and effective team culture, in-line with company values.
  • Create or maintain plans or other documents related to sustainability projects.
  • Collaborate with global leadership in various countries to create entry strategy in low-income markets.

Work Location:

1609 Shadford Road
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree (or its U.S. equivalent) in Business Administration (or its U.S. equivalent) and Bachelor’s degree (or its U.S. equivalent) in Computer Science, Electronics, Telecommunications or a related technical field.  
  • Two (2) years of work experience in computer science/technology field using following technologies and tools: Java, HTML, AJAX, MSSQL and MS Access.
  • One (1) year working knowledge of redesigning business processes, IT strategy and CRM specifications.
  • Two (2) months working knowledge of developing Liquidity Management Framework for microfinance institution; and analyzing financial statements.


To apply, mail resume to:

Enterprise for a Sustainable World
Attn: Patricia Hart
Job Ref. #: 816409143
1609 Shadford Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

No calls, emails or fax.