Chief Manager – Sustainability

KEC International Limited

  • Mumbai, Maharashtra
Chief Manager – Sustainability
Job Posted : Jul 19th, 2022

Job Description

  • Engage with the internal stakeholders and present regular sustainability reports and conduct sustainability assessments.
  • Develop and execute an overall program management and change management strategy related to business ESG initiatives/processes.
  • Ensure ESG materiality assessments and other works related to corporate sustainability/ESG reports in accordance with the requirement of various frameworks and ratings.
  • Collect, validate, calculate, and aggregate ESG data for reporting from various businesses and location. Complete and manage ESG indicators and metrics, and interact with internal / external stakeholders.
  • Proposes and implement strategies to address various environmental concerns including energy and water use, conservation, reduction of pollution, emissions and solid wastes, recycling and general education on sustainability in the supply chain.
  • Maintain current working knowledge of, and ensures compliance with, all applicable local, state, federal, and internal environmental laws and regulations. Conduct in-house and third party assurance of ESG related policies, programs and certifications.
  • Understand ESG reporting frameworks such as GRI, SASB, PRI and TCFD and other global and national guidelines.
  • Facilitate the ESG capacity building at middle and senior management level. .
  • Co-ordinate with ESG Governance Committees, Senior Leadership Team, EHS, technical and finance managers and specialists to  design and implement the sustainability Build relationship and network across sectors, industry forums, institutions and business units.
  • Participate in the ESG communication plans of the company with external stakeholders and its presence in public forums and media.
  • Work towards digitalisation of ESG data and be custodian for the same.
  • Participate in Leadership meeting to brief top management on the progress made on sustainability roadmap.

Desired Qualification:-

  • B.E./B.Tech, Masters / Doctorate degree in Science or Equivalent professional qualifications.Training/ courses on sustainability management. ESG, HSE or Sustainability certification preferred with experience in designing or redesigning ESG programs.

Experience required:-

  • 10-12 yrs (B.E.) yrs relevant exp .
  • Experience in developing ESG disclosure projects, climate change transition strategies for Manufacturing / EPC Industry and exposure in setting up sustainability management organisation or at least 5-10 years in Sustainability domain in consulting
  • Knowledge and experience in global environmental standards and frameworks: such as GRI, UN Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and others. Ability to analyse and understand sustainability related research and to identify relevant and valuable topics and material issues.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to lead goal directed projects. Excellent verbal and communication skills and competency as trainer to identify and facilitates training as needed.
  • Good presentation skills to deliver proposals to varying groups of individuals and stakeholders.

Key Interactions:-

  • Other SBU’s, Internal KEC stakeholders,etc.

Technical Competencies:-

Competencies Proficiency Level

Previous experience in Procurements / Supply Chain





Negotiating Skills, Selling skills





Knowledge & awareness of market scenario & trends of industries





Ability to read and understand customer specifications and also evaluate Vendor’s offer at first level                        4

Behavioural Competencies:-

Competencies Proficiency Level
Delivery Focus: Plans timely in order to deliver as per schedule. Ensures accuracy and timeliness of outputs. Anticipates any possible roadblocks that                                      might come in the way of delivery and fixes them in order to meet timelines.




Cost & Profitability Focus: Plans timely to achieve targets within budgeted cost. Comes up with innovative ways to increase profitability by way of seeking additional workforce/ revenue on the same project to increase margins. Focuses only on must do expenditures.




Team Management: Takes efforts to understand the impact of his actions on his team. Regularly interacts with team & motivates them to give their 100%.




Ownership and Accountability: Does not pass the buck. Takes ownership of his / her responsibility area. Owns up an assignment and makes all the efforts to overcome the obstacles. Displays Courage of conviction under pressure situation to ensure delivery of his target.





  • Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Company Overview:-

KEC International Limited, headquartered in Mumbai, India, is the flagship company of the RPG Group. A USD 1.7 billion Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) major, we deliver projects in key infrastructure sectors such as Power Transmission & Distribution, Railways, Civil, Urban Infrastructure, Solar, Smart Infrastructure, and Cables.

Our robust and integrated capabilities span the entire spectrum of ‘concept to commissioning’. We have successfully executed complex projects across some of the world’s most difficult terrains and conditions aided by robust project management and execution capabilities. We have unrivalled expertise in manufacturing and testing, with a footprint extending across India, Dubai, Brazil, and Mexico. Our vast global presence has enabled a robust and agile supply chain that extends across six continents in over 100 countries.

For 75 years, we have prided ourselves for our unmatched expertise across EPC, backed by a strong, customer-centric approach, quest for world-class quality, and ‘safety-first’ attitude. Integrity in our actions and respect for people, environment and our stakeholders are the cornerstones of our corporate responsibility. Empowered by a mindset driven to outperform and excel, we build infrastructure for the world of tomorrow