Senior Consultant - Human Rights Advisory - Asia-Pacific (ADV-RH-0002)

Advisory Asia · Hong Kong, Quarry Bay
Department Advisory Asia
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

Senior Consultant, Human Rights Advisory, Asia-Pacific

Location - Hong Kong or Singapore


ELEVATE is seeking a Senior Consultant with human rights expertise and experience in sustainability consulting to join our Advisory team in Hong Kong or Singapore.


Who we are


ELEVATE is the global market leader in ESG, sustainability, and supply-chain services. Our focus is on delivering ESG program effectiveness and impact to the world’s leading companies. We design, build, and manage data-driven, sustainability-linked programs that drive positive impact, with assessment, advisory, program management and analytics solutions. With 30+ offices globally (and still growing), we offer a unique opportunity to work on real issues that span the globe and positively impact people, communities, and the planet.

Job overview at a glance


We are looking for a highly motivated, passionate professional to join our team and support clients to address their most pressing sustainability challenges, from responding to human rights crises to developing responsible sourcing strategies. This role will focus especially on human rights projects, which include forced labor investigations, grievance mechanisms, worker repayment programs, ethical recruitment initiatives, and more. This role will be client-facing and require direct engagement with clients’ Sustainability/ESG, Social Compliance, or Procurement teams.


You will work with private-sector clients, many of which are major global companies, spanning a variety of sectors, including consumer goods, retail, food/agriculture, finance, real estate, and electronics. You will be part of the Asia-Pacific Advisory team and will work with, and learn from, ELEVATE experts from teams across the globe.


We are looking for entrepreneurial individuals who will be motivated by the opportunity to work in a rapidly growing and successful business at the cutting edge of sustainability and to partner with world-class leaders to take on some of the planet’s most pressing ESG challenges.

Who you are

  • Passionate about sustainability and ESG issues, including business and human rights, supply-chain sustainability, and social compliance
  • An entrepreneurial self-starter and continuous learner who is always innovating and 'getting things done'
  • A structured problem-solver, critical and creative thinker, and effective communicator
  • Motivated by working on complex challenges in a fast-paced, high-growth, dynamic work environment
  • A team player who thrives in multi-cultural teams and contributes to a positive, open atmosphere


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Independently manage and contribute to delivery of ESG/sustainability projects, including team management, client engagement, project administration, quality control, and internal reporting
  • Independently contribute to business development through proposal writing, pipeline management, pitches/presentations, client cultivation, and raising ELEVATE’s profile
  • Manage staff allocated to projects and contribute to broader team development through mentoring, training, and promoting a positive open team atmosphere
  • Partner with senior leaders, customer leads, and other product leads to support/lead the design and development of effective programs, products, and services that respond to client needs
  • Uphold standards of ELEVATE platforms and systems, including project management systems, business development systems, and other processes

Experience & Requirements

  • 5-7+ years of experience in a relevant field
  • Master’s degree or equivalent work experience in a relevant field required
  • Consulting experience, including management of project teams and business development, required
  • Experience and expertise at the intersection of supply chains, social compliance, and human rights (e.g., forced labor, ethical recruitment, migrant worker issues) required
  • Experience and familiarity with supply chain compliance, foreign migrant worker recruitment, and worker engagement is a plus
  • Fluent in written and spoken English; fluency in a regional language preferred
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work virtually, one-on-one, and in a team
    • Ability to influence without formal authority
    • Capacity to work across different time zones and to hold meetings outside of regular local working hours
  • Skilled with Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other professional software fundamentals


Equal Opportunity Employer

ELEVATE is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by local law. Personal data provided by applicants will be treated as confidential information and will be used exclusively for employment purposes only.  Only short-listed candidates will be notified.  Applicants who are not invited for an interview may consider their applications filed for future reference.


To learn more about career opportunities at ELEVATE, please visit our Careers Page here:

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  • Location
    Hong Kong, Quarry Bay
  • Department
    Advisory Asia
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience