EY Senior Consultant in strategy for waste management and the circular economy in All, Belgium

Title: Senior Consultant in strategy for waste management and the circular economy

Location: BE-All-Ghent

Job Number: GHE0002P


EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

With this breadth of service offerings you have the opportunity to develop your career through a variety of experiences, mentoring and formal learning to ensure our employee value proposition – Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime – is a reality.

Over the last 20 years our Belgian Cleantech & Sustainability team has built up a niche expertise in waste management and the circular economy. Our niche activities are global and we have experience in more than 40 countries across the globe.

We advise private corporations, industry sectors and public authorities in a variety of domains:

  • Envisioning and developing strategies for waste management and recycling;

  • Implementing and optimizing product strategies in the field of waste collection and recycling;

  • Extended producer responsibility, product stewardship programs and other economic instruments;

  • Market assessment and financial modelling;

  • Legal analysis;

  • Eco-design and other circular economy topics.

We want to reinforce our team with dedicated and enthused (senior) consultants with a strong focus on perfection and delivery of quality to our clients.


Your role includes

  • Regulatory analysis and policy advice related to waste management and the circular economy;

  • Financial and operational modelling processes regarding product supply chains;

  • Design of management reporting systems, including control on financial and operational data;

  • Drafting high quality reports and policy documents;

  • Presenting project results to different audiences (C-suite / operational / third parties);

  • Speaking at specialized conferences;

  • Identifying and realizing new opportunities to further grow our footprint in the market;

  • Assisting in the preparation and writing of proposals.


  • Master degree in Law, business engineering or economics;

  • A complementary degree in the field of our focus (MsC or PhD) is a plus;

  • Strong analytical and professional writing skills with a focus on perfection and quality;

  • Ability to work in diverse cultural client environments;

  • Willingness to work abroad on client assignments (typically 1 - 2 weeks);

  • 3 – 5 years of relevant experience in fields such as Corporate Strategy analysis and development, Regulatory and policy analysis and design, Financial and operational modelling, Drafting and writing end-to-end reports and proposals, Waste management;

  • Solid oral presentation skills;

  • Proven quantitative, analytical and commercial skills;

  • Team player;

  • Eager to learn, grow and commit to quality;

  • Professional proficiency in Dutch, French and English. Knowledge of (an)other language(s) is a plus (e.g. Arab / Spanish);

  • Entrepreneurial and critical spirit – creative thinker.


  • Become part of a team that aims to deliver and implement consistent and sustainable answers for our clients across the world on the themes of resource management, waste policy and circular economy challenges

  • An intellectually challenging job within a leading international company

  • Personal growth perspectives

  • Workplace flexibility

  • An interesting salary package including fringe benefits