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EY Consultant - Manager, Climate Change and Sustainability Services in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Consultant - Manager, Climate Change and Sustainability Services

Assurance

Requisition # ALL00411

Post Date Jun 03, 2021

Our CCaSS team seeks to build a better working world by helping businesses and governments respond to societal, environmental and economic challenges. They help businesses understand and evaluate the broader value impacts and outcomes associated with their organizations, operations, programs and projects. Our global team is multidisciplinary and combines our core knowledge in accounting and reporting with knowledge in technical and regulatory sustainability issues.

Our teams help clients improve and report on their sustainability performance. Specifically, we help clients manage emerging risks, and reduce costs through the design and implementation of systems and processes and leverage opportunities in areas such as climate change, green and sustainable finance, health and safety, labor rights, nonfinancial reporting, supply chain and environmental management.

The opportunity

The EY Climate Change & Sustainability Services (CCaSS) Team is looking for a market - facing talented professional with significant experience in climate change and sustainability consulting experience, sustainability / ESG advisory, including exposure to energy management, ESG strategy, sustainable value creation, ESG due diligence, sustainable finance and ESG Reporting. We need candidates with a proven track record of winning and advising large corporate firms (FTSE 100 / Fortune 500) on sustainability strategy and leading the implementation of such programs to drive and measure value created.

Your key responsibilities

In this role you will work as part of a wider team to support business development efforts, win project work and advise EYs clients on sustainability advisory and related services. In addition you will contribute to the development of a market leading team that is capable of providing board level strategic advice and winning large transformation engagements that leverage the wider competencies of EY as well as raise EYs profile in the market, especially in relation to the climate change and sustainability debates.

Skills and attributes for success

Pro- activity, accountability and results- driven people will flourish in this environment. Dealing with competing priorities, understanding how to manage resources and communicating effectively are key skills. This will have a huge impact on those around you and help promote a positive work ethic.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Minimum of two years of experience in a position focused on sustainability advisory

  • Undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, for example engineering or environmental science

  • Understanding of the key energy, green building and sustainability issues and drivers and how they link to business value

  • Proven track record of project management and delivery - in particular large-scale consulting engagements around sustainability. Prior consulting experiences an advantage

  • Deep understanding of sustainability best practices in areas of transformation, supply chain, digitization, business model innovation and value measurement

  • Exceptional commercial and leadership skills combined with entrepreneurial mind set

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic team and environment, managing team members to successfully deliver projects

  • Strong technical, quantitative and analytical skills

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Relevant professional qualifications an advantage

  • Track record with a leading consulting firm in the MENA region

What we look for

We are interested in entrepreneurs who have the confidence to develop and promote a brand new strategic vision both internally and externally. You will be business savvy with a passion for innovation as well as the motivation to create your own EY journey.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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