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EY Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Manager/Senior Manager in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Manager/Senior Manager

Assurance

Requisition # KUA002LF

Post Date Mar 28, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic is creating seismic challenges around the world. Our purpose, to build a better working world, has never been more important. Life at EY has been transformed dramatically but our strong culture of flexible and remote working has helped EY people navigate new ways of working and remain connected with each other and our clients.

A better working world truly starts with the people at EY who are building it every day. Now more than ever we need talented people from diverse backgrounds to help our clients navigate the complexities of this Transformative Age: people with the passion, curiosity and drive to make things better.

The opportunity

In today’s environment, business can no longer ignore the physical and transitional impacts climate change not only has on their own operations but across their value chains. The good news is that this presents opportunities, not just challenges, for organisations that act decisively to build long-term value.

EY’s climate change team helps organisations to maximize these opportunities through efficiently meeting compliance requirements, managing risks and thinking strategically. Our skills and experience range from helping organisations to comply with greenhouse and energy regulatory programs, through to identifying and assessing emissions abatement opportunities, developing decarbonisation strategies and net zero pathway plans, assessing climate-related risks and opportunities and supporting the development of evidence-based policy.

We understand that the impending impacts of climate change are increasingly difficult to predict and hard to plan for. Our response is to support business and government to develop their capacity for managing the future, whatever it may look like.

Your key responsibilities

You’ll spend most of your time in assisting clients to identify, measure, and manage their business and reporting risks as they transit their organizations in respond to changing government environmental regulations and new trends in sustainability management and reporting. Accurately analysing client issues and opportunities, deploying the account management framework, EY client programs, and growth platforms, to build constructive dialogue with key stakeholders. You enjoy actively contributing to the growth and development of the climate change practice by taking operational responsibility and accountability for engagement team support and delivery.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Communicating EY’s scope of services and providing guidance in the delivery of Climate Change & Sustainability Services, with an emphasis on complex and/or specialized issues within Assurance and/or technical sustainability reporting and advisory capacities

  • Partnering with clients to identify and diagnose their needs and the ability to cross-sell services; and

  • Completing high level technical reports and proposals.

  • Managing complex technical issues in technical discipline area;

  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice in area of technical discipline;

  • Proven track record in managing large and complex sized projects;

  • Undertaking a key account management role for major key clients;

  • Excellent business development skills;

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in science, engineering, sustainability or similar certification

  • At least 8 years of experience in a large and dynamic organizations and Climate Change & Sustainability consulting experience

  • Knowledge and interest in sustainability related areas or topics

  • Extensive experience working and leading in a team-based environment

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills

  • Strong project management and personnel management skills

  • Willingness and ability to travel, as necessary

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Professional presence with the ability to engage management level clients as well as internal leadership stakeholders

  • Ability to analyze complex or unusual issues in the context of client engagements and deliver insightful and pragmatic solutions

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident leader equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization. If you’re ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities, and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.

What we offer

EY offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with your work experience, where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements (FWA), where this may be needed, guided by our FWA Policy. 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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