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EY has a well-established Climate Change and Sustainability practice to respond to our client’s growing need of guidance in four key areas: social and environmental sustainability, climate change, sustainable finance, and environment, health & safety (EHS). Our services are varied, but include strategy and implementation, impact measurement, assessment of policies, programs and management systems, assurance over sustainability-related data and greenhouse gas emission verification. We are looking to expand our team of professionals focused on providing high value, independent, trusted advice to our clients as they transition to a more sustainable economy. Our clients include many of today's leading global companies, innovative growth companies, government and other Publicly Accountable Enterprises.
We are currently seeking a qualified candidate who is able to demonstrate strong leadership qualities for an excellent career and leadership opportunity at the Senior Associate level. We can help you realize your potential. Our success is based on your success. Our work environment is designed to help high-performing people thrive.
Your key responsibilities
As a Senior Consultant , the nature of this role means no two projects will be the same. That means you’ll need to think on your feet and challenge existing practices to develop answers to complex issues. You’ll also be collaborating with colleagues across multiple service lines, so we’ll look to you to build relationships and identify opportunities for our clients to benefit from our knowledge in other areas.
Skills and attributes for success
Be a self-starter who takes ownership for tasks and team performance, and proactively seeks out ways to better address our clients’ needs
Be a team player and leader, able to successfully guide the work of others and be committed to achieving common goals
Ability to deal with ambiguity
With support from team leadership, ability to design and execute a logical phased approach to understand complex or unusual client issues, and design, recommend and implement insightful and pragmatic solutions
Ability to take a pragmatic approach to issues that underpin client relationships while demonstrating and living the firm's values
Demonstrate professionalism and poise in working with and presenting to clients or EY executives, and in developing relationships with potential clients
Demonstrate strong writing skills and an ability to translate recommendations and other ideas effectively and concisely in reports, presentation materials, client proposals and other written communication
Be technically comfortable in one or more of our key service areas, e.g., sustainability strategy, climate change and energy transiton, sustainable finance, EHS management (examples only – those with other relevant technical competencies are welcome to apply)
Experience in one or more of the following industries: mining, oil and gas, manufacturing, retail, financial services, government and public sector.
Share our passion for helping businesses and other clients become more sustainable
To qualify for the role you must have
A Masters Degree in Business/Economics, Sustainability, Engineering, Environmental Science or other relevant area
3+ years experience in a position focused on sustainability consulting
Excellent project management and team leadership skills
Professional presence with the ability to quickly establish personal credibility and demonstrate expertise
Advanced written and verbal communication skills both in French and English
What we look for
We’re interested in versatile people with the ability to take on new responsibilities and listen to clients to get things done. We’re not just looking for environmental experience — we’re after genuinely interesting people with the ability to build relationships, negotiate and think in unique and creative news ways. If you’re a confident leader with a curious mind and the ability to solve complex issues, this role is for you.
What we offer
At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
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Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.
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