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The opportunity * Accepting candidates in Toronto and Vancouver
EY has a well-established Climate Change and Sustainability practice to respond to our client’s growing need of guidance in key areas, including 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 Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCASS) team is growing exponentially, and as a Senior Consultant, you’ll play a key role in that growth with the provision of EHS advisory services.
Working across many industries, you’ll develop your career by communicating creative, strategic goals both internally and externally. It’s all about listening to and understanding our clients to give them a truly exceptional experience in a field where there really are no off-the-shelf recommendations.
Your key responsibilities
As a Senior Consultant, the nature of this role requires diversity and flexibility, where 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. Regular travel across Canada will be required as you will be meeting with key clients, some of those being the most respected in their fields.
Skills and attributes for success
Ability to participate in a variety EHS consulting & auditing engagements, including, but not limited to strategy, enterprise safety culture transformation, EHS management system, implementation support, audit programs
Use your establish industry experience and knowledge to provide EHS insights to understand, maintain, establish client needs and requirements
Strong analytical skills, ability to interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
Ability to contribute to IT consulting engagements, such as software selection and implementation, business process mapping, project management in the areas of EHS, Sustainability and Risk
Professional presence with the ability to quickly establish personal credibility and demonstrate expertise
Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating team leaders on progress
Support client relationships, business development and account management efforts
Build strong internal relationships with other services across the organization
Energetic, passionate and entrepreneurial spirit
A dedication to teamwork and leadership
Advanced written and verbal communication skills
To qualify for the role you must have
University degree in the fields of Engineering, Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental management
5 year’s industry experience with a focus on EHS risks and opportunities and/or operational safety. Experience should cover strategy evaluation and development, management system design and implementation, process improvement and reporting. At least two of the following areas of expertise: environment, occupational health &safety, industrial hygiene or operational risk
Direct consulting experience will be a positive asset to this position
Ideally, you’ll also have
Experience in using or implementing IT platforms, preferably in the area of EHS, such as SAP, Enablon, Cority.
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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