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At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.
We are currently seeking a qualified candidate who is able to demonstrate strong leadership qualities for an excellent career opportunity at the Manager or Senior Manager level (level commensurate with experience). 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.
EY’s commitment to the quality and integrity of our services is exemplified by our methodologies and our rigorous quality controls applied to every client engagement. Together with our substantial investments in technology, knowledge, and learning resources for our professionals, we deliver high quality services for our clients and their stakeholders.
Responsibilities, Qualifications, Certifications
Your key responsibilities
Take a lead role in building our Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) practice in Ontario and nationally. This position will primarily oversee our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Strategy and Transformation work in Ontario as well as other related ESG consulting and assurance projects. The position will also be closely involved in a leadership role within our national CCaSS team to drive consistency, excellence and continuous improvement in our ESG Strategy methodologies, toolkits, team development and external partnerships.
Develop/maintain strong working relationships with key business decision makers to communicate value and inform them of the firm's scope of services. Provide guidance/expertise in the delivery of our climate change and sustainability advisory and auditing services.
Working in a team environment, manage projects to assist clients in their efforts to identify, measure and appropriately manage the business and reporting sustainability risks that they face as they transition their organizations to respond to changing government regulations and stakeholder expectations. Monitor the engagement team's progress against the plan and alter it when needed.
Manage client relationships and contribute significantly to business development and account management leadership. Represent the practice in management forums and enable the rapid, profitable growth of our business. Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with other EY client service teams.
Identify/communicate trends, developments, and key performance drivers relevant to your clients and potential clients. Demonstrate a deep understanding of client industry and marketplace.
Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the team. Successfully delegate to and manage all levels of staff. Conduct performance reviews, serve as a positive role model and mentor, and contribute to performance feedback/training. Foster teamwork and lead by example.
Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery. With guidance from leadership, maintain an educational program to continually develop skills.
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 issues 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
Share our passion for helping businesses and other clients become more sustainable
Willingness for out-of-town travel, either domestically or internationally (may be required approximately 20% of the time)
Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada.
To qualify for the role you must have
MBA and/or management consulting and strategy development experience
Advanced degree(s) in Sustainability, Environmental Science or other relevant area an asset
8-12+ years of experience in development and/or implementing ESG and Sustainability strategies for multiple organizations (particularly in multiple industries); other sustainability, consulting, business development/sales experience and experience working in a matrix organization considered highly valuable
An established personal brand and network amongst the Canadian ESG community, and an interest and ability to continue to grow in this area; public speaking experience/capability on ESG and related topics a plus
Excellent project management and team leadership skills
Professional presence with the ability to quickly establish personal credibility and demonstrate expertise
Exemplary written and verbal communication skills and PowerPoint skills
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
Diversity and Inclusion at EY
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.
EY Way of Work and your health and safety
EY Way of Work recognizes flexibility in the way we collaborate, innovate and deliver with the ability to work in-person and remotely. To support a healthy and safe in-person working environment, EY has implemented various layers of health and safety controls while working in the office or at client or other locations. A critical component of EY’s workplace safety program includes our COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an accommodation based on a reason protected by human rights legislation is provided.
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