Job Location: Location Negotiable
Job Number: 00472134 00472134_en-GB
Role: Consultant, Sustainability Strategy
Mobility: up to 100%
Closing Date: 07:01:18
Managing environmental, social and governance challenges in a digital world creates new C-level priorities. Leaders must run resource-efficient supply chains and connect with customers more effectively than ever before. Navigating these and other complex sustainability issues can be a daunting challenge – and Accenture Strategy helps by shaping our clients’ future, combining deep business insight with the understanding of how technology will impact industries and business models.
Through Sustainability Strategy, a dedicated business within Accenture Strategy, we help clients identify new areas for growth, new ways to increase efficiency and reduce costs and new means to build trust and reputation. By focusing on sustainability as a means for value creation, we help business leaders build trust and transparency, and create competitive advantage.
We are in a critical phase of business growth, and seek a Consultant to strengthen our Sustainability Strategy team. Consultants work directly with the world’s leading businesses in business-critical engagements and are responsible for driving the thinking and rigorous analysis that contributes to successful strategy consulting projects. Consultants take responsibility for managing key project workstreams and supervising junior colleagues. Consultants contribute to thought leadership, supporting the development of Accenture’s sustainability points of view and intellectual and commercial assets.
The Consultant role will help Sustainability Strategy grow and drive client impact, focused in our four offerings:
· Sustainable value
· Circular economy and resource effectiveness
· Trust, transparency and traceability
· Digital trust and responsibility
For more information on our offerings, please visit: https://www.accenture.com/gb-en/service-consulting-sustainability-overview-summary
Skills & Experience
The ideal candidate will demonstrate high personal work standards, a high degree of creativity, an ability to develop intellectual capital and strong professional ethics. Previous experience in consulting and a strong track record in a professional sustainability context are needed. Candidates must be team players and have the spirit, ability and desire to work in an entrepreneurial environment that does not afford the administrative support of a larger service line, necessitating team members to multi-task and work "hands-on".
Candidates must have the following skills and experience:
In addition, the following criteria and qualifications are desirable:
What’s in it for you
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and growing sustainability strategy and consulting team, and Sustainability Strategy in the UK is at the heart of a practice with global reach.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
Closing Date for Applications 07/01/2018
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
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