Job Description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognised worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

We are recognized as a global market leader in climate change and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) services working with clients to reach their sustainability objectives through the application of digital transformation and emerging technologies. Our dedicated team brings deep experience integrating sustainability into strategy, operating models, processes, and technologies to deliver sustainable growth. 

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

Accenture’s ESG Measurement, Analytics and Performance Practice helps our clients understand their ESG performance and unlock sustainable value. We do this with the careful application of analytics, artificial intelligence and cloud computing to solve competing business problems. This helps clients enhance the accuracy, integrity and credibility of the ESG metrics to meet the needs of internal and external stakeholders. At Accenture we have established this team to harness the power of technology to amplify human ingenuity in seeking solutions across the entire enterprise and ESG Agenda. In joining the ESG Measurement, Analytics and Performance team you will drive the C-Suite agenda to address some of the key challenges facing organisations including:

How do I move beyond reporting and disclosure to embed ESG to drive performance? Who should be in charge of ESG in the organisation? What is the optimal ESG Operating Model for ESG measurement & reporting? How do I measure, monitor and mitigate physical and transition risks and comply with the numerous pending ESG regulations/ legislations?

As part of the wider Accenture team, you’ll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. 

In this role you will:

  • Lead successful ESG Measurement, Analytics and Performance engagements, addressing our clients’ business challenges to deliver commercial success together with positive impacts for society and the environment on topics including:
    • Sustainability strategy
    • Future operating model and sustainability leadership
    • Sustainable growth and portfolio strategy
    • Sustainability sentiment tracking
    • Sustainability impact assessment and business model diagnostics
    • Sustainable technology and data
    • Real-time ESG monitoring and tracking
    • Sustainable finance
    • Sustainability reporting, analytics and modelling
  • Leverage your core consulting skills to understand and structure the clients’ challenges; develop hypotheses on solutions; undertake market and trends assessments and develop business cases to unlock value and enhance sustainability outcomes
  • Use your deep industry knowledge and sustainability expertise to advise clients on their sustainability goals and transformation
  • Build and develop client relationships and develop your own pipeline of work through opportunity identification/qualification, proposal development/presentation, and commercial contract negotiation
  • Develop and grow the capabilities of our team, acting as a mentor and coach
  • Develop assets, capabilities, and thought leadership and support the promotion of our business in the market



Qualifications

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

 

  •     Minimum of 8 years of experience with ESG Data, Decisioning and Performance topics
  •     Proven experience with qualitative analysis, research, and business case development 
  •    Executive presence and relationship building at all levels, including with board members and c-suite executives
  •   Leadership of diverse teams in complex and ambiguous strategy engagements
  •  Comfort leading presentations and facilitating workshops with large audiences

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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Pros: Fantastic culture, amazing flexibility, good rewards, varied work/projects, lots of extra-curricular activities/group.

Cons: Salaries competitive but not market leading, work life balance can be questionable at times.

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