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Platform Implementation Manager ESG & Sustainability solutions

Amsterdam Job No. r00151109 Full-time

Job Description

As businesses set ever more ambitious environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals, their sustainability and technology strategies need to become more tightly aligned. CIOs can play a critical role in supporting their company’s transformation to a sustainable organization. An effective sustainable technology strategy helps drive business growth and ESG performance by delivering on three imperatives:

  • Using the power of technology to enable & accelerate sustainability efforts across the organization

  • Protecting people and the planet by making technology itself progressively more sustainable

  • Pursuing breakthrough innovation with Ecosystem partners to develop radically different and more sustainable ways of doing business in the future

To support our clients in their sustainable journey ESG Measurement & Tracking Platforms – e.g. Microsoft Sustainability Manager, Sphera, Enablon, Salesforce Netzero Cloud and SAP Sustainability Control Tower - are a crucial starting point in the realization of their sustainability ambitions.

  • People You will work with senior Business & IT Executives, solution architects and IT managers to deliver and end-to-end implement ESG and/or Sustainability platforms . You are the linking pin between the Client and ESG Delivery teams, and, in certain cases, act as a Product Owner or shadow Product Owner on behalf of the client. And based on your experience, you can take the delivery lead role and be responsible for the project management in our projects.

  • Processes During the implementations of the ESG and/or Sustainability platforms at the clients, you are not only directly supporting the clients in creating insights in their ESG performance, you also provide the clients the opportunity and enable them to incorporate sustainability into their day-to-day work. In other words – getting standardized insights in the ESG performance enables the client to transform to a sustainable business 

  • Technology In this role you will be the expert and implementation lead for Sustainability solutions in space of: ESG Measurement, Netzero Cloud Solutions, Respinsible Value Chain and/or circularity.  This includes data architectures, data pipelines and infrastructures topics. In scope - both limited to – are the platforms like: Microsoft Sustainability Manager, Salesforce Net Zero Cloud, SAP Sustainability Control Tower, Sphera, Ecovadis & Enablon;

  • Data As Platform Implementation expert for ESG & Sustainability solutions you determine – together with your ESG Data Experts – the  data scope and ensure the right data pipelines are developed. to fill the platforms with the right data. This enables the measurement and analysis of the ESG & Sustainability performance and enable our clients in reaching their Sustainability targets and execute their journeys.

With all our roles, there is some in-person time for collaboration, learning and building relationships with clients, peers, leaders, and communities. As an employer, we will be as flexible as possible to support your specific work/life needs.

Who we are

Through unmatched industry experience, leading technologies from our ecosystem partners and startups, and the largest delivery network in the world, we provide a powerful range of capabilities that can be tailored to our client’s most complex business needs. With over 100 innovation hubs deployed around the world, we help clients continuously innovate at speed and at scale so they can outpace their peers. You will bring innovation, intelligence, and industry experience together with the newest technologies to help clients innovate at scale and transform their businesses.

Technology is one of five services that make up one Accenture – the others are Strategy & Consulting, Operations, Song and Industry X.



Here's what you'll need

  • Experience with ESG and/or Sustainability platforms: Experience with application and programming languages essential to cloud computing — ranging from the web front end to the server environment to the back-end database, i.e., the full stack.

  • Experience with Platform, Cloud, ERP Implementatione: Minimum of 3 years’ experience developing business applications using object-oriented programming languages (g.,Java) and experience with JavaScript frameworks like Angular, React, Node.js.

  • Experience with Green Software: Hands-on AWS experience with at least one implementation (preferably in an enterprise-scale environment)

  • Experience as data architect, preferably in the ESG domain

Bonus points if you have

  • If you hold any (Technology) Sustainability certificates and degrees

  • If you have Sustainability Coaching & Consulting Experience

What's in it for you?

  • Accenture is a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Our people are Change Makers, and to support them as an employer, we make five promises:

  • Work with flexibility, in a culture based on trust

  • Embrace a sustainable growth mindset

  • Live a human-led culture of Inclusion & Diversity by caring deeply for all our people.

  • Lead and transform our clients with technology

  • Connect with our global network of 700.000 colleagues.

These promises are reflected through our excellent employee benefits, including:

  • Unlimited learning: access to thousands of free courses, classes and workshops.

  • Flexible working hours (4x9) & work location, FlexMoment leave of absence program (50% paid leave of absence for 3 months) and FlexDay; a flexible day you can take off to celebrate what matters to you – from EidalFitr to a birthday.

  • ‘Do Good’ volunteering program

  • Paid leave: Parental leave, Paternity leave for all non-birthing parents, Bereavement leave, and Gender affirmation leave)

  • A laptop, iPhone, and home office setup allowance

  • Social activities like Friday Drinks, sport events and parties

What we believe

Accenture is an equal opportunity employer. Our leaders are committed to building a better, stronger and more equitable company for future generations to create positive, long-lasting change. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. 

Our position as partner to many of the world’s leading businesses, organizations and governments affords us both an extraordinary opportunity and a tremendous responsibility to make a difference. Sustainability is one of our greatest responsibilities, which we embed it into everything we do and for everyone we work with.

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all.  Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodation to enable your participation in the recruitment process by emailing We will be happy to assist you.

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