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Sustainability Consulting Professionals

Job Location: Stockholm

Regional Description: Sweden

Job Number: 00508229

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- Job description

Accenture Strategy
- Sustainability Services Nordic


Our Sustainability Services practice is growing and we are now looking for experienced sustainability consultants and project managers to reinforce our Nordic team.


You will be working across the Nordics in Accenture Sustainability Services, a global center of excellence. Accenture Sustainability Services helps organizations achieve substantial improvement in performance and value for their stakeholders by leveraging their assets and capabilities to drive innovation and profitable growth while striving for a positive economic, environmental and social impact.


We see sustainability both as a commercial opportunity and an extension of our stewardship role in supporting global business and societies. We work with clients across industries and geographies to integrate sustainability approaches into their business strategies, operating models and critical processes. Our holistic approach encompasses strategy, design and execution to increase revenue, reduce cost, manage risk and enhance brand, reputation and intangible assets. Our approach emphasizes Sustainability as a lens to innovate to find new values and efficiencies by applying digital technologies, e.g. through adopting circular economy business principles. We also help clients develop deep insights on sustainability issues based on our ongoing investments in research, including recent studies on consumer expectations and global executive opinion on corporate sustainability and climate change.


Desired Skills and Experience


The ideal candidate will demonstrate leadership qualities, high personal standards, a high degree of creativity, ability to develop intellectual capital and strong professional ethics. You will have previous experience in consulting, as well as a strong track record and profile in Sustainability. You must be a team player and have strong lateral management and persuasive skills.

 

You will bring the following skills and experience:

 

  • Broad knowledge of the business issues and opportunities surrounding Sustainability
  • Strong strategic, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong track record in either Sustainability Strategy & Innovation or Sustainable Operations & Supply Chain.
  • Experience of strategy consulting
  • Track record of business development
  • Solid understanding of the commercial drivers for a successful consulting practice.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, oral, listening)
  • Project management and team management experience, including the ability to organize and direct high-quality work
  • Ability to think laterally and adapt previous experience and solutions to the project in hand.
  • Energy, drive and commitment to support the team in growing Sustainability Services and meet competing deadlines.
  • Flexibility to respond nimbly to shifting priorities.
  • Leadership, with the ability to transfer vision into results


Qualifications

 

  • Excellent academic results, preferably on M.Sc. level
  • Further studies and / or relevant professional qualifications are also desirable
  • Recognized for deep expertize in at least one of the offerings that Accenture's Sustainability Services provides, i.e. Sustainability Strategy & Valuation, Circular Economy, Trust & Traceability
  • Previous experience in a top tier strategy consulting firm, boutique strategy firm, or consulting in a big 4 accountancy firm would be advantageous
  • Fluent in a Scandinavian language and strong English skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel when needed

 

Apply online below. Remember to attach your CV and cover letter. Name your documents accordingly:
First name Last name Content (for example Jane Doe CV or John Doe cover letter).

 

We look forward to receiving your application!


Please note that 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.

 

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