Job Description

Accenture’s Net Zero Carbon Transitions helps our clients navigate the transition to net zero through innovation-led, business model transformation. We use data-driven tools, frameworks and insights to enable organizations to deliver lasting value and impact. We harness the power of technology to amplify human ingenuity in seeking solutions that deliver across the entire enterprise and ESG Agenda.  Our rapidly growing practice is looking for motivated individuals passionate about understanding how sustainability impacts organizations, their leadership teams, their operations and overall performance to enable a more resilient future.  

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

Net zero specializations:
We believe that clients need a depth of experience and expertise in the core net zero transition levers, technologies, and business models.  Therefore, we are seeking people in the following focus areas:
•    Net zero sites: buildings, campuses, manufacturing
•    Net zero fuels: green hydrogen, sustainable aviation fuels
•    Net zero mobility: EVs and Net Zero fleets
•    Net zero energy: Green Tariffs, PPAs
•    Carbon removals: Nature based solutions, carbon capture utilization and storage
•    Sustainable and regenerative agriculture
•    Sustainable materials and circular business models
•    Sustainable finance

The work: 

  • Use your deep industry knowledge to support clients analyze their carbon footprint across scopes 1, 2, 3.  

  • Guide clients in setting or refreshing their ambition to disconnect their business success from carbon emissions 

  • Produce detailed transition roadmaps to orchestrate the decarbonization levers sequenced over time

  • Lead engagements to help clients deploy net zero energy technologies and nature based to deliver year over year performance improvement in alignment with Science Based Targets.  This could include:

       -The design, develop and implement their energy efficiency and renewable energy programs for buildings and facilities 

        -The reimagining of manufacturing in connection with our industry X approach that leverages digital twin technologies

        -The removal of natural gas from operations and hard to decarbonize processes

        -The preparation, planning and the transformation of people and goods movement fleets

        -The proper consideration of nature-based solutions and CCUS technologies 

  • Lead engagements to help clients orchestrate and deploy sustainable and regenerative agriculture techniques through the orchestration of new markets and business models

  • Lead engagements to help clients orchestrate the deployment of circular business models 

  • Produce a robust business case that considers traditional investment returns along with financing models that support global orchestration of change

  • Build client relationships and develop your pipeline of work through opportunity, proposal, and commercial phase

  • Lead high performing multidisciplinary teams, leading by example, actively mentoring others and contributing to performance management and recruitment activities

What’s in it for you? 
•    Gain exposure to a range of new and emergent technologies as we are recognized as a global market leader in climate change and ESG services working with clients to reach their sustainability objectives
•    We take care to help you gain skills, knowledge and experience through formal and informal learning opportunities and have been consistently recognized on Fortune's 100 Best Companies To Work For list for 10 consecutive years.


Here’s what you will need:
•    Minimum of 6 years of experience working in the building sector, or for an energy efficiency service provider serving buildings
•    Minimum of 6 years experience with ENERGY STAR, LEED, and/or other energy efficiency initiatives 
•    Minimum of 6 years experience with energy management systems landscapes
•    Minimum of 6 years experience doing qualitative analysis, research, and business case development 
•    Minimum of 6 years delivering strategic engagements

Bonus Points If:
•    You improvise and adapt to lead clients and teams through change and ambiguity
•    You’ve gained the trust of you clients and partnered with them to:  design business process, lead design thinking workshops, develop business cases, deliver agile projects, and develop new operating models
•    Comfortable leading presentations and facilitating workshops and large audiences
•    Experienced in relationship building at all levels, including with board members and c suite executives

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is

$147,700-$261,199 and information on benefits offered is here. 

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.

Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

What We Believe

We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

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