Senior Sustainability Consultant

Posted 07 December 2023
Salary DOE
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureSustainability
Contact NameDarcy Owen

Job description

​We are working with an industry-leading consulting firm who are looking for an experienced ESG professional to join their ESG and Climate Services team in Sydney. They will play a crucial role in supporting clients, leading project delivery, and coordinating their services. Their team specializes in offering a comprehensive range of assurance and consulting services aimed at providing assurance in emissions reporting and crediting schemes, strengthening ESG Strategy Development, Integrated ESG Risk Management, and Reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support assurance projects under various emissions reporting and crediting schemes, such as the NGER Act, ACCU Scheme, and ESS, among others.

  • Collaborate within a multidisciplinary team across diverse industries to help companies navigate the complex ESG/Sustainability and Decarbonization landscape.

  • Supervise and enhance the analysis of corporate activities, offering recommendations to strengthen sustainability/ESG strategies.

  • Develop sustainability/ESG programs and related reporting, including materiality assessments and stakeholder engagement.

  • Conduct fieldwork, data analysis, and report preparation.

  • Assist Partners and Managers in client relationships and business development.

  • Review relevant sustainability data and manage project budgets.

  • Coach junior team members, support their development, and promote RSM principles.

Education Requirements:

  • Degree in Business, Commerce, Environmental, or Engineering.

  • Relevant certification or professional membership.

Experience & Attributes:

  • 3-5 years of assurance or advisory experience, preferably in Professional Services or a related industry.

  • Understanding of environmental and energy compliance, governance, and reporting.

  • Strong communication, problem-solving, leadership, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Reliable, motivated, and capable of providing practical recommendations.

  • Understanding of risk management and ISO 31000 Risk Management Standard.

  • Knowledge of Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) management systems and compliance.

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