ESG Consultant

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Working in ESG Consulting for one of the world's leading engineering professional services firms providing technical consultancy to the built and natural environment in their London office or remote #WFH.

With a heritage spanning over 150 years, my client has a history of excellence.  Specialising in a range of engineering design services, they have extensive UK coverage and a growing international presence.  This is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through their work, they make a positive difference in the world.

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The ESG Consultant (Senior ESG Strategy & Reporting Lead) job opportunity, working as a key member of their Environmental Consulting business. You will support the growth of their ESG Strategy and Reporting service, with a particular focus on Sustainable Investment Advisory.
You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of high-profile clients across a range of sectors, including property, infrastructure, science, industry, technology, energy, water and arts & culture.

Your role will be to lead work with clients at a corporate/organisational/portfolio level across a range of sectors, and in particular, support the growth of my client’s sustainable finance team.

Typical work will involve leading projects delivering horizon scanning, scoping, materiality assessment, objective, target and KPI setting, strategy development, strategy implementation, monitoring and assessment, reporting and feedback and/or investor disclosure.  There is also an opportunity to support the development of growth areas such as circular economy and climate justice strategy.

You will be a Project Manager on a number of projects, responsible for understanding a client's needs, bringing together the right skills from across the organisation, and managing all aspects of the project to deliver valuable outcomes for the client.

The role is very client focussed, and you will manage relationships with a variety of different firms.

You will be involved in various activities including mentoring, resource management, marketing and business planning and be able to lead on bidding processes for new work.

You will have

To be successful as ESG Consultant (Senior ESG Strategy & Reporting Lead), you will have a healthy mix of the following:

  • Education to degree level and preferably a Master’s degree
  • Member of the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) or equivalent
  • Ideally a Chartered Environmentalist or working towards Chartered Environmentalist
  • Experience in developing and implementing sustainability strategies/management systems for organisations/sectors
  • Experience developing ESG/sustainability reports in accordance with recognised standards
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Knowledge of relevant environmental regulations: Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), GRESB, Taskforce for Climate Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD), CDP, EMS ISO 14001

It is essential that you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as you will be a key technical ambassador for my client, working closely with our clients as well as the wider industry. You will be a self-motivated, proactive, realistic and collaborative person that strives to deliver solutions of the highest quality and exhibits an excellent attention to detail.

You will get

As an ESG Consultant, you will enjoy a competitive salary of £55K-£60K + comprehensive benefits package. 

To reward your hard work and commitment my client offers both core and flexible benefits, a competitive salary and industry-leading training and development to support you throughout your career.

Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection.  You will also have access to a Flexible Benefits Fund which you can choose to take as extra cash or spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.

In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share Payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

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To ESG Consultant by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), or by sending CV in confidence to

UK_MS JSM 12205

9 May 2022
England, London
£55K-£60K + Fantastic Package

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