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Internal Sustainability Manager

Location:  Diegem
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 23, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1498259

Our team of Core Business Services is the backbone to the entire EY Belgium organization: from marketing & HR to facilities and overall legal and finance. You are the launching platform from which the EY brand, businesses and your colleagues can take flight.
The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build.

The Opportunity: Your Next Adventure Awaits?

You'll be supporting our EY Belgium management team in managing our comprehensive strategy (embedding ESG into our overall strategy) from inception to execution, seamlessly blending the roles of a strategist and a hands-on implementer. In this respect, you will receive support from different service lines such as Facilities for suppliers’ relationships, Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) for Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) or Science-Based Targets (SBT), Human Resources  for all our people initiatives, and Strategy and Transactions for strategic advice.

 

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Drafting the annual sustainability report. This includes compiling and analyzing relevant data, ensuring that reporting is in line with the CSRD and ESRS, and communicating results to both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Leading as the internal consultant our sustainability initiatives. Interacting, guiding and advising our Service Lines  on how to integrate sustainability into their everyday activities;
  • Documenting with the assistance of sustainability services teams, our double materiality exercise;
  • Developing and implementing a comprehensive sustainability strategy and identifying and assessing EY’s impact on the environment and on people (social), and then outlining a plan to improve these areas;
  • Facilitating in setting clear sustainability objectives and key performance indicators (“KPIs”) to measure progress and impact;
  • Engaging with external stakeholders, and to ensure stakeholders are informed about our efforts, get their feedback, and coordinate collaboration on sustainability issues. In this respect, ensuring compliance with requested questionnaires
  • Identifying and promoting innovations that boost our sustainability efforts in field of reduction of energy consumption, minimize waste, the development of new, more sustainable products or services:
  • Keeping up to date with new trends and regulations, and continuously update and improve the sustainability strategy accordingly;
  • Managing the sustainability budget, tracking expenses and demonstrating the financial benefits and added value (short-term, medium-term, and long-term) of our various ESG initiatives;
  • Representing EY Belgium in the EY Global sustainability network;
  • Reporting directly to the EY Belgium Country Managing Partner via a monthly ESG Dashboard.

 

Your Profile

You have:

  • You preferably have a master’s degree and/or additional qualifications in environmental science, sustainability, business administration, internal audit, supply chain, consulting, business engineering, or another related field or you have the required relevant equivalent expertise;
  • You have at least 8 years of professional experience in relevant fields;
  • You have a passion for sustainability and its integration in business processes and decision-making;
  • You have excellent project management skills; 
  • You can motivate and steer teams;
  • You have in-depth IT and Technical Skills;
  • You have good diplomatic and social skills and enjoy building relationships with stakeholders.
  • You are a team player and possess a high level of integrity;
  • You are proficient in English, and fluent in Dutch and/or French.
     

What’s In It For You

  • EY Family – you become part of the EY Family providing you with all the necessary skills, training and opportunities; enabling you to grow to your fullest potential.
  • Attractive remuneration package - We offer an attractive remuneration package; including a company car and charging card, iPhone plus subscription, health insurance, pension plan, meal vouchers, and eco vouchers.  Thanks to our flex plan it is possible to choose what you value most. 
  • Flexible working arrangements - We are proud of our flexible working arrangements. We will actively support you in building a successful career and delivering excellent client service without sacrificing your personal priorities. We offer flexible working hours and working from home multiple days per week is possible.
  • Inspiring work environment - At EY we are dedicated to providing you with an inspiring work environment. A work environment that allows you to further develop your skills and enables you to fulfill your true potential.
  • Learning & personal growth - You will benefit from an onboarding program, receive extensive training and will be coached by a counselor. We offer a clear career path tailored to your unique skills with necessary guidance.  
  • Fun - By joining our EY- teams, you can participate in team activities, and companywide events and enjoy a drink during our monthly after-work drink.  
  • Sustainability - We have a fleet of hybrid and electric cars. Our flex plan makes it possible for you to choose the most sustainable option for you. You can also opt for a train subscription or lease a bike.
  • Diversity & Inclusion - At EY we are passionate about the inclusion and support of individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.
  • Location - All of our offices are easily accessible by public transport and/or by car and have parking space. They all have parking spaces and charging stations are provided.
  • Best Workplace – You will be part of the 2023 number one rated Best Workplace (Great Place to Work).

Here at EY, you’ll have the chance to build a truly exceptional experience. We’ll empower you with the latest technology, surround you with high-performing teams, and provide the global scale and diverse and inclusive culture you need to discover your full potential. Through our coaching and training programs, you’ll develop the skillsets you need to stay relevant today and in the future – all while building a network of colleagues, mentors, and leaders who will be on the journey with you at EY and beyond.

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