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Senior consultant Climate Change and Sustainability Services (Sector focus: Industries)

Location:  Diegem
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Mar 18, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1494283

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. This is what makes us different, and renders working here a unique, lifetime experience.

The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build.


The opportunity: Your Next Adventure Awaits?


EY is growing and for that reason we are looking for a dynamic and motivated consultant to expand our Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) team. EY CCaSS works on various sustainability topics such as circular economy, sustainable business strategies and non-financial reporting. We provide services to private and public organizations in Belgium, in Europe and worldwide.


With our services we aim to optimize the complete value chain of organisations with the ambition to maximise value and minimise low-value waste. Moreover, we help policy makers to develop more efficient and sustainable legislation.


Our team is divided over our offices in Antwerp, Ghent and Brussels (Diegem).



Your Key Responsibilities


  • You will perform several types of sustainability audits and internal audits in the circular economy and sustainability areas across the EU; coached by the lead auditor;
  • You will conduct analysis with regards to circular economy & waste legislation as well as trends, on a national and  international level;
  • You will analyse the value chain of organisations with the aim of maximising value and minimising low-value waste, this way you will  shaping a circular economy and creating an effective waste management policy;
  • You will draft reports in which you formulate proposals for improvement on a product-, process- or governance level;
  • Because you will work within a branch of EY that is in full expansion, you are expected to do your part in developing the market and being actively on the lookout for new opportunities.



Your Profile


  • You have a master degree in preferably economics or law, other degrees can also be considered;
  • You have a first experience either in performing verifications or audits; or in a relevant field such as waste management or circular economy;
  • You have a passion for everything that has to do with sustainability;
  • You are analytical and you love to work with data and numbers, you love to analyse and improve processes; you have a critical mindset;
  • You see value in helping organisations excel through performing audits and verifications;
  • You can work autonomously, our team is still growing so we expect you to be able to support in networking and prospecting;
  • Because you will interact with clients we expect you to speak native Dutch and/or French and have a very good knowledge of English.  



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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