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Consultant - Manager, CCaSS, Kuwait

Location:  Kuwait City
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 13, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1437069

The EY Climate Change & Sustainability Services (CCaSS) Team is looking for market - facing talented professionals across all levels (Consultants, Senior Consultants, Assistant Managers,  Managers) who will work with the larger, seamlessly connected MENA CCaSS team in shaping the climate change and sustainability agenda in the region.

We are looking for self-driven candidates with an entrepreneurial drive wanting to focus on impact opportunities and being a part of a larger change. The candidates will be working on innovative solutions, flagship initiatives and projects in the MENA region with extensive opportunities to travel to key locations and interact with global leaders on climate change and sustainability.

Candidates must have experience on topics such as climate change, sustainability/ESG decarbonization and circular economy. Any added experience on Digital and Technology enabled ESG solutions would be an added advantage. Candidates must also have consulting experience with a proven track record of winning and advising large corporate firms (FTSE 100 / Fortune 500) on strategy development and implementation of programs to drive and measure value creation.

The role will be based in our Kuwait office and will support client engagements across the MENA region.


Your key responsibilities


In this role you will work as part of a wider team to support business development efforts, win project work and advise EY's clients on sustainability/ESG advisory and related services. In addition, you will contribute to the development of a market leading team that is capable of providing board level strategic advice and winning large transformation engagements that leverage the wider competencies of EY as well as raise EY's profile in the market, especially in relation to the climate change  and sustainability debates.


Skills and attributes for success


Pro- activity, accountability and results- driven people will flourish in this environment. Dealing with competing priorities, understanding how to manage resources and communicating effectively are key skills. This will have a huge impact on those around you and help promote a positive work ethic.


To qualify for the role, you must have


  • Experience in a position focused on climate change and sustainability advisory
  • Undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, for example engineering or environmental science
  • Understanding of key sustainability issues and drivers and how they link to business value
  • Proven track record of project management and delivery - in particular large-scale consulting engagements around sustainability. Prior consulting experiences an advantage
  • Deep understanding of sustainability best practices in areas of transformation, supply chain, digitization, business model innovation and value measurement
  • Exceptional commercial and leadership skills combined with entrepreneurial mind set
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic team and environment, managing team members to successfully deliver projects
  • Strong technical, quantitative and analytical skills


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Relevant professional qualifications
  • Track record with a leading consulting firm in the MENA region
  • Ability to travel within the MENA region


What we offer


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:

  • Opportunity to shape the climate change and sustainability agenda in the region
  • Being a part of a larger and seamlessly connected global team
  • Working on innovative solutions, flagship initiatives and key projects
  • Experience in working with global leaders and a diverse team of change makers
  • Ability to develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next
  • Access to insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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