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Senior Consultant, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Riyadh

Location:  Riyadh
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  9 Feb 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1402435

Our CCaSS team seeks to build a better working world by helping businesses and governments respond to societal, environmental and economic challenges. They help businesses understand and evaluate the broader value impacts and outcomes associated with their organizations, operations, programs and projects. Our global team is multidisciplinary and combines our core knowledge in accounting and reporting with knowledge in technical and regulatory sustainability issues.

Our teams help clients improve and report on their sustainability performance. Specifically, we help clients manage emerging risks, and reduce costs through the design and implementation of systems and processes and leverage opportunities in areas such as climate change, health and safety, labor rights, nonfinancial reporting, supply chain and environmental management.


The opportunity


The EY CCaSS team is actively looking for a Senior Consultant with climate change and sustainability consulting experience or background, including exposure to energy management, green building, HSE management systems, sustainable value creation, sustainability digitization, business model innovation, sustainable supply chain and reporting.

We are at the forefront of current trends in climate change and sustainability and we engage with clients at all levels to provide insight into these developments. We want candidates who are dedicated and capable of helping us to develop our dynamic sustainability practice that is focused on making the difference for our clients as they navigate this agenda.


Your key responsibilities


In this role, you will work on multiple client engagements, sharing responsibility, providing support, developing relationships, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress across a range of industries, including consumer products, Oil & Gas and financial services. You will perform audit procedures, create work products such as audit analyses and engagement documentation, evaluate and test processes and related controls, participate in client meetings and assist in preparation of reports.

You will also contribute to the development of a market leading team that can provide board level strategic advice and winning large transformation engagements that leverage the wider competencies of EY. Working with EY CCaSS local / regional teams to deliver and execute projects efficiently with a high-quality standard will also be essential.

If you have commercial/consulting experience in the following areas, we want to hear from you - energy management; sustainability reporting; green building; HSE systems; sustainability transformation; sustainability strategy; sustainable supply chain, valuing sustainability


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

  • Undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, for example chemical, mechanical, electrical engineering or environmental science
  • At least 3 years of experience in a position focused on sustainability advisory
  • A good understanding of the issues and opportunities surrounding sustainability and the impact of sustainability on an ever-changing business environment, including knowledge of climate change policies and the carbon market
  • General understanding of sustainability best practices in areas of transformation, supply chain, digitization, business model innovation and value measurement
  • Strong technical, quantitative and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Further studies and / or relevant professional qualifications
  • Track record with a leading consulting firm
  • Proficiency in the Arabic language


What we look for


We are interested in entrepreneurs who have the confidence to develop and promote a brand-new strategic vision both internally and externally. You will be business savvy with a passion for innovation as well as the motivation to create your own EY journey.


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:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


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

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