Ernst & Young GDS India LLP

EY GDS - Assurance - Climate Change and Sustainability Services - Manager

Hyderabad, Gurgaon and Bangalore
Will be discussed during interviews
06 May 2022
20 May 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Position Summary:

Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) professionals provides advisory services including ESG/Sustainability Advisory, Sustainability/non-financial reporting, Climate Change and impact assessment studies.

The Manager will be responsible for working closely with Partners, Senior Managers, Assistant Managers, Seniors and Staff on client engagements. The primary responsibility will be consulting with clients on technical sustainability reporting and advisory capabilities; collaborating with partners, senior managers and clients to influence strategy, balancing risk and client expectations; ensuring our engagement team thoroughly understands our clients’ unique needs, ambitions and expectations; building relationships with colleagues across multiple service lines to provide seamless integrated service; managing performance and identifying opportunities to improve our products and processes.

While the Manager will be based out of our Gurgaon / Bangalore / Mumbai/Kolkata/Hyderabad/Manila offices, the individual will be required to travel to other Countries (short term) for executing client engagements.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Execute the following CCaSS solutions using Global service delivery framework:
    • ESG/Sustainability Advisory Non-financial Reporting and Assurance
    • Climate Change and decarbonization Environment Health & Safety
    • Digital platforms on Sustainability/EHS Impact assessment/Outcome measurement
    A proven record of excellence managing, mentoring and upskilling a team of high-performing colleagues
  • The confidence to research and resolve emerging client issues, including regulations, industry practices and new technologies
  • Manage and grow GDS CCaSS services to multiple regions, with high quality service across all CCaSS engagements, by being connected, responsive and insightful internally and with clients.
  • Deliver training on CCaSS methodology and other current market trends and industry issues
  • Strong focus on operational excellence, efficiency, and cost. It is critical to improve overall utilization levels in GDS CCaSS, especially at senior and manager levels, while increasing overall retention and ensuring people development.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Post graduate degree in sustainability/environment or engineering (chemical/mechanical/civil) from reputed institutes in India with a focus on environment, sustainability and climate change issues.
  • 7–11 years of experience in the space of climate change, environment and sustainability
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice as well as a good understanding of the issues within the Sustainability industry, such as Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), amongst others
  • Knowledge of, and experience in preparing sustainability reports and strategies, such as undertaking materiality assessments, peer benchmarking, stakeholder engagement activities and preparation of internal and external reporting
  • Practical experience with energy and emissions reporting schemes including National Greenhouse Emissions Reporting (NGER) scheme, the Safeguard Mechanism and the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF); as well as climate risk advisory experience such as experience with the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) Framework.

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