Manager - Sustainability Assurance

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Competitive salary
19 Feb 2024
16 Mar 2024
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Manager - Sustainability Assurance

What if your career could have a lasting impact on you, and the World?

At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart. We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world.

The Opportunity

We are seeking Managers to join the Climate Change and Sustainability Services team based in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, and Adelaide.

The EY Climate Change and Sustainability Services Team has recently been recognised by Verdantix as the global leader in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) consulting. Our Oceania business comprises a multidisciplinary team of more than 200 passionate professionals providing support and advice to clients across all market sectors. We are the leading sustainability consulting practice in Oceania, and work across the full spectrum of sustainability and climate change issues, including ESG strategy, outcomes measurement, climate risk and decarbonisation, work health and safety, human rights and modern slavery through advisory and assurance engagements. We have a strong focus on the technical development of our teams and developing the next generation of sustainability professionals.

At EY we also walk the talk. We are carbon negative and are on-track to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. We have recently been recognised as one of the Top 100 Companies in Sustainability, and described as 'ambitious innovators' in the market. Our market leading EY Net Zero Centre brings together the firm's expertise in climate change, energy transition and organisational strategy to support our clients to decarbonise their businesses. We recognise that the ESG and decarbonisation imperatives are central to 'Building a Better Working World', and are committed to supporting our clients and communities in managing the transition

Your key responsibilities

  • Leading engagements to support organisations to identify, develop and deliver climate change strategies that address risk and opportunity.
  • Leading business development of EY's Climate Change services in Sydney or Melbourne and achieving sales targets
  • Building trusting relationships with EY clients and leveraging those relationships to generate business opportunities
  • Leading the go-to-market plan for EY's climate change services, enhancing market presence in Sydney or Melbourne and supporting the execution of EY's climate change services strategy
  • Fostering a collaborative and high performing team environment while applying technical expertise of climate change to direct project teams on delivery of EY's climate change services

What we're looking for

Here's our 'wish list' but don't worry if you don't tick all the boxes. We're interested in your strengths, what you want to learn, and how far you want to go.

To qualify for the role, you have
• Tertiary qualification, such as in engineering or environmental sciences, economics, social sciences, law, organisational development, research methods or international development
• Knowledge and experience in climate and energy policy and standards, climate risk and opportunity assessment and decarbonisation strategy
• 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.
• Financial or non-financial assurance experience and awareness of relevant standards including those developed by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) and associated local regulation
• Outstanding project and time management skills.
• You will have 9 + years experience of relevant professional experience and 2+ years leadership or management experience

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Professional services/consulting
  • Facilitating training/workshops
  • Industry and/or government

What we can offer you

  • Explore how a career at EY is yours to build at www.ey.com/au/careerdevelopment
  • Discover how, when and where you can work at www.ey.com/au/flexibility
  • Learn about our commitment to DE&I at www.ey.com/au/diversity-inclusiveness
  • Understand how our benefits can support you at www.ey.com/au/benefits

Acknowledgement of Country

EY acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which EY offices are located around Australia. We pay our respects to their cultures, and to their Elders - past, present, and emerging. Find out more about our vision for reconciliation at www.ey.com/au/reconciliation

Apply now... we're over 9,000 perspectives in Australia and we're ready to welcome yours.

At EY we take inclusivity seriously, and we're committed to removing barriers and improving the employment prospects of people with disability or long-term health conditions. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at contactrecruitment@au.ey.com or +61 3 8650 7788 (option 2). Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.

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

EY | Building a better working world

Our preferred applicant will be required to undertake employment screening by EY or our external third-party provider.

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