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SLR Consulting

Job title Sustainability & ESG Consultant
Location London
Date posted 20-Sep-21
Apply by 30-Nov-21
Contact Chris Macleod
ukcareers@slrconsulting.com
https://slrconsultinghr.secure.force.com/careers/fRecruit__ApplyJob?vacancyNo=VN835&
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Corporate Citizenship, now a part of SLR, is searching for an ESG and Sustainability Consultant. We are on a mission to harness the power of business to create a better future for everyone, we work with companies to accelerate change towards a future where our society and planet can thrive.

We are seeking a consultant to join our growing ESG Advisory team based in London.

As a team we are unified by a deep passion to create positive change across the ESG agenda and deliver great work for our clients. We work hard to ensure Corporate Citizenship is a collaborative and supportive working environment, where work-life balance is respected, and employees are given the opportunity to develop both personally and in their careers. 

SLR are global leaders in environmental and advisory solutions helping our clients achieve their sustainability goals. We are a consultancy with over 1650 staff across 5 regions – including over 430 staff across Europe. SLR’s ‘one team’ culture is at the heart of our business; providing a collaborative and supportive environment for professional development. Along with competitive salaries, our staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including a company pension and healthcare offering, travel and life insurance, critical illness cover and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 day’s annual leave, SLR offer agile working which allows staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and our family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life. 

APPLICATIONS: 

SLR will close the role when we have received a sufficient number of applications, so please do not delay in applying for the position.

To apply for this position please submit your application at: www.slrconsulting.com/careers. SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer but our expectations go beyond just complying with legislation. It is SLR's intention that active steps are undertaken to ensure that opportunities are open to all and that as a business, we continue to strive to promote diversity and inclusion and reduce the gender pay gap.
 
Job Description

With demonstrable experience working in the ESG field, the successful applicant will be an integral part of the team with responsibilities ranging from project delivery, business development, client management and thought leadership. The consultant will have a key role developing and delivering our work on ESG indices, ratings and frameworks. The role will be based in our central London office, however, could occasionally involve travel within the UK and internationally on assignment.

Reporting to one of the senior team members, the Consultant will be required to work closely with all members of the team, to achieve company, team and project objectives. Strong analytical and communication skills are essential for this role. 

Duties will be varied but will include:

Client delivery

  • Understand and interpret client needs, clearly communicating client goals to internal and external stakeholders
  • Deliver client projects, with a focus on supporting clients with their ESG indices, ratings submissions.
  • Analyse data, making clear judgements about content and its presentation
  • Prepare & deliver presentations and reports for clients
  • Coordinate multiple projects, ensuring milestones and action items are met within agreed timelines and there is clear communication with clients

Business development & Thought leadership

  • Draft and develop proposals with support from senior team members. Participate in new business pitches, including research and project scoping.
  • Contribute to Corporate Citizenship’s thought leadership through research, drafting articles and blogs 
  • Work with colleagues to develop new and innovate existing tools related to ESG indices, ratings & frameworks services
  • Keep abreast of ESG landscape including regulatory requirements and best practices 

Key Responsibilities    

Candidates should be able to demonstrate:

  • Demonstrable experience in ESG, sustainability, business or consulting post-graduation 
  • Excellent communication skills – ability to communicate confidently with clients, explain complex information & produce high-quality deliverables
  • Exceptional analytical skills - ability to distil quantitative and qualitative data 
  • Good time and project management skills 
  • Good Excel & PowerPoint skills

The following skills would also be advantageous:

  • Experience of supporting company responses to external ESG indices and frameworks such as DJSI, CDP, SASB (could be in-house, working for ratings agencies or ESG investing)
  • Knowledge of ESG landscape including key indices such as DJSI and regulatory requirements
  • Experience of developing excel-based tools