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Consultant - Climate Change

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MEL002OA Requisition #

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all 

The opportunity 

We are looking for a Consultant within the Climate Change and Sustainability Services team in our Melbourne office.

The EY Climate Change and Sustainability Services team is the biggest sustainability consulting team in Oceania. Our multidisciplinary team comprises 230 experienced professionals across Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, as well as Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington, and advises a large proportion of the ASX 200 to help them drive performance beyond their bottom line.

Your key responsibilities 

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team across a range of industries, assisting organisations on how they manage and report on climate risk and greenhouse emissions
  • Contribute to strategy, solutions, methodologies, analytical frameworks and tools to help clients succeed and navigate complex regulatory environments and manage stakeholder expectations
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with key business decision-makers, both internally and externally
  • Identifying and communicating trends, developments, and key performance drivers relevant to the client, while demonstrating a deep understanding of the industry and marketplace

Skills and attributes for success 

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Tertiary qualification, such as in engineering or environmental sciences, economics or accounting
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a climate related position.
  • Knowledge of relevant climate change and energy policy, legislation, guidance and standards as well as a good understanding of the impacts of climate change
  • Practical experience with energy and emissions reporting schemes including National Greenhouse Emissions Reporting (NGER) scheme, the Safeguard Mechanism and the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF)
  • Climate risk assessment and disclosure experience, including knowledge of the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) Framework
  • Knowledge of, and experience in decarbonisation approaches and climate strategy.

Ideally, you’ll also have: 

  • Experience in assurance or auditing, climate risk or decarbonisation is highly desirable.

What we offer 

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.   
  • Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future. 
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs

At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs.  

We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via contactrecruitment@au.ey.com or  phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 4). 

We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.   

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

EY | Building a better working world  

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third-party provider. 

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