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Consultant - Corporate Sustainability and Resilience

Guidehouse

Beschreibung: 

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit www.guidehouse.com.

Interested in working with talented people in a high-performing team environment with some of the world’s largest corporations and leading governments to help solve some of society’s most complex and challenging problems? 

We offer an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards individuals based on impact, not tenure. We focus on markets facing transformational change, technology-driven innovation, and significant regulatory pressure. Our consultants develop and deploy world-class knowledge and problem solving that leads to breakthrough solutions.

Our team – Resilience, ESG and Disaster Recovery - works with companies and government agencies to achieve sustainability, including deep decarbonization, climate resilience and positive social impact. We help clients navigate the complex world of climate change, climate regulation, shifting consumer preferences, and the energy transition to achieve sustainable and profitable products, processes, business models and services. We apply leading frameworks such as Science-Based and Net-Zero Targets, ESG, and TCFD, and create innovative digital, programmatic, and financial solutions with our clients. Our team supports all Guidehouse’s segments, including financial services, energy providers, healthcare, life sciences and government.

As a member of our team, you will work with various international clients across different industries on their sustainability journey. Assignments may include defining sustainability strategies and targets, measuring sustainability impacts, and developing and implementing programmes to, for instance, abate emissions or develop new products & services – all to drive real-world impact. Project teams are staffed interdisciplinary, across borders and client industries to deliver most value to our clients. In this role, you will learn, be challenged, and develop skills at a fast pace. You will contribute to complex projects and will learn about project management by managing smaller projects. Further, in addition to hands-on experience, our inhouse training programme will teach you the diverse skills you need to succeed. You are expected to transition rapidly into a professional Corporate Sustainability Consultant.


Responsibilities
 

  • You will create direct impact by supporting clients along their decarbonization journey while working together with your team to answer their questions. This includes - but is not limited to - data gathering and analysis, industry research, writing reports, developing Excel models, preparing presentations and workshops, and presenting your findings to clients.
  • You will contribute to complex projects and will learn about project management by managing smaller projects.
  • You will work on diverse assignments which are connected to corporate sustainability and the energy transition in different ways. Some examples:
    • Developing a decarbonization roadmap for an industry sector association
    • Developing a greenhouse-gas (GHG) footprint and setting GHG emissions targets for a global restaurant brand
    • Creating strategies and initiatives for a global port and terminal operator to reach net-zero climate targets
    • Implementing an emission tracking system for an entire city  
    • Setting up a sustainability programme for a global fashion company, including development of financing mechanisms
    • Supporting an industrial company to procure renewable electricity and transition on-site energy infrastructure to a lower carbon option, including designing and managing the related tendering process
    • Preparing market forecasts for low-carbon building technology providers
    • Analysing the ESG-related risks for investors into a global biotech firm
    • Assessing the climate risks and opportunities for a global food and beverage company
Anforderungen: 
  • Relevant experience & training
    • 0-3 years working experience in related fields
    • Education in engineering, energy science, economics, physics, mathematics, business, geography, and sustainability science (preferred)
    • Experienced and skilled with PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
  • Strong quantitative & analytical skills
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • A critical thinker with a strong eye for detail
    • Able to show data collection and organizational skills
    • Working knowledge of data analytics and analysis software such as Power BI, R, Arc GIS etc. is a bonus
  • Strong qualitative & team skills
    • Strong communication, writing and presentation skills
    • Proven ability to summarize complex material into key findings and implications for our clients
    • A team player who demonstrates the willingness and ability to work effectively in diverse teams and collaborate with colleagues at all levels
  • Language
    • Must be able to work fluently in English (written and spoken).
    • Must be fluent in German (written and spoken)
  • Flexibility
    • Willingness to travel internationally where possible
    • Able to work on multiple projects and show a good understanding of the project objectives and client expectations


Additional Requirements
 

  • Proven extracurricular activities and/or international experience aligned with the position
  • Familiarity with and demonstrable passion for the following is a bonus:
    • Sustainability (e.g., greenhouse gas accounting standards, circular economy, abatement strategies, ESG)
    • Innovation (e.g., advancement of new ideas and technologies)
    • Climate risk, resilience, and adaptation (e.g., TCFD)
    • Social equity
    • Environmental and sustainability policy appraisal
    • Energy (e.g., hydrogen economy, advanced energy technologies, electricity power and gas industries)

Benefits

  • When you join, you will be matched with a People Manager to guide your career and a buddy to be a peer-coach. These individuals will work with you to steer and shape your career.
  • In addition to hands-on experience, our inhouse Academy will teach you the diverse skills you need to succeed.
  • Through weekly global presentations you will learn about our innovative solutions and most recent projects and get to know colleagues in diverse locations.
  • Employees are encouraged to be involved in internal initiatives to get to know the firm and develop a broad internal network, such as the Diversity & Inclusion, Corporate Social Responsibility and Staff Engagement teams.
  • To maintain team cohesion and integrate new joiners, you will be invited to participate in off-work activities online (in COVID times) and in-person events when it is possible (such as celebrating projects wins after work together).
  • Various opportunities exist to work internationally
  • Guidehouse provides a comprehensive benefits package for employees to participate in, either individually or with dependents. Our benefits package is designed to help employees accomplish their personal well-being and financial goals, while achieving a desired work-life balance. We strive to ensure our benefits are innovative and competitive, delivering real value to our employees and their family.


Disclaimer
 

  • Guidehouse is an equal opportunities employer and applies objective criteria to assess potential suitability. We are committed to ensuring all our directors, employees, contractors and job applicants receive fair and equitable treatment across all aspects of the firm’s HR policies and practices and we aim to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, color, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or disalbility.
  • Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.
Bewerbungsschluss: 
01.12.2022
Einsatzort: 
50829 Cologne
Deutschland
Anbieter: 
Guidehouse
Albrechtstraße 10 c
10117 Berlin
Deutschland
WWW: 
https://guidehouse.com
Ansprechpartner/in: 
David Bonnen
E-Mail: 
david.bonnen@guidehouse.com
Online-Bewerbung: 
https://careers.guidehouse.com/jobs/19450?lang=en-us
(Ursprünglich) veröffentlicht am: 
12.09.2022
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