Job Title:  Enabling Area - Asia pacific - Sustainability and Climate - Senior Consultant

Job requisition ID ::  64679
Date:  Mar 21, 2024
Location:  Mumbai
Designation:  Senior Consultant
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What impact will you make?

 

Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration, and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you’ll find unrivaled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

 

Deloitte is where you’ll find unrivaled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

 

Service Line Purpose Statement

 

Deloitte recognizes that climate change is a major issue facing the world, and this is especially true for the Asia Pacific region. Over the next decade, we aim to transform the underlying production systems of our economy and export decarbonization globally. This can be achieved through concerted and coordinated action, using technology & finance, and harnessing the green workforce of the future.

 

S&C Centre of Excellence

 

In today’s changing competitive landscape, executable strategy requires fusing insightful thinking with disciplined execution to achieve breakthrough performance. Senior executives often grapple with attaining profitable growth, strategically managing costs, and intelligently navigating risks.

What they need then are solutions that will bridge the gap between vision and execution.

Deloitte’s Sustainability & Climate (S&C) Centre of Excellence (CoE) is supporting the Deloitte member firms (Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Taiwan, South-east Asia, etc.) in the Asia-Pacific (AP) region to deliver S&C offerings at scale and with cost efficiency to get ahead of peers in this competitive market. The CoE will work with the top leadership of the Deloitte member firms across the AP region and solve complex problems by bringing an approach to executable strategy that combines deep industry knowledge, rigorous analysis, and creative insights to enable confident action.

The Centre of Excellence (CoE) offers services across different S&C domains: ESG data, performance, disclosure benchmarking, and competitor analysis; GHG accounting Scope 1, 2 & 3 related services; Taxonomy and regulatory interpretation of international standards; Climate risk and resilience assessment; and GreenSpace Tech and GreenLight go-to market (GTM) and pursuit support.

 

Deloitte invests in outstanding people of diverse talents and backgrounds and empowers them. We are looking for people who

  • Enjoy the myriad ways people, strategy, operations, and process improvements help shape the future of organizations.
  • Are quick learners with the willingness to work on complex challenges and the changing future of ESG and Climate Sustainability.
  • Enjoy leveraging research, analytics, and industry insights to create value for clients.
  • Have an analytical mindset.

 

The Team

 

Business leaders must act with conviction, even in an era of growing complexity, uncertainty, and disruption. These business leaders need clear, concise, well-informed perspectives on the important dynamics that are currently reshaping their business environments – one of them being sustainability. Our global network of ESG professionals draws on the strength of Deloitte’s full suite of professional services and industry experience to focus solutions on the real sustainability issues affecting businesses today. We work collaboratively with our clients to link strategic vision to flawless execution to achieve tangible, long-term value. From developing a pragmatic strategy to improving operations, we have the experience and expertise to act with certainty and thrive in a constantly changing world.

 

Work you’ll do

 

The Asia Pacific Sustainability & Climate Centre of Excellence (AP S&C CoE) – ESG: Data, Disclosures, and Regulations Senior Consultant role is an exciting opportunity to work in one of Deloitte’s key priorities, with an exponential impact on the business practices of the future. You will be working on solving the full spectrum of client challenges across ESG Data, regulations, and climate risk & resilience, brought forward by the Deloitte member firms across a wide range of clients.

 

Your Key Responsibilities

 

Working as a part of the AP S&C CoE team, your primary role will be to make direct contributions on client engagements, brought forward by the Deloitte member firms, centered around the development and implementation of the client’s strategic ESG and Climate & Sustainability initiatives across the Asia-Pacific region. The responsibilities of this role may include:

 

Project Delivery

  • Run the data extraction, cleaning, processing, ingestion, and visualization activities for GHG accounting, ESG-related data KPI’s, etc. on partner firm engagements
  • Provide GHG accounting services related to Scope 1, 2, & 3 emissions, including customizing GHG data collection against standardized methodologies, conducting research for related emission factors, calculation methodologies, etc.
  • Provide GHG accounting services related to Scope 1, 2, & 3 emissions, including customizing GHG data collection against standardized methodologies, conducting research for related emission factors, calculation methodologies, etc.
  • Maintain and update centralized database on international regulations / standards / framework taxonomies in the climate & sustainability space
  • Interpret ESG related regulations / frameworks / guidelines such as International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD), Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Integrated Reporting (IR), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), among others
  • Conduct due diligence on and gap analysis of client disclosures against international (and local where provided) regulations / standards
  • Support partner firms with ESG reporting, disclosures, and assurances as per international (and local where applicable) regulations / standards
  • Assist with benchmarking (e.g., sector averages) and competitor analysis (against peers) activities for climate and sustainability related KPIs and metrics
  • Leverage Deloitte assets, tools, platforms, and ESG databases (such as, Sustainability Data Platform and other existing platforms) to deliver various engagements
  • Prepare and present client deliverables in a structured format as per the objectives of the engagement
  • Communicate analysis, recommendations, and project updates to internal as well as partner firm senior leadership through written reports or presentations

 

Stakeholder Management

  • Engage in day-to-day interactions with key partner firm, and internal stakeholders
  • Participate in partner firm workshops and meetings
  • Handle request and queries from partner firms
  • Provide guidance to consultants while delivering engagements / meeting partner firm requirements
  • Liaison with internal / external SMEs from both industry and academia

 

Business Development

  • Provide pursuit support for partner firms by preparing proposals / pitches to bring new business, leveraging Deloitte’s global credentials
  • Provide support to Managers / Associate Directors in delivering proposals / pitches for potential engagements
  • Conduct primary and secondary research to prepare Thought Leadership (TLs) and Point of View (PoV) documents

 

Other Responsibilities

  • You may be required to travel in the process of fulfilling responsibilities for this role

 

Qualifications

 

  • Practitioner with 5 to 8 years of experience in consulting, of which at least 2+ years of experience in an ESG or Climate & Sustainability role
  • Stellar academic credentials (MBA/advanced degree in Environment or climate-related field); additional ESG / S&C related certifications from GRI, SASB, TCFD, or any other regulatory body preferred
  • Deep understanding of key topics / areas of ESG, including Climate & Sustainability, and interpretation of national and global regulations and standards namely DJSI, ISSB, CSRD, SEC, TCFD, TNFD, CBAM, GRI, IR, SASB, CDP, and other ESG KPIs
  • Knowledge of GHG accounting practices using GHG protocol and ISO 14064
  • Detailed understanding of ESG risks and opportunity drivers as well as ESG rating methodologies and agencies
  • Experience with data analytics and visualization tools (such as, Tableau, QlikView, Power BI, Excel based tools, SAS Visual Analytics, etc.)
  • Proficiency with ESG data collection tools (such as, Enablon Sustainability Performance Management, SAP Sustainability Cloud, Gensuite EHS, and Sustainability Software, etc.) is desirable
  • Experience with AI & ML tools (such as, Google Cloud, AutoM, Microsoft Azure Machine Learning, IBM Watson Studio, etc.) is preferred

 

Skills Required

 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Excel for conducting analysis, MS PowerPoint for creating presentation decks, and MS Word for writing reports)
  • Out-of-box thinking and an inclination for problem solving
  • Good business acumen and general awareness of the overall business environment, understanding the broader context in which project delivery impacts business performance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills (written & verbal), with a confident leadership & influencing style; able to make an impact with different stakeholders
  • Ability to mentor and guide consultants
  • Willingness to take initiative and learn independently; a fast learner who can adapt to a dynamic ESG / Climate & Sustainability landscape, and can keep oneself updates with ESG innovations

 

Your role as a leader

 

At Deloitte India, we believe in the importance of leadership at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters.

 

In addition to living our purpose, we look for candidates who will also:

 

  • Build own understanding of our purpose and values; explore opportunities for impact
  • Seek opportunities to challenge oneself; team up with others across businesses & borders to deliver and take accountability for own and team’s performance
  • Understand objectives for clients and Deloitte, align own work to objectives and set personal priorities
  • Actively focus on developing effective communication and relationship-building skills
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to personal learning and development; act as a brand ambassador to help attract top talent

 

How you’ll grow

 

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Centre.

 

 

Benefits

 

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

 

Our Purpose

 

Deloitte is led by a purpose: To make an impact that matters.

 

Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work—always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change. Learn more about Deloitte's impact on the world

 

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