Consultant / Senior Consultant - Sustainability Services

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KPMG works with clients to help them address complex business problems and opportunities relevant to sustainability.  Projects cover a broad range of topics including reporting strategy and assurance, sustainability strategy, target and KPI development, impact quantification, ESG investing, climate change resilience, carbon markets, EHS Compliance Auditing and Mine Closure amongst others.

Your new role

KPMG are growing their Sustainability Services team and are seeking motivated individuals for a Consultant or Senior Consultant.

As part of a national Advisory Sustainability Services function, this role will play an integral part of the ongoing growth of the division. You will be expected to lead/in-charge a diverse array of engagements or to be a team member on engagements using your existing sustainability skills and knowledge.

You will have the opportunity to broaden your skills through exposure to a diverse range of projects that cover climate change mitigation and adaptation, social return on investment, ESG risk and strategy, health and safety, and a broad range of sustainability-related research projects.

As an example our current engagements include:

  • Carbon Markets and Carbon Farming Advisory
  • Assurance of the emissions reporting of off-shore oil platforms
  • EHS compliance audits
  • Mines closure advisory work
  • Sustainability assurance for large banks and mining companies
  • Environmental reporting for a global property company
  • Assurance of the supply chain of a luxury hotel chain
  • Carbon neutrality of a bank
  • Assessment of emissions targets against a 2 degree future
  • Processes used to ensure timber in international supply chain is free from controversial sources

You bring to the role

For you to be successful in this position you will have a combination of the following:

  • Environmental engineering, environmental or sustainability related qualifications (Master’s degree is preferable)
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills
  • Ability to manage a project, team and budget
  • A strong interest in non-financial reporting, sustainability, ESG and/or sustainability issues
  • Coaching skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.

What we offer you

KPMG is one of the world’s leading professional services networks. It comprises over 162,000 people in member firms in more than 155 countries. We bring our clients the best minds and the deepest industry experiences from across the KPMG network of firms. We provide a culture of learning and support in which professionals can flourish and discover their true potential. In Australia, and globally, KPMG is recognized as an employer of choice, including receiving the Employer of Choice for Gender Equality from WGEA, and a Top 10 Gold Tier Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

At KPMG we believe that business has a vital role to play in solving social and environmental problems. We aspire to be an innovative and forward thinking leader in Corporate Citizenship, harnessing the energy and capabilities of our people to achieve positive outcomes for the community.

While supporting numerous organisations in the areas of education, social inclusion and health, our strategic priorities in Corporate Citizenship are:

  • closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians through our Reconciliation Action Plan
  • protecting the environment through our Global Green Initiative
  • supporting the principles of the UN Global Compact through our involvement as a local and global signatory.

At KPMG we offer you:

  • Ongoing learning and career development opportunities, including global secondments.
  • The ability to collaborate and link across borders and globally with sector and technical experts in all parts of our business.
  • The ability to be involved in KPMG’s support of numerous organisations in the areas of education, social inclusion and health including our Reconciliation Action Plan and Global Green Initiative.
  • A culture focused on agile, collaborative working environments supported by cutting edge technology and virtual systems.

Go Beyond Your Potential.  Please apply for this position by submitting your confidential application online.

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