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Manager, ESG - Advisory

Date: Jul 21, 2022

Location: JO

Company: KPMG Professional Services

Manager, ESG - Advisory


Job purpose

A career in ESG & Decarbonization at KPMG will give the associate insights into the inner workings of companies and a broad business perspective that can open up countless opportunities for professional and personal growth. KPMG’s ESG & Decarbonization Services team combines a multi-disciplinary approach with deep, practical industry knowledge to help clients meet challenges and risk associated with emerging ESG/Sustainability, Decarbonization, HSE and Environmental related issues and respond to business opportunities.


Major duties and responsibilities


  • Work as part of and manage a multidisciplinary team across a range of industries to assist companies in better understand and develop solutions to respond to the complex and evolving policy, regulatory, and business environment risks and opportunities associated with Corporate Sustainability and ESG.
  • Review/analyze corporate activities and provide recommendations related to enhance their sustainability/ESG strategy, methods, framework, and related tools to support clients in achieving their sustainability/ ESG objectives.
  • Manage the review and development of sustainability/ESG programs and related reporting, such as materiality assessments, peer benchmarking, stakeholder engagement, gap analysis, metric/KPI identification (in alignment with common sustainability/ESG reporting standards such as GRI), and the preparation of reporting (internal and external) materials.
  • Manage engagement teams performing fieldwork, including project management, client management, review of analysis, work papers and reports and presentations.
  • Manage client relationships, business development efforts, and drafting thought leadership, as well as internal collateral and pieces of training on sustainability and ESG topics; work closely, but independently, under the direction of team leadership.
  • Support clients in their ESG-Decarbonization digital transformation
  • Overall management of projects, ensuring quality and liaising with internal and external stakeholders and manage budgets.
  • Coach junior team members to develop new skills, monitor their performance, support their development and help manage their career growth.
  • Proficiency in public speaking, including the ability to present at client workshops and lead client conversations.
  • Experience in supporting a team in developing, growing, leading, and inspiring strong teams with a relationship building management style
  • Ability to quickly learn concepts outside of your area of expertise.


Education requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field like engineering, energy, ESG, sustainability .. etc
  • Deep understanding to the global, regional and local ESG/Sustainability and Decarbonization standards for example but not limited to GRI, SASB, TCFD .. etc
  • EHS Management Systems
  • Social Return on Investment (SROI) or equivalent
  • Social & Environmental Impact Assessment.
  • Digital Transformation


Work experience requirements:

  • 7+ years of previous relevant work experience
  • Experience with sustainability consulting is required (including sustainability strategy, reporting and impact measurement)