Senior Consultant, ESG - Advisory 1

Date: Jun 6, 2023

Location: JO

Company: KPMG Professional Services

Senior Consultant, ESG - Advisory


We value the fresh perspective that experienced professionals can bring. Whether you are currently working in industry, the public sector, a smaller firm or another 'Big Four' organization, you can expect to make a difference from day one.

Whatever your background, you will be able to use the knowledge you already have and see it develop quickly. You can look forward to working with a wide range of businesses from multinationals to smaller, local companies and the opportunity to develop your management and leadership skills. With at least 1500 KPMG firms' professionals on an international assignment at any one time, there are also likely to be opportunities to work at an international level.

If you have more than five years' experience, you will almost certainly be looking for a senior position. We recruit at all levels — right up to Director — and value skills and experience gained in industry, the public sector, NGOs and other professional services organizations. There are great opportunities for senior professionals in client-facing and business service areas, including the opportunity to work at a regional or global level. Browse our profiles to read about several people who have joined KPMG firms from elsewhere.

Whatever your reason is for wanting to look for a new job, joining Jordan’s largest Tax practice will be the best next step for your career.  

KPMG Jordan is currently seeking to hire an experienced Senior Consultant for a permanent opportunity to work with our ESG Advisory function.

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 and EHS related issues and respond to business opportunities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work as part of 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 ESG/Sustainability and Decarbonization.
  • Supervise and enhance the analysis of 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.
  • 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.
  • Supervise and coach engagement teams to perform fieldwork, including data collection, analysis, and work paper documentation; prepare, edit, and proofread narrative reports and presentations of observations and recommendations.
  • Support team leads with 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 Managers, Directors, and Partners.
  • Review of relevant sustainability data (i.e. benchmarking, trends, regulatory developments).
  • Day to day 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.
  • Ability to quickly learn concepts outside of your area of expertise.

Education requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in ESG/Sustainability or equivalent studies.
  • Understanding of the following concepts and frameworks preferred:
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
  • Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
  • Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
  • Sustainably Development Goals (SDGs)
  • United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)
  • Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) like ISO 1400, 45001 ..etc
  • Social Return on Investment (SROI) or equivalent
  • Energy related standards like ISO 50001

Work experience requirements

  • 4-5 years of previous work experience
  • Experience with sustainability consulting is preferred (including sustainability strategy, reporting and assurance)