Project Consultant – ESG & Strategic Advisory

Project Consultant – ESG & Strategic Advisory

Slr | sydney, NSW, AU

Posted a month ago

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About the role

This position will suit someone who is looking to develop their career in Sustainability Consulting working in ESG & Strategic Advisory, ESD as well as Climate and carbon related work. You will play a key role on multiple client teams in Melbourne and globally, focused on the development of the ESD and ESG market across Asia Pacific, including client account management as well as a focus on sustainability benchmarking (On an organisational and asset level), sustainability strategy development and implementation, sustainability reporting, environmental/social impact assessments, and other areas of sustainability consulting.
Key activities will include:
  • Project-related research, such as desk-based research (including background research and horizon/trend scanning), competitor benchmarking, data collection, and analysis
  • Writing, such as drafting reports, preparing proposals and presentations, and contributing to the development of webinars, blogs, and white papers
  • Designing client-facing deliverables, including PowerPoint decks, surveys, and discussion guides
  • Working directly with clients, participating in client-facing meetings and activities such as weekly client check-in meetings, answering client queries, stakeholder interviews and workshops

  • Skills and experience
    Must Haves:
  • A relevant qualification in Engineering, Sustainability, Landscape Architecture, Environment, Science, Urban Planning or a related built environment discipline is essential
  • A solid understanding of ESG & Strategic Advisory either through work experience, technical training, or academic pursuit gained through 1 -3 years of work experience
  • Technical skills and knowledge of subjects such as climate risk and adaptation, green infrastructure, renewable energy, sustainable urban development, circular economy, life cycle assessment and/or integrated water management
  • Experience project managing mid-scale projects with support from more senior team members
  • Industry accreditations / experience using frameworks and tools such as Green Star, WELL, One Planet Living, BESS, eTool or similar
  • Experience with research and evaluation, supported by strong analytical skills
  • Previous experience in a consulting environmental is desirable
  • Excellent written communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to balance multiple project demands and deliver on deadlines
  • Ability to track project consulting hours against budget as well as ensuring timelines are met
  • A positive team player who is able to build effective working relationships
  • High fluency with common computer programs, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Nice to haves:
  • Experience developing project proposals
  • An understanding of design thinking principles and ability to understand and adopt a design-led approach to problem solving
  • GIS proficiency

  • Our benefits at SLR include
    Our culture is unique where we work together to collaborate on projects to get the best possible outcome for our clients. Whether you’re working in the office, from home or a mix of the two, we recognise that every person is different, and our benefits aim to ensure that we cater for all, including:
  • Hybrid work model (in-office & from home) - you choose where you work best.
  • Extra paid purchased leave up to 10 days so you can re-energize, help others, support family, or focus on your own professional development.
  • Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents throughout their parenting journey which includes 12 weeks primary carer and 4 weeks secondary carer leave.
  • Learning and development which includes a mapped career progression path, study assistance and up to 3 professional memberships subsidised by SLR.
  • Employee Assistance Program to support your physical, mental, and social wellbeing.
  • Global and regional mobility and recruitment referral bonus for both region and global candidates.
  • Other benefits include regular office social events, service anniversary awards, salary sacrificing (novated car lease) and a corporate uniform shop where you get $80 annually to spend.
  • We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion. Please note that interviews are conducted with gender diverse interview panels to the best of our ability. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.
    Unsolicited resumes from recruitment consultants will not be accepted. You must be part of the preferred supplier agreement list which is coordinated through our Talent Acquisition team.