Sustainability Strategy Manager

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If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, Sustainability Strategy Manager at Accenture could be the role for you.

As part of the team you will learn to

  • Develop and lead high performing small – medium sized Sustainability Strategy teams, leading by example, actively mentoring others and contributing to performance management and recruitment activities
  • Use your judgment to solve complex, ambiguous client business and sustainability problems, bringing structure and rigorous quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques; acting and taking decisions with little day-to-day oversight
  • Develop knowledge of key sustainability trends and how they impact markets, financial performance and corporate strategy in order to identify key value opportunities for clients
  • Develop and sustain trusted senior client relationships
  • Support Accenture’s business (including cost management, contract management) with discipline, rigor and integrity
  • Support business development activities including opportunity identification/qualification and proposal development/presentation
  • Support practice/community building efforts such as developing offerings, assets, capabilities, and relevant thought leadership

In this role you will

  • Lead and deliver successful sustainability strategy engagements, addressing our clients’ business challenges to create commercial success together with positive impacts for society and the environment on topics including:
  • Decarbonisation and the energy transition
  • Responsible value chains and circular economy business models
  • Sustainable reporting and analytics
  • Sustainable growth and portfolio strategy
  • Sustainable brands and customer experience
  • Future operating model and sustainability leadership
  • Sustainable finance and ESG
  • Sustainable technology
  • Leverage your core consulting skills to understand and structure the clients’ challenges; develop hypotheses on solutions; undertake market assessments; develop business cases and design operating models to unlock value and enhance sustainability outcomes
  • Use your deep industry knowledge and sustainability expertise to advise clients on their sustainability goals and transformation
  • Develop and sustain client relationships and identify commercial opportunities for senior colleagues
  • Develop and grow the capabilities of our team, acting as a mentor and coach

We are looking for experience in the following skills

  • Application of recognised strategy and sustainability frameworks and structured problem solving techniques
  • Quantitative analysis and business case development
  • Qualitative analysis, research and stakeholder engagement
  • Relationship building at all levels, including with Senior Executives
  • Leadership of diverse teams in complex and ambiguous strategy engagements
  • Staff development and mentoring

Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

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Sustainability Strategy Manager


Friday 26th March 2021


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