Sustainability & Climate Change Practice - Manager

PwC

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Firm: PwC

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive

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PwC Consulting helps organisations to work smarter and grow faster. As part of a global network of firms, we have an unrivalled ability to provide our clients with local insights and global best practice. Our work is always evolving to respond to industry trends and we combine our deep technical skills in response to our clients' changing needs.

PwC's Sustainability and Climate Change (S&CC) practice, part of PwC Consulting, offers services to both public and private sector clients across a range of specialist subject areas. Our established team includes economists, natural scientists, engineers, policy and data analysts and more – working with some of the world’s leading organisations towards an economy with purpose.

Due to continued strong demand for our services, we are looking to strengthen our team across a number of our practice areas including

Corporate Strategy, Risk & Reporting

Cities and Urbanisation

Impact Analytics

Economic Development & Capital Mobilisation

Our team can offer you a highly stimulating work environment, a breadth of experience rarely matched and a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to join a mission-driven team.

About the Role

As part of the role, you will be expected to

● Lead or support sales efforts aligned to one of the areas mentioned above;

● Manage client consulting engagements over their life-cycle;

● Motivate and guide engagement teams, bringing analytical skills and specialist knowledge to our world-class client base;

● Support internal and external thought leadership; and

● Contribute to proposals and other business development activity.

The roles will be based in London but are likely to require some international travel on project assignments. PwC also supports flexible working arrangements when appropriate.

Candidates should focus their application on one of the four practice areas listed above and make it known on their CV which one they are applying for.

Requirements

Essential Skills & Experience

  • A university degree in business/finance, economics, engineering, a sustainability-related subject, or another discipline;

  • Substantive professional experience in any relevant sector including consulting, finance, business, government or NGOs;

  • Sales origination, commercial acumen and strong programme and/or project management skills;

  • Critical thinking, intellectual curiosity and problem solving abilities;

  • Ability to lead and work collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams;

  • Strong personal initiative, agility and resourcefulness; and

  • Fluency in English; proficiency in other languages is desirable

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • A Masters, or equivalent qualification in economics, business, environment, development or public policy or related fields is preferred.

  • Prior consulting experience is highly desirable, but not a prerequisite.

  • For the Corporate Strategy, Risk & Reporting area, an ability to analyse strategic, operational, risk and financial implications of sustainability trends and translate these into commercial impact is essential, including the use and/or interpretation of scenario modelling techniques.

  • For the Cities and Urbanisation area, experience in one or more of the following areas is required management and delivery of ODA programmes, urban economic development, transport planning, climate change and/or municipal finance and investment.

  • For the Impact Analytics area we are seeking candidates with applied experience of economic, social and environmental impact measurement and valuation; ideally combined with strong data science, econometrics and modelling skills. An ability to extract insight from analytical outputs and produce clear strategic recommendations is also essential.

  • For the Economic Development & Capital Mobilisation area, experience in private equity, infrastructure investment, structuring or managing funds, blended or impact finance or investment banking is required, with a preference for experience in emerging and frontier markets.
Please note, the deadline for applications is 10th April 2019.

Consulting

In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients’ business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries – everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive

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