Sustainability M&A Consulting Services Senior Consultant

Program & Project Management | M&A and Restructuring
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Position Summary

Sustainability M&A Consulting Services Senior Consultant

Do you want to help some of the largest, most interesting organizations in the world imagine, deliver and thrive in a sustainable, low-carbon economy? Do you want to help finance the technologies and industries that will be essential for the realization of a sustainable future?

There is growing awareness of the critical role of M&A and private equity to influence and deliver the transformational changes necessary to achieve a sustainable future.

Our ambition is to support a wide range of corporate and private equity clients on their most pressing Sustainability - Climate & Equity challenges and opportunities, with M&A and a change in ownership often a key trigger of change.

In response to this growing demand for Sustainability to be embedded in all aspects of the transaction lifecycle, our Sustainability and M&A Consulting Services team is looking to hire problem solvers with the desire to lead a purpose-driven career, to join our team to deliver trusted advice and practical solutions for our clients.

If you are looking to join this fast-evolving space and to take your career to the next level, while also gaining exposure to the worlds of Sustainability - Climate & Equity and mergers and acquisitions, then our team provides you with the perfect opportunity.

About The Team

We know that Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) are important for businesses, so whether the focus is on shaping sustainable investment strategies, realizing value through the implementation of sustainable transformation strategies to drive shareholder (and broader stakeholder) value, or proactively assessing Sustainability - Climate & Equity risks as part of due diligence, we support clients from start to finish.

Our Sustainability M&A Consulting Services team focuses on embedding Sustainability across the deal cycle - including Sustainability-led fund and portfolio level strategy development, assessment of deal targets with strategic Sustainability due diligence, post-transaction implementation of Sustainability strategy and initiatives, and supporting the articulation of Sustainability driven value creation upon exit.

If you want to work at the intersection of Sustainability, strategy and finance, and help private equity firms transition their portfolios to net zero emissions and create value in the face of rising Sustainability expectations from multiple stakeholder groups, then we are the team for you!

What will your typical day look like?

As a core member of the team, this role will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Support on Sustainability due diligence engagements (sell-side / buy-side) for corporate and private equity clients and assist with developing Day-1 readiness plans
  • Contribute to Sustainability-led strategies, targets and initiatives at the Fund, portfolio company and/or corporate levels to drive value
  • Contribute to advice on growth opportunities along with new products and markets emerging from the uptake in Sustainability-driven innovation
  • Support on Sustainability portfolio assessments
  • Through business develop and client work, proactively gains technical expertise across the following areas, where relevant:
    • ESG regulation and standards
    • Climate risk and opportunity assessments
    • Greenhouse gas emissions measurement and abatement opportunities
    • Sustainable supply chains
    • Environmental and health and safety legislation
    • ESG governance and controls
  • Support the delivery of large-scale Sustainability-driven transformation activities
  • Support practice and business development activities e.g. through the development of thought leadership material

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelors or Masters in Sustainability, Commerce, Finance, Engineering and/or Science
  • 2+ years of professional experience (or equivalent) in at least one the following:
    • M&A / deal lifecycle experience, including Sustainability due diligence in the context of broader financial and operational transaction due diligence
    • Design, implementation and communication of Sustainability strategy and/or responsible investment strategy
    • Broader professional services, including management consulting or corporate finance
  • A solid understanding of how investors, regulators and analysts review and use ESG information to inform their decision making
  • An informed understanding of current and emerging ESG issues
  • Ability to travel 50%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve

Preferred

  • Familiarity with climate related disclosure and target-setting standards/ frameworks, including TCFD, SBTi, GHG Protocol, PCAF, CDP, SASB, and GRESB
  • Understanding of climate change policy and regulatory landscape
  • A desire to support new business opportunities
  • Strong problem solving, business diagnostic and analytical skills
  • Good organizational and administrative skills with the ability to prioritize effectively
  • Experience operating and communicating with senior level stakeholders
  • Good communication skills and an ability to work across multiple clients/projects and drive progress and results

*Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $119,000 to $219,000.

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.

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Our people and culture

Our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It enables us to leverage different ideas and perspectives, and bring more creativity and innovation to help solve our client most complex challenges. This makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.


As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Consulting LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Requisition code: 94354

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