London - KPMG, Associate Director - ESG Strategy (F/T)


KPMG's Global Strategy Group (GSG) is looking at hiring a number of exceptional candidates, across grades, to join the ESG Strategy team. The team has high demand from clients for its ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) Strategy work is looking to attract talented individuals who have a passion for identifying and creating bespoke ESG solutions to join the existing team.

Roles and responsibilities:

You must have a passion for ESG and to help clients develop effective, responsible corporate strategies. To be a successful Associate Director in ESG Strategy, applicants will be expected to:

  • Have in-depth expertise in ESG and experience in delivering consulting work in ESG Strategy, Circular Economy and/or other related fields
  • Build deep client relationships and a trusted adviser by senior executives
  • Support the identification, pursuit and conversion of the pipeline of business development opportunities
  • Proactively manage on-sell and cross-sell opportunities, including other ESG propositions and Value Creation work
  • Finalise the preparation of the client deliverables and identify the critical areas for debate
  • Undertake scoping and fee negotiation on standard engagements
  • Proactively develop thought leadership
  • Lead the design of complex engagements and take responsibility for leading day to day delivery in conjunction with the Managing Director
  • Lead complex storyboarding and shape the overall problem solving approach to develop recommendations
  • Build and maintain a strong GSG and internal KPMG network
  • Understand risk and ensure the Firm's risk management frameworks are fully adhered to at all times
  • Inspire, motivate, coach and develop project team members and appraisees, and give constructive 360 degree feedback
  • Identify, design and lead critical and complex practice development initiatives, coordinating other members of the team