Website Accenture

Location: Multiple U.S. locations

Overview

At Accenture, our purpose is to deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity. And there are few things with greater promise than sustainability—it unlocks new opportunities for our clients, our partners, and our people, and for the places where we do business. We believe Sustainability is the new digital and just as the digital revolution transformed how we live and work, so too will sustainability, driving new value and growth and permeating everything that we do.

We are weaving sustainability into the very core of our company as expressed in the Accenture Sustainability Value Promise, which is to embed sustainability into everything we do, with everyone we work with, creating both business value and sustainable impact, enabled by technology and human ingenuity.

Together with our partners, we’re helping to solve the biggest problems our clients and the world face to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and tackle climate change.

This role is part of Accenture’s Net Zero practice which helps our clients to set net zero goals, roadmap an action plan and prioritize implementation strategy across major industries. We work across oil and gas, chemicals, consumer goods, food systems among others. Using data-driven tools, frameworks and insights we enable organizations to deliver lasting value and impact.

We harness the power of technology to amplify human ingenuity in seeking solutions that deliver across the entire enterprise and ESG Agenda.  Our rapidly growing practice is looking for motivated individuals passionate about understanding how sustainability impacts organizations, their leadership teams, their operations, and overall performance to enable a more resilient future.

If you are looking for a rewarding career at a company that is committed to being a leader in sustainability—and to leading by example—while being part of a vibrant team that is helping other companies become more sustainable, Accenture has a number of opportunities to join our growing Sustainability network.

Responsibilities

The work:

  • Key Industries – Real Estate, Manufacturing, Transportation, Retail
  • Use your expertise in the integration of renewable power into current mix
  • Support clients and analyze their carbon footprint across scopes 1, 2, 3
  • Prioritize decarbonization levers in line with client focus and strategy
  • Contribute to producing detailed transition roadmaps to implement decarbonization levers sequenced over time
  • Contribute to engagements to help clients deploy net zero energy technologies and nature based to deliver year over year performance improvement in alignment with Science Based Targets.   This could include contributing to:
    • The design, develop and implement their energy efficiency and renewable energy programs for buildings and facilities
    • The reimagining of energy systems with molecules and electrons
    • Use cases for electrification vs renewable fuels (emobility vs hydrogen)
    • The preparation, planning and business transformation of partnerships and alliances needed to see net zero roadmaps implemented

What you will be doing:

  • As part of a team, collaborate with clients to orchestrate the deployment of circular business models
  • Contribute to producing a robust business case that considers traditional investment returns along with financing models that support global orchestration of change
  • Supporting knowledge building efforts such as developing offerings, assets, capabilities, and relevant thought leadership, insights and engage with the wider Sustainability community across Accenture globally
  • Contributing as part of high performing, multidisciplinary teams..

What’s in it for you?

  • Gain exposure to a range of new and emergent technologies as we are recognized as a global market leader in climate change and ESG services working with clients to reach their sustainability objectives
  • We take care to help you gain skills, knowledge and experience through formal and informal learning opportunities and have been consistently recognized on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies To Work For list for 10 consecutive years.

Qualifications

Basic:

  • Minimum 2 years Net Zero roadmap expertise including tangible short-medium and long term decarbonization levers
  • Minimum 2 years deep knowledge of energy systems management and optimization
  • Minimum 2 years digital twin/ IoT deployment in energy/chemical/process systems
  • Minimum 2 years deep industry expertise in any of the following: oil and gas, renewables, manufacturing, transportation, consumer goods, retail, agriculture, buildings

Preferred:

  • You improvise and adapt to helping clients and teams through change and ambiguity
  • You’ve gained the trust of your clients and partnered with them to design business processes, lead design thinking workshops, develop business cases, deliver agile projects, and develop new operating models
  • Proven experience with qualitative analysis, research, and business case development
  • Comfort contributing to presentations and facilitating workshops with large audiences

To apply for this job please visit www.accenture.com.