Location Amsterdam
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Competitive
Reference 16778

Are you looking for a career move towards a high impact and purpose-driven consultancy that is working internationally, making a real impact in the sustainability space every day?

About the role

Our client is looking for an Associate to join their ESG & Sustainability team. Associates typically manage multiple projects and oversee a team of consultants and analysts while being involved in all aspects of analytical work. This is a client-facing role involving building and managing investor client relationships and engagement with and strategic guidance of portfolio companies' management on the ESG & Sustainability topics. Example projects range from the development of ESG & Sustainability policies & strategies for Investment funds, annual ESG assessments and development of sustainability strategy roadmaps for companies, and facilitation of ESG strategy sessions with company management.

As an active thought leader in the transition to sustainable business practices, our client is constantly developing and expanding knowledge in various areas of the sustainability landscape. To remain at the forefront of this industry, they encourage their employees to develop expertise in a sustainability area aligned with their interests.

Skills and qualifications

  • They are looking for highly motivated candidates with 3-5 years of working experience that have working knowledge of or genuine interest in sustainability. They are seeking candidates with working experience within consultancy, private equity or banking.

  • If you have an excellent academic record with a master's degree in sustainability, finance, business, economics/econometrics or engineering and are looking to make a positive impact, we would love to hear from you.

Other qualifications include:

  • Strong report writing and verbal skills and ability to communicate complex ideas

  • Strong project management and client relationship management skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent MS PowerPoint and Excel skills

  • Fluent in English

What's on offer?

At this consultancy, you have the opportunity to have a real impact on the sustainability transition while working with amazing and talented colleagues. A competitive salary, a great working environment and ample training opportunities for you to grow and develop.

If you've realised this is the opportunity for you to bring significant social and environmental impact, please apply directly. If you have any questions, please contact James Drummond at james.drummond@acre.com to enquire further.