Climate Change and Sustainability Services - Climate Risk Mo

at EY in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

EY focuses on high-ethical standards and integrity among its employees and expects all candidates to demonstrate these qualities. At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) Manager – Climate Risk Modeling

At EY, the Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) team seeks to build a better working world by helping businesses and governments respond to societal, environmental, and economic challenges. We help businesses understand and evaluate the broader value impacts and outcomes associated with their organizations, operations, programs, and projects.

EY has been rated the world’s number one advisory firm for both sustainability services and climate change. Our multidisciplinary team comprises strategists, accountants, engineers, data analysts, and many other technical experts united by the vision to build a better working world. Our teams help clients solve challenging ESG and climate change problems. Join us and help clients manage emerging risks and reduce costs by designing and implementing systems and processes to leverage opportunities in areas such as climate change, green and sustainable finance, health and safety, labor rights, nonfinancial reporting, supply chain, and environmental management.

The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role within the world’s number one climate and sustainability practice and enhance our world-class services on climate risk. Working across all industries, you’ll develop your career by understanding client needs and delivering high-quality services that both draw on your deep technical expertise and leverage our diverse and client-focused teams. It’s all about listening to and understanding our clients to give them a truly exceptional experience in a field where there are no off-the-shelf recommendations. This is a team that offers the opportunity to work with some of the world’s biggest clients, and a firm that supports the growth and development of its professionals.

Your key responsibilities

You will support both the delivery of high-quality services to our clients, and the development of our climate risk solutions. Using your experience of climate risk modeling, your quantitative skills and your attention to detail, you will:

+ Provide clients across multiple sectors with strategic, technical, and reporting expertise, including quantitative and qualitative climate risk analysis and recommendations

+ Work with EY teams across service lines and geographies to refine our capabilities in modeling physical and transition risk, including sector-specific analysis and links to mitigation actions

+ Serve as a subject matter expert to peer review deliverables and support business development

+ Collaborate with partners, senior managers, and clients to inform our strategy

+ Liaise with external partners to leverage their skills and data for exceptional client service

+ Provide management, mentoring and training for more junior staff

To qualify for the role you must have

+ A bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in engineering, Statistics, Climate Science, Physics, Environmental Economics or related discipline, and 6+ years of relevant experience

+ Experience with climate risk modeling, climate risk scenario analysis, covering physical and transition risk, and climate adaptation and mitigation

+ Experience with using climate change model data (IPCC, IAMs, GCMs) for decision support and cost/benefit assessments

+ Strong quantitative skills, with qualifications or experience in engineering, economics, physics or similar fields

+ Strong technical writing skills and advanced risk management knowledge

+ Skill and experience in explaining technical aspects of climate change impact assessments and modeling to non-experts

+ A deep understanding of the marketplace, as well as commonly used terminology, processes, and tools

+ Consulting mindset with the ability to solve complex client problems through research and data analysis, synthesize into key insights to frame executive decisions, and communicate to senior leaders

+ Project management excellence: The ability to coordinate multiple workstreams to produce high-quality deliverables, navigate client relationships, and foster a high-performance teaming culture

+ A proven record of excellence when managing, mentoring and improving a team of high-performing colleagues

+ The confidence to research and resolve emerging client issues, including regulations, industry practices, and new technologies

+ Proficient Microsoft Excel, PowerBI and modeling skills

+ The ability and willingness to travel and work in excess of standard hours when necessary

+ Access to reliable transportation to/from the EY office and client sites. A driver’s license is strongly recommended as ride share and public transportation options may not be available in all locations

Ideally you’ll also have

+ A PHD in Climate Science, Engineering, Statistics, Physics, Environmental Economics, or related discipline

+ Licensure or advance certifications as appropriate for your profession

+ Sustainability experience with topics such as climate change megatrends, net-zero decarbonization strategies, GHG inventory plans, and data management, TCFD, climate disclosures, renewable energy, scope 3 supply chain decarbonization strategies, and carbon offsets/markets

+ External consulting experience within a large professional firm

+ Expertise and comfort working across multiple sectors (i.e., emissions management, decarbonization, or climate risk)

+ Experience in programming languages such as SQL, Python, R and/or TAS

What we look for

We’re interested in versatile people who can take on new responsibilities and listen to clients to get things done. We’re not just looking for environmental experience – we’re after genuinely interesting people with the ability to build relationships, negotiate, and think in unique and creative new ways. This role is for you if you’re a confident, humble leader with a curious mind with the ability to solve complex issues.

What we offer

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $119,900 to $219,800. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $143,900 to $249,800. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

+ Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

+ Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

+ Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

+ Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for

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Job Posting: JC246194671

Posted On: Aug 21, 2023

Updated On: Dec 02, 2023

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