Are you a skilled professional with proven ESG consulting expertise? We are looking for an Environmental, Social Governance and Impact Investment Consultant to join a young sustainability consultancy firm operating across over 50 countries worldwide. If you have proven experience and exposure in providing management consulting in development finance, private equity and impact investment, you could be the perfect fit for this Johannesburg based role. You should understand the triple bottom line of accounting, being able to assess, write reports and advise on sustainable financial projects.
You should be academically prone, having received a recognised master’s degree in an environmental, science or finance-related field with experience in ESG management consulting and systems development as well as a good understanding of ESG investors and their impact investment projects in the African market. If you have 5 to 8 years’ of experience working for a well-esteemed consultancy firm which focuses on providing quality-driven ESG consultancy solutions for clients in the financial, investment and funding space, and have an established network in these industries, then this is a brilliant opportunity for you to grow your career with a robust brand. You should be able to assess and manage ESG risks for projects in Africa and interact well with international clients, considering you will be client-facing. The company culture embodies ethics, precision and accountability, and you will be expected to present reports that go over and beyond expectations. You should be a perfectionist by nature.
The client is looking for an individual with a strong academic background who has conducted between 30 to 80 due diligences. They are looking for an expert who is able to think strategically and organically, understanding the client’s needs. If you have this background and are excited by the prospect of travelling for up to 70% of the year, meeting and interacting with high powered C-suite clients across the globe, then this is the job for you! The company is a quality-driven organisation and is willing to wait to find the perfect team member who will add value to their brand. For this reason, they are willing to assist applicants with the necessary visa process should they fit the company culture and stringent job specifications. With a chance to grow your personal career objectives with the company, 25 days off a year, and an opportunity to gain performance and company bonuses should you excel in the position, there is no doubt you will be rewarded for your hard work.
If you match this job specification, you could find yourself impacting the sustainable development sphere of the African continent whilst living in a vibrant South African city!
JOB ID: 32149
30-80 (ESG) due diligence reports specific to, finance, investment and/or sustainable funding
Able to travel for up to 70% of the month