Director - Sustainable Finance - Investors & Large Corporations - Germany (London or Utrecht also considered)

Guidehouse (Cologne NW, Deutschland) Vor 25 Tagen veröffentlicht

Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.

We are Guidehouse, a leading consulting firm serving the public sector and commercial clients with specialized capabilities in strategy, technology, and risk management. You may not yet know our name, but we have a rich history. Guidehouse is a combination of PwC’s former public sector practice and Navigant’s deep expertise in energy, financial services and healthcare.

We offer an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards individuals based on impact, not tenure. Our firm is at the forefront of an emerging model solving complex problems that stretch across government and private companies, affording our people the opportunity to be on the cutting edge of the consulting profession. By focusing on markets facing transformational change, technology-driven innovation, and significant regulatory pressure, our employees also develop and deploy world class knowledge and problem solving that leads to breakthrough solutions.

Our Energy, Sustainability & Infrastructure team provides political, strategic and management consultancy to institutions and companies across the energy value chain that aim to support and finance the energy transition. Our strength lies in our strategic understanding of complex relations between technology, policy, business and finance, and our ability to translate that into actionable advice for our clients.

Focus Area:

We are advising our clients in the investors, governments, large corporates and energy providers space on their respective sustainability journeys. We work with them on the identification of risks and opportunities arising from energy transition and climate risks, the development of a strategy to implement and identify risk mitigation measures and capture the opportunities and finally work with our clients on the implementation of the measures and opportunities identified.


This person will be a key leader within the practice, nurturing and expanding relationships with Guidehoue’s highest-level clients, taking responsibility for ensuring clients are satisfied with innovative strategic solutions. As well as taking ownership of projects and commercial strategy, they will have responsibility over the growth of the global practice, ensuring the most highly skilled people are brought into the team.

Working to create an environment in which the existing team are constantly learning, thriving and developing their skills. As a director of the company they will champion Guidehouse’s culture of diversity and inclusion, leading team building activities to create a cohesive practice. They will be forward thinking and proactive, particularly when anticipating market trends, ensuring solutions go beyond their immediate use for clients, and training their staff to ensure they have the skills and knowledge to add value to clients.

Acting as an ambassador to the firm, they will help to grow Guidehouse’s professional network by attending industry events, taking leadership roles within professional community organisations and presenting on topics of interest to clients and peers. They will already be recognised internally and externally as an industry expert.

  • Working with the wider team to expand the company’s global outreach, by identifying, advancing and closing sales, both within their own practice and by pitching cross functional solutions to global clients – with a focus on the private sector.
  • Managing and developing the relationship with Guidehouse’s most high-level clients, acting as the overall point of contact, ensuring they are satisfied and communicating any developments to the wider team.
  • Defines a value proposition aligned with the client’s challenges and needs with a focus Focus on Sustainable Finance
  • Defines strategy while managing multiple complex engagements, working within budget while continuing to maximise profits and increase client value
  • Manage and develop the Guidehouse practice team and help to create new intellectual capital.
  • Ensures key performance milestones are met each year for the team and for themselves.
  • Creates hands on learning opportunity’ and instructs training sessions while identifying and encouraging the team to attend outside training and development opportunities.
  • Recognises and rewards individual and team contributions, encourages the ideas of others on the team
  • Be recognised as an expert in one’s field by working side by side with clients in non-project capacities – e.g., serving on boards of relevant organizations, developing thought leadership pieces (e.g., journal articles, presentations at conferences)
  • Identifies and implements new ideas and technologies to meet business demands.
  • Shares best practices throughout the global business while regularly evaluation operating models to improve efficiency.
  • Actively participates in firm wide initiatives
  • Upholding Guidehouse’s Values (Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Stewardship and Excellence) – and supporting our culture of Diversity & Inclusion


  • A strong network amongst investors, large corporates focused on Sustainable Finance, i.e. alignment of financial flows with the Paris Agreement and assessing climate-related risks for financials and a proven track record in this space.
  • Strong skills to innovate and develop new solutions to finance the transition
  • An advanced degree/MBA
  • At least 10 years professional experience both in the industry and within consulting
  • Must have a firm understanding of the market dynamics of the industry
  • An excellent understanding of all Guidehouse practices and ability to collaborate with wider teams, which enables them to be able to recommend solutions and resources outside of their own team and practice
  • Motivation to develop and sell project work, leveraging existing contacts and developing new ones
  • Experience of successfully directing, managing and implementing business strategy
  • Experience in winning and management of projects;
  • Demonstrated ability to sustain annual revenue generation and grow annual revenue generation toward a target level
  • Proposal writing experience including budget development and managing proposal timeline with a variety of subject matter experts providing input
  • Experience leading business transformation programmes
  • Demonstrated interest in and experience with building companies and groups during early growth phases
  • Leadership positions within employer organizations and on industry-related boards
  • Highly developed organizational and management skills
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High degree of personal initiative and enjoy networking with others;
  • Fluency in English is required (additionally, German or Dutch would be an advantage)
  • Ability to Travel (when restrictions allow)

Additional Requirements


Our Company

With a unique blend of large firm resources and an entrepreneurial collaborative culture, Guidehouse is where your purpose, passion, and expertise transform organizations. Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges with a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change, technology-driven innovation and significant regulatory pressure. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, we help clients create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare them for future growth and success.

Headquartered in Washington DC, the company has more than 7,000 professionals in more than 50 locations. If you’re passionately motivated to make a difference and deliver exceptional work, we invite you to learn more about your career opportunities at [...] does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Director - Sustainable Finance - Investors & Large Corporations - Germany (London or Utrecht also considered)

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