Senior Associate - Climate and Sustainability - ESG - Hong Kong

Pricewaterhousecoopers Limited (Hong Kong, Hong Kong) 1 day ago

Line of Service

Advisory

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

Sustainability

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Sustainability and Climate Change practice, within General Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help clients seize essential advantages by working alongside business leaders to solve their toughest problems and capture their greatest opportunities. We work with some of the world’s largest and most complex companies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever changing environment. We help create sustainable change by stimulating innovation, unlocking data possibilities, navigating risk and regulatory complexity, optimising deals, and aligning costs with business strategy to create a competitive advantage.
Sustainability and climate change are at the top of the agenda for many organisations, but many are at different stages in understanding how they should respond. As part of our team, you’ll help our clients balance competing economic, social and environmental goals. Our advice goes right to the heart of policy and strategy, addressing everything from the international development policies of major donors to changing regulations and consumer preferences, to the security of supply chains, climate risk and the challenges of urbanisation.

Job Description &   Responsibilities

Purpose and overall relevance for the organization:

  • Take part in the growing trend of Responsible Investment, and to assist various clients on the path towards sustainable development
  • Expand the Company’s business network through client engagement
  • Support management in leading projects, initiatives and strategy development

Job Duties:

  • Take lead on projects in developing or refining client’s ESG policies, procedures, and reporting methodologies
  • Conduct detailed ESG due diligence and gap analysis as part of the overall investment or acquisition due diligence process
  • Conduct ESG portfolio review, and targeted ‘deep dives’ on portfolio companies, including review and re-design operational process
  • Assist in collection and review of non-financial KPIs and reporting at portfolio and investee company level
  • Assist in preparation for and delivery of ESG training for clients’ investment teams
  • Assist in business development and pitching assignments to engage potential clients

Requirements

·          A graduate degree in business, engineering, environmental science, statistics, mathematics and/or equivalent discipline

·          Manager shall have minimum 5-years’ overall relevant working experience, with at least 2-3 years’ experience in ESG consulting or Responsible Investment related services. Less experience will be considered as Senior Associate

·          Proved experience in research and data analytical capabilities is highly preferred

·          Strong analytical and decision making and problem solving capabilities

·          Good communication and interpersonal skills

·          Good command in English and Chinese; written and spoken

·          Professional qualification (CFA, CPA, FRM) is preferred

·          Familiarity with UNPRI, TCFD, SASB, IFC Sustainability Standards, GRI Standards for sustainability reporting is preferred



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No

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No

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Senior Associate - Climate and Sustainability - ESG - Hong Kong

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