KPMG’sSustainability Services Practice :
Extra-financial reporting, sustainable finance, climate change risks andopportunities, circular economy, Sustainable Development Goals are all risingto the top of corporates’ and investors’ agendas.
The focus of ourSustainability Services practice is to help companies across all sectors tobetter understand complex and evolving policies, regulatory changes, andbusiness opportunities relating to sustainability, and furthermore to help themcapitalise on the resulting commercial opportunities.
The Opportunity :
Our Sustainability Services practice in Luxembourg is recruiting a motivatedand high performing Manager to support the delivery of sustainability assuranceand advisory services to our Asset Management and Banking industry clients.
Managea team of 3 persons (plan, coach, develop them in terms of soft and hardskills)
Manageand sometimes participate in the delivery of various sustainability-relatedengagements, including assurance over sustainability-
related information andadvisory work
Bringpotential opportunities for new engagements to the Senior Manager’s attentionand assist in the development of business opportunities
Followdevelopments, emerging regulations (especially from the EU Action Plan onSustainable Finance) and trends like ESG and climate risks reporting, Impactmeasurement and SDGs
Assistin promoting the Sustainability practice both internally and externally usingsocial media / website and other promotional and communication tools.
Degreein a relevant discipline (sustainability, environmental studies, engineering, climatefinance etc)
5years of Industry, consulting or auditing experience in progressive rolesassociated with sustainability and / or environmental management.
Strongunderstanding of the EU Action Plan on Sustainable Finance, its objective,legislative package and impact
Verygood understanding of financial instruments related to Sustainable Finance suchas Sustainable funds, green bonds, green loans
Goodunderstanding of the asset management and the banking industries
Knowledgeof / experience with extra-financial information and / or GHG emissions audits.Familiarity with ISAE 300 and GHG protocol is an asset.
Outstandingverbal and written communication skills and capacity to adapt language andpresentation to various different audiences,
Capacityto work independently and be innovative in presenting information,
Agility,flexibility and willingness to work on different topics with different types ofclients
Excellentclient service skills with an aptitude to understand the clients' business andmaintaining strong client relationships.
Dedicationand motivation to achieve high standards of client service in the performanceof duties.
Strongunderstanding of the players in the Sustainable Finance industry, both inLuxembourg and in Europe
Englishand French language proficiency and German or Luxembourgish is a strong asset.