Sustainability & Climate Change Consulting (Manager/Senior Associate)

London, , GB

Job description

About the Team

PwC Consulting helps organisations to work smarter and grow faster. As part of a global network of firms, we have an unrivalled ability to provide our clients with local insights and global best practice. Our work is always evolving to respond to industry trends and we combine our deep technical skills in response to our clients’ changing needs.

PwC’s Sustainability and Climate Change (S&CC) practice, part of PwC Consulting, offers services to both public and private sector clients across a range of specialist subject areas, including; economic development, urbanisation, impact assessment, responsible business and climate change.

Our established team includes economists, natural scientists, engineers, policy and data analysts and more – working with some of the world’s leading organisations towards an economy with purpose.

Due to continued strong demand for our services, we are looking to strengthen our team in a number of areas including climate risk analytics, impact measurement, and urbanisation strategies. Furthermore, we are particularly interested to hear from candidates with strong industry experience in financial services, retail/consumer products (especially sustainable sourcing approaches) and health.

Our team can offer you a highly stimulating work environment, a breadth of experience rarely matched and a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to join a mission-driven team.

About the Role

We are recruiting at both Manager and Senior Associate level for this team

As part of the role you will be expected to:

  • Apply your analytical skills and specialist knowledge with our world-class client base;

  • Contribute effectively to complex, multi-disciplinary projects – often supporting several projects at a time;

  • Support internal and external thought leadership; and

  • Contribute to proposals and other business development activity.

The role will be based out of London but is likely to require some international travel on project assignments.

Essential Skills & Experience
  • A university degree in business/finance, economics, engineering, a sustainability-related subject, or another discipline with strong quantitative elements;

  • Substantive professional experience in any relevant sector including consulting, business, government or NGOs;

  • Excellent critical thinking, intellectual curiosity and problem solving abilities;

  • Strong research, analytical and report writing skills;

  • High proficiency with Microsoft Excel and experience handling large amounts of data;

  • Strong project management skills;

  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of multi-disciplinary teams;

  • Strong personal initiative, agility and resourcefulness; and

  • Fluency in English; proficiency in other languages desirable, especially Spanish.

Desirable Skills & Experience
  • A Masters or equivalent in Environment, Economics, Urban Planning, Engineering, Development or related fields is preferred.

  • Prior consulting experience is highly desirable, but not a prerequisite.



In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients’ business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries – everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we’re open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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