Local Unit & Position Description:
Are you looking to lead the growth of ESG and sustainability services in an innovative, digitally enabled, purpose driven business? Are you motivated to support customers to achieve business success and sustainability in their businesses and their extended supply chains?
We're recruiting for a growth focussed Senior Consultant with proven seller-doer consulting experience in the domain of ESG and Sustainability to join our Sustainability, Assessment & Assurance team in Italy based in Milan or in one of the other Italian Offices.
This is an exciting opportunity to take a senior role to achieve growth as a seller doer, lead the delivery of projects, ensure service excellence for clients and play an important role in development of others within the team. We help clients implement, improve and demonstrate their commitment and progress towards authentic sustainability.
You will get the opportunity to win, lead and develop our work on a wide range of sustainability services primarily focussed on Sustainability report assurance, ESG and sustainable finance, supply chain sustainability, sustainability strategy and climate change consulting.
When doing this, you will get the opportunity to engage with many of the leading companies and brands across a wide range of sectors and to leverage a suite of services and digital technologies to scope sell and deliver innovative solutions.
You will be expected to lead the growth of our sales and delivery for a range of sustainability services and may have specialism and expertise in several of them, including:
Sustainability Report Assurance.
ESG, green bonds & sustainable finance consulting.
Digital Assurance including digitally enabled supply chain solutions for transparency, track and trace.
Supply chain sustainability & risk management.
Climate change, GHG and decarbonisation topics.
Sustainability strategy, SDGs mapping.
Green Building standards certification/ competence (e.g. LEED, BREEAM, WELL, NZEB).
You will be expected to make proposals, win projects and lead project teams as well as helping to grow our business through the following activities:
Proactively seeking to identify customer needs, developing tailored solutions and selling these to new and existing clients.
Directing projects, ensuring they are executed to clients' expectations, on time, on budget and to DNV quality standards.
Leading and communicating effectively with your project teams and clients.
Introducing services from your own/ existing discipline(s) to new clients and new services to existing clients.
Writing thought leadership for the team to be published internally and externally and speaking publicly to generate the correct profile and market engagement in Italy.
The successful candidate will have the following experience and attributes:
Proven track record in sales and business development of ESG & Sustainability services, ideally within a consultancy environment.
Proven track record of leading & delivering consulting services as a trusted advisor and thought leader in their domain of ESG/ SDGs sustainability.
Academic qualifications relevant to sustainability subject areas,
Proven project and/or team leader, delivering service excellence.
Able to clearly delegate tasks and provide sufficient guidance, support and feedback on performance to Consultants.
Able to line manage Consultants and provide coaching and development.
Willingness to travel and work around Italy and the South Europe region and on occasions overseas.
Fluency in English and Italian is a prerequisite.
We are offering a challenging, varied and responsible job in a dynamic and international environment. You will have plenty of opportunities for personal growth, according to our 70-20-10 philosophy: 70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training. Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including attractive fringe benefits and incentive scheme.
If you find this is the place for you, apply!
Company & Business Area Description:
DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.
We are one of the world's leading certification, assurance and risk management providers. Whether certifying a company's management system or products, providing training, or assessing supply chains, and digital assets, we enable customers and stakeholders to make critical decisions with confidence. We are committed to support our customers to transition and realize their long-term strategic goals sustainably, and collectively contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!