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ESG & Climate Services Senior Consultant

Apply now Job no: 494071
Work type: Full time
Location: Brisbane
Categories: Risk Advisory Services

About the opportunity:

Our ESG and Climate services team in Brisbane has an opportunity for an ESG professional looking for career progression and growth. We provide a comprehensive range of consulting and assurance services designed to strengthen and streamline ESG strategy development, integrated ESG risk management and reporting.

The role includes managing a client portfolio, assisting the Principal/Partner in business development, and supporting and coaching team members.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The delivery of assurance projects under the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act, Emissions Reduction Fund, other schemes.
  • Review fieldwork, including data collection, analysis, and work paper documentation and proof-read narrative reports and presentations of observations and recommendations.
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team across a range of industries to assist companies in better understanding and developing solutions to respond to the complex and evolving policy, regulatory, and business environment risks and opportunities associated with ESG/Sustainability and Decarbonisation.
  • Supervise and enhance the analysis of corporate activities and provide recommendations related to enhance their sustainability/ESG strategy, methods, framework, and related tools to support clients in achieving their sustainability/ ESG objectives.
  • Development of sustainability/ESG programs and related reporting, such as materiality assessments, peer benchmarking, stakeholder engagement, gap analysis, metric/KPI identification (in alignment with common sustainability/ESG reporting standards such as GRI), and the preparation of reporting (internal and external) materials.
  • Responsible for a “mentor group” – which involves coaching junior team members to develop new skills, monitor their performance, support their development, and help manage their career growth.
  • Promote key RSM principals including flexible working arrangements, inclusivity, agile auditing, and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to quickly learn concepts outside of your area of expertise.


About you:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental/Sustainability or equivalent studies such as Business/Commerce/Engineering


  • Relevant certification or professional membership
  • Understanding of the following concepts and frameworks preferred:
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
  • Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
  • Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
  • Sustainably Development Goals (SDGs)

Demonstrated Experience & Attributes:


  • 3 – 7 years’ experience preferably within Professional Services or a relevant industry position
  • Experience of ESG consulting/assurance/internal audit work and the ability to apply this expertise from this perspective
  • In-depth technical knowledge of relevant frameworks and the international regulatory and policy context, specifically knowledge and experience of working with the GHG Protocol Scope 1, 2 and 3
  • Extensive experience applying your knowledge and expertise in a variety of sectors
  • Excellent stakeholder and client management skills. The position may require you to work with multiple teams and clients in an local and/or international context 

What can we offer you?

  • An organisation that lives and breathes its values of; Integrity in everything; Supporting clients everywhere; Developing and valuing everyone
  • An engaged and supportive team that are passionate about encouraging each other to succeed.
  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Career Development, Personal Development and Learning Opportunities
  • Wellness and Lifestyle benefits, including Annual Flu Vaccinations
  • Employee Social Events and an active Social Club
  • Novated leasing and car benefits
  • Access to a range of corporate discounts, including health insurance, and banking


Life at RSM:

RSM provides a great environment to build skills and confidence and we help our people achieve their best. We are trusted advisors to our clients, so it is critical for us to find the right people for the job on offer. Our network of offices across Australia and around the world allow us to offer a personal service to all our clients regardless of where they are!

The RSM diversity and inclusion strategy is referred to as Diversify.  RSM is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace, where everyone can achieve success.

How to apply:

Are you interested? For immediate consideration please click "Apply Now" and complete our online application form. Know someone who might be suitable? Share with them now!

Agencies, thank you for thinking of us, but our recruitment is managed internally, and we will reach out to our preferred suppliers if we need assistance.

Salary guide :  $70,000-$90,000 inclusive of superannuation 

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