Senior Consultant, GHG/Climate



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 125090   
Primary Location: Toronto, ON  
All Available Locations: Toronto, ON 


Our Purpose


At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

  • Learn from deep subject matter experts through mentoring and on the job coaching
  • Leverage the Deloitte CPA Advantage program, a comprehensive support program for CPA modules and the CFE.
  • Be encouraged to deepen your technical skills…whatever those may be.
  • Build your leadership skills at Deloitte University.
  • Have many careers in one Firm.
  • Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems
  • Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness.
  • Enjoy My Benefit Dollars - a flexible benefit to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. 
  • Experience a firm where wellness matters.
  • Experience MyFlex and an agile work environment where work is what you do not where you do it
  • Experience MyFlex where reduced hours or seasonal work allows you to meet your personal goals.
  • Build a network of colleagues for life
  • Have an impact that matters through pro bono and significant volunteer opportunities.
  • Be empowered to lead and have impact with clients, our communities and in the office.
  • Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.
  • Be part of a firm that leads the way and pushes themselves to look like contemporary Canada.
  • Grow your network and your knowledge by joining one of our many Employee Resource Groups.


What will your typical day look like?

The Opportunity: Our long established Sustainability practice is looking to continually grow, innovate, and offer quality and insights to our clients. We are looking for a technically strong, experienced and motivated Senior Consultant, who wants to be part of a successful business that is constantly setting new standards for distinction.

As a Senior Consultant and a member of our team, you will:
•    Work with our Partners to lead our GHG/Climate practice with a specific focus on climate change services / GHG accounting, strategy and related Net Zero targets and program implementation
•    Lead the delivery of successful client engagements in GHG/Climate and in many areas of services offered by Deloitte's Sustainability practice, managing diverse projects with multi-disciplinary and integrated teams, at times remotely
•    Lead internal and external business development, the development of new service offerings and thought leadership initiatives
•    Manage client and key stakeholder’s expectations to help build and foster long-term relationships, including delivering exceptional project management
•    Work in a collaborative and highly diverse team environment analyzing client issues and developing solutions
•    Lead the development and presentation of materials to clients and the broader marketplace
•    Pursue a professional leadership and personal growth plan, including an industry and technical learning plan, to develop relevant solutions and stay abreast of market and industry developments
•    Motivate and support the development of junior team members for the advancement of their professional careers 

About the team

Sustainability at Deloitte:
We are a highly connected global group of over 1000 practitioners across the world and are united by a unique objective throughout our practice: To make an impact that matters to our clients, people, and communities. Our Canadian practice brings people together through a truly National presence and has a diverse range of skills. You will work with people who have a broad range of skills and qualifications – accountants, engineers, scientists, management consultants and industry specialists. You will have the opportunity to work on strategy, advisory, assurance, and management system projects in a broad array of sectors including retail and consumer business, energy and resources, financial services, and the public sector. Working with us means that you will be working with a leading sustainability practice in the country and globally.

Examples of our Sustainability services include:
•    Governance and risk management
•    Climate risk analysis and disclosure
•    Energy and resources management
•    Sustainability and social impact strategy
•    Responsible sourcing and supply chain management
•    International development program strategy, monitoring and evaluations
•    Gender, diversity and inclusion strategy
•    Stakeholder engagement and social impact measurement
•    Regulatory compliance / EHS management systems

Note that it is not a requirement to be a specialist in all areas above. Specific requirements for this role are outlined below

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

We are looking for exceptional and articulate candidates with the following skills, qualifications, and experiences:

•    Previous professional services / consulting experience within a reputable firm and/or within a leading international agency with a specific emphasis on GHG/climate emissions
•    3+ years of experience in GHG/Climate with significant emphasis on GHG emissions inventory development, target setting, monitoring and selecting GHG abatement options
•    3+ years of experience in a professional services environment leading the delivery of consulting engagements and leading clients / junior staff through delivery
•    Relevant work experience over the prescribed years include the following: 
      •    GHG inventory development
      •    Developing GHG reduction strategies including establishing targets, supporting business case and application of related carbon reduction frameworks / standards (SBTI, etc.)
      •    Application of related carbon / GHG frameworks and standards (ISO 14064, WRI GHG Protocol, etc.) to develop and estimate carbon footprints, baseline years and addressing annual changes in enterprise portfolios
      •    Participation in supporting carbon assurance projects and / or leading carbon assurance engagements (ideal, but not mandatory)
•    Undergraduate degree in related  subject  area  such  as  engineering, climate science (combined with work experience)
•    Complementary graduate degree (MBA, MSc, MA) in a related area as outlined above is an asset
•    Comfort with combining both qualitative and quantitative analysis to solve business problems
•    Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver commitments on time and budget
•    Attention to detail and commitment to deliver high-quality work products
•    Ability and experience to coach, counsel, and guide clients and junior staff 
•    Impeccable verbal and written communication skills in English; French and Spanish an asset 
•    Advanced skills in PowerPoint, Excel and data analytics tools (e.g. Tableau, Power BI, GIS software) desired.
•    A willingness to travel (20% of total time) within Canada, the United States and, on selected occasions, overseas, if required


Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.


Be yourself, and more.

We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.

You shape how we make impact.

Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.

Be the leader you want to be

Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.

Have as many careers as you want.

We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours


At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations) or  for any questions relating to careers for Indigenous peoples at Deloitte (First Nations, Inuit, Métis).

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
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