Sustainability Director

  • 13th month + holiday allowance
  • 20 + 12 holidays
  • Hospitalization and group insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Training & learning opportunities
  • Green mobility program
  • Flexible rewards program
  • Eco-cheques
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As Sustainability Director, part of the Accenture European CEO & Enterprise Strategy team, you will be working on the promise to deliver on sustainability and digital by helping our clients to achieve their sustainability ambitions.  Your expertise is in climate strategy, decarbonization of the supply chain and/or Sustainability performance management.

Your job

Across Belgium and Luxembourg, and for clients from different industries, you will:

  • Develop and execute the strategy to achieve key business objectives in area of sustainability

  • Identify, define and find solutions to help the clients on their short and long-term Sustainability ambitions, including technologies and platforms

  • Develop go-to-market and new services to support that transition

  • Assess the best sustainability performance management tools and help the client implement them

  • Lead business development and C-level interactions, involving negotiation skills and develop trust-based relationships with clients

  • Elevate our brand and presence in the marketplace (e.g. conference participation, thought leadership, offering development, recruiting and upskilling plan)

As Practice Lead, you will also:

  • Manage diverse project teams

  • Rollout the talent plan to grow the practice

  • Provide coaching and mentoring

  • Develop expertise in specific practice specialty areas to increase the breadth and depth of our knowledge base and capabilities

Your team

CEO & Enterprise Strategy
While the acceleration of change due to digital disruption is not new, the current pandemic has amplified the risks and opportunities of that change. We have now entered a never-normal reality. As we reinvent the future—creating strategic advantage from uncertainty—our clients need to transform every aspect of their business and develop the capability and capacity to continuously change, innovate, and adapt.
Boards and CEOs recognize that the dimensions of change are more interdependent than ever before. To help our clients define, execute and create tangible value across their complex and integrated transformational change agendas, CEO & Enterprise Strategy—together with our five other Enterprise Functions Networks and 19 Industry Networks—support the CEO agenda with investments and growth goals; acquisition and divestiture actions; and creating broad-based, resilient, profitable and competitive operating models with cost-efficient operations.
We partner with client leaders to support them through the transformational change journey—with people, purpose, responsible business and sustainability—at the forefront.
In CEO & Enterprise Strategy, we are bringing together our practitioners across the domains of ZBx/Cost Transformation, Intelligent Enterprise, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity, Growth, Pricing & Corporate Strategy and Sustainability & Responsible Business.
CEO & Enterprise Strategy, working closely with T&O / Human Potential, brings the best of Accenture to develop transformation change management strategies. These strategies increase our clients’ competitiveness and coordinate the delivery of their journey by bringing together the technology, capabilities and business models required to enable success and help CEOs navigate their challenging environments.
 

Your background

  • At least 10 years’ experience in Sustainability

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience at a consulting firm or equivalent in an internal consulting role

  • End to end approach towards sustainability – from strategy to technology solutions

  • Excellent proficiency in English and Dutch or French is mandatory, additional languages are an asset;

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent leadership and management skills

Our offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

•    13th month + holiday allowance 
•    20 + 12 holidays 
•    Laptop and smartphone
•    Hospitalization insurance and extensive group insurance package 
•    Bonus program 
•    Training & learning opportunities 
•    Green mobility program: e-bikes, public transport, bike 2 work allowance,… 
•    Flexrewards: decide on your rewards package with our flexible benefits tool
•    Discount program: get discounts at your favorite (online) shops
•    Employee shares purchase plan
•    Eco-cheques
•    And many more!

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Application process

We believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit. Please connect with our recruiters in case of questions.

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Found a fitting vacancy or role? Great! Apply by sending in your CV and cover letter and let's get started. Contact our recruiters in case of questions, they are here to help and guide you.

First Interview

During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions and past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role.

Second Interview

In the second interview, our senior management would love to get to know you. We will continue to discuss your ambitions, past experiences and we can answer any question you have about the position and work at Accenture.

Offer

If we are all happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!

Onboarding

We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the other new joiners and continue your career at Accenture.

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