Manager, Sustainability & Climate Change

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City : Calgary

Category : Accounting, Financial, Insurance

Industry : Business Services

Employer : Deloitte

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada 
All Available Locations: Calgary 

External Posting Description

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.

The Opportunity:

Our long established S&CC practice is looking to continually grow, innovate, and offer quality and innovation to our clients. We are looking for a technically strong, motivated, and resilient Manager, who wants to be part of a successful business that is constantly setting new standards for distinction.


Examples of our Sustainability and Climate Change solutions include:

  • Reporting, assurance, and compliance
  • Stakeholder engagement and social impact measurement
  • Management system design and implementation
  • Governance and risk management
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Climate change and sustainability/CSR strategy
  • Energy and resources management
  • Responsible sourcing and supply chain management
  • Environmental, health and safety strategy, operations, and assurance
  • Environmental liability assessments


As a Manager and a member of our team you will:

  • Lead and participate in internal and external business development, new services and solutions design and development, and thought leadership initiatives
  • Deliver successful client engagements in all areas of services offered by Deloitte's Sustainability and Climate Change practice, managing diverse projects with multi-disciplinary and integrated teams, often remotely
  • Manage client and key stakeholder’s expectations to help build and foster long-term relationships, including delivering exceptional project management
  • Work in a collaborative team environment analyzing client issues and developing solutions
  • Develop and present presentation materials to clients and the broader marketplace
  • Pursue a professional and personal growth plan, including an industry and technical learning plan, to develop relevant solutions and stay abreast of market and industry developments

External Posting Qualifications

  • Previous professional services / consulting experience within a reputable firm
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience, including e.g.,
    • Experience with relevant industry standards such as the Global Reporting Initiative and ISO (e.g., 31000, 55000, 19600, etc.)
    • Experience developing standards, procedures, and processes to implement management system and/or regulatory requirements
    • Experience with assurance activities including internal and/or operational audit
    • Experience with project management including budget analysis, status reporting, and issue management
  • Undergraduate degree in environmental or related science, engineering, or business education (combined with environmental work experience) with outstanding credentials
  • Sound understanding of sustainability issues across various industry sectors with particular emphasis on energy and resources. Being an active member of one or more associations of industry / sustainability / EHS professionals, 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 across all levels of an organization
  • Impeccable verbal and written communication skills
  • A willingness to travel within Canada, the United States and, on selected occasions, overseas, if required


In addition, candidates who possess the following will be treated with priority

  • Complementary graduate degree (MBA, MSc, MA) with a focus on environment, sustainability, EHS strategy, and operations
  • Experience implementing risk management in alignment with ISO 31000 including risk assessments
  • Experience with regulatory management in one or more disciplines (e.g., safety, asset integrity, etc.)
  • Experience designing and implementing management systems, including regulatory mandated management systems (e.g., the National Energy Board’s Onshore Pipeline Regulations)

Get your career off to a great start. What impact will you make?

We’re always looking for people with the relentless energy to drive and push themselves further to find new avenues and unique ways of reaching our shared goals. At Deloitte, we know that being the undisputed leader means empowering our people to be the very best they can be – so they can make an impact that matters for clients, colleagues and the community, and for their own careers.

We offer a truly differentiated talent experience that empowers our people with unlimited opportunities to do meaningful work and to grow, learn, and lead at every point in their career.  Deloitte’s newly designed offices offer unique workspaces that strengthen connections, inspire innovative ways of working, and provide the necessary tools to help you make an impact that matters. And with our global reach and network, you’ll always be part of the Deloitte community.

“Once Deloitte, always Deloitte.”

Lead yourself. Lead a team. Lead the firm. It’s all possible at Deloitte.

Deloitte is one of Canada’s leading professional services firms, providing audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services across Canada. At Deloitte, we combine industry insight with a deep understanding of today’s local and global business challenges to give our clients the intelligent, practical and principled solutions they need to resolve both today’s and tomorrow’s challenges. 

Let Deloitte show you how to push your career to the next level. And let your story unfold.

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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