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Energy Transition Consulting Expert - Decarbonisation & Climate Risk Services

We are looking for an energy transition consulting expert with proven strategy consulting experience in the climate-related services who can lead, structure, sell and support delivery of decarbonization and climate risk solutions

Professional (3+)

Your challenges

  • You lead business development, conversations with clients, proposal writing connected to decarbonization and climate risk services

  • You develop forward looking point of views to help companies mitigate or adapt to climate change in their operations and value chain

  • You grow and manage a team of consultants

  • You provide strategic advice for companies about decarbonization and climate risk related initiatives, measurement and implementation

  • You support companies in developing and implementing concrete plans and initiatives

  • You coach and educate colleagues internally on the relevant topics, and be responsible for the quality of deliverables

This is what you bring

  • 15+ years of experience in the climate change field

  • Previous experience in strategy advisory and consulting (management and project delivery)

  • Proven business development track record, with sales of at least Eur1M/year for 3 consecutive years

  • Established clients network in The Netherlands

  • Published PoVs / Thought Leaderships on decarbonisation and climate risks topics

  • Deep knowledge of the GHG accounting and target setting, and related frameworks, initiatives and global standards

  • Knowledge of low-carbon technologies and value chain decarbonization levers, their feasibilities, implementations considerations and business cases / MACC

  • Deep knowledge of climate risks, assessment and mitigation approaches, and related frameworks, databases and emerging requirements

  • Knowledge of IT solutions and platforms

  • You have a forward-looking/strategic mindset that allows you to be visionary and think outside the box

  • Strong programmatic approach and capability to engage Executives

  • Connector, communicator and team builder

  • At least Master’s degree


* These criteria are an indication of the profile we are looking for. Research shows that male candidates often apply when they see a 60% match with the profile, while women only apply when they see a 100% match. If you don't meet all the criteria but you do believe that this is the right position for you, we kindly invite you to apply anyway or get in touch.

What will you do in this position?

General profile description

We support many companies in a broad range of sectors and countries with developing their strategic approach towards climate change. Within KPMG, The Netherlands is considered as one of the main knowledge centers on this topic, and we look at climate change related services from two perspectives

  • Inside-out, supporting companies in identifying and abating their impact on climate change

  • Outside-in, supporting companies in assessing and adapting to their climate-related risks and opportunities exposures


As a energy transition consulting expert within the Decarbonisation and Climate Risk Services team, you work together with colleagues from various nationalities and departments of KPMG towards building market relations, developing relevant propositions, selling and leading delivery of projects. Among other responsibilities,

This is what we offer

  • Salary on the level of Senior Manager, a fixed expense allowance and a working from home allowance
  • 30 vacation days (on a full-time basis) and the option to buy more days or sell your vacation days
  • A lease car or mobility budget
  • A completely furnished home office 
  • A laptop and iPhone which can also be used privately
  • Pension accrual without a compulsory personal contribution

  • Choice to pick from different courses which contribute to your own personal and professional development

  • Focus on well-being! There is a gym at the Amstelveen office or you can get a discount for a gym near your house and you get access to different health and/or vitality programs

  • ‘Together’ is one of our core values. So you can count on different social activities, like team events, drinks with colleagues and events with all your KPMG colleagues

Business development & thought leadership
Managing client engagements
Resources & financial management

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