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Senior Manager ESG - Nature & Biodiversity

KPMG’s ESG advisory services are growing and for that reason we are looking for a dynamic, intrapreneurial and motivated Senior Manager to expand its Nature & Biodiversity Services. KPMG has a 35+ year track record working on various sustainability topics such as decarbonization, circular economy, sustainable supply chains, ESG due diligence and non-financial reporting. KPMG ESG teams provide services to private and public organizations in Europe and worldwide.

Strategy Consulting
Professional (3+)

Your challenges

  • Business development: You will identify opportunities and drive the development of nature- and biodiversity-related proposition and proposals
  • Delivery of projects: You will ensure and manage the timely delivery of high-quality consultancy advice on nature- and biodiversity challenges and opportunities for corporate clients. You will have an ESG team focused on Nature and Biodiversity, and will also work closely together with subject matter experts from other KPMG ESG teams (climate risk, decarbonization, circular, strategy, supply chain, human rights, reporting, etc.) and other KPMG teams
  • Delivering quality is an essential part of the KPMG DNA. You will drive the delivery of the projects with a multifunctional team in a structured way that leads to high quality delivery                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • Projects will focus on the full scope of nature- and biodiversity related topics: from assessing impacts and dependencies, to identifying risks and opportunities, setting strategies and applying reporting recommendations. Technical expertise on biodiversity in one of more priority sectors (e.g., Agrifood, energy, infrastructure) is highly appreciated
  • People management: you will coach your project teams, work across different KPMG service lines and you will be contributing to the development of the Nature & Biodiversity team (coaching, mentoring and training more junior team members in a collaborative and inclusive way).

This is what you bring

  • You ideally have a master's degree in Ecology or equivalent
  • You are fluent in English
  • You have around 7+ years of professional experience (consulting) experience with a focus on Biodiversity, Natural Capital and ecosystem services
  • You have thorough knowledge of and access to, important biodiversity standards, networks, and alliances
  • You have a passion for everything that has to do with sustainability and ESG
  • You are analytical and you love to work with data and numbers, to analyze and improve processes
  • You can work autonomously and are able to develop the market through networking and prospecting (commercial mindset)
  • You know how to coach and mentor junior people in the team in an inclusive and collaborative way
* 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?

With nature and biodiversity accelerating rapidly as a key topics for companies to act on and strategize around, we are looking for an expert to support our ESG team with a broad knowledge and  network in this area. We are working closely together with our knowledge partner, Naturalis Biodiversity Center. Together, we develop tooling and services to support our clients with identifying nature- and biodiversity-related services around impacts and dependencies; risks and opportunities; and nature-positive strategies. This role will contribute to the further development of these services to bring high-quality scientific insights to our clients in an efficient way.

The focus for this role will be on supporting our corporate clients to improve their biodiversity strategies, policies and practices and embed nature and biodiversity considerations into their organizations. A key element is to support our clients in setting strategies and science-based targets, and reporting in line with TNFD and CSRD.

Our team works from primary office in Amstelveen, from home and/or other offices such as The Hague or Rotterdam.

This is what we offer

Together with colleagues from different countries and departments of KPMG you work towards building market relations and serving customers. The job offers plenty of opportunity for both personal and professional growth. We create the right environment for you to be able to boost your own development.

KPMG is passionate about the inclusion and support of individuals of all groups; the company does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability status.

Why you should be interested in this role?

  • You will help strengthen and grow an exciting strategic business line within KPMG
  • You get to work in a very stimulating environment, with highly driven colleagues to deliver top nature and biodiversity services
  • You get to collaborate with renowned biodiversity scientists and researchers (Naturalis) on joint projects
  • KPMG offers extensive trainings, both on technical matters, as well on soft skills and project management
  • KPMG is proud to be offering flexible working arrangements and supporting its people in building a successful career and delivering excellent client service without sacrificing personal priorities

We also offer the following benefits:

  • A competitive salary
  • 30 days of holidays
  • Flexibility in employment terms & conditions
  • A laptop and iPhone which can also be used privately
  • A non-contributory pension plan
  • A lease car or mobility allowance
  • Discount on insurances and gym membership
Managing client engagements
Business Development
People Management & Finance
  • Project lead & delivery skills

  • Client Relationship Management skills

  • Technical skills

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