We are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence.

As a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.

Do you have a passion for a greener, safer, more circular and digitized economy? Are you proficient in providing independent, professional advice to help companies implement sustainable and safe supply chains and product strategies? Are you looking to drive business growth with an entrepreneurial mindset and work internationally?

We have exciting new positions for established leaders with sustainability, supply chain advisory and/or non-financial audit experience to continue the growth of our UK unit delivering first-class services on ESG strategy. With a proven track record of commercial, people and technical skills in one or more of the following areas (see below) – you will manage and lead a team of world-class experts in supporting our clients to integrate sustainability, safety and compliance performance into their core business, enterprise risk management, operations, and value chains by delivering a full suite of assurance and advisory services.

– Sustainable finance advisory

– Climate change/risk consulting

– Report assurance

– Sustainability strategy

– Sustainable Supply chain

– ESG Due Diligence

In this position, you will

  • Lead and carry out DNVs strategy of building client and industry relationships; understanding the client business; and delivering exceptional value through DNVs extensive portfolio of services
  • Be accountable for the sections P&L, shape further growth, initiate significant client leads and build your own team.
  • The successful candidate will have the following experience and attributes:
  • Proven business development experience related to ESG and Sustainability Services (including but not exclusively) Sustainable Finance, Report Assurance, Strategy, Supply Chain; Decarbonisation.
  • Proven experience with operating at Board level, with a strong network at Executive Committee Level
  • Project Director skills with senior internal and external stakeholder management experience
  • Line management and team recruitment / retention within a large sustainability consultancy practice
  • Demonstrable senior-level experience in corporate ESG/sustainability/supply chain/product compliance in one or more of our services outlined above
  • Ability to direct the work of multiple project teams efficiently and effectively
  • Accountability towards service area and individual sales targets with demonstrable performance against these
  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to be inclusive and be clear and concise
  • Proactively seeks to identify real customer needs and manages client expectations accordingly
  • An understanding of conflicting stakeholder needs and the ability to develop solutions to address these
  • Willingness to travel and work around the UK and overseas

Our offer:

A working culture based on respect for one another and an appreciation of the need for work-life balance.

Challenging and attractive position, at the heart of a rapidly growing team, with a direct impact on the results of the Western Europe area.

An interesting, dynamic and fast-paced role, with strong internal interactions.

An international network and contact with many different customers, including key Accounts.

Work environment with a high focus on well-being and high standards for personal and professional development.

There are plenty of opportunities for personal growth through our 70-20-10 philosophy (70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training) and an individual career development plan.