Global Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability – Sr. Assoc or AM (UK) or Associate or Sr. Associate (US)

  • Location
    McLean, Virginia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 19

Position description

The Global Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CR&S) team is looking for an individual to support the execution of key initiatives including WorldClass (Deloitte’s societal impact initiative to empower 50 million futures by 2030), external reporting and sustainability. This role is in Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (Deloitte Global) within Global Brand.

The role offers a unique opportunity to drive societal impact strategy and solutions with colleagues around the world. Through this role you will support the CR&S team in: program design and implementation, advisory to CR&S leaders across geographies, project management, research and analysis, and management of internal and external stakeholders.

We are seeking someone who has demonstrated commitment to Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability, or a related field. Work experience and academic studies in one or more of the following fields is preferred: public policy, politics, international affairs, sustainability, social and environmental issues management, engineering, cross-sector collaboration and partnerships, non-profit management, and/or international development.

The role is ideal for a versatile top-performing, Consultant or Senior Consultant, offering an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience working across the Deloitte global network. This role may be set-up as either a 12-24 month secondment from a Deloitte team, or a full-time opportunity.

Location: Preferred locations are NY, Washington DC, or Toronto. London may also be considered.

Work you’ll do:

Role specific responsibilities and skills required

  • Work with CR&S leaders to address WorldClass implementation needs (i.e., alignment of member firm commitments to global ambition – to impact 50 million people by 2030)

  • Assist with societal and environmental data gathering and review for external reporting including use and maintenance of reporting software systems 

  • Participate actively with points of view, ideas, opinions, insights, in meetings and other forums

  • Team-oriented with ability to work and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Management of key stakeholders/contributors at various levels of seniority, from staff to senior partners, and across multiple countries 

  • Knowledge and understanding of sustainability principals in one or more areas including sustainability reporting, carbon accounting, waste management, responsible procurement

  • Mastery of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) with strong attention to detail


  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

  • Contribute to development and implementation of communications strategies 

  • Create communications deliverables, including, but not limited to: presentations and reports to senior leadership, internal and external website content, internal communications (webinars, newsletters), speaking points, press releases, toolkits, and social media postings

Stakeholder engagement

  • Develop strong working relationships inside and outside of Deloitte, including with other Deloitte Global teams, member firm CR&S teams and client service functions, in order to support program delivery

  • Proven ability to interact, work with and advise senior leaders

Research and analysis

  • Actively scan the external environment for news, trends, opportunities, and risks. Maintain an ongoing understanding of Deloitte’s marketplace positioning  

  • Conduct primary and secondary research to inform the global CR&S strategy, including desktop research, issue analysis, and internal consultations/ interviews

  • Prepare research summaries, written and verbal briefings, and presentations synthesizing findings and recommendations

Project management

  • Project management skills with demonstrated execution of projects within timeframes

  • Assist in scheduling, planning, hosting, and facilitating events and meetings 

  • Create and manage project plans, timelines, and key measures of success

  • Prepare progress and status reports

What you’ll be part of—our Deloitte Global culture:

At Deloitte, we expect results. Incredible—tangible—results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and lead global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network.

In Deloitte Global, everyone has an opportunity to lead. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in—with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out—with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark.

Deloitte Global supports our talented professionals in answering the question: What impact will you make?

How you’ll grow:

Deloitte Global inspires leaders at every level. We believe in investing in you, helping you embrace leadership opportunities at every step of your career, and helping you identify and hone your unique strengths. We encourage you to grow by providing formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and on-the-job challenges. We want you to ask questions, take chances, and explore the possible.

Benefits you’ll receive:

Deloitte’s Total Rewards program reflects our continued commitment to lead from the front in everything we do — that’s why we take pride in offering a comprehensive variety of programs and resources to support your health and well-being needs. We provide the benefits, competitive compensation, and recognition to help sustain your efforts in making an impact that matters.


Education (degree): BA or BS in one of the following fields preferred: Business; Economics; Public Policy; International Affairs; Politics, Philosophy and Economics; Sustainability; Engineering; Environmental Sciences; Corporate Responsibility 

Other (Explain): Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPP or MPA), Master of International Affairs/ Development, Master of Sustainability/Corporate responsibility or similar. 
Ability to speak more than one language is preferred, but not required

Years of Experience: 2+

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