Senior Consultant, Health and Safety (EHS)

July 23 2021
Industries Consulting services
Categories Health, Security, Disability, HR, Training, Management, Consulting
Toronto, ON

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

EY has a well-established Climate Change and Sustainability practice to respond to our client’s growing need of guidance in key areas, including social and environmental sustainability, climate change, sustainable finance, and environment, health & safety (EHS). Our services are varied, but include strategy and implementation, impact measurement, assessment of policies, programs and management systems, assurance over sustainability-related data and greenhouse gas emission verification..


We are looking to expand our team of professionals focused on providing high value, independent, trusted advice to our clients as they transition to a more sustainable economy.Our Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCASS) team is growing exponentially, and as a Senior Consultant, you’ll play a key role in that growth with the provision of EHS advisory services.

Working across many industries, you’ll develop your career by communicating creative, strategic goals both internally and externally. It’s all about listening to and understanding our clients to give them a truly exceptional experience in a field where there really are no off-the-shelf recommendations.


Your key responsibilities

As a Senior Consultant, the nature of this role means no two projects will be the same. That means you’ll need to think on your feet and challenge existing practices to develop answers to complex issues. You’ll also be collaborating with colleagues across multiple service lines, so we’ll look to you to build relationships and identify opportunities for our clients to benefit from our knowledge in other areas. Regular travel across Canada will be required as you will be meeting with key clients, some of those being the most respected in their fields.


Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to participate in a variety EHS consulting & auditing engagements, including, but no limited to strategy, enterprise safety culture transformation, EHS management system, implementation support, audit programs

  • Strong analytical skills, ability to interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements

  • Ability to contribute to IT consulting engagements, such as software selection and implementation, business process mapping, project management in the areas of EHS, Sustainability and Risk

  • Professional presence with the ability to quickly establish personal credibility and demonstrate expertise

  • Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating team leaders on progress

  • Support client relationships, business development and account management efforts

  • Build strong internal relationships with other services across the organization

  • Energetic, passionate and entrepreneurial spirit

  • A dedication to teamwork and leadership

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills


To qualify for the role you must have

  • University degree in the fields of Engineering, Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental management

  • 6 year’s consulting experience with a focus on EHS risks and opportunities and/or operational safety. Experience should cover strategy evaluation and development, management system design and implementation, process improvement and reporting. At least two of the following areas of expertise: environment, occupational health &safety, industrial hygiene or operational risk.


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience in using or implementing IT platforms, preferably in the area of EHS, such as SAP, Enablon, Sphera, Process Map, Medgate


What we look for

We’re interested in versatile people with the ability to take on new responsibilities and listen to clients to get things done. We’re not just looking for environmental experience — we’re after genuinely interesting people with the ability to build relationships, negotiate and think in unique and creative news ways. If you’re a confident leader with a curious mind and the ability to solve complex issues, this role is for you.

What we offer

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture -built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY | Building a better working world


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

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