Senior Consultant, Carbon Footprint & Digital Platforms – Advisory, Net Zero Transformation – USA, Canada, Remote

North America

About EcoAct

EcoAct, an Atos Company, is an international consultancy and project developer, helping businesses and organizations meet the demands of the Paris Agreement. As a trusted advisor and partner to our clients, we simplify the challenges associated with sustainability, empower individuals and teams, and deploy bespoke solutions integrated into entire value chains.

We exist to embed climate action as a global driver of commercial performance: delivering economic, social and environmental value.

About the role

Our Advisory Team helps our clients create business value through emissions management and carbon strategy. Our service offering includes a suite of interventions that form the basis of our A to Zero go-to-market strategy, carefully designed to support each stage of the corporate Net Zero Transformation journey.

Reporting to the Head of Advisory, the Senior Consultant will be required to contribute significantly to the growth and development of EcoAct’s Carbon Footprinting service line while managing local and international teams to lead ongoing project delivery. A key part of this responsibility will be expanding our digital platforms expertise, including forging new partnerships with platform providers, organizing and leading staff training, and supporting business development in this area. External relationships will be an important part of the role, with a requirement to liaise with project teams, clients, overseas offices, and representatives from partner organizations.

The successful candidate will join a team of collaborative and future-focused climate experts in a creative, warm, and inclusive work environment. Candidates should be considered experts in their area, with a passion for addressing climate-related business challenges.

Your impact

  • Managing client relationships with Fortune 500 companies at the highest level of seniority.
  • Contributing to the Carbon Footprinting service line by developing methodologies, commercial strategies, training team members, and ensuring high quality deliverables across all North American projects.
  • Leading the expansion of our digital platform capabilities and execute a go-to-market strategy for transitioning new and existing clients to digital footprinting systems.
  • Leading teams of consultants and analysts to determine and maintain the strategic direction of client projects, ensuring exceptional delivery quality while guiding and developing individual team members.
  • Leading business development opportunities with prospective and existing clients by responding to inbound messages, RFPs, and attending conferences.
  • Managing 3 to 5 direct reports, providing guidance on performance, utilization, and career development.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in a related field; Advanced Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years of post-graduate experience in a climate-related role. Both consulting and in-house corporate experience are accepted.
  • Significant experience developing complex corporate carbon footprints covering Scope 1 & 2 and all Scope 3 categories.
  • A clear and applied understanding of corporate best practice in identifying, assessing, managing, and monitoring emissions over a multi-year timeframe.
  • A strong understanding of current guidelines and upcoming developments in carbon accounting frameworks (e.g. GHG Protocol) and other frameworks that may influence accounting decisions (e.g. SBTi, proposed SEC climate-related disclosures).
  • Experience in assessing and implementing digital platforms for carbon footprinting. Familiarity with multiple platforms and their integration with existing corporate systems is preferred.
  • Strong commercial skills and comfort with leading large business deals with Fortune 500 clients, including the ability to coordinate responses to proposals, sell and deliver to new and existing clients.
  • Experience of developing intellectual and commercial assets within the company, with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Well-organized, with the ability to manage complex project deliveries, on time and within budget across multiple simultaneous client engagements.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to speak and present information with confidence in front of a senior audience, lead client workshops and represent EcoAct externally.
  • Effective writing skills, with an ability to write concise, compelling, and well-structured documents and reports.
  • An ability to create and maintain relationships with networks of existing and potential clients.
  • Strong leadership and management skills and a team player with high personal and professional standards, who can mentor and motivate more junior staff.

Location

[US] The role will be based in our central NYC office, with a flexible blend of home and office working. Fully remote positions based outside of NYC a possibility. The successful applicant may be required to travel within North America and internationally on assignment (<10%).

[CANADA] The role will be based in either our Toronto or Montreal office, with a flexible blend of home and office working. Fully remote positions based outside of those locations a possibility. The successful applicant may be required to travel within North America and internationally on assignment (<10%).

Eligibility

[US] Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US by the start of their employment.

[CANADA] Applicants must be legally authorized to work in Canada by the start of their employment.

Type of Employment

Permanent, full-time

Compensation range:

[US only] $105,000 to $125,000 annual salary.

Why

choose EcoAct.

At EcoAct we are driven by a shared purpose to make a difference. To help businesses to implement positive change in response to climate and carbon challenges, whilst also driving commercial performance.
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