Consultant, Corporate Sustainability, South Pole – Sydney

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As part of the Corporate Risks and Opportunities team within the Consultancy & Services Unit, you will focus on the delivery of high quality consultancy advice on climate change mitigation solutions to the corporate sector (in particular GHG accounting) mainly for Australian clients, and be responsible for the management of small project teams.

Would you like to be part of our dynamic, global and growing team? South Pole is an energetic, global company offering comprehensive sustainability solutions and services. South Pole acts today ‘for a better tomorrow’. With offices all around the globe, we accelerate the transition to a climate-smart society. Our vision is “Climate Action for All”: We inspire and enable our customers to create value from sustainability-related activities.

To further promote environmentally and socially responsible practices, we are currently looking to recruit a highly motivated and dedicated

Consultant Corporate Sustainability (100%)

based in Sydney, Australia

As part of the Corporate Risks and Opportunities team within the Consultancy & Services Unit, you will focus on the delivery of high quality consultancy advice on climate change mitigation solutions to the corporate sector (in particular GHG accounting) mainly for Australian clients, and be responsible for the management of small project teams. You will also lead the development of proposals and participate in business development activities and new service creation. This is a fast growing and dynamic business area with global market potential.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Implement and project manage GHG accounting mandates for mainly Australian, but as well as international clients
  • Plan consulting mandates with necessary know-how and skill set to ensure the most efficient and highest quality implementation
  • Develop proposals with the responsible key account managers and senior consulting staff
  • Interact with and build relationships with clients and manage the delivery of corporate consulting mandates on corporate climate risks and opportunities
  • Support senior consulting staff and our Key Account Management team in business development in the corporate sector
  • Support senior consulting staff and Key Account Management team to further develop thought leadership, services and marketing materials to develop further our corporate offerings
  • Interact closely with our international internal team of consultants
  • Topics of engagement may include: GHG accounting and disclosure, climate change mitigation, Science Based Targets (SBTs), risk assessment and TCFD, materiality assessment, energy efficiency, Life Cycle Analysis (LCA), Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), renewable energy strategy and others

Your profile

  • A university degree, ideally in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Energy Engineering, Economics or sustainability-related disciplines
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in the corporate sector, at least partly in corporate consulting in Australia
  • Sound understanding of environmental sustainability challenges in multinational companies
  • Specific consultancy experience in:
    • sustainability and corporate risks
    • developing climate change solutions
    • consultancy for corporate clients, particularly in topics related to GHG accounting, scope 3 emissions and agricultural emissions
  • Commercial skills and good business sense; able to identify and seize opportunities in a challenging and competitive market environment
  • Practical experience in sustainability strategy, GHG management, adaptation and/or change management is desirable
  • Proven knowledge and network in the relevant fields in Australia
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English
  • National or holder of a valid work permit

We offer

  • Work in a growing global profit for purpose company with a real commitment to sustainability and fighting climate change
  • Excellent team spirit, work within a large and international team of sustainability passionate professionals
  • The opportunity to work with a culturally diverse team based around the world

Please apply

If you are interested in joining a young and international team looking to make a difference to the world we would be happy to hear from you! Please send your cover letter and CV directly through our website. If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please contact us on jobs@southpole.com.

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