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Senior Managing Consultant

Employer
South Pole
Location
Grand Central, New York, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Sustainability
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Consultancy & Advisory Services · Multiple locations · Remote

South Pole is an energetic, global company offering comprehensive sustainability solutions and services. With offices spanning the globe, we strive to create a society and economy that positively impacts our climate, ecosystems and developing communities.

Our Climate Strategies Consultancy team partners with global corporate leaders in sustainability. Wherever our clients are on their climate journey, we provide them with unique and unparalleled technical expertise. Our success relies on deep knowledge, trust and accountability - we inspire climate action every step of the way, every single day!

Job summary:

Due to our current rapid global growth, we are looking for Senior Consultants with a passion for sustainability, who either already have experience of, or are looking to make a move into the climate change industry. You will be responsible for providing high quality consultancy advice to well known multinational companies across multiple industries. Remote work is possible but you will also need to be able to work closely with your team in one of the following offices:
  • EMEA: London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Paris, Stockholm

You will be part of a team responsible for the management of proposals, projects, and consulting for the corporate sector on topics such as:
  • GHG accounting
  • Decarbonisation pathways
  • Science based targets (SBTs)
  • Risk assessments and TCFD
  • Materiality assessment
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Sustainability strategy
  • Sustainable supply chains within the consumer goods industry
  • Corporate supply chains risks

You will manage and supervise large consulting mandates throughout their entire project cycle from initiation to implementation, and you will have the opportunity to lead and directly manage teams of consultants and technical experts. You will also contribute to the development of new products and solutions, marketing materials, and thought leadership to address our client's sustainability challenges

It is essential all applicants have the following skills and experience to be considered:
  • University degree, ideally at a Master's level or higher, in a sustainability-related discipline
  • Approx 5+ years experience in consulting with large international corporate clients
  • Proven project management skills - particularly implementation, and the ability to guide project teams in a multi-stakeholder and multi-geography context
  • Excellent writing skills, with expertise creating and reviewing high-quality proposals
  • Fluent in English, and it is highly desired that you are fluent in at least one other language (relevant to the client base in your country of residence)

It is desirable all applicants have the following skills and experience to be considered:

Corporate consulting experience on one or more of the following topics:
  • GHG accounting
  • Decarbonisation pathways
  • Science based targets (SBTs)
  • Risk assessments and TCFD
  • Materiality assessment
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Sustainability strategy
  • Sustainable supply chains within the consumer goods industry
  • Corporate supply chains risks

What we offer:

At South Pole, we care about our employees as much as we care about the planet. South Pole is not just an employer, we are a Team. South Pole does not just offer people a job, we offer you a career. By joining our team, you will find strong purpose and deep meaning in everything you do. You will have the chance to make a real difference for our clients and for the planet, working alongside a passionate team of like-minded colleagues, while building your knowledge/skills and developing your career in a fun, dynamic, international and fast-growing organisation.

We're a planet of 7.5 billion unique and different people. We all have a contribution to make; South Pole is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status or disability. Our recruitment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

We believe that health is central to happiness. We organise many wellbeing activities such as yoga, meditation sessions, sports groups, healthy snacks, active breaks, etc.
Work-life balance
From flexible working hours to flexible workplace (home office), with above-average vacation allowances, we strive to make the work and family life puzzle an easy one for our employees.
We practice what we preach
From Vegan Days to plastic-free lunches, off-setting our own Company emissions and countless other initiatives, we fully live our values and lead by example on a daily basis.
Company outings and events
It is not only hard work, we also have lots of fun! We frequently get together to celebrate our successes, do activities together and get to know each other better
What makes us unique
At South Pole, we are first and foremost a purpose-driven Company. People join us because they believe in our mission and want to be part of a community that fights together for our shared values and beliefs. But that is not the only reason why working at South Pole is such a rewarding experience.
  • We know that our vision to help create a greener world is both bold and challenging. To achieve it, we settle for nothing less than the absolute best. We form a Community that is stronger than the sum of its parts.
  • Entrepreneurial at heart. It's not just our founders who are entrepreneurs. We actively promote an innovative mindset at all levels of the organisation, where each and every employee is encouraged to challenge the status quo and empowered to make decisions.
  • Growing employees in a growing company. With a team of smart, passionate and engaged colleagues, as well as an increasing demand from our clients, opportunities to learn, develop our skills and grow our careers are endless.
  • All for one, and one for all! Above all other things, what truly drives our dedication and commitment to our purpose is our colleagues. We learn from each other and grow together. Because that is who Penguins are.
About South Pole
At South Pole, we work with businesses and governments across the globe. We help realise deep decarbonisation pathways across industries, based on a thorough understanding of climate risks and opportunities in specific sectors, as well as the highest emission reduction standards.

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