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Executive Consultant (Climate SME)

Strategic Resolution Experts, Inc.
Washington, District of Columbia, US
Closing date
May 28, 2023

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Climate Change
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time

Do you want to perform work that ispactful to millions of Americans and has a broader global impact? Are you service minded team player who works towards creating solutions for the greater good?

We Empower You to Serve!

SRE delivers Organizational Transformation Services to the federal Government through Strategy, People, Leadership Development, Coaching, Facilitation, and Organizational Change Management. We underpin this with Project Management, business process improvement, and use technology as an enabler.

Our mission is to serve our country, our communities, and our employees. Our vision is to make a positive impact on the world by leaving it better off when we leave then when we came. We are seeking professional consultants who share in our mission of service, our vision of leaving the world a better place, and are committed out our values of Integrity, Quality, and Performance.

After reviewing the position description, if you feel you are a fit for our organization and possess the required qualifications, we invite you to apply:

SRE is seeking an Executive Consultant (Climate SME) to support climate-related strategy, policy analysis, communication, partnering, knowledge management, change management, meetings, and data analysis.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

    Provide thought leadership to communicate about, advise on, and advocate for the use of climate science, resilience, sustainability, and analysis of future conditions as inputs into decision making across all programs and mission areas
    Provide consulting and advisory support to help the client build partnerships, enhance messaging, implement best practices, advance climate goals
    Provide expertise and insights to inform strategic priorities, develop MOUs/MOAs, and update and implement climate programs and policies
    Analyze policy issues, proposals, guidance, and legislative provisions to identify the implications for client operations
    Leverage best practices from the public, non-governmental, and private sectors to make recommendations
    Develop a partnering strategy
    Translate strategies into actionable plans and develop or provide input into project schedules
    Coordinate the development of comprehensive business cases to be presented to senior leadership, Congress, and the Administration
    Provide expertise, inputs, and content to develop clear, concise, audience-appropriate, storytelling, and error-free communication products
    Provide insights to support organizational change management, including stakeholder engagement, adoption, and communication
    Support internal, external, and public engagement, including making recommendations and writing and editing content such as strategic documents, speeches, scripts, talking points, briefing memos, press releases, and case studies
    Provide climate mitigation and adaptation technical research and coordination support
    Analyze climate data and provide inputs and insights to support visualization, reporting, and communication
    Must be able to manage competing priorities through prioritization of tasks and activities and set deadlines appropriately
    Produce high quality work and strive to be error-free by focusing on quality assurance. Deliverables must be appropriate, accurate and meet the customer and contractual requirements.
    Must possess integrity and be service focused at all times
    Exhibit flexibility and resilience with both client organizations and SRE
    Must possess a drive for continual learning and professional growth
    Progressive experience in leading and providing technical direction of strategic business projects
    Demonstrated ability to provide guidance and direction for multiple projects or sub-tasks and in designing, implementing, and managing business programs
    Capability to manage multi-task projects of high complexity and must have demonstrated experience in managing all key project areas
    Provides primary interface with client personnel regarding strategic issues and on project specific issues
    Directs the completion of projects within estimated time frames and budget constraints
    Coordinates tasks, review work products for completeness and adherence to client requirements
    Experience includes demonstrated exceptional written and oral communication skills, including white papers and formal presentations
    Delivers presentations and leads client meetings
    Demonstrated ability to work independently

    Education and Experience:

      Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 12 years of experience in related field
      Master's Degree and minimum of 6 years of experience in related field
      FEMA, NOAA IPCC, or EPA experience preferred
      Familiarity with the Fourth National Climate Assessment, shared socioeconomic pathways, representative concentration pathways, emissions scenarios, and climate change impacts to develop a Nature Based Solutions strategy


        An experienced leader with climate industry experience
        Demonstrated expertise in and technical knowledge of climate mitigation and adaptation, specifically the Fourth National Climate Assessment, shared socioeconomic pathways, representative concentration pathways, emissions scenarios, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project
        An understanding of the financial implications of implementing climate resilience measures
        Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and synthesize information in the most complex documents
        Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries
        An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image
        A strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus
        A well-organized and self-directed individual who understands team and contracting dynamics and a team player
        An intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication skills
        A decisive individual who possesses a "big picture" perspective and is able to think critically
        Excellent writing skills
        SRE and Client mission oriented
        A processes and solutions oriented individual
        Must have experience and be an expert with PCs, MS Office, Adobe, Google Mail, Citrix ShareFile (or other online platforms), and online meeting platforms such as Google Meet and Zoom

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