Senior Consultant Corporate Sustainability

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London United Kingdom


South Pole

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As part of the Consultancy team, you will focus on the successful and efficient implementation of our mandates and on the delivery of high quality consultancy reports on climate change mitigation solutions. You will lead the development of proposals and take an active role in the business development activities within the corporate sector. If you are a sustainability professional ready to work in and manage small project teams, then we are looking for you.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Manage the delivery of corporate consulting mandates on sustainable supply chains and corporate climate risks, interact closely with our internal team of consultants and our clients
  • Plan consulting mandates with necessary know-how and skill set to ensure the most efficient and highest quality implementation of our mandates
  • Develop proposals with the responsible teams
  • Support senior consulting staff and our Key Account Management team in business development within the corporate sector
  • Support in the further development of our corporate offering through Thought Leadership
  • Topics of engagement may include: climate change mitigation, agricultural supply chains, water risks, forest risks, GHG accounting and disclosure, Science Based Targets (SBTs), energy efficiency, sustainable development goals and renewable energy strategy

Your profile

  • An university degree, ideally in Environmental Sciences, Agronomy, Environmental Engineering, Economics or sustainability-related disciplines
  • At least 5-7 years of relevant work experience in the corporate sector of which at least partly in corporate consulting
  • Experienced project manager in a multi-stakeholder and multi-geographies/international context
  • Sound understanding of environmental sustainability challenges in multinational companies, especially with the integration of sustainability in supply chains
  • Specific consultancy experience in:
    • sustainability and corporate supply chain risks with particular focus on climate, water and forests in agricultural supply chains
    • consultancy for corporate clients, particularly in topics related to life cycle analysis, GHG accounting and disclosure, energy efficiency and renewable energy strategy
    • monitoring and quantification of environmental impacts and risks along the supply chain on climate, water and forests
    • developing climate change solutions, e.g. assessing feasibility and designing strategies for carbon reduction, implementing projects and M&E; experience
  • Commercial skills and good business sense to be able to identify and seize opportunities in a challenging and competitive market environment
  • Practical experience with agricultural supply chains in tropical countries and project development / program management is desirable
  • Practical experience in sustainable procurement, change management and sustainability strategy development is desirable
  • Proven knowledge and network in the relevant fields
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English (mother tongue or equivalent, non-negotiable)
  • Professional proficiency in one of the following languages is of advantage: Spanish, German, French

We offer

  • Excellent team spirit
  • Be part of a growing and multicultural company with 200 staff in 16 offices worldwide
  • Chance to shape SP’s future activities on sustainable supply chains
  • Opportunities to visit corporate sustainability projects on the ground during site visits
  • Attractive opportunities for continuous learning and professional development
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