Consultant

Role: Consultant

Location: Remote role, based across the U.S./Canada

Contract: Permanent

Remuneration Range: $60,000 - $80,000 USD

Key Responsibilities

  • Support project managers in conducting primary and secondary research and analysis on sustainability leadership practices, and emerging issues and trends in a range of industry sectors utilizing a wide range of sources, including web searches, interviews and other methodologies 
  • For small and/or common scope projects, design project scope, detailed budget and timeline, and prepare client work product with minimal supervision. May serve as client primary point of contact. 
  • Project manage small projects or project subtasks on time and to budget 
  • Support senior colleagues in the development of work plans, schedules and budgets for the delivery of client projects 
  • Work on several projects at the same time, often with different clients on multiple workstreams, including CDP reporting and climate strategy development 
  • Deliver tasks on time and within budget and assist project managers to ensure that projects perform against targets and deadlines 
  • Be part of global project teams with colleagues in different offices and time zones 
  • Perform data analysis and interpretation 
  • Draft reports and presentations that convey key messages to a variety of stakeholders and inform strategic decision-making 
  • Support proposal writing 
  • Support client relationship management 
  • Contribute to thought leadership 

Anthesis is the Sustainability Activator! 

We believe that transformative, cross-sectoral action is required to rise to the challenge of the Decisive Decade, and we exist to make sustainability happen. 

Our company brings together the largest dedicated group of sustainability experts in the world, working with more than eight hundred clients, across seventeen countries. Our team combines broad and deep sustainability expertise with the commercial and operational capabilities it takes to deliver real change. Our culture is founded on the empowerment of great people, working in agile teams, in a high-ownership, high-accountability environment. 

 We are proud of what we have achieved so far with Anthesis, and are poised to play a leading role in developing new models of sustainable performance in businesses and governments. Our success depends on attracting, empowering and growing world-class leaders who can harness and deliver our subject matter expertise, capabilities and resources and drive this transformation. 

 

Summary of Role 

Anthesis, a rapidly growing global sustainability consultancy, is looking for a consultant to support our growing team, which supports Anthesis’ global offerings by bringing innovative sustainability solutions to market. 

As part of the team, your role will support client needs related to corporate and product sustainability.  Focus areas made include materiality assessments and related sustainability strategy development, setting environmental and social goals/ targets, assessing hot spots and risks and opportunities throughout the value chain, benchmarking against industry best practices, conducting environmental inventories and lifecycle assessments (e.g., energy/GHG emissions/water/waste and plastics), educating suppliers on sustainability, supporting the development of circular business models and product sustainability, evaluating climate risk, performing ESG due diligence, and engaging in all aspects of sustainability reporting and/or improving performance informed by sustainability frameworks, raters and rankers (e.g., GRI, CDP, SASB, THESIS, DJSI, Ecovadis, TCFD, and others), and more. 

Your projects and clients will span across a diverse set of industries, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to boutique brands, and require engagement with clients, and in some cases their suppliers, around the world.  

You may work remotely from any North America/Canada location. 

At Anthesis, we value both the well-being and the professional development of our people by doing our best to make Anthesis a great place to work. Our identity, values, and the quality of our work are vested in our people, and we want you to thrive, develop and succeed here.  

As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value diversity in our workforce. All candidates will be considered without regard to age, color, race, national origin, disability, family or marital status, pregnancy or maternity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, religion or belief, veteran status or any status protected by law. Anthesis does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject(s) + 4 years relevant experience, or Masters +2 years relevant experience 
  • Ideally 1-2 years of technical experience in one or more sustainability consulting areas, such as GHG inventories, LCAs, materiality assessments, sustainability reporting 
  • Demonstrable passion for, and commitment to improving sustainability 
  • A willingness to learn new skills and work collaboratively with others in a dynamic work environment 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for working with both internal and external clients 
  • Clear and concise written communications 
  • Experience working with data sets and demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret and communicate findings 
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to quality 
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills 
  • Proven research and analytical skills (from academia or work experience), with proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Ability to think and work independently, while also being an enthusiastic and proactive team player 
  • Well-presented with a professional manner to act as a brand ambassador 

 

Benefits 

  • Comprehensive and competitive group health, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your dependents, as well as a FSA (Flexible Spending Account). 
  • Pay 100% of the cost of shortterm and longterm disability insurances. 
  • Pay 100% of the cost of life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance. 
  • Retirement savings plan to assist in planning for your retirement. Anthesis provides 3% Safe Harbor contribution and you may elect to contribute more each pay period with a pretax deduction up to a certain cap. 

 

Opportunities from Working at Anthesis  

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced sustainability consultancy 
  • Chance to apply your skills and knowledge to support our work with leading companies, impacting their strategy, programs and purpose 
  • Work with an international team with operations in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East 
  • Interesting, challenging and rewarding work across sectors and organizations 
  • On-the-job training and coaching 

 

Grade: Consultant II 
Location: Remote role, based across the U.S./Canada  
Contract: Permanent 
Remuneration:  $60,000 – $80,000 USD