Director – GHG Scope 1-2-3 Service Lead

Role: Director – GHG Scope 1-2-3 Service Lead

Location: North America/Canada

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

Contract: Full-time

Remuneration Range: $145,000 - $165,000

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead Anthesis North America’s GHG Scope 1-2-3 emissions accounting and reporting services and related product development solutions. 
  • Take the lead in the development of proposals and new business for GHG Scope 1-2-3 emissions accounting and reporting services, and support team members with implementation of these projects, as well as lead their technical review.
  • Develop proposals with client managers and generate your own leads with new and existing clients, actively contributing to the business development activities of the global business.
  • Support the development of Anthesis North America’s thought leadership and marketing materials in relation to GHG Scope 1-2-3 emissions accounting and reporting.
  • As a senior subject matter expert, provide supervision, guidance and technical leadership to clients as well as colleagues on leading practices, standards, trends, incorporating this knowledge into consulting projects, proposals and the evolution of new services related to Science-based Targets setting and Net Zero roadmaps for clients that meet or exceed their needs.
  • Manage and supervise large, complex and dynamic consulting projects throughout their entire project cycle: initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, QA and closure.
  • Lead and directly manage teams across practices and geographies, including selecting and managing teams in service of client projects.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to team members, supporting build-out of team
  • Performing line management responsibilities vis-à-vis your team members, including (but not limited to) regular check-ins with team members, performance reviews and goal setting with team members, providing regular, constructive feedback on performance, and generally supporting team members with career path development guidance.
  • Responsible for financial, operational and strategic success for relevant aspects of the service line, working closely with the Solution Operations Leader and related internal support resources as appropriate.
  • Maintain existing, as well as build and support new relationships with other sustainability consultants, NGOs, regulatory entities, software vendors and related ecosystem product/service partners.

 

About Anthesis

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, but we know we have a duty and an opportunity to contribute much more. Our success will depend on attracting, empowering and growing world-class leaders who can help to harness our capabilities and resources for transformational shared value

 

Our Net Zero & Climate Solutions team provides clients with exceptional technical expertise combined with a strategic and rationale approach to developing innovative programs that deliver measurable impact. Our expertise and team combines thought leaders and technical practitioners from many sides of the bench, consultants, corporates and the NGO community. The world needs more smart, ambitious and savvy sustainability professionals – a position with Anthesis allows you the platform and network to make a real difference in the fight against climate change

 

Summary of Role

We are looking for a Director to lead our GHG Scope 1-2-3 emissions accounting and reporting services team, which supports Anthesis’ global offerings by bringing innovative sustainability solutions to clients. You will be leading a dedicated team taking full accountability for creating and implementing our existing GHG Scope 1-2-3 emissions accounting and reporting services, tools and software solutions, in close collaboration with, and reporting to the Net Zero & Climate Solutions Lead and Operations Lead, as well as counterparts in other Anthesis regions. 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, their suppliers, and their various stakeholders (employees, investors, associations and NGOs) around the world with a focus on helping these clients build the foundation for their decarbonization strategies. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on high impact consulting projects across areas our portfolio of Net Zero & Climate Solutions services, including energy; carbon management; greenhouse gas inventory; environmental justice; sustainability reporting; stakeholder engagement; net zero, science based targets, carbon removals; project management; climate change; climate adaptation; carbon emissions modeling; water; waste; and renewable energy.

 

 

Key Requirements

  • 12+ years’ experience as a sustainability/carbon/climate practitioner, ideally in a consultancy environment, and/or related corporate or NGO roles with a demonstrated technical track record in GHG emissions accounting and reporting
  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally at a Master’s level or higher, in a sustainability-related field in Environmental Sciences or Engineering, Economics, Mathematics or other sustainability-related disciplines.
  • Ability to lead qualitative and quantitative analysis, as well as guide our team’s use or development of software tools (from Microsoft Excel to Enterprise 3rd Party) related to GHG Scope 1-2-3 emissions accounting and reporting, and related topics including decarbonization and net zero strategy, modeling and analysis around carbon impact, carbon pricing, carbon abatement curves, price forecasting, and project cash flows.
  • Ability to work at and navigate all levels of an organization, driving decisions and direction through influence, including executive and senior business stakeholders.
  • Highly organized with strong project management skills, interpersonal skills, and a professional presence with the ability to quickly establish personal credibility and demonstrate expertise.
  • Demonstrated experience and deep working knowledge of the GHG Protocol and related GHGP Standards (e.g. Scope 2 Standard, Product Standard, Scope 3 Standard, ICT Sector supplement, etc.) as well as emerging accounting, reporting and target setting standards from the Science-based Target Initiative, WRI, CDP, The Climate Group (RE100, EV100), etc.
  • Competency at building relationships across functions within client organizations to enable opportunities for improvement and expanding our scope of services.
  • Industry-relevant connections, with a network of potential clients, collaborators and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Proficiency and demonstrated experience providing GHG emissions accounting and reporting services support and topics in some or all of the following:

o   Strategy development, strategic goal setting and KPI selection on priority climate-related topics (e.g. Science-based Targets)

o   SBTI’s Forest Land and Agriculture (FLAG) emerging standard

o   EEIO Spend-based emissions methodologies

o   Fuel and Energy Related Activities emissions accounting

o   Sustainable Aviation Fuel, Radiative Forcing

o   Work-from-Home/ Employee Commute emissions accounting methodologies

o   Biogenic Carbon Accounting

o   Use of Sold Products and Use-Phase methodologies

o   Climate/ Sustainability-related reporting using leading frameworks e.g., CDP, GRI, SASB, Integrated Reporting and TCFD

 

 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.

 

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 short‐term and long‐term 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 pre‐tax deduction up to a certain cap.

 

At Anthesis we value both the wellbeing 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 and make our decisions based on skills and experience – the only thing that differentiates you is your talent and the value you bring. We understand that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results by inspiring our thinking, challenging our solutions and enhancing our culture. 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 status.