Principal Consultant – Scope 3 Emissions Management

Role: Principal Consultant – Scope 3 Emissions Management

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

Practice Area: Climate/Net Zero

Contract: Full-time

Remuneration Range: $100,000 - $120,000 / please note that salaries are paid in local currency (USD/CAD)

Key Responsibilities 

  • Project Management – As a Principal Consultant, you will be expected to manage the delivery of multiple projects on time, track financial performance, coordinate day-to-day project activities, and act as a primary client liaison. You could be managing several projects at any one time, each with their own project teams. 
  • Client Management – You will be responsible for managing client expectations and optimize value through projects to drive continuous, strategic improvement. 
  • Scope 3 Emissions Inventories – You will support the client in gathering data and information, shaping actionable accounting systems, and identifying key insights from scope 3 inventories addressing different aspects of the value chain (e.g., suppliers, customers, employees, etc.). 
  • Scope3 Emissions Reduction Strategies –  You will be coaching clients on the evolving landscape of scope 3 emissions management and guiding them through the development of climate action plans.   
  • Business Development – You will be contributing to and developing proposals for potential clients and projects and represent Anthesis during interviews as the consultancy best positioned to support. 
  • Practice Development – You will collaborate with global Anthesis colleagues to develop new tools and solutions that further enhance Anthesis’ offerings on scope 3 management 
  • Provide technical leadership and support to junior team members 


Anthesis is the sustainability activator. We seek to make a significant contribution to a world which is more resilient and productive. We do this by working with cities, companies, and other organisations to drive sustainable performance. We develop financially driven sustainability strategies, underpinned by technical expertise and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world. The company combines the reach of big professional services groups with the deep expertise of boutiques.

Anthesis has clients across industry sectors from corporate multinationals such as Reckitt Benckiser, Cisco, Tesco, The North Face, and Target, and supports early-stage companies through Anthesis Ventures. The company brings together 1,000+ experts operating in 40 countries around the world and has offices in the U.S., Canada, Colombia, the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Andorra, Finland, France, Brazil, China, the Philippines, and the Middle East.

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 opportunity 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.

Summary of the Role

Our Net Zero & Climate Solutions team provides clients with exceptional technical expertise combined with a strategic and rational 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.

We are looking for a highly motivated Principal Consultant to support our growing offerings around Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions management. You will own market-leading projects to establish effective scope 3 management strategies, grounded in actionable scope 3 inventories and climate action plans that drive emissions reductions across the value chain. You will manage teams of varying sizes, drawing from Anthesis SMEs with deep technical expertise in multiple related fields, including GHG Accounting and Reporting, Life Cycle Analysis (LCA), Science Based Targets (SBTs) and Net Zero, Supplier Engagement, amongst others. You will also provide technical guidance to project teams and act as the main point of contact for the client.

Your projects and clients will span multiple industries, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to boutique brands, and require engagement with clients, and their suppliers, around the world.

Key Requirements

  • 8+ years’ experience as a sustainability practitioner, focused on corporate carbon management, in either an in-house role and/or consulting role
  • Demonstrated, extensive experience with scope 3 emissions accounting and product carbon footprints
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Excellent communication and consulting skills
  • Comfortable and confident liaising with key stakeholders across various levels

Our ideal candidate is mission driven and wants to flourish in a global team working at the leading edge of sustainability.


  • 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.