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Senior Consultant/Consultant– Climate Change & TCFD

Role: Senior Consultant/Consultant– Climate Change & TCFD

Location: Flexibly remote from one of our UK hubs (Bristol, Edinburgh, Harrogate, London, Manchester or Oxford)

Practice Area: Strategy

Contract: Full-time

Remuneration Range: Competitive

Key Responsibilities:

  • Directly consult with clients on their climate risk and TCFD needs.
  • Play leading roles in both small as well as large, complex and dynamic consulting projects throughout their entire project cycle.
  • Manage projects and clients including the development of work plans, schedules, and budgets for the delivery of client projects, increasingly serving as a key client relationship manager.
  • Drafting reports and presentations that convey key messages and inform strategic decision-making.
  • Contribute to the development of Anthesis’ thought leadership, services, products, marketing materials and offerings in relation to TCFD and the low-carbon transition.
  • Supporting the development of new clients and opportunities and helping to enhance existing client relationships and assist client account management.
  • Support the development of proposals on climate risk and opportunity, TCFD strategy and reporting, and contribute to the implementation of these projects.
  • Collaborating with global Anthesis sustainability experts and technical consultants, not only to deliver great projects but also to support in developing new service areas and innovative products for our clients.
  • Leading, mentoring and inspiring junior colleagues to develop their careers and technically review their work.

About Anthesis

Anthesis is the sustainability activator!

Proud to be a B Corp, we seek to make a significant contribution to a world which is more resilient and productive. We do this by working with cities, corporates, investors 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 also supports early-stage companies through Anthesis Ventures. The company brings together 1000+ experts operating in 42 countries around the world and has offices in Andorra, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Middle East, the Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the UK, and the US.

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’s 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, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability.

Summary of Role:

We are looking for a highly motivated Consultant or Senior Consultant to support our growing integration of Carbon, Climate and ESG service offerings. Your role will be client-facing and focus on climate risks and opportunities as part of our clients’ climate resilience strategy and net zero transition planning.

Your projects and clients will span multiple industries, ranging from large public companies to boutique brands, and require engagement on carbon management techniques, climate risk modelling and the integration of climate change into business strategy with clients, and their suppliers, around the world.

This role would suit a candidate looking to move beyond their carbon or GHG inventory skills and into broader climate strategy work. The dynamic and in-demand nature of this service area offers exceptional candidates great opportunities for progression and a role in the continual improvement of our services to best serve our clients.

Key Requirements:

  • A degree/relevant qualification in a related field (sustainability/ESG, finance, enterprise risk management, climate science, etc.).
  • At least 3 ryears’ experience in a related position (sustainability/ESG practitioner, ideally in a consultancy environment, and/or related financial services, enterprise risk management roles, climate science or other relevant related roles).
  • A passion for sustainability and seeing business as a route to solving the climate crisis.
  • Exceptional client management skills, happy facilitating workshops, interviews and client calls.
  • Brilliant at interpreting data to deliver the “so what” simply and coherently.
  • Interest in building successful, and long term client relationships.
  • Curious, open minded and enthusiastic.
  • Organised, methodical and analytical.
  • Effective time management and organisational skills. Ability to respond positively to pressure and take a flexible approach to the dynamic, in-demand area of climate change consulting.
  • Work well with a wide range of people on a global basis.
  • Proactive with the ability and confidence to use initiative.
  • Well presented with a professional manner to act as a brand ambassador which flexes and is appropriate for the specific client environment and circumstances.

 

Whilst we are not expecting candidates to necessarily have extensive experience, knowledge of and some proficiency and experience providing corporate sustainability support in one or more of the following is anticipated:

  • Sustainability topics, key ESG standards and frameworks and latest developments in the ESG and sustainable finance space, including EU Taxonomy, SFDR, TCFD, SDGs and SASB etc.
  • Financial services, including financial planning, bookkeeping, auditing, accounting, taxes, data analysis and financial reporting, etc.
  • Enterprise Risk Management including practices, and policies to analyse and report enterprise risks, to manage risks according to an enterprise risk management framework, and compliance with applicable regulations, rating agency standards.
  • Climate scientist, practical knowledge and experience of addressing climate change considerations, resilience and adaptation, and climate scenario modelling and analysis.
  • Working knowledge of the TCFD and associated frameworks and experience having delivered transition and physical climate risk assessments for projects would also be beneficial.

Your benefits:

  • Work within a highly motivated team in an innovative and rapidly growing global company
  • Opportunity to have a direct impact and be a key part of the growth and development of the business and the team
  • Work solely on projects that have an impact on the sustainability and climate change goals/challenges for clients
  • Opportunity to work with, collaborate with and learn from sustainability SME’s who are passionate about the work they do and the impact Anthesis can have
  • Exposure to a wide range of clients and projects on a global basis
  • Competitive salary in line with education, experience and skills
  • Competitive benefits including flexible working, 25 days holiday and two volunteering days off and the day off for your Birthday!
  • Cooperative, supportive and open working atmosphere.