Senior Consultant – Climate Risk & TCFD

Role: Senior Consultant – Climate Risk & TCFD

Location: North America

Remote role, based across the U.S./Canada. Our North America business is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, with further office locations in San Francisco Bay Area, California and Boston, Massachusetts.

Contract: Full-time

Remuneration Range: $80,000 - $100,000 USD

Key Responsibilities:

  • Directly consult with clients on their climate risk & TCDF needs.
  • Support the development of proposals on climate risk and opportunity, TCFD strategy and reporting, and contribute to the implementation of these projects.
  • Play leading roles in both small as well as large, complex and dynamic consulting projects throughout their entire project cycle.
  • Apply our existing approaches to climate scenario analysis for both physical and transition risks and opportunities and contribute to improving our product and service offerings.
  • 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.
  • Performing data analysis, including both non-financial (e.g. climate-related impacts) and financial modeling, utilizing in-house and 3rd party software solutions for climate modeling, and interpreting information gathered to identify relevant climate risks and opportunities.
  • Drafting reports and presentations that convey key messages and inform strategic decision-making.
  • Guide junior team members and technically review their work.
  • Contribute to the development of Anthesis North America’s thought leadership, services, products, marketing materials and offerings in relation to TCFD and the low-carbon transition.

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 creation.

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

 

Summary of the Role

We are looking for a Senior Consultant to join our Climate Risk & TCFD services team, which supports Anthesis’ global offerings by bringing innovative sustainability solutions to clients. This role will support our team to advise and implement innovative products and services with our clients so that they can anticipate, address and efficiently disclose their relevant climate change risks and opportunities. You will join a dedicated team and 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.

 

Key Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience as a sustainability/ESG practitioner, ideally in a consultancy environment, and/or related financial services, enterprise risk management roles or other relevant related roles
  • Bachelor’s degree, and/or Master’s level, in a finance or sustainability-related field:  Environmental Sciences or Engineering, Economics or other sustainability-related disciplines.
  • Understanding of global climate change science and international decarbonization scenarios as well as best practice approaches to risk assessment and quantification
  • Good working knowledge of the TCFD and associated frameworks
  • Experience having delivered transition and physical climate risk assessments for projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for working with both colleagues and 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.
  • Flexibility to quickly pivot to meet changing priorities or adjusted timelines
  • 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
  • Knowledge of and some proficiency and experience (preferred) providing corporate sustainability support in some or all of the following:
    • Corporate enterprise risk management
    • Physical and transition climate change risks and opportunities
    • Financial analysis including analysis of climate change risks and opportunities
    • Sustainability/ ESG reporting using leading frameworks e.g., GRI, SASB, Integrated Reporting and TCFD,
    • Responses to key ESG surveys, inquiries and leading ranker/ ratings agencies e.g., CDP, S&P/DJSI, EcoVadis, MSCI, JUST and others,

 

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.