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Senior Consultant – Science Based Targets & Net Zero

Role: Senior Consultant – Science Based Targets & Net Zero

Location: Remote - USA or Canada Based

Practice Area: Climate

Contract: Full-time

Remuneration Range: $80,000 - 100,000 (Please note salary is paid in local currency USD/CAD)

Key Responsibilities:
  • As a technical expert, you will analyze corporate footprints of Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions to identify emissions reduction levers, such as those involving behavioral change, infrastructure, fleet, operations, and/or finance 
  • Assess the contribution of different reduction levers to SBTs and Net-Zero goals, and develop detailed implementation roadmaps 
  • Conduct benchmarking and technical research 
  • Prepare technical reports 
  • Contribute to the continued development of Anthesis’ offerings and internal resources on SBTs and Net-Zero 
  • Support the development of proposals that demonstrate an understanding of the client’s business and creative scopes of work to achieve their goals, and actively contribute to Anthesis’ the business development activities. 
  • Attend client meetings, where necessary, for development of opportunities and project delivery 
  • Support engagement with the global expert community across Anthesis to create new service product offerings related to corporate decarbonization. 
  • Support in providing technical direction and developing detailed recommendation reports and other deliverables that help support and inspire clients to take bold action on their pathway to Net- Zero 
  • Actively contribute to the evolution of Anthesis’ SBT/Net-Zero Service via: 
    • A thorough understanding of, and contribution to, the Service’s existing resources, knowledge management systems and expert communities 
    • Honing your technical expertise, supported by our technical directors within the Climate / Net-Zero Practice and SBT/NetZero Service team, and mentor more junior consultants 
    • Supporting development or improvement of tools and systems to support increased value to clients, improved quality of deliverables, team efficiencies and scaling of Service to achieve Anthesis’ commercial and corporate climate goals o 
    • Contribute expertise in specific technical or sectoral topic area and to support team’s capacity 
    • Support regular collaboration with other Services within the Climate / Net-Zero Practice and other Practices across the business to provide cohesive, strategic and value-added guidance to clients. 

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.

Anthesis has clients across all industry sectors and supports some of the world’s largest multinationals such as Amazon, Cisco, The North Face, and Target. The company brings together 1,100+ 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, South Africa, Sweden, the UK, and the US.

At Anthesis Group, we are truly committed to putting people and our planet at the heart of all we do.

We encourage all employees to contribute their ideas, perspectives, and experiences to help us create an inclusive and equitable workplace. By embracing diversity and providing equal opportunities, we believe we can drive innovation, foster creativity, and achieve our shared goals. So, if you’re ready to be a part of something truly extraordinary, then we want you! Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identify, national origin, age, pregnancy, martial status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Together, we can continue to build a diverse and inclusive workforce where everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed and thrive.

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Summary of Role:

We are a leading and innovative provider of decarbonization services, helping a broad spectrum of businesses to navigate and communicate their transition to a net-zero future. With over 150 practitioners globally, we have a track record in successfully addressing cutting-edge issues related to Science Based Targets (SBTs) and Net-Zero targets, and have deep connections and partnerships with NGOs and other standard-setting organizations that help shape the target-setting landscape. And we offer complementary advisory services that support our clients throughout their net zero journey, in such areas as carbon footprinting, carbon markets, renewable energy, climate risk and ESG strategy.

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Consultant to support our growing SBT and Net-Zero service in North America. Your role will be client-facing and you will help clients to develop SBTs and Net-Zero strategies. Your projects and clients may span a diverse set of industries, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to boutique brands and start-ups.

Key Requirements:
  • 4+ years’ experience in corporate carbon management across multiple sectors, acquired either in-house or in a consultancy environment
  • Detailed knowledge and demonstrated experience of corporate GHG accounting and emissions calculation methods for GHG Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions, quantitative modelling of reduction targets and initiatives to achieve targets
  • Substantial experience in identifying emissions reduction levers and quantifying their contribution towards SBTs and/or Net-Zero targets.
  • Experience developing Marginal Abatement Cost Curves (MACCs) and in the financial (NPV) modelling of emissions reduction measures
  • Familiarity in developing operational and value chain GHG emissions reduction roadmaps and strategies that address cost, timeframe, governance and other strategic business considerations.
  • Demonstrated experience with external programs and criteria for developing GHG footprints and setting SBTs and Net-Zero Targets, especially GHG Protocol corporate and value-chain standards and the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
  • Knowledgeable about a broad range of emissions reduction levers, both nature-based (e.g., forestry, marine, coastal) and technological (e.g., renewable energy, energy efficiency and alternative fuel vehicles)
  • Rigorous thinking with deep analytical skills and ability to creatively problem-solve
  • Policy development and/or research experience in the low- and net-zero carbon arena
Skills, Knowledge and Expertise
  • Professional presence with the ability to quickly establish personal credibility and demonstrate technical expertise as well as solid understanding of the client’s business and needs
  • Strong verbal and written communication and consulting skills
  • Effective time management and organizational skills. Ability to respond positively to pressure and take a flexible approach to a dynamic, fast moving and changing work environment.
  • Able to work on virtual teams across different time zones
  • Our ideal candidate will be someone who really wants to flourish in a technical analytics environment at the leading edge of sustainability.


  • Comprehensive and competitive group health, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your dependents
  • FSA (Flexible Spending Account) benefit (US only)
  • Anthesis provides 100% Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance benefit.
  • In addition, Anthesis covers 100% of Short & Long‐Term Disability Insurance benefits.
  • Anthesis provides a 3% contribution into retirement plans, and you may elect to contribute more each pay period with a pre‐tax deduction up to a certain cap.
  • Anthesis provides Employee Assistance Program and Travel Insurance
  • Annual allotment of PTO, in addition to 56 hours of sick leave, paid company paid holidays, and more.
  • 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 collaboratively on projects that have an impact on the sustainability and climate change goals/challenges for clients.
  • Opportunity to work alongside of, collaborate with and learn from sustainability Subject Matter Experts (SME) who are passionate about the work they do and the impact Anthesis can have