We are looking for a Sustainability Consultant with 5 to 6 years of experience in CDP, TCFD, and ESG strategy development and reporting. This is where you come in – someone with extensive experience ready to take the next step into management and coordination of a team of experts. Read further to find out what this opportunity has in store!
Our client operates as a consultancy with a focus on supporting businesses in their pursuit of sustainability. They excel in helping clients create and execute customized sustainability plans and initiatives with a low-carbon footprint. This is a dynamic corporate environment, serving clients spanning diverse industries across South Africa. While working closely with the firm's partners, you'll be able to take the reins in expanding their climate disclosure service offerings.
To be considered our ideal candidate, you are REQUIRED to possess a master's degree in a technical discipline, such as Climate Science, Environmental Science, Chemistry, or Engineering. You should also bring to the table a robust background with 5 to 6 years of expertise in TCFD/ESG/CDP reporting and the formulation of sustainable strategies. This experience should have been acquired either within a consultancy setting or through active involvement in the manufacturing sector.
As a seasoned senior consultant, you will bring a well-established expertise in carbon accounting, greenhouse gas (GHG) verification, and the creation of client reports. Your role will involve taking on managerial and supervisory responsibilities within our client's rapidly growing division. Here, the focus is on helping clients craft and implement sustainability strategies, overseeing sustainability milestones, and supporting initiatives aimed at reducing carbon emissions. This will encompass the development of proposals and close collaboration with the team to execute projects. Where feasible, you will also incorporate our client's climate disclosure cloud solution into the value proposition presented to clients.
Your role will be predominantly client-facing, ensuring that clients' needs are not only met but exceeded. Leveraging your experience, you'll lead a team to ensure the delivery of high-quality, well-refined work to clients. Our client fosters a dynamic learning environment where both responsibilities and compensation align with your readiness for career advancement. The team comprises a diverse group of individuals with backgrounds in both technical and economic fields, dedicated to providing on-the-job mentoring and support. Open and transparent communication, along with a commitment to innovative methodologies that enhance value for clients and the company, are central to their organizational culture.
In an era where sustainable practices and climate-conscious actions are of increasing importance, this opportunity invites you to join a reputable firm that is at the forefront of advancing net-zero businesses and a more sustainable future. Don't miss the chance to embark on this journey; apply now!
- A Masters (preferred) in a technical or economic discipline (Science, Climate Change, Sustainable Development, Engineering)
- Minimum requirement: A bachelor's degree in one of the above-mentioned disciplines
- 5-6 years of expertise in TCFD/ESG/CDP strategy development
- 5-6 years of experience in a corporate sustainability reporting setting
- A minimum of 3 years of carbon accounting experience
Lead a team of professionals in the climate disclosure processes for clients in the public and private sectors. Engage directly with clients to understand their needs and deliver high-quality outputs. Ensure a high quality of the team when crafting and implementing sustainability strategies and monitoring and reporting strategy progress. Ensure the development of carbon footprint reduction strategies and complete TCFD/CDP/ESG disclosure reports. Review, polish, finalise, and overall ensure a perfectly packaged output for clients.
- TCFD/CDP/ESG Strategy Development
- Carbon accounting (Scope 1-3 and/or ISO 14064)
- Strong numerical and data management skills
- GHG Emission Assessments
- Ability to lead a team and supervise the work done by others
Who Is AltGen?
We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and sustainability jobs across the globe. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency with offices in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Mauritius, and the United Kingdom, which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.
With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the world and are rapidly expanding.
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