EcoAct Sustainability Consultant

EcoAct Sustainability Consultant

Location: London, London, GB-United Kingdom
Company: Atos

About the company

EcoAct, an Atos company is an international consultancy and project developer, helping businesses and organizations to implement positive change in response to climate and carbon challenges. As a trusted advisor and partner to our clients, we simplify the challenges associated with sustainability, remove complexity, empower individuals and teams, and deploy bespoke solutions coordinated into entire value chains.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.
At Atos, our ambition is to be a diverse and inclusive company where people are truly free to be themselves.  They can thrive, achieve their personal goals and innovate without limitations. We welcome everyone to apply. Family friendly, flexible working arrangements will be considered across all roles.

About the role 

We are looking to expand our UK team with the addition of an experienced Sustainability Consultants. We are looking to hire Junior, Senior and Principal Consultants within the team. 

This role will contribute to the development of our Business Advisory Team within Northern Europe, to add value to our customers by crafting and delivering intelligent sustainability solutions that help make sense of the environmental landscape and the challenges presented by a changing climate.

On this role you will be tasked with the ongoing advancement of our Service Lines and offerings and be responsible for supplying to the business plan and hitting revenue and profitability targets. The successful candidate will contribute to the Team by focusing both internally and externally. Internally, they will develop the breadth, depth, and quality of our service offering and help develop the capability of the team to deliver them. Externally, they will drive revenue and market share with existing clients while developing new clients and sectors. This will require certain proven technical and non-technical skills identified below.
 
The role will be based in our central London office with the flexibility to work from home on a 50/50 office/home working basis.
 
Professional Background and Experience

Crucial background characteristics include:
 
• Already have a successful track record in a similar capacity or have proven outstanding success in a related role and be committed to a future career in a senior sustainability role.
• Comfort with supporting the delivery and management of large business deals with FTSE 350 clients.
 
Key responsibilities and deliverables are:

Technical:
 
• Knowledge of issues surrounding climate change, including risks and opportunities, mitigation, adaptation, strategy, science-based targets, and scenario analysis.
• Experience in partner engagement and analysis including materiality assessment, interviews, workshops, and peer benchmarking.
• Knowledge of sustainability reporting frameworks and indices such as CDP, FSTE4Good, GRI and DJSI.
• Understanding of impact assessment approaches and techniques including water risk, climate change, biodiversity.
• Solid understanding of carbon accounting, compliance, and measurement techniques and calculation methods for Scopes 1 and 2 and CR reporting software, including in-depth understanding of Scope 3 categories.
• Experience in supply chain engagement including assessment, management, assurance & audit.
• Understanding of legislative requirements and their interplay, including EU ETS, ESOS, SECR Mandatory GHG Reporting, and ISO 14001 and ISO14064.
 
Non-Technical:
 
• Experience and success in contributing to building teams and business lines in a commercial and profitable way.
• Experience in working in a consultative manner to understand client needs and guide them to a solution, preferably proven through client consulting engagements in the private sector.
• Developing intellectual and commercial assets within the Company, with a focus on continuous improvement.
• Superb communication skills, with the ability to speak and present information with confidence in front of an audience, lead and influence client workshops and represent EcoAct at industry events.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a capacity to produce well-presented, accurate results.
• Demonstrable ability to develop strong and effective long-term client relationships, with a track record of working effectively and confidently with client executives.
• Energy, drive, and dedication to supporting the team in a growing and dynamic business.
• A standout colleague with high personal and professional standards, who can mentor and empower more junior staff.
• Flexibility, willingness, and ability to travel within the UK and internationally on assignment.

How to apply

Confident this sounds like you? Then do not hesitate to apply! 

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to the application process for people with disabilities.

Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.

More reasons to join us

In addition to joining a large and successful company such as Atos, you can also expect a fantastic range of benefits. These include: 

- Attractive salary
- 25 days of Annual leave + an option to purchase more through our Flexible Benefits 
- Flex benefits system – exciting opportunity to choose your own benefits
- Retail discounts
- Pension - matching contribution up to 10%
- Private Medical Scheme 
- Life Assurance
- Enrolment in our Share scheme - subject to scheme eligibility criteria  
- Unlimited opportunities to learn in our Training platforms

Closing Date:
18/02/2022

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