Sustainability Consultant

Digby Wells Environmental

London

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.digbywells.com careers@digbywells.com

Sectors: sustainability, environmental management

Closing date: Wednesday, 15th July 2020   3 days left


Vacancy

Digby Wells Environmental, a leading service provider to the resources industry, is looking for a Sustainability Consultant to join our fast-growing sustainability team. Our team helps our clients respond to and develop strategies to manage issues across the sustainability agenda including climate risk management, policy and strategy development and sustainability reporting.

Job Description

Key responsibilities include

  • Producing sustainability reports that showcase clients’ work in a compelling way, while also ticking the boxes for GRI or SASB compliance.
  • Compiling annual responses to investor questionnaires such as CDP and DJSI and providing clients with guidance to improve their scores and their practice.
  • Reviewing, benchmarking and developing policies against industry and best practice.
  • Development of climate risk management and mitigation strategies, including Science based targets and TCFD aligned reporting and guidance.
  • Development of Modern Slavery Statement and strategies.
  • Environmental and social due diligence.
  • Researching ESG and sustainability trends and communicating these relevant internal and external stakeholders, and using information to develop new services and client offering.
  • Networking and growing strong relationships with clients and other partners in the market.
  • Working closely with various specialists to implement strategies and annual environmental and social performance for clients.

Education

  • Post graduate degree preferably in Environmental Sciences, Sustainability or Financial Communications.
  • Project Management Certificate would be beneficial.

Skills and Experience.

  • 3-5 years relevant experience in sustainability consulting.
  • A keen interest in Corporate sustainability and responsible investment.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills to build and maintain relationships with Senior executives.
  • A flair for writing; you will enjoy transforming information and data into compelling copy and infographics.
  • Strong project management skills; you will be developing sustainability reports from start to finish, working with clients until they are perfect.
  • A working knowledge of; TCFD recommendations, GRI Standards, SASB, the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI), the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Other Requirements

  • A willingness to travel.
  • Interest in the mining sector is preferable
  • A flexible, pragmatic and innovative approach project development and delivery.
  • Fluency in English is essential, working knowledge of another language particularly French or Spanish would be advantageous.

Application

Applicants must be prepared to undergo a complete psychometric evaluation as part of the selection process. Short listed candidates will also be required to take a writing test and to authenticate information provided in their CVs. The closing date for applications is 15 July 2020. Applicants should submit a detailed CV to careers@digbywells.com


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