Sustainability Consultant



Full time

Jun 8

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About the job


Arcadis is seeking an experienced Sustainability Consultant to join our Sustainability Advisory Practice in North America. As a growing team, we are focused on supporting our private and public sector clients along their sustainability journey. Wherever our clients are on that journey, we provide innovative solutions that address their greatest environmental, social, and governance (ESG) challenges.

This position can be out of any of our US offices.

Because we are such a diverse business, we can offer you variety as a standard. You’ll get to work on a range of different projects across various industries from transportation to energy and resources to industrial manufacturing to property and investment. The team offers an array of strategic sustainability consulting services to our clients including environmental footprinting, materiality assessments, sustainability goals and strategies, ESG reporting and disclosure, and ESG digital transformation.

As a Sustainability Consultant, you will support execution of sustainability projects and contribute directly to the success of our projects. Primary responsibilities include-

Conduct research and benchmarking on clients, industries, and market trends. Synthesize research findings into key themes, analyze information to develop conclusions and draft recommendations for client deliverables.

Analyze and identify improvement opportunities for client programs, policies, and reports and complete a gap analysis to identify improvement opportunities.

Conduct qualitative and quantitative analyses such as comprehensive greenhouse gas footprints, carbon mitigation opportunity assessments, and scenario and sensitivity analyses.

Prepare client deliverables including writing and preparing memos, presentations, models and additional client work products.

Support the development of corporate sustainability reports and ESG disclosures, including outlining, writing, editing, and proofreading content and other client communications.

Participate in client meetings and workshops, clearly articulating information discussed and maintaining required documentation.

Proactively track your own work performed against the established plan, with active communication with the project manager.

Assist in general business development research, marketing, and other development tasks.

Who you are-

Previous experience or demonstrated interest in sustainability issues through coursework or previous employment.

Demonstrated research, critical thinking and analytical skills.

Experience preparing presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint for clients and their stakeholders.

High level proficiency in Microsoft Excel including advanced functions and formulas.

Positive attitude and willingness to learn.

Readiness to take on new tasks to support the needs of the client or project team.


Required Qualifications-

Bachelor’s degree with sustainability coursework or sustainability internship experience

Preferred Qualifications-

Master's degree

2 years of experience in sustainability consulting or experience working on a sustainability team for large multinational corporation.

Why Choose Arcadis?

Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world’s most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles. Work alongside the industry’s foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis- 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way. Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

Now more than ever, businesses and governments recognize the need to incorporate environmental concerns into their decision making. As the leader in global environmental services, Arcadis has provided groundbreaking sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most complex projects. We wrote the book on environmental remediation, and our experts continue to pioneer the development and application of cutting-edge approaches in environmental planning, site evaluation, environmental construction and strategic environmental consulting. We are encouraged to innovate, apply emerging technologies and develop better solutions through global learning opportunities and workshops. Our team improves quality of life for our clients and their communities. Join us today!

EEO statement

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Rules-

Arcadis offers benefits for full time positions. These benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage along with a 401K plan, STD and LTD, and Life Insurance as well as some additional optional benefits.

Full time positions also come with annual PTO days and at certain levels a bonus program may apply.

The Salary range for this role is $55,952 - 86,736 for Colorado based positions only. Other locations will vary in salary range.

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