Project Director, Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change

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WSP USA has an immediate opening for a Project Director to support the company’s growing Sustainability, Energy, and Climate Change offering.

The Project Director will lead client-facing teams in the design, implementation, and management of organizational resilience programs, with demonstrated capability in climate risk, resilience strategy, and disclosure in alignment with the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The ideal candidate will have the flexibility and capacity to work on a variety of projects and the demonstrated ability to work well with cross-functional teams. Candidates should be passionate about sustainability and resilience, self-motivated and self-directed, collaborative, and able to produce high-quality work products.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Leading strategic client engagements around climate risk management, resilience strategy and TCFD disclosure
  • Developing entity-wide, asset-level, and supply and value chain climate risk, resilience, and adaptive capacity assessments
  • Designing climate risk management and resilience performance targets, metrics, and accompanying strategies and achievement plans
  • Identifying and evaluating opportunities to reduce physical and transition risks and enhance sustainability and resilience across an enterprise and within communities
  • Advising on TCFD alignment, implementation, scenario analysis, and methods to integrate climate considerations entity-wide
  • Developing TCFD reports, disclosures, and other communications
  • Managing business development activities with existing and prospective clients

Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications

  • 8-12 years of professional experience in sustainability and/or management consulting
  • Bachelor’s Degree Public Policy, Sustainability, Climate Change, Risk Management, Engineering, Energy, or a related environmental discipline
  • Direct experience with TCFD alignment or implementation across a corporation or with a variety of corporate entities
  • Previous corporate resilience consulting experience
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, maturity, credibility, confidence, and integrity
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and use of programs including Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with sustainability frameworks such as SASB, CDP, SBTI, RE100, the GHG Protocol, and GRESB
  • Ability to develop and present analyses using programs including Microsoft Excel, Access, and Power BI
  • Ability to work independently, multitask, and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to collaborate remotely across geographies and platforms

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Project Director, Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change


Monday 26th April 2021


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