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Consultant, Environment Impact Accounting, Real Estate

South Pole and CO2logic form the world’s largest climate solutions provider and carbon project developer. We take corporations and institutions worldwide on a climate journey towards low carbon operations and advise them in defining ambitious sustainability strategies.

Our solutions contribute to reducing global carbon dioxide emissions while supporting initiatives that protect the territories and communities most vulnerable to climate change.

Job summary:

The Consultant’s goal is to implement Environment Impact Accounting projects for corporations in France, Belgium, and Luxemburg, with a focus on the real estate sector, and provide our clients with advisory services helping to reduce their impact on climate. This includes a variety of tasks such as data search and analysis, greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting, writing deliverables and proposals on corporate climate strategies, and climate change mitigation solutions. From our Paris or Brussels offices, you will contribute to projects teamwork with large mandates and be expected to manage regular projects. 

Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Support with the preparation of proposals and completion of deliverables for
    the corporate sector, with a focus on real estate, including both technical and
    administrative requirements, to the level of quality required by South Pole and our local clients.
  • Manage small projects, including interacting with the client and the project team.
  • Ensure assigned tasks/projects are delivered on time and within the available budget.
  • Manage project information and knowledge according to our best project
    management practices.
  • Support with the development and improvement of specialised skills, tools and
    knowledge linked to the topics and services offered by South Pole.
  • Support business development through desktop research and developing materials to be shared with possible clients and partners.
  • Topics of engagement will include GHG accounting and disclosure, climate change mitigation, Science-Based Targets (SBTs), risk assessment and TCFD, materiality assessment, energy efficiency, and renewable energy strategy. 

Requirements:

Essential 

  • Master of Science Engineering, Architectural or Environmental Engineering or other sustainability or construction techniques related disciplines.
  • Entry-level relevant work experience in sustainability consulting for corporate clients, preferably in the real estate and construction sectors, including GHG accounting in line with best-practice methodologies; scope 3 emissions accounting; reduction target setting (SBTs).
  • Ability to conduct research tasks, analyse, and summarise data.
  • Prioritisation and time management skills.
  • An autonomous yet collaborative approach to work. 
  • Ability to manage projects in a multi-stakeholder context
  • Excellent oral and written skills in French or Dutch and English.
  • Good writing skills, with the ability to create high-quality written documents
    (proposals and deliverables).
  • Ability to interact effectively with clients, collaborators, or other relevant stakeholders.
  •  Good working knowledge of all Google Suite applications and MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word. The practice of Power BI and the experience with the TOTEM tool would be an asset.

Desirable 

  • Engaged personally or professionally in action against climate change
  • Practical experience in climate change and sustainability strategy development; energy efficiency / GHG management; climate change scenario and stakeholder engagement
  • Relevant knowledge of environmental sustainability and renewable energy
    challenges in local or multinational companies.
  • Knowledge of scope 3 emissions accounting, in particular with real estate standards (EPRA, GRESB or CREEM)
  • A first experience with European Product Declaration and/or Life Cycle Assessment would add value. 
  • Awareness of current national and international policy developments regarding climate change and sustainable development for real estate (e.g. EU Taxonomy and Green Deal)
  • Diligent, reliable, and proactive.
  • Comfortable operating in a fast-paced international environment.

What we offer:

At South Pole, we care about our employees as much as we care about the planet. South Pole is not just an employer, we are a Team. South Pole does not just offer people a job, we offer you a career. By joining our team, you will find strong purpose and deep meaning in everything you do. You will have the chance to make a real difference for our clients and for the planet, working alongside a passionate team of like-minded colleagues, while building your knowledge/skills and developing your career in a fun, dynamic, international and fast-growing organisation. 

We’re a planet of 7.5 billion unique and different people. We all have a contribution to make; South Pole is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status or disability. Our recruitment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

If you want to apply don't hesitate to send your resume and motivation letter at jobs@co2logic.com

 

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