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Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
JOB #R2000252

Senior Climate Change & Sustainability Analyst

We are looking for a Senior Climate Change & Sustainability Analyst that will provide leadership for a growing practice around decarbonization, climate action planning, and sustainability.

ICF is at the forefront of preparing leading-edge technical and policy analyses, identifying viable market solutions, building real-world management tools, and implementing programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In climate change and environmental markets, ICF has advised developed and developing country governments at all levels, provided strategic and evaluation services to dozens of multilateral institutions, and served more than 60 companies in the FT Global 500.  We develop emissions inventories and carbon footprints; conduct greenhouse gas mitigation policy analyses; assist clients with offset and carbon credit projects; support organizational sustainability; assess the performance of global programs (e.g., climate funds, multilateral development banks) identifying ways they can improve their relevance, efficiency, and effectiveness; and support federal, state, local, international, and private sector clients on analyses related to climate change impacts and vulnerabilities, among other service offerings.  We offer our clients around the globe unparalleled analytical, policy, and business management services.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Technical Expertise: Serving as a GHG expert across a variety projects, including GHG inventories and carbon footprints; measurement, reporting, and verification (MRV) of emission reductions; climate action planning; GHG target setting; mitigation analyses, and sustainability services. Provide expertise on conformance with GHG protocols (e.g. IPCC guidance, GHG protocol) and GHG reporting to entities such as the UNFCCC and CDP.
  • Program Management and Execution: Support successful execution of projects; understand clients’ current and emerging needs and deliver innovative and efficient services. Develop and execute work plans, direct teams of support staff, and perform quality assurance for work products. The mix of projects and clients will depend on success and is expected to evolve over time.
  • Business Development: Responsible for understanding emerging needs in the practice area, positioning ICF in key markets, such as corporate sustainability services and climate action planning.  You will help to develop creative solutions, support capture and proposal development for select opportunities, and work closely with senior leadership to leverage mid-level and junior staff for proposal support. You may also be asked to attend key industry events and enhance ICF’s reputational capital through publications, social media, etc. You will need to be able to collaborate with other ICF groups.

What you’ll need to have…

  • Master’s degree in science, policy, economics, or engineering.
  • 3-6 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency with carbon accounting and inventories, GHG mitigation, and sustainability.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage cross-functional teams, staff resources, schedules, and budgets.
  • Experience building and managing client relationships.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate complex climate information to non-scientists to inform decision making processes
  • Experience working with and leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver technical analyses
  • Detail oriented organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

 Our Preferred Skills/Experience…

  • Project management capabilities
  • Experience in a consulting environment
  • Experience at the state and local and/or international level
  • Corporate carbon footprinting, renewable energy crediting, CDP reporting, and CSR initiatives
  • NEPA experience
  • Technical and team management experience for complex projects in a consulting environment
  • Familiarity with climate action planning processes, including technical analyses and stakeholder engagement
  • Technical expertise in key sectors such as energy, agriculture, and/or waste

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity).

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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