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Climate Change & Sustainability On-Call Expert Consultant
We are looking for an On-Call Climate Change and Sustainability Expert Consultant that will have expertise in lifecycle analysis, GHG accounting and related reduction planning efforts, program and policy analysis, and/or corporate sustainability. The ideal candidate will also have a strong technical background and expertise, such that they can both provide technical leadership on projects and conduct research and analyses.
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 more than 30 governments and international 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), and identify ways they could improve; 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…
Drive successful execution of projects; understand clients’ current and emerging needs and deliver innovative and efficient services. Serve as technical expert for a portfolio of projects and work with multi-disciplinary teams.
What you’ll need to have…
8+ years of relevant experience
Demonstrated ability to work on cross-functional teams
Experience building and managing client relationships
Familiarity with carbon accounting and inventorying, climate change mitigation, and/or sustainability
Outstanding oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate complex climate information to non-scientists to inform decision making processes
Understanding of climate and energy policies and programs
Understanding of lifecycle analysis and corporate GHG accounting
Experience working with and leading multi-disciplinary teams
Organized, detail oriented, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task
Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
Experience in a consulting environment
Technical and communications expertise
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). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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