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Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
New York, New York, United States of America
JOB #R2204443

Senior Commercial Climate Risk Specialist (USA Flexible Location)

ICF is seeking an experienced professional to play a leading role in our commercial climate change risk work. As a consultant, you will lead climate risk and resilience projects, further develop and refine ICF’s service and product offerings, to market ICF’s capabilities, and to establish external partnerships that extend ICF’s reach in this market segment. You will also draw on ICF’s 40 years of ground-breaking experience analyzing our clients’ climate risks and helping them decarbonize, increase their resilience to a changing climate, and communicate about their climate actions.

You may primarily work either from your home office or an ICF office.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Helping to lead our commercial climate risk analysis and management work, and playing a key role in ICF’s commercial ESG work

  • Leading our climate risk analyses for commercial clients, particularly those focused on physical climate risks

  • Developing and continually refining a strategy that draws on ICF’s strengths in climate change to capture new work in the rapidly expanding commercial climate change consulting market

  • Contributing to the development and use of a wide array of marketing approaches drawing on your extensive contacts in the marketplace

  • Providing technical expertise, innovation, and leadership of the products and services developed and offered in this space

  • Developing partnerships with other greenhouse gas and climate risk analysis providers to enhance ICF’s service offerings and market reach

What you’ll need to have (Minimum Qualifications)…

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field AND 5+ years of relevant experience; OR Master’s degree in relevant field AND 1 year+ relevant experience

  • A solid understanding of physical and transition climate risks, greenhouse gas emissions sources, mitigation strategies, and approaches for adapting and increasing resilience

  • Technical, budget, and team management experience

  • Ability to quantitatively analyze and interpret climate-related data for different sectors and applications

Preferred Skills/Experience…

  • Demonstrated experience in implementation of the framework from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure

  • Demonstrated experience in ESG analysis and communication

Additional Professional Skills...

  • Excellent writing ability

  • Ability to clearly communicate – both orally and in writing – complex information to non-experts, including corporate analysts and decision makers

  • Ability to be organized, detail oriented, and able to prioritize and multi-task


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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.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email 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.

Arlington, VA (VA31)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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ICF is growing, and we add new open roles to our site regularly. If you're waiting for that perfect opportunity at ICF or want an inside look at what it's like to do world-changing work, join our talent network to stay updated.