Intermediate Sustainability Consultant

    • Waterloo, Canada

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec's Climate Change & Sustainability group is dedicated to helping our clients with Environment Social Governance (ESG) and climate change issues professionally and proactively. Our professional engineers and scientists provide specialized services to a wide variety of corporate clients representing sectors including mining, manufacturing, transportation, and government. We offer a full suite of services including ESG, Greenhouse Gas emission quantification and verification, climate change vulnerability and adaptation planning, as well as planning and policy studies.

We have an immediate opening for an Intermediate Sustainability Consultant to join our team in our Toronto or other Ontario office.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Development of ESG programs and strategy for clients
  • Collaborate with clients and corporate ESG professionals to develop leading ESG programs
  • Present to various audiences, at times with C-suite level
  • Synthesis and presentation of data
  • Preparation of sustainability briefings, strategy, action planning and public sustainability reports
  • Providing direction, mentorship, and support to junior staff in areas of your expertise
  • Prepare proposals and scoping of projects
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and reporting frameworks
  • Collaborate with colleagues to grow our ESG offerings and client base

Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Experience with external sustainability reporting frameworks and standards (e.g. Global Reporting Initiative, SASB, CDP), monitoring trends, evaluating changes/impacts
  • Experience developing public sustainability and climate change reports
  • Strong facilitation and engagement experience/knowledge considered an asset
  • Strong quantitative and computer skills with Microsoft Office software needed
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision and in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required for occasional travel
  • Preferred Skills
  • Must be business oriented and have a natural inclination to understand how things work, to fix things, to find ways around problems and to jump from problem to problem
  • Must be at ease with simple as well as complex tasks, practical and intellectual tasks
  • Be a results-oriented individual with the ability to interpret and effectively manage multiple and competing priorities and timelines

Education and Experience

A Bachelor's degree relevant to the role
4-7 years of related experience necessary, or relevant post graduate degree in lieu of work experience
Experience consulting on ESG issues and developing ESG strategies

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Environmental Scientist

Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-Toronto

Other Locations: Canada-Ontario-Ottawa, Canada-Ontario-Mississauga, Canada-Ontario-Waterloo

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 200000LB

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