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SLR Consulting

Job title Climate Change Consultant
Location London
Date posted 26-Aug-21
Apply by 30-Sep-21
Contact Chris Macleod

Now a part of SLR, Corporate Citizenship and we are on a mission to harness the power of business to create a better future for everyone. We work with companies to accelerate change towards a future where our society and planet can thrive. This position will suit someone who is looking to develop a career in corporate responsibility and sustainability as it will provide a wide range of experience in this rapidly evolving field. 

Insight and understanding underpins everything that we do. As a Researcher you will work with a range of colleagues to support on a variety of business activities including business development, thought leadership and marketing, client work and general office admin support. You will also participate in team meetings and discussions. You will join our growing EMEA team, based out of our London office, but at times will work with our other global offices and colleagues. Given SLR's move to a Hybrid working model, and its agile working and flexible and family-friendly policies we are happy to consider candidates from outside of London who are able to commute to the London office on a periodic basis

SLR are global leaders in environmental and advisory solutions helping our clients achieve their sustainability goals. We are a consultancy with over 1800 staff across 5 regions – including over 600 staff across Europe. SLR’s ‘one team’ culture is at the heart of our business; providing a collaborative and supportive environment for professional development. Along with competitive salaries, our staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including a company pension and healthcare offering, travel and life insurance, critical illness cover and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 day’s annual leave, SLR offer agile working which allows staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and our family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life. 


SLR will close the role when we have received a sufficient number of applications, so please do not delay in applying for the position.

To apply for this position please submit your application at: SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer but our expectations go beyond just complying with legislation. It is SLR's intention that active steps are undertaken to ensure that opportunities are open to all and that as a business, we continue to strive to promote diversity and inclusion and reduce the gender pay gap.

Job description:

Candidates should be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience of Carbon Accounting, Management and Strategy (inc GHG accounting, protocol and SECR), and Scope 3 measurement & reporting
  • Relevant degree (or higher) level qualification
  • Confident team player, able to develop new ideas and challenge conventional thinking, and with the experience/ desire to support junior team members integrate & develop
  • Excellent time and project management skills, along with target-setting approaches and best practice
  • Great attention to detail, and confidence working with large datasets

Key responsibilities:

Duties will be varied, but will include:

  • Leading projects with clients to identify how climate change presents risks and opportunities to their business operations.
  • Preparation of greenhouse gas inventories, both analysing & managing junior colleagues.
  • Preparing & delivering presentations & workshops for clients
  • Preparing proposals for clients to deliver services in climate change and carbon accounting.
  • Supporting colleagues in identifying opportunities to provide services to new or existing clients and pursuing those opportunities with support from colleagues.
  • Leading on the development of proposal, pitches & new business opportunities, with support from senior team members
  • Building professional networks & becoming a member of relevant industry/sector working groups.
  • Working with colleagues to develop new & existing services in the climate change and carbon accounting area.
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues globally to develop and deliver climate change services as part of our broader ESG service offering.