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Senior Sustainability Specialist - Environmental Services (Multiple Locations)

Company: Burns & McDonnell
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

**Description**Burns & McDonnell is looking for a Senior Sustainability Specialist to lead, scope, and coordinate sustainability program opportunities across Burns and McDonnell's wide range of clients\. This role will be key to coordinating and implementing Burns & McDonnell's wide range of Sustainability Services\.Primary Responsibilities+ Lead the sustainability, environmental, social and corporate governance planning services for our clients\. This includes strategy development materiality assessments, and establishment of metrics\.+ Work with a team of sustainability solutions engineers, scientists and communications specialists to plan and implement sustainable projects to meet our client's goals\.+ Assist with preparing marketing materials for overall implementation of the marketing/communications strategy for sustainability to broaden the brand both internally and externally\.+ Participate and lead sustainability planning sessions with our clients and develop plans to assist with plans to achieve their net zero, sustainability, ESG and other goals\.+ Assist clients with development of Science Based Targets+ Provide detailed information on various ESG reporting programs to support their sustainability goals and reporting\.+ Develop and expand client relationships that generate repeat business to grow services and market share\. Lead and partner with clients in developing sustainability strategies\.+ Deep understanding of current sustainability challenges within private and public sector clients with proven track record of providing solutions\.+ Leverage existing relationships to support the growth of Sustainability and ESG opportunities throughout North America\.+ Prepare proposals and participate in business development with existing clients and identified leads\.+ Build and support relationships with regulatory entities, vendors and product/service companies\.**Qualifications**+ Bachelor's Degree in sustainability, environmental policy, climate change, planning, environmental engineering, or related field\. Master's Degree preferred\.+ 10 years experience in Sustainability and ESG planning arena, preferably as a consultant, but will also consider industry experience\.+ Experienced in sustainability and/or climate resilience planning+ Experienced with the design and implementation of sustainability programs such as energy, air emissions, waste, and water\.+ Leadership experience including business development, proposal development, and project management\.+ Must be experienced in performing exciting informative presentations and having an open dialogue with clients\.+ Understanding of pertinent accreditations in sustainability and carbon emissions a plus\.+ Knowledge of GHG Protocol and general corporate sustainability reporting topics\.+ Good broad understanding of sustainability topics including climate resilience, emerging technologies and renewables, zero waste planning, net\-zero and implementation+ Excellent verbal and written communication skillsEEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans**Job** Engineering**Primary Location** US\-MO\-Kansas City**Other Locations** US\-VA\-Richmond, US\-IL\-Downers Grove, US\-DC\-Washington, US\-NC\-Raleigh, US\-TX\-Austin, US\-MI\-Detroit, US\-GA\-Atlanta, US\-MN\-Duluth, US\-MO\-Saint Louis, US\-CA\-San Francisco, US\-CA\-Walnut Creek, US\-TX\-Houston, US\-CA\-Los Angeles, US\-CA\-Brea, US\-WI\-Madison, US\-CA\-San Diego, US\-NC\-Charlotte, US\-MN\-Minneapolis/St Paul, US\-IL\-Chicago**Schedule:** Full\-time**Travel:** Yes, 25 % of the Time**Req ID:** 211716\#LI\-JJ \#ENS

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