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Stantec Principal ESG Consultant in Denver, Colorado

Principal ESG Consultant - ( 220003C8 )


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 is seeking a Principal Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) Consultant to be part of our growing ESG practice. The successful candidate will work with Stantec’s ESG team to further develop our service offerings in the United States.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Subject Matter Expert in CSR/ESG frameworks, strategies, rating systems

  • Lead technical delivery of ESG advisory projects globally

  • Provide technical expertise on ESG issues, policies, guidelines, and requirements

  • Be knowledgeable in ESG trends and best practices

  • Identify, maintain, and grow client relationships

  • Work with Stantec’s ESG leadership to assess and track emerging client needs and develop technically sound solutions

  • Collaborate across regions, sectors, and technical practice communities

  • Lead and coordinate business development and marketing efforts

  • Write proposals in collaboration with technical, business development, and marketing experts

  • Participate in key events, meetings, and technical conferences for branding of Stantec’s ESG services

  • Maintain local and state memberships at professional ESG organizations

  • Periodically travel for projects, business development, and administrative matters

  • Strict adherence to health and safety procedures


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong experience with sustainability frameworks including TCFD, SASB, CDP, DJSI, and GRI

  • Strong MS Office computer skills; advanced understanding of PowerPoint, Excel, and Access desired

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with project teams, employees, department management, contractors, and consultants in a professional setting

  • Excellent organization, communication, and problem solving skills

  • Strong passion for high quality of work

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to analyze data and prepare written reports

  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced consulting environment and handle multiple assignments simultaneously, adhering to project budgets and schedules

  • Must have a good driving record and valid driver’s license

  • Prior to employment with Stantec the candidate must successfully pass a physical and drug/alcohol screening

Education and Experience

• BS in engineering, environmental science, energy, climate science, sustainability, or related degree; MS/PhD a plus

• 10 years of professional experience in ESG, sustainability, climate change, and/or management consulting

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 an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Primary Location : United States-California-Sacramento

Other Locations : United States-California-Fresno, United States-California-Pasadena, United States-California-San Jose, United States-Washington-Seattle, United States-California-Walnut Creek, United States-California-Rocklin, United States-California-Bakersfield, United States-Utah-Salt Lake City, United States-California-San Francisco, United States-Colorado-Denver, United States-Oregon-Portland, United States-Arizona-Chandler

Organization : BC-1857 Environmental Services-US Pacific

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 28, 2022, 8:38:02 AM

Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: Requires employers to provide the following information for positions that may be in Colorado:

  • Hiring Salary Range: 73900 - 92400 — Colorado locations only. The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. This position is bonus eligible.

  • Benefit Clause: Medical, dental & Vision plans, wellness program, health saving account, flexible spending account, 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, life & AD&D insurance, short/long term disability plans & PTO (vacation, sick & holidays).

Req ID: 220003C8

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans