1+ months

Project Director - Sustainability, Energy and Climate

New York, NY 10007
Be involved in projects with our Water & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Project Director - Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change.  The Project Director will lead client-facing teams in the design, implementation, and management of organizational sustainability and resilience programs. Candidates should be passionate about sustainability and resilience, self-motivated and self-directed, collaborative, and able to produce high-quality work products. This position could work out of WSP's offices in either San Diego or San Francisco, CA; Boulder, CO; New York, NY; Portland, OR; Bethlehem, PA, or Seattle, WA. 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Leading strategic client engagements around corporate sustainability, climate risk management, and resilience strategy and TCFD alignment
  • Developing entity-wide, asset-level, and supply and value chain climate risk, resilience, and adaptive capacity assessments
  • Designing climate risk management and resilience performance targets, metrics, and accompanying strategies and achievement plans 
  • Identifying and evaluating opportunities to reduce physical and transition risks and enhance sustainability and resilience across an enterprise and within communities
  • Advising on TCFD alignment, implementation, scenario analysis, and methods to integrate climate considerations entity-wide
  • Researching and contributing to leading sustainability, climate risk, and resilience programs and initiatives
  • Developing TCFD reports, disclosures, and other communications
  • Managing business development activities with existing and prospective clients
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree Public Policy, Sustainability, Climate Change, Risk Management, Engineering, Energy, or a related environmental discipline
  • 12+ years of professional experience in sustainability, risk management, energy, and/or management consulting
  • Demonstrated capability in corporate sustainability, climate risk, and resilience strategy and alignment with the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with cross-functional teams on a wide variety of projects
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in one of the above-listed disciplines

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


Posted: 2020-11-09 Expires: 2021-02-08

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