1+ months

Senior Consultant

San Francisco, CA 94102
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 Senior Consultant for our San Francisco, CA office. The individual will support a client–facing team in the design, management, and reporting of organizational sustainability programs. The ideal candidate will have the flexibility and capacity to work on a wide variety of projects and the demonstrated ability to work well with cross-functional teams. Candidates should be passionate about sustainability, self-motivated and self-directed, collaborative, and able to produce high-quality work products. Specific experience in infrastructure sustainability is preferred, particularly GRESB Infrastructure and the Envision Rating System.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Developing and managing sustainability and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) programs, in addition to related strategies and policies
  • Producing sustainability disclosures, and other communications aligned with leading frameworks (e.g., GRESB, CDP, GRI)
  • Designing sustainability performance targets and accompanying strategies and achievement plans 
  • Developing entity-wide and product life cycle inventories for energy, GHG, water, waste, and other resources
  • Identifying and evaluating opportunities to achieve energy, GHG, and resource reductions
  • Researching leading sustainability programs and initiatives
  • Managing multiple projects and project teams concurrently
  • Supporting business development activities with existing and prospective clients in the private and public sectors
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:
  • 5+ years of professional experience in sustainability and/or management consulting are preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. Degree(s) in environment/sustainability, business, energy, engineering, public policy or related discipline is preferred
  • Professional credentials such as the Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP) are preferred
  • 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:
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, maturity, credibility, confidence, and integrity
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate results via Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and related software and craft compelling presentations and reports
  • Familiarity with infrastructure sustainability, and the transportation, electric utility, oil and gas and/or telecom sectors
  • Familiarity with GRESB Infrastructure and other similar frameworks including Envision, GRESB Real Estate, CDP, DJSI, GRI, and the GHG Protocol
  • Ability to develop and present analyses using programs including Microsoft Excel, Access, and Power BI
  • Ability to work independently, multitask, and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to collaborate remotely across geographies and platforms
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? 
As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer  - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


Posted: 2020-02-05 Expires: 2020-04-30

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