AECOM Climate Change Strategy & Disclosure Analyst in Burnaby, British Columbia
AECOM is seeking a Climate Change Strategy & Disclosure Analyst to be based out of any major AECOM office in Canada (Calgary, Burnaby, Hamilton, Edmonton, Markham, Mississauga, Kitchener)
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Has a solid foundation of understanding or analysis of client business practices and goals; develops and formulates solutions to client problems on assigned projects.
Under general direction, responsible for the creation of work plans and task definitions.
Has broad technical knowledge but possesses an area of specialization or focus.
About AECOM’s Environment Business Line
Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.
AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.
AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.
Bachelor’s degree + 6 years of experience consulting externally (i.e. client-facing) or internally (i.e., in-house at an organization) on climate-related strategy, governance, risk management and/or metrics & targets
Master’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited university
7+ years of experience at a climate/sustainability consulting firm, or equivalent with demonstrated experience managing projects, conducting and/or overseeing analysis, and writing proposals and securing work; client management; client presentations and public speaking; experience delegating tasks or managing a small team
Demonstrated knowledge of the following:
Corporate climate change policy and program development
Corporate adoption of the recommendations of the TCFD
Climate scenario analysis
Climate-related transition risks (Policy and Legal Risk; Technology Risk; Market Risk; Reputation Risk), physical risk (Acute Risk; Chronic Risk) and opportunities (Resource efficiency; Energy Source; Products & Services; Markets; Resilience)
Integration of climate risk in enterprise risk management (ERM) processes
Financial impacts of climate risk and opportunity
Climate target setting (i.e., Net Zero, Science-Based Targets)
Outstanding critical thinking skills with the ability to solve unstructured problems
Outstanding communication, writing and organizational skills
Intellectually curious with a strong desire to develop professionally in the climate change field
Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Powerpoint, Word, and Excel
Outstanding analytical and creative thinking capabilities and the ability to clearly present them
Excellent reading comprehension and writing skills and high-level of attention to detail in text
Able to synthesize and present complex information in a clear and succinct manner
Able to work well independently, be resourceful and proactively find solutions to challenges
A demonstrated passion for work involving sustainability and climate change
Effective interpersonal and communication skills and comfort with working with diverse teams and clients and making oral presentations
Sponsorship is not available for this position
Project related travel may be required for this position
What We Offer
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Sciences
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 258717BR
Additional Locations CA - Burnaby, BC - 3292 Production Way, CA - Edmonton, AB - 18817 Stony Plain Rd NW, CA - Hamilton, ON - 45 Goderich Rd, CA - Kitchener, ON - 50 Sportsworld Crossing Rd, CA - Markham, ON - 105 Commerce Valley Dr W, CA - Mississauga, ON - 5090 Commerce Blvd
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.