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Climate change & sustainability subject matter expert

Company: Mott MacDonald
Location: Iselin
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionMott MacDonald is the first engineering, management and development consultancy to be certified carbon neutral, globally. We reduced our global carbon footprint by 34% in the last six years, and we are committed to being a net-zero organization by the end of 2040. We are committed to helping our clients reduce costs and improve operating efficiencies by incorporating sustainability measures and by reducing or eliminating their risks associated with the full range of climate stressors in their respective infrastructure sectors.We are seeking a climate change & sustainability subject matter expert, in a newly created position, to assist with business development opportunities and serve as Project Manager on climate change mitigation and adaptation projects. The location for this position will be in the Northeastern U.S., preferably in the North America Headquarters of Mott MacDonald in Iselin, N.J. Other suitable locations may include: Boston, New York City, Washington D.C. or Philadelphia. This is a multi-faceted and rewarding opportunity, where you will be involved in projects from inception through implementation involving climate action and sustainability strategies and plans, vulnerability assessments, regenerative designs, carbon foot-printing, carbon management and carbon reduction plans, and adaptive designs for public and private clients. You will also work with our domain knowledge experts to incorporate innovative solutions into our clients--- projects. This will include determining exposure and risks, identifying strategies to reduce them and assessing state-of-the-art tools and technologies. It will include assisting our clients reduce their carbon footprint and assessing project alternatives using our proprietary tools such as the Carbon Portal. You will be a role model and ambassador for Mott MacDonald, articulating and representing the brand, vision and purpose internally and externally.Candidate SpecificationWe are looking to speak with candidates who have availability to join the company as soon as possible and we invite applications from interested and qualified parties with: A Bachelor---s Degree in engineering, environmental science, planning or relatable disciplineTechnical skills related to climate change adaptation for vulnerable shorelines and infrastructure (resilience engineering) and climate change mitigation (by reducing embedded and operational carbon reduction). Skills should be related to one or more of our ---core--- sectors: energy, water, built environment, and transportation). Insight and understanding regarding the business and organization aspects of climate mitigation and adaptationWorking knowledge of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the ability to align projects with these goals to attain positive social outcomesA superior ability to communicate both orally and in writing with peers, clients, and the public-at-large on complicated technical matters in a way which garners understanding and acceptanceDemonstrated problem-solving and strategic management skills related to climate change mitigation and adaptation and climate change mitigationExcellent project management and interpersonal skills with proven ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplined teamA self-starting, pro-active problem-solving mentalityThe ability to leverage existing corporate expertise to harness new opportunitiesJob ProfileHere at Mott MacDonald, we are experts in engineering, management, and development services supporting multisector project work in over 150 countries. One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, we pride ourselves in our ability to deliver exceptional outcomes through the connected thinking of our 16,000 talented consultants. Sustainability and innovation are at the heart of all of our sectors which, in North America include Advisory, Built Environment, Energy, Transportation, and Water.We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our organization, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We value the diversity of our staff and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment where everyone has the chance to contribute.Equal employment opportunity is the law. English version, Spanish version, Chinese version.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status or disability status.Job Ref48440BRRecruiter ContactSam WilsonCountryUnited StatesRegion/StateNew JerseyDisciplineConsultancy, EnvironmentSectorAdvisoryWebsite RegionNorth America Website SectorCities, Environment, Transportation08-Apr-2021Contract Type: Regular (US only)Work pattern: Full timePosition Location: Iselin, NJ

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