Senior Consultant, Sustainability Consulting - Colombia

Sustainability Consulting-Sustainability Americas · Bogota, NA
Department Sustainability Consulting-Sustainability Americas
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced


Role

Senior Consultant, Sustainability Consulting


Location

Bogotá D.C., Colombia.


Who we are

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At ELEVATE, we offer a unique and impactful career journey designed to empower our teams to influence change. Join our team for a truly international experience.  With 24+ offices globally (and still growing), you will have exposure to real issues that span the globe. Fasten your seatbelt for an energetic and dynamic experience where you will partner with world class leaders on solving some of the most pressing issues of our time (climate change, human rights, sustainability, and more) in new and innovative ways to achieve our goals together!


Job overview at a glance

ELEVATE’s Sustainability Consulting team specializes in helping clients to design and implement responsible sourcing programs and ESG strategies in their supply chains.

 

The Hispanic Americas team is looking for a highly motivated and passionate senior consultant to help support our growing work helping clients to design and implement leading sustainability and responsible sourcing programs. This role will be client-facing and require direct engagement with client’s Sustainability, Risks, Finance, Sourcing and/or Procurement teams.

 

You will work with private sector clients, spanning a variety of sectors, including consumer goods, retail, food/agriculture, and electronics. You will be part of the LATAM consulting team and will work with, and learn from, ELEVATE experts from teams across the globe. 

 

We are looking for individuals who will be motivated by the opportunity to work at the cutting edge of corporate sustainability and that are energized by innovative and challenging environments.

 

You need to have a willingness to learn and be challenged. You will have the opportunity to contribute to ELEVATE’s strategic direction as we grow and expand over the next 3-5 years and you will drive the development of ELEVATE various products and services.

 

Who you are


Are you thrilled by the idea of working in a business that aims tackle the world’s biggest challenges? Do you want to work:

  • on environmental, social and governance issues
  • with an amazing team of like-minded creative thinkers
  • in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • for some of the biggest and most forward-looking brands in the world

 

Responsibilities

  • Deliver consulting engagements through end-to-end project management: Provide full-spectrum leadership and action to ensure the delivery of consulting projects by engaging with clients, project management and delivery in the areas of sustainability consulting and climate management. Deliver presentations and conduct training.
  • Provide subject-matter expertise: Ensure consulting projects reflect industry best practice and thought leadership through the application and integration of subject-matter expertise in areas including responsible sourcing, social and labor topics (e.g. worker empowerment, human rights), risk management, and other sustainability topics as relevant/needed
  • Reporting to Director to account for above responsibilities.
  • Product and service development: Contribute to new product and service development across both the sustainability consulting and climate change services, through innovating and enhancing existing products, processes and ways of working to accelerate efficiencies, effectiveness and delivering positive impact projects.
  • Business development: Produce consultancy proposals, develop and secure new business opportunities with existing and prospective clients
  • Guiding and mentoring team members: Provide guidance to our talented and enthusiastic consultants to build a strong, diverse and high performing team.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economy, Environmental Sciences, Engineering.
  • 6+ years professional sustainability / climate change / supply chain consulting experience
  • Extensive knowledge of the sustainability and climate change business environment and trends
  • Proven experience supporting materiality analysis, sustainability strategy design, risk analysis, Knowledge of the sustainable supply chain, sourcing environment and trends is highly valued.
  • Knowledge of sustainability reporting guidelines such as GRI, SASB, TCFD, Integrated Reporting and others and knowledge of ESG ratings and rankings.
  • Evidence of successful project delivery to clients (company, government, civil society)
  • Communication, networking and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Proficiency in Spanish and English is a must as you will be working with global clients. Other languages are valued.
  • Business development experience and comfort working toward ambitious growth targets
  • Evidence of managing and growing new markets, products and services
  • Strong mind-set for innovation, product development and responding to market drivers
  • Has and applies emotional intelligence and proven team leadership
  • Experience in sustainability report assurance and/or scope 3 is a plus


Equal Opportunity Employer

ELEVATE is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by local law. Personal data provided by applicants will be treated as confidential information and will be used exclusively for employment purposes only.  Only short-listed candidates will be notified.  Applicants who are not invited for an interview may consider their applications filed for future reference.

To learn more about career opportunities at ELEVATE, please visit our Careers Page here: https://www.elevatelimited.com/careers/

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  • Location
    Bogota, NA
  • Department
    Sustainability Consulting-Sustainability Americas
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced