Manager - Climate Strategies, Mexico City

South Pole is an energetic, global company offering comprehensive sustainability solutions and services. With offices spanning the globe, we strive to create a society and economy that positively impacts our climate, ecosystems and developing communities.

Our Climate Strategies Consultancy team partners with global corporate leaders in sustainability. Wherever our clients are on their climate journey, we provide them with unique and unparalleled technical expertise. Our success relies on deep knowledge, trust and accountability - we inspire climate action every step of the way, every single day!

Our rapid global growth is testament to our success and we are looking for more people to be part of our journey as we continue to increase our talented workforce at pace. 

If you are an ambitious and dynamic sustainability professional with a passion to make a real difference, then we would be delighted for you to join us!


Job summary:

We are looking for an experienced manager for our Climate Strategies practice who will lead a team of consultants on sustainability topics for the corporate sector. 

 

Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Lead and directly manage a team of consultants
  • Responsible for the development and management of proposals, projects, and consulting for the corporate sector on topics such as: 
    • GHG accounting and disclosure, 
    • Climate change mitigation, 
    • Science Based Targets (SBTs), 
    • Risk Assessment and TCFD, 
    • Materiality assessment, 
    • Life Cycle Analysis (LCA), 
    • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
    • Sustainability Strategy
  • Manage and supervise large consulting mandates through their entire project cycle from initiation to implementation
  • Interact and build relationships with multinational corporate clients 
  • Develop proposals with the Key Account Management team, and contribute to business development activities
  • Contribute to the development of new products and solutions, marketing materials, and thought leadership to address our clients sustainability challenges


Requirements:

Essential -

  • Prior experience in management
  • Experience in sustainability consulting with large international corporate clients, or extensive experience working as a Sustainability Manager for large multinational corporates
  • Proven project management skills - particularly implementation, and the ability to guide project teams in a multi-stakeholder and multi-geography context
  • Excellent writing skills, with expertise creating and reviewing high-quality proposals
  • Fluent in Spanish and English


Desirable - 

  • Proven experience of Carbon Accounting/GHG Accounting along with the ability to understand and present the outcomes to client
  • Corporate consulting experience on one or more of the following topics: 
    • Climate change mitigation, 
    • Science Based Targets (SBTs), 
    • Materiality Assessment, 
    • Life Cycle Analysis (LCA), 
    • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),
    • Sustainability Strategy
  • Risk and opportunity assessment (for physical and transition risks in line with TCFD)


What we offer:

At South Pole, we care about our employees as much as we care about the planet. South Pole is not just an employer, we are a Team. South Pole does not just offer people a job, we offer you a career. By joining our team, you will find strong purpose and deep meaning in everything you do. You will have the chance to make a real difference for our clients and for the planet, working alongside a passionate team of like-minded colleagues, while building your knowledge/skills and developing your career in a fun, dynamic, international and fast-growing organisation. 

We’re a planet of 7.5 billion unique and different people.  We all have a contribution to make; South Pole is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status or disability.  Our recruitment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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Life as a Penguin on the Iceberg

With such an important mission, we expect a lot from our employees, and strive to give a lot in return. Because we care about our employees as much as we care about the planet.

  • Health & Wellbeing

    We believe that health is central to happiness. We organise many wellbeing activities such as yoga, meditation sessions, sports groups, healthy snacks, active breaks, etc.

  • Work-life balance

    From flexible working hours to flexible workplace (home office), with above-average vacation allowances, we strive to make the work and family life puzzle an easy one for our employees.

  • We practice what we preach

    From Vegan Days to plastic-free lunches, off-setting our own Company emissions and countless other initiatives, we fully live our values and lead by example on a daily basis.

  • Company outings and events

    It is not only hard work, we also have lots of fun! We frequently get together to celebrate our successes, do activities together and get to know each other better

What makes us unique

At South Pole, we are first and foremost a purpose-driven Company. People join us because they believe in our mission and want to be part of a community that fights together for our shared values and beliefs. But that is not the only reason why working at South Pole is such a rewarding experience...

  • We know that our vision to help create a greener world is both bold and challenging. To achieve it, we settle for nothing less than the absolute best.  We form a Community that is stronger than the sum of its parts.
  • Entrepreneurial at heart.  It’s not just our founders who are entrepreneurs. We actively promote an innovative mindset at all levels of the organisation, where each and every employee is encouraged to challenge the status quo and empowered to make decisions.   
  • Growing employees in a growing company.   With a team of smart, passionate and engaged colleagues, as well as an increasing demand from our clients, opportunities to learn, develop our skills and grow our careers are endless. 
  • All for one, and one for all!.  Above all other things, what truly drives our dedication and commitment to our purpose is our colleagues.  We learn from each other and grow together. Because that is who Penguins are.

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