Associate Consultant (Sustainability, Energy, and Climate Change) - 6837

Kansas City, MO

Associate Consultant (Sustainability, Energy, and Climate Change) - 6837

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for an Associate Consultant (Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change) for our Kansas City office. Be involved in projects with our Climate, Resilience & Sustainability Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 

The individual will support a client–facing team in the design, implementation, and management of organizational sustainability and resilience 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 and climate resilience, self-motivated and self-directed, collaborative, and able to produce high-quality work products.

Your Impact

  • Developing entity-wide inventories and product life cycle assessment for energy, GHG, water, waste, and other resources.
  • Conducting verifications of entity-wide inventories for energy, GHG, water, waste, and other resources
  • Developing and maintaining data management systems and business intelligence tools. 
  • Designing sustainability or climate risk management performance targets and accompanying strategies and achievement plans.  
  • Identifying and evaluating opportunities to achieve energy, GHG, and resource reductions.
  • Analyzing energy efficiency and renewable energy purchase options. 
  • Conducting climate- and water-related risk and opportunity assessments. 
  • Researching and leading sustainability programs and initiatives.
  • Producing sustainability reports, disclosures, and other communications.
  • Supporting business development activities with existing and prospective clients.
  • 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.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Energy, Sustainability, or a related discipline.
  • 1 - 3 years of related experience in sustainability, energy, climate change, and/or management consulting 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and use of programs including Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with sustainability issues and frameworks such as CDP, GRI, TCFD, 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.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • 2 - 5 years of related experience in sustainability, energy, climate change, and/or management consulting

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.