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Carbon Accounting Specialist

Job Description

Job Description

  • Leading environmental/sustainability advisory pre-sales and client facing discussions carbon management, environmental sustainability reporting, carbon footprint assessment, and decarbonization roadmaps in industries such as manufacturing, logistics, retail, life sciences, energy, utility.

  • Join executive meetings and help business development and sales team in formulating the value propositions in sustainable operations and transformations with a focus on carbon management.

  • Participate in data strategy projects as the carbon management expert and work with digital solution specialists to create digital services for carbon management.

  • Participate actively in mentoring internal team on carbon accounting and reporting, creating reusable content, thought leadership, webinars, podcasts, and creating new advisory frameworks.

Candidate Description

Are you passionate and experienced in working on challenging projects in net zero/carbon accounting, energy management, life cycle assessments, sustainable supply chains? Are you looking to drive sustainable and innovative change within industry?,

  • MSc or PhD in a scientific or engineering subject with a sustainability component (environmental science, industrial ecology, sustainability economy, environmental engineering, etc.).

  • Requires hands-on experience with carbon accounting and management for enterprises, GHG and emissions calculations. Experience in detailed Life Cycle Analysis beneficial.

  • Industry experience in manufacturing, retail, logistics, utilities, food and agri, and/or life sciences.

  • Experience in strategy and/or management consulting as hands-on advisor.

  • Familiar with digital solutions and technologies related to carbon accounting.

  • Knowledge in data and quantitative science.

  • Requires fluency in English. Other languages beneficial.

Employer Description

We have a senior vacancy in the Sustainability Advisory team that may meet your ambitions. The role is within the Cognizant EMEA sustainability practice, with a focus on leading sustainability transformation projects and providing advisory services to executives.

We are looking for an energetic advisor with a focus on quality and delivering value to our clients and leaving impact internally and externally., Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.