Sustainability Consultant (Consultant en Développement Durable)

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WM is North America’s largest comprehensive waste management

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

I. Job Summary
Environmentally motivated, customer service driven individual to manage comprehensive sustainability projects. Projects involve organizational evaluations, program implementation, stakeholder engagement and training, emissions accounting and reduction strategies, supply chain operations, material management programs, and energy and water efficient resource utilization, and social sustainability programs, among other topics. This role will help conduct assessments, generate reports indicating overall sustainability baseline, create operations and management plans, and execute programs remotely and at customer sites. Current projects focus on the professional sports and entertainment industry, but this position will evolve to work across a number of industry types through developing strong new client relationships. Maintains pre-established standards for safety and environmental issues.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Consult with existing, new, and potential customers to identify goals and solutions and develop implementation strategies. Engage with customers on their strategic direction for sustainability, including understanding their ambitions and context and advising on targets and potential improvement levers. Translate for customers the sustainability impacts of WM services and solutions into language and frameworks that matter to senior company leaders and investors.
Perform full facility and organization sustainability assessments and implement programs. Analyze assessment results and consult with client to identify, design, and implement environmental sustainability initiatives and cost saving opportunities and proposals. Prepare final reports, including environmental, social, and economic analysis, and present conclusions to the customer in a timely manner.
Oversee greenhouse gas inventory calculation protocols and process development and implementation across project work. Ensure that internal methods meet or exceed accepted standards for greenhouse gas emissions calculations across scope 1, 2, and 3. Stay current on emissions calculation trends, particularly as it relates to scope 3 sources and live events, and adjust internal processes and train staff accordingly.
Integrate environmental justice priorities into program development.
Research and implement greenhouse gas emissions reduction strategies.
Support on-site program implementation at events and facilities.
Design project schedules, maintain multiple projects at the same time, meet deadlines and delivery quality deliverables. Analyze data sets, baseline data, and assessment findings to identify improvement opportunities.  Prepare final reports and presentations and deliver conclusions to the customer in a manner that fits their needs and in a timely fashion.
Ensure compliance with client and government regulations when performing assessments, implementing programs, and managing other on-site functions.
Promote culture of safety by ensuring site personnel are properly trained to perform assigned duties and comply with safety, environmental, federal, state, and local regulations.
Propose customer solutions that are compliant with appropriate local, state and federal regulations.
Maintain communications and a close working relationship with key WM Market Area personnel.
Self-educate on current sustainability topics, issues, and trends.
Responsible for organizing and interpreting data.
May supervise non-exempt employees and sub-contractors during the event management process.
Other duties as assigned.

III. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job. Must live and work in Canada.

A. Education and Experience

Education: Bachelor’s Degree (accredited) in Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Sustainability, Architectural Design, Community Planning, Business or related field or High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four years of relevant experience required.
Experience: 3 years of of relevant work experience in project/business management (in addition to education requirement) and Environmental or services industry experience required.
Environmental or services industry experience
Experience with sustainability risk and management frameworks, sport-specific or otherwise strongly preferred.
Experience with conducting a greenhouse gas emissions inventory and executing mitigation initiatives, organizational advisory services, and materials management strongly preferred.
Experience with environmental justice and intersectional environmentalism preferred.
Experience managing material minimization and diversion programs, supply chain analyses, and sustainable material management planning preferred.
Experience working in sports venues and event operations preferred.
Experience managing multiple customers and/or projects simultaneously preferred.
Experience with the development of diversity, equity, and inclusion programs
Experience with implementing GHG emissions reduction initiatives and researching mitigation technology

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

Knowledge of sustainability trends
Computer and tech savvy – must be adaptable to new programs and systems
High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to travel up to 35%, typically two weeks at a time
Ability to attend afterhours calls with the offshore team
Must be available to work standard business hours, as well as be available to work non-standard hours in case of emergency (natural disasters, power outages, etc.)
Bilingual English and Canadian French required – We require a bilingual speaking consultant to service our English-speaking clients in the province of Quebec

IV. Work Environment
Combination: This job operates in a mix between an office environment and plant/field environment and routinely requires the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copy machines, etc. 

At WM, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on RRSP, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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