Consulting Sustainability Services Director

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Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 285661 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Consulting Sustainability Services Director to join our team in Plano, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).

Job Title: 
Sustainability Services Director

Location: Remote (US)

ESG Job Description:
NTT DATA is looking for an experienced sustainability expert to drive the growth of Sustainability Services offerings and provide subject matter expertise. This leader will play a key role in Sustainability Services practice building and help to develop and implement an overall strategy and tailored offerings based on current market trends and client needs. The Sustainability Services Director is responsible for developing and implementing sustainability strategies that align with clients’ overall mission and goals. This role will collaborate with other leaders in the consulting practice to bring subject matter expertise to their clients. The Sustainability Services Director will work closely with senior leadership and other stakeholders to ensure the organization is meeting its sustainability objectives.

•    Develop key capabilities within Sustainability Services offerings that differentiate from the market, create wins, and drive growth in the North American market. 
•    Develop and implement a Sustainability Services strategy that is aligned with the organization’s overall mission and goals.
•    Lead teams to help clients across various industries improve their sustainability practices through analytics and insights, assessing current sustainability reporting processes and implementing technology to enable these processes.
•    Monitor sustainability performance and ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
•    Serve as Project Manager or Subject Matter advisor during Sustainability Services client engagements and direct teams to deliver high quality results.
•    Assist with proposal development for climate and sustainability-focused subject matter to develop client focused solutions. 
•    Prepare and present reports on Sustainability Services performance and progress.
•    Develop and maintain relationships with external stakeholders, including investors, regulators, and other organizations.
•    Contribute to thought leadership by publishing white papers, participating in conferences and speaking events, and contributing to internal education efforts.
•    Stay up-to-date on sustainability-related news, trends, and best practices.

Basic Qualifications: 
•    Bachelor’s degree in business, environmental science, or related field. Master’s degree preferred but not required. 

•    5-10 years of experience in an ESG, sustainability, or related roles.

•    External Client facing consulting management experience

•    Experience in sustainability strategy development, materiality assessment (double materiality preferred), and implementation of sustainability strategies.
•    Experience in international business, sales, and delivery in a global enterprise setting. Non-English language proficiencies are a plus.
•    Experience managing Scope 1, 2 and 3 corporate Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventory data, sustainability KPI measurement, reporting and assurance.
•    Experience with sustainability software and analytics tools, data management, processes and controls mapping.
•    Experience supporting compliance with existing and emerging sustainability disclosure requirements including CSRD, SB-253, SEC, etc.
•    Experience in project management including planning, organizing, coordinating, and managing staff to achieve the successful and on-time completion of external client projects.
•    Proficiency in leading target-setting methodologies, such as the Science Based Targets initiative and the Climate Pledge.
•    Proficiency in disclosures including CDP (Climate required, Water and Forest preferred), Integrated Reporting, GRI, SASB, TCFD, and some of the following: S&P Global CSA (DJSI), MSCI, Sustainalytics, ISS, Refinitiv, EcoVadis.
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
•    Ability to travel as needed. 
•    Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

Preferred Qualifications:

•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
•    Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload.
•    Ability to attract, grow, and develop talent.


Where required by law, NTT DATA provides a reasonable range of compensation for specific roles. The starting pay range for this remote role is $180K-$250K. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target compensation for the position across all US locations. Actual compensation will depend on a number of factors, including the candidate’s actual work location, relevant experience, technical skills, and other qualifications





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