Sustainability Contractor - Freelance [Remote]

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ABOUT THE HIRING PROCESS:

The hiring process for this role involves completing your Braintrust profile, applying directly to the role on Braintrust, and undergoing a one-time screening to ensure you meet our vetted talent specifications. After this, the hiring team will contact you directly if they believe you are a suitable match.

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  • JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position (no agencies/C2C - see notes below)
  • LOCATION: Remote - United States only 
  • HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $130 – $175/hr
  • ESTIMATED DURATION: 15h/week - Long term
  • EXPERIENCE: 5-10 years
  • BRAINTRUST JOB ID: 7180

THE OPPORTUNITY

Requirements

Our client is building talent pool of sustainability experts (i.e. climate, solar, wind, sustainability prod design, sustainability strategy, etc.) These SMEs are expected to contribute 10-15 hours per week.  

 

Work you’ll do

 

The client is building a community of Contractors to support their clients in transforming their work, workforce and workplace in ways that lead to adaptability, a leading edge on competition, and greater return on total workforce investment. We are seeking capabilities in our Sustainability, Climate & Equity (Sustainability) Strategic Growth Offering across the following key areas:

 

  • Sustainability: Advise clients on the future of work for their industry and bring perspectives around the workforce changes required as a result of changes to work; facilitate and manage client conversations around the future of the workforce; build materials in Microsoft Office to create strategies, Operating Models, processes, and technology recommendations around the future of the workforce. 

  • Climate: Advise clients on their Performance and Talent Management strategies; facilitate and manage client conversations around Performance and Talent Management leading practices and client needs; build materials in Microsoft Office to create strategies, Operating Models, processes, and technology recommendations around Performance and Talent Management

  • Sustainability-focused systems and technology:  Demonstrated expertise in sustainability-driven implementation and optimization of one of the following areas: SAP, Oracle’s Sustainability Packages, Digital Twins and Simulation, Asset Management and Optimization, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Industrial Technologies, Sustainable Product Design, Clean Building & Construction.

  • Natural Assets: Act as a subject matter expert in one of the following areas: Natural Resource Management, Water Resources, Biodiversity, Conservation.

Work you’ll do

 

As a Sustainability Strategic Growth Offering Contractor, you will use your expertise in relevant Sustainability-focused fields to help advance and seek projects across our offering portfolios and industries as needed. 

  • Provide subject matter expertise in sustainability to project teams and clients across a variety of industries

  • Develop and implement sustainability strategies and initiatives to meet project team or client needs

  • Conduct research and analysis on sustainability topics and provide insights and recommendations to project teams or clients

  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in sustainability

  • Work collaboratively with project teams and clients to achieve sustainability goals

  • Provide guidance on sustainability reporting and disclosure

  • Support the development of proposals and client presentations related to sustainability

  • Be available to work on short-term or long-term projects as needed, depending on your availability and the needs of the business

 

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Senior to mid-senior level candidates with deep subject matter expertise in relevant sustainability topics

  • At least 7 years of experience in sustainability or a related field

  • In-depth knowledge of sustainability frameworks, standards, and reporting requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing sustainability strategies and initiatives

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to conduct research and provide insights and recommendations

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with clients and project teams

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines

  • Willingness to be part of a talent pool of contractors and work on short-term or long-term projects as needed

Preferred:

  • 10+ years of experience in sustainability or a related field (Listed below)

  • Previous consulting experience, preferably within a Big 4 firm or any firm with similar size and scope of clients

  • Strong client presence with project management, presentation, and facilitation skills

  • Ability to succeed in team-based or independent environments 

  • Well-organized with the ability to handle several projects/clients simultaneously 

  • Strong oral and written communication skills 

  • Ability to create and manage client relationships and develop business 

  • Dedicated work ethic with a commitment to client service excellence  

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Notes:

Our employers all have varying legal and geographic requirements for their roles, they trust Braintrust to find them the talent that meet their unique specifications. For that reason, this role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency. If you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around their consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and we’d welcome your application.

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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