Sustainability project manager

  • London, UK
  • Full-time
  • Verisk Business: Maplecroft

Company Description

We help the world see new possibilities and inspire change for better tomorrows. Our analytic solutions bridge content, data, and analytics to help business, people, and society become stronger, more resilient, and sustainable.

Job Description

Verisk Maplecroft is a trusted advisor to clients from a range of sectors, including natural resources, financial services, logistics and fast-moving consumer goods. Our experienced Climate & Resilience practice is structured to provide organizations with advice based on real substance and which often leverages our unrivalled risk datasets covering over 160 issues and 198 countries globally.

We are looking for an experienced sustainability project manager to help oversee, coordinate and deliver client projects designed to achieve progressive and ambitious improvements in corporate sustainability performance, including carbon emissions and natural resource use.

As a sustainability project manager there will also be numerous opportunities to engage in a wide variety of consulting projects, contribute to Verisk Maplecroft’s subscription-based analysis and datasets, and help develop new sustainability products / solutions.

The role will involve a degree of domestic and international travel for short periods of time (i.e. days rather than weeks) to attend conferences, client meetings and/or to meet project requirements/deliverables. 

Individuals from a wide range of sustainability-related backgrounds will likely be suitable for the role, including but not limited to, environmental impact assessment (EIA), corporate or public sector environmental management and traditional sustainability consultancy.  

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • As a key member of our Climate & Resilience practice, you will work collaboratively to support Verisk Maplecroft’s global clients. This will include:
  • Project management, including scheduling, resource planning, budgeting and reporting  
  • High levels of client engagement and broader stakeholder management 
  • Application of environmental knowledge and ability to draw on and incorporate inputs from other SMEs into project deliverables
  • Oversight of structured research, analysis and data collection processes from external third parties
  • Stakeholder workshop design and facilitation 
  • Support for business development activities, including project scoping with clients, proposal writing and contributing towards engaging thought leadership material
  • Contribution towards workstreams within a variety of shorter-term environmental and social consultancy projects
     

Qualifications

 

  • At least five years experience working on environmental / sustainability issues, preferably with some experience with carbon management 
  • Demonstrable project management experience and good attention to detail
  • Strong Excel, written and oral communication skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, including capability to manage interactions on both the client-side and with internal colleagues 
  • Relevant professional qualifications (e.g. APM or Prince 2) and/or membership of a relevant body (e.g. IEMA, CIWEM, etc) would be advantageous
     

Additional Information

Verisk Maplecroft’s data-driven approach to risk enables multinational organizations to understand how and where political, human rights and environmental risks impact their assets, investments, reputations and supply chains. We give our clients the tools to pinpoint and quantify their risk across 150+ issues for any location worldwide, and the expert analysis and advice they need to make better, risk-adjusted decisions that will improve the commercial performance, resilience and sustainability of their business.  To learn more about  please visit us at: www.maplecroft.com  We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies! 

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.   

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.  

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.  

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.   

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do. 

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce.  Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work. 

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