Senior Sustainability Consultant

Remote Seattle, WA

About the company

Scope 5 is on a mission to help organizations be more sustainable. We do this by simplifying customers ESG data management and analysis using the Scope 5 SaaS platform and consulting services. Our culture is rooted in a growth mindset where we show up as agents of change. We are committed to enabling our customers' success in getting to a net zero future with data-informed actions to accelerate their sustainability efforts.


We are an agile and growing team. The ideal person in this role comes with a solid base of sustainability and analytical expertise and who is ready to advance your career aspirations. If you are the kind of person who wants to shape the evolution of Scope 5 while working to build a decarbonized, just, and sustainable world, let’s talk!


Sustainability expertise

  • Provide guidance and support on greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and methodologies 
  • Prepare sustainability action plans, briefs, recommendations, and reports
  • Provide customer recommendations to reduce emission areas with the greatest impact 
  • Advise customers in developing their sustainability programs and roadmap
  • Bring thought leadership of ESG standards, best practices, trends, and regulations

Customer and Partner engagement

  • Align to our customers’ business context so we can help them achieve their ESG goals
  • Directly lead and oversee multiple customer projects delivering ESG inventory and services including client engagement and final deliverables
  • Influence customers with strategic thinking and compelling value propositions
  • Articulate the value of the Scope 5 platform and services through demonstrations, storytelling and by leveraging platform and ESG knowledge to meet customer outcomes
  • Lead technical training sessions to new and existing customers
  • Ensure service delivery and customer success with scoping, budget, and execution
  • Liaise between customers and internal teams to ensure customer outcomes are met

Product management

  • Apply your technical expertise to configure the platform and to provide product support
  • Maintain emissions factor libraries and other sustainability tools for customer use
  • Scope and define new features and explain and promote them to customers
  • Serve as the voice of the customer to internal teams to expand ESG offerings
  • Advocate for improving our customers experience as market expectations evolve
  • Support platform testing and develop knowledge base articles


  • Motivated self-starter who can balance priorities and work quickly across multiple workstreams in a dynamic environment
  • Highly organized, process-oriented person with a keen attention to detail and high standards
  • Curious and unflappable problem solver who brings a science and data focused approach to managing complex ESG data and process challenges to achieve practical results
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (e.g., formula's, data manipulation, pivot tables, etc.), familiar with data visualization and data presentation tools and best practices
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills with ability to map customer processes to ESG impacts and to recommend ESG process, data management and KPI strategies and solutions
  • Strong people skills, with a proven ability to build trusted working relationships
  • Effective written and oral communicator who can clearly convey complex information
  • Collaborative team-oriented style with strong facilitation and an affinity to train and coach others to share your knowledge as a trusted advisor
  • Proficient in GHG reporting (Scope 1, 2 and 3), the GHG Protocol and related analysis
  • Experience with CDP reporting and ESG standards, frameworks, and the data ecosystem
  • Bachelor's Degree: Business, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Technology, or similar discipline
  • 3+ years of experience in the sustainability domain, with a focus on GHG emissions analysis
  • 3+ years of experience as a business analyst, data analyst, consultant, product manager or in customer delivery, supply chain operations, technical sales, or related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven track record in planning, research, project management and report writing skills
  • Customer facing service or solution delivery experience with effectively influenced outcomes
  • Experience with climate risk assessment, Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Renewable Energy Credits, and emerging ESG best practices with the ability to make recommendations for customers
  • Able to understand and advise on the ESG data value chain to inform ESG strategies
  • Desire to learn, and adapt technical, sustainability and data skills as the ESG space evolves
  • Knowledge of the benefits and capabilities of sustainability data management platforms
  • MS degree in an environmental science, engineering, MBA, or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in sustainability consulting, in GHG emissions analysis and carbon reduction strategies


“We encourage you to apply even if your experience is not a 100% match with this position. We are looking for someone with relevant skills and experience, not a checklist that exactly matches the job description. We want to help you grow and in return, you help us grow into a stronger, more inclusive organization.”

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