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AECOM Senior ESG Leader-LATAM in Panama City, Panama

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior ESG LEADER (seller/doer) to be located in any of our offices in LATAM REGION (Colombia, Mexico, or Panama).

The Senior ESG Leader will primarily focus on supporting clients with assessing, improving and disclosing their ESG strategy and performance. The role will also involve interfacing with AECOM’s Climate Change Strategy & Disclosure advisors, in the delivery of client work where ESG and climate change intersect.

The Senior ESG leader will work under the direction of the Environment Business Line manager in client project delivery, writing proposals, securing work and marketing AECOM’s services through webinars and promotional material.

Primary function will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • advising on adoption of the SASB and GRI standards

  • managing projects and client management

  • delegating tasks and managing a small team

  • creating high performance teams

  • conducting and/or overseeing analysis

  • writing proposals and securing work

  • Qualified candidates shall have:

  • professional consulting background in ESG/sustainability advisory.

  • Significant experience with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards is required.

  • Experience with environmental compliance and regulation, GHG management, circular economy, nature-based solutions, water management, air quality, health & safety, stakeholder engagement, corporate governance and ethics, sustainable finance, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), decarbonization and Net Zero, or any related topics are useful.

About AECOM’s Environment Business Line

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (i.e., Environmental Sciences, Engineering)

  • 8+ years of experience consulting externally (i.e. client-facing) or internally (i.e., in-house at an organization) on ESG/sustainability strategy, governance, risk management and metrics & targets

  • Demonstrated experience in:

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Powerpoint, Word, and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience at a sustainability consulting firm, or equivalent

  • Demonstrated knowledge in some of the following areas:

  • Environmental compliance and regulation

  • GHG management

  • circular economy

  • nature-based solution

  • water management

  • air quality

  • health & safety

  • stakeholder engagement

  • corporate governance and ethics

  • sustainable finance

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Panama

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 265001BR

Additional Locations CO - Bogota, Colombia - Carrera 11 # 93-53 Oficina 701, MX – Sante Fe 495, Cuajimalpa de Morelos, Mexico City

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.