Senior Consultant

Summary of Role & Key Responsibilities

The Climate Risk Senior Consultant will be aligned with Anthesis’ Climate Risk and Resiliency team and engage with team members on all aspects of climate risk projects from stakeholder engagement to scenario analysis to reporting. 

In this role, the Senior Consultant will have the opportunity to be on the forefront of climate risk reporting and related analytics as demand for greater transparency on climate-related impacts is increasingly under scrutiny by investors and becoming mandated through legislation across the globe.

The Senior Consultant will support clients in their climate risk journey, developing analysis and insights and advising on strategies to advance reporting and climate risk management and mitigation.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Support in client conversations at all stages of the project, from business development, scoping through the start-up, execution and close-out phases 
  • Assume project management responsibilities on small, relatively simple projects with support from project sponsors and senior colleagues
  • Take a lead role in developing and managing materials associated with the climate risk assessments with minimal supervision:
    • Conduct benchmarking of climate risk related disclosures. 
    • Support client climate risk assessments through survey development, distribution and analysis. 
    • Develop workshop materials for a broad audience to grasp climate risk concepts and findings. 
    • Interpret physical climate risk data to develop narratives specific to client operating context and communicate findings through visuals and PowerPoint presentations. 
    • Research implications of climate risks as they pertain to client operating context and business model.
    • Translate climate impacts into business and financial implications and develop narrative of findings to communicate to client. 
    • Develop climate risk report disclosures.
  • Work across Anthesis Business Lines as needed to coordinate on client project delivery and align workstream inputs and outputs. 
  • Deliver tasks on time and within budget taking responsibility for significant activities in complex projects, assisting senior project managers to ensure that projects perform against targets and deadlines.

Key Requirements & Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

  • Structured organization
  • Good communications
  • Ability to develop narratives and storylines from data. 
  • Data analysis and visualization through Excel, Tableau or other program(s).
  • The ability to think creatively and strategically to best capture our clients’ needs.
  • Familiarity with climate risk reporting, such as TCFD and/or CDP.
  • Ability to research, analyse, document, and present data in a concise and comprehensive manner.
  • Collaboration with team members to solve complex problems. 
  • Stakeholder engagement, interviewing and workshop facilitation.