Principal Consultant - Scope 3 Emissions Management


  • Salary: $100,000 - $120,000
  • Location: Remote role, based across the U.S./Canada
  • Closing: This role has no specific closing date.

Job Description

Anthesis is the Sustainability Activator. We seek to make a significant contribution to a world which is more resilient and productive and are committed to the importance of this ‘decisive decade’. We do this by working with cities, companies, and other organisations to drive sustainable performance. We develop financially driven sustainability strategies, underpinned by technical expertise and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world. Our company combines the deep expertise of boutiques with the reach of big professional services groups, bringing the commercial and operational capabilities it takes to deliver real change.

Our company brings together the largest dedicated group of sustainability experts in the world, with over 700 experts working across our offices in the U.S., Canada, Colombia, the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Andorra, Finland, France, Brazil, China, the Philippines and the Middle East. Our culture is founded on the empowerment of great people, working in agile teams, in a high-ownership, high-accountability environment. We are proud of what we have achieved so far with Anthesis, but we know we have a duty and an opportunity to contribute much more.

Our Net Zero & Climate Solutions team provides clients with exceptional technical expertise combined with a strategic and rational approach to developing innovative programs that deliver measurable impact. Our expertise and team combines thought leaders and technical practitioners from many sides of the bench, consultants, corporates and the NGO community. The world needs more smart, ambitious, and savvy sustainability professionals – a position with Anthesis allows you the platform and network to make a real difference in the fight against climate change. 

Summary of the Role 

We are looking for a highly motivated Principal Consultant to support our growing offerings around Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions management. You will own market-leading projects to establish effective scope 3 management strategies, grounded in actionable scope 3 inventories and climate action plans that drive emissions reductions across the value chain. You will manage teams of varying sizes, drawing from Anthesis SMEs with deep technical expertise in multiple related fields, including GHG Accounting and Reporting, Life Cycle Analysis (LCA), Science Based Targets (SBTs) and Net Zero, Supplier Engagement, amongst others. You will also provide technical guidance to project teams and act as the main point of contact for the client.  

Your projects and clients will span multiple industries, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to boutique brands, and require engagement with clients, and their suppliers, around the world. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Project Management – As a Principal Consultant, you will be expected to manage the delivery of multiple projects on time, track financial performance, coordinate day-to-day project activities, and act as a primary client liaison. You could be managing several projects at any one time, each with their own project teams. 

  • Client Management – You will be responsible for managing client expectations and optimize value through projects to drive continuous, strategic improvement. 

  • Scope 3 Emissions Inventories - You will support the client in gathering data and information, shaping actionable accounting systems, and identifying key insights from scope 3 inventories addressing different aspects of the value chain (e.g., suppliers, customers, employees, etc.). 

  • Scope3 Emissions Reduction Strategies -  You will be coaching clients on the evolving landscape of scope 3 emissions management and guiding them through the development of climate action plans.   

  • Business Development – You will be contributing to and developing proposals for potential clients and projects and represent Anthesis during interviews as the consultancy best positioned to support. 

  • Practice Development – You will collaborate with global Anthesis colleagues to develop new tools and solutions that further enhance Anthesis’ offerings on scope 3 management 

  • Provide technical leadership and support to junior team members 

Key Requirements 

  • 8+ years’ experience as a sustainability practitioner, focused on corporate carbon management, in either an in-house role and/or consulting role 

  • Demonstrated, extensive experience with scope 3 emissions accounting and product carbon footprints 

  • Demonstrated project management experience 

  • Excellent communication and consulting skills 

  • Comfortable and confident liaising with key stakeholders across various levels 

Our ideal candidate is mission driven and wants to flourish in a global team working at the leading edge of sustainability. 


  • Comprehensive and competitive group health, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your dependents, as well as a FSA (Flexible Spending Account).

  • Pay 100% of the cost of short‐term and long‐term disability insurances.

  • Pay 100% of the cost of life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.

  • Retirement savings plan to assist in planning for your retirement. Anthesis provides 3% Safe Harbor contribution and you may elect to contribute more each pay period with a pre‐tax deduction up to a certain cap.


At Anthesis we value both the wellbeing and the professional development of our people by doing our best to make Anthesis a great place to work. Our identity, values, and the quality of our work are vested in our people and we want you to thrive, develop and succeed here.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, we value diversity in our workforce and make our decisions based on skills and experience – the only thing that differentiates you is your talent and the value you bring. We understand that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results by inspiring our thinking, challenging our solutions and enhancing our culture. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Start your de-biased application