ABOUT WAP SUSTAINABILITY

WAP Sustainability is a partnership of sustainability catalysts providing technical and strategic expertise across a variety of sustainability services, such as Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Healthy Materials, Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) Management, and Carbon (GHG) Accounting. We act in various industries, including consumer and building products, manufacturing, technology, and financial services, and our clients range from Fortune 100 to private equity-backed start-ups.

We strive to solve our clients’ sustainability needs in a high-service white glove capacity. Each client relationship is built on a relentless focus on our client experience and level of service.

Our efforts have been acknowledged with two consecutive years Inc.5000 award, recognizing us as one of the fastest-growing companies in the nation.

WHY WORK WITH US

Based in Tennessee for 15 years, WAP is a leading sustainability and ESG solution provider in the U.S. Join our remote team and directly impact our clients’ journey to a more sustainable world! WAP operates 100% remotely, so you can enjoy the flexibility to work from wherever you want, no relocation is needed.

Our collaborative and fun culture, built on trust and flexibility, is key to our team’s success. We stay connected through virtual events and biannual in-person retreats-> Think multi-day adventures on special locations that invite personal growth, intimate connection, teamwork, and space to dream big together.

WAP’s continuous growth offers an outstanding professional opportunity for those wanting to progress their careers in the sustainability industry. We invest in our people’s development and rely on your self-starter mindset to drive the direction you want it to go. Developing your career is in your hands!

JOB DESCRIPTION

WAP Sustainability is inviting you to be a part of our diverse team of sustainability catalysts. We’re on the lookout for a motivated analyst who is excited about making a difference, and who is passionate about improving the environmental and human health footprints of leading products and companies.

As a key member of our team, you’ll thrive in a dynamic work environment that values innovation, entrepreneurship, and positive change. Ambiguity does not scare you – you are comfortable in a fast-moving, growing business setting, and your willingness to learn, adapt, and continuously refine your expertise will be pivotal as the industry evolves.

The ideal candidate must have documented experience conducting high-quality Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) while having a proven ability to communicate results that distill essential information into actionable priorities – you are a storyteller.

Since we are taking our clients into their sustainability journeys, our consultants are relationship builders and not only effectively listen to the client’s needs but be their trusted problem solvers and bring a client-first service-based attitude day in and day out.

Working in a fully remote setting requires being independently driven and having a self-starter mindset. That means: take action! Don’t wait for things to get done; reach out to your coworkers with questions and support – you must be an effective team-oriented collaborator, like the rest of our WAPers.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Support the development of Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) through data processing, research, project management, and the interpretation of results. Outputs of projects include disclosures such as Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), embodied carbon assessments, and comparative LCAs for building and consumer products.
  • Support and manage corporate Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventory projects that include Scope 1, Scope 2, and/or Scope 3 sources for manufacturing, consumer products, and financial service clients.
  • Support the achievement of multi-attribute sustainability certifications through data collection, quality assurance, and auditing across various industries.
  • Research and identify opportunities for direct and indirect emissions reductions using a variety of tools, including energy generation and efficiency, optimized materials, carbon credit procurement, and supply chain engagement.
  • Collaborate with team members cross-functionally to support and leverage other services, such as climate risk, material health and toxicology, and ESG reporting.
  • Continually educate self on trends and changes to carbon accounting and Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) methods and reporting standards. Provide education on trends and evolving standards to the WAP team and clients.

DESIRED SKILL SET

  • Proven ability and/or training in completing Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) and/or embodied carbon assessments following appropriate standards such as ISO14040/44, product category rules, and product carbon neutrality standards.
  • Ability to use leading LCA software such as GaBi, SimaPro, and/or OpenLCA.
  • Proven ability and/or training in completing corporate Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventories using leading protocols and standards.
  • Ability to communicate key data needs, concepts, tactics, outcomes, and standards related to Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) and corporate Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventories.
  • Highly organized with large data volumes and proven ability to manage online and offline databases.
  • Ability to identify and communicate potential risks companies face regarding climate change, climate policy, and market trends.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and related value chain partners, such as raw material suppliers, for data collection and quality assurance.
  • Ability to effectively manage and organize multiple tasks across simultaneously occurring consulting projects in potentially high-stress situations.
  • Ability to define and communicate solutions to unstructured problems.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, environmental science, sustainability, or another related field is required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Advanced ability using Microsoft Excel.
  • Formal training and accreditation in conducting GHG inventories and/or LCA are preferred.
  • More than 1 year experience (in university or working with) carbon accounting, GHG inventories, LCA, and/or sustainability consulting experience.

COMPENSATION

  • Salary negotiated based on experience.
  • End of year bonus up to 20% of annual base salary, based on performance.

To apply for this job please visit wapsustainability.factorialhr.com.

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