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Principal Consultant - Carbon

Edge Environment

About Us

Edge Environment is Australia's leading independent sustainability consultancy and a certified B-Corp. We’re all about creating a positive impact, by combining science, strategy, and storytelling in unique and wonderful ways, that give our clients the confidence to take real action and do well, by doing good.

We have a growing global footprint working with private and ASX-listed businesses, multiple levels of government, NGOs, and purposeful start-ups to develop sustainability solutions at all scales from products to cities to regions and global brands.

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a well-credentialed and established expert in carbon analysis, management, and mitigation who can support our team of driven and high-performing consultants to deliver outstanding carbon-related project work for our clients.

You will be hungry to lead our growing service area of carbon foot-printing, target-setting, mitigation analysis, and strategy development across a broad range of industries.

Key Responsibilities

Your core responsibilities will include providing analytical insight, oversight and technical review of our work, preparation of project deliverables and proposals, and managing projects and key accounts. 


To be successful in this role you will also have:

  • Demonstrated experience in emissions modelling and carbon foot-printing for organisations, councils and/or communities. 
  • Deep knowledge of local and international corporate greenhouse gas emissions reporting and target-setting frameworks, such as the GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard and the Science-Based Targets Initiative.
  • Strong project management skills and experiences, particularly in project governance and oversight, whilst providing technical direction for the delivery team
  • Outstanding report writing, analytical skills (including Microsoft Excel expertise), and attention to detail. 
  • Strong networks in sustainability and carbon to contribute to business development efforts
  • The ability to engage at a senior level within client organisations. 
  • Drive to maintain currency of knowledge and technical proficiency in carbon management, both locally and internationally. 
  • A track record of being a trusted strategic advisor to organisations and clients
  • Mentor and support our team of consultants as they advance in their career
  • Line leadership and development of team

Additional Information

At Edge, we offer:

  • Flexibility, technology, and the trust needed to make a meaningful impact.
  • Ongoing investment in your training and development
  • Opportunity to participate in our profit share bonus scheme
  • Opportunity to work for a certified B Corp that lives our values.

At Edge, we believe the best solutions come from bringing together the best minds and a broad range of perspectives.  These diverse minds and perspectives are critical to helping solve the environmental, social, and economic challenges society faces. We deeply care about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected, and empowered and are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, or life stage.

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