Associate Director (Corporate Carbon Strategy & Analytics)

Role: Associate Director (Corporate Carbon Strategy & Analytics) 

Location: Based in UK with combination of remote / home working. Offices in UK hubs London, Bristol, Manchester, and Oxford. 

Practice Area: Decarbonisation, Anthesis UK

Contract: Permanent

Remuneration rate: Competitive  (perks include 1 paid day for your birthday, 2 paid volunteering days, flextime options)

Anthesis is the sustainability activator. We seek to make a significant contribution to a world which is more resilient and productive. 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. The company combines the reach of big professional services groups with the deep expertise of boutiques.

Anthesis has clients across industry sectors from corporate multinationals such as Reckitt Benckiser, Cisco, Tesco, The North Face and Target, and also supports early-stage companies through Anthesis Ventures. The company brings together 500 experts operating in 40 countries around the world and has 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.

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 opportunity’s 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. 

Summary of role

We are looking for a highly motivated Associate Director to support our growing Net Zero service offerings. Your focus will be on the innovative management of companies’ carbon emissions.  The role will require extensive technical analytical expertise and is client-facing. You will own market-leading clients and projects, leading a team that are undertaking often complex corporate GHG inventories and establishing science-based and net-zero targets grounded in climate action plans that drive emissions reductions across internal operations and the value chain. You will be working closely with parallel Net Zero teams that focus on different target clients (e.g. cities) and technical areas (e.g. product footprinting)

Your projects and clients will span multiple industries, ranging from FTSE 100 companies to boutique brands, and require engagement with clients, and their suppliers, around the world.

Your role will include providing Technical and People Leadership, co-leading our carbon strategy & analytics team.


• Senior-level experience in delivering carbon analytics, either in-house or in a consultancy environment.
• Deep understanding of, and substantive experience in applying GHG inventory and target setting standards, especially GHG Protocol and SBTi.
• Solid experience of using and promoting advanced data science and digital solutions to enable leading edge carbon analytics. This may include experience of tools such as scripted analysis, Alteryx and Tableau/Power BI, as well as client-facing calculation and targeting tools.
• Professional presence with the ability to quickly establish personal credibility and demonstrate expertise, often engaging a C-suite level
• Build expertise in the team through leadership, mentoring and training
• Strong communication and consulting skills
• Excellent project management skills
• Effective time management and organizational skills. Ability to respond positively to pressure and take a flexible approach to a dynamic, fast moving and changing work environment
• Able to work on virtual teams across different time zones

Our ideal candidate will be someone who really wants to flourish as a leader in a technical analytics environment at the forefront of sustainable innovation.


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