Burns & McDonnell Project Manager - Sustainability Services (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri
Burns & McDonnell is looking for a Project Manager that will lead, scope, and coordinate sustainability program opportunities across Burns and McDonnell’s wide range of clients. This role will be key to coordinating, implementing, and managing Burns & McDonnell’s wide range of Sustainability Services.
Lead the sustainability, environmental, social and corporate governance planning services for our clients. This includes strategy development, materiality assessments, metrics.
Work with a team of sustainability solutions engineers, scientists and communications specialists to plan and implement sustainable projects to meet our client’s goals.
Assist with preparing marketing materials for overall implementation of the marketing/communications strategy for sustainability to broaden the brand both internally and externally.
Participate and lead sustainability planning sessions with our clients and develop plans to assist with plans to achieve their net zero, sustainability, ESG and other goals.
Assist clients with development of Science Based Targets
Provide detailed information on various ESG reporting programs to support their sustainability goals and reporting.
Develop and expand client relationships that generate repeat business to grow. Lead and partner with clients in developing sustainability strategies.
Deep understanding of current sustainability challenges in the retail/consumer goods industry with proven track record of providing solutions to clients.
Leverage existing relationships to support the growth of Sustainability and ESG opportunities throughout the world, concentrating on North America in the short term.
Prepare proposals and participate in business development with existing clients and identified leads.
Build and support relationships with regulatory entities, vendors and product/service companies.
Other duties, as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in sustainability, environmental policy, climate change, planning, environmental engineering or related field. Master's Degree preferred.
7 years of experience in Sustainability and ESG planning arena, preferably as a consultant, but will also consider industry experience. 10 years of experience highly preferred.
10 years’ experience in managing projects preferred.
Experienced in sustainability and/or climate resilience planning
Experienced with the design and implementation of sustainability programs such as energy, air emissions, waste and water.
Leadership experience including business development, proposal development, and project management.
Must be experienced in performing exciting informative presentations and having open dialogue with clients.
Understanding of pertinent accreditations in sustainability and carbon emissions a plus.
Knowledge of GHG Protocol and general corporate sustainability reporting topics.
Good broad understanding of sustainability topics including climate resilience, emerging technologies and renewables, zero waste planning, net zero and implementation
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Job Project Management
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 225607