Carbon Specialist - USA

Location US-OH-Milford | US-TX-Katy | US-OH-Dublin | US-MI-Detroit | US-TX-Dallas | US-TX-Austin | US-AZ-Phoenix | US-NJ-Newark | US-MA-Medford
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Business Area
Supply Chain & Product Assurance
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Local Unit & Position Description

Are you looking to lead the growth of ESG, sustainability and climate change services in an innovative, digitally enabled, purpose driven business? Are you motivated to support customers to achieve business success and sustainability in their businesses and their extended supply chains?


We’re recruiting for a growth focused Carbon Specialist with consulting/assurance experience in the domain of GHG Inventory, GHG emission reduction project, Product footprint development or assurance to join our Global Sustainability, Assessment & Assurance team to help us achieve our vision and goals.


This is an exciting opportunity to take an active role supporting the delivery of projects and ensuring service excellence for clients.  We help clients implement, improve and demonstrate their commitment and progress towards authentic sustainability.

You will get the opportunity to \work on a wide range of sustainability services primarily focused on GHG Inventory, GHG emission reduction project, carbon removal project, science-based targets and task force for climate related financial disclosures.

When doing this, you will get the opportunity to engage with many of the region’s leading companies and brands across a wide range of sectors and to leverage a suite of services and digital technologies to scope sell and deliver innovative solutions.


What You'll Do 


You will be expected to support the delivery for a range of climate change services and may have specialism and expertise in several of them, including:

  • GHG Inventory development/assurance
  • Regulatory GHG Inventory Reporting for ARB/ Canada Provincial Reporting
  • Product carbon footprint development/assurance
  • Science Based Target setting or modelling
  • Sustainability Report Assurance
  • ESG, green bonds & sustainable finance consulting  
  • Climate change

 You will be expected to support projects and help ensure consistent and high quality customer care through the following  activities:

  • Proactively seeking to identify customer needs throughout the course of delivering sustainability solutions
  • Developing tailored solutions with our technical experts to ensure that we can effectively support our customers in their GHG reporting and meeting their carbon reduction objectives
  • Coordinating projects, ensuring they are executed to clients’ expectations, on time, on budget and to DNV quality standards
  • Leading and communicating effectively within the other sustainability team members and clients


Position Qualifications

What is Required 

  • Bachelor degree or higher relevant to environmental engineering, mathematics or other STEM streams
  • 3 years of experience delivering consulting/verification services in air quality or GHG emissions reporting
  • Proven experience as project  manager and/or team leader, delivering service excellence
  • Strong analytical, research and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in excel and Microsoft products
  • Proficient in one or more of the following:
    • GHG inventories calculations
    • Carbon footprints
    • Water footprints
    • Waste audits
    • Life cycle assessments
    • Air quality assessments and/or reporting
    • Other environmental impact metrics
  • Can effectively communicate technical calculations to a non-technical audience
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% and work around the Americas and on occasions overseas.
  • Must have current Valid drivers license
  • We conduct a pre-employment background check and drug screen 


What is Preferred

  • Training and certification in greenhouse gas (GHG)  emission reporting or greenhouse gas emission (GHG) reduction services.  (preferred)
  • Familiarity with GHG/LCI tools such as Gabi and/or Simapro (preferred)


*Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position*

How We Do It


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DNV is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit or business need, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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About DNV

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DNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment department ( Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.


What We Offer

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Spending accounts – FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
  • Special programs – Employee Assistance Program, ID theft protection, and accident and critical illness options for you and your family
  • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Consumer discounts and rewards
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities

**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.


We are one of the world’s leading certification, assurance and risk management providers. Whether certifying a company’s management system or products, providing training, or assessing supply chains, and digital assets, we enable customers and stakeholders to make critical decisions with confidence. We are committed to support our customers to transition and realize their long-term strategic goals sustainably, and collectively contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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