Social Scientist Strategy Manager
Posted on Nov 16, 2022 by Leo Partners
Environmental Scientist - Sustainable Business Strategy
We set out to build the world's most trusted consulting firm - using our skills and experience to help our clients become a force for good in the world. We work with the largest and most influential organisations, from FTSE 100 names and central government departments to innovative companies.
You'll find us collaborating shoulder-to-shoulder with our clients, from the big picture right down to the detail:
helping them redefine their purpose, vision, goals and strategy
delivering complex, systemic transformation programs across entire value chains
Proactively managing risk
We do this by slotting seamlessly into their teams and integrating sustainability into the core strategy that drives the organisation, not as a standalone peripheral document.
What will you be doing?
Some Examples Of Potential Projects Include
Helping clients reimagine their purpose as a force for good in the world
Advising clients on updating their existing business strategies to account for the emerging sustainability agenda
Redesigning operating models across industry value chains
Supporting clients to implement changes across their operations and value chains
Supporting clients through their Sustainability change journey and embedding Sustainability into the heart of organisational culture
Establishing environmental and social impact baselines
Identifying opportunities to reduce impact as much as possible (rather than incrementally)
What are we looking for?
Your Experience And Skills Could Include
We're currently looking for consultants to fill senior subject matter expert roles (you'll likely have at least 7 years' experience). Don't worry about being an exact match with the points below; if you've got the skills we are after, we would love to talk to you.
An environmental or social sciences degree
At least 7 years' experience working in industry or consulting across the most pressing social and/or environmental challenges facing business
Experience advising companies on social and environmental topics on the Sustainability agenda
Strong communication and client engagement skills
Experience of complex systemic changes
A specialism in at least one of the following environmental topics:
Deforestation / land-use change
Water use and pollution (hydrologist, hydrogeologist)
Greenhouse gas emissions, climate change
So, what's in it for you?
Well, it's up to you. It is what you make it.
We are B-Corp certified. That means we have taken the first step of using our skills and experience to become a force for good in the world. Balancing people, planet and profit is written into our articles of association
Promotion is solely based on your own performance, and we give you every opportunity to progress by having four promotional reviews a year
We're proud to put people first with wellbeing at the forefront of our culture, one example of this is that every employee receives £300 a year to put towards their wellbeing! In 2022 this was recognised in our ranking in the UK's Great Place To Work 'Best Workplaces for Wellbeing'.
All employees participate in the Group Profit Share Scheme, which seeks to ensure that everyone has a stake in the success of the company.
We recognise everyone needs a well-deserved break - As such we have introduced the 'Re-charge' benefit meaning the company will offer all employees an additional 2 weeks of paid leave after 5 years continuous service.
Lastly, we recognise the importance of work-life balance and we know that the 'ideal' balance will vary from person to person and will change at different stages of our working lives. If you require flexible working, please talk to one of our Recruiters about the flexibility you may need.