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Vice President, ESG/Sustainability Advisory and Consulting Services

ONSITE FULL_TIME MID_LEVEL $90,000 to $200,000
 In a world where environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities are increasingly important in the creation and/or preservation of business value, Krollâs ESG Advisory practice harnesses our global subject matter expertise and technology solutions to help address our clientsâ evolving ESG needs. ESG criteria, regulation and investing across all industries are evolving rapidly to underscore a more sustainable and equitable future for all. As part of this, companies are actively aligning their purpose, strategies and practices to improve the environment, promote social good and create long-term value. Stakeholders, including investors, employees, customers, suppliers, regulators, asset managers and legal professionals, are taking greater interest in companiesâ ESG approach, track record and credentials to inform their engagement decisions.

Kroll provides an extensive range of advisory support and technology solutions to assist clients to achieve their ESG goals and navigate the changing landscape. Companies engage us throughout various stages of their business lifecycle and ESG journey, leveraging our diverse teamâs extensive global experience and insights in governance and risk to:

  • Improve environmental and social outcomes
  • Embed ESG across governance and areas of business
  • Comply with regulation and disclosure reporting
  • Develop ESG policies
  • Align goals to standards and frameworks
  • Reduce risk
Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we value the diverse backgrounds and perspectives that enable us to think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you join our team, youâll become part of a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If youâre ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Kroll difference.
At Kroll, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together weâll maximize the value of your career.
At Kroll, your work will help deliver clarity to our clientsâ most complex ESG challenges. Apply now to join 
One team, One Kroll.

ESG Vice Presidents work on a variety of ESG and/or sustainability-aligned projects throughout a clientâs broader ESG journey, including many projects where ESG factors are key drivers of business risk and opportunity. These responsibilities include:
  • Identifying the various ESG factors that are most relevant to a business and designing the related components in a clientâs overall ESG Program
    • Conducting in-depth interviews, research, and document review to identify and assess the material ESG factors most important to stakeholders and critical to business performance
    • Assessing weaknesses and gaps in a companyâs ESG policies and procedures
  • Assisting with implementation of ESG strategy, policies and procedures in the clientâs overall ESG Program
    • Assist with the design of clientsâ ESG strategy, objectives, policies, procedures, metrics and targets. 
    • Developing roadmaps for the short-, medium- and long-term evolution of clientsâ ESG program components. 
    • Assisting with the collection, processing and calculation of clientsâ ESG-related relative and absolute metrics, KPIs and targets, including qualitative and quantitative factors around GHG emissions, renewable energy consumption, NetZero targets, land use and biodiversity factors.
    • Conducting due diligence on third-partiesâ ESG practices, policies, procedures and reputation. 
  • Assessing and improving the quality and integrity of clientsâ ESG data needs, including environmental and climate-related data
    • Working closely with Krollâs accounting and controls experts to assess and identify weaknesses and gaps in clientsâ internal control environment around environmental and climate-related data and disclosures.
    • Assisting with enhancements to clientsâ control environment, raw data, data owners, process flows and IT systems to better ensure the quality of clientsâ environmental and climate-related qualitative and quantitative disclosures. 

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Environmental Science, Ecology, or Environmental Engineering or MBA with Energy Transition or Climate Change focus
  • Experience conducting GHG and carbon accounting, including conducting GHG inventories and Scope 1, 2 and 3 under the GHG Protocolâs Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard
    • GHG accounting experience with financial institutions under Scope 3 Section 15 preferred
    • Experience conducting scenario analyses under TCFD preferred. 
  • GHG Accounting, FSA Level 1 & 2, or GRI certification preferred
  • Knowledge of, and familiarity with, TCFD reporting requirements and climate-related ISO and COSO frameworks strongly preferred
  • Strong Excel & Microsoft Word skills
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail, ability to manage time and workflow & focus on quality work 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that help represent diverse communities
  • Experience working with diverse teams

Ready to get started? In order to be considered for a position at Kroll, you must formally apply via careers.kroll.com. Once you have applied, you will receive a survey from Career Spark to complete â this step is mandatory if you wish to be considered.
Kroll is committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability.

The current salary range for this position is 90,000 to 200,000


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Location: San Francisco, CA, United States of America
Company: Kroll

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