Senior Group Carbon Officer

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Senior Group Carbon Officer

Contract type

Permanent contract

Job description

In a context of high growth and of a reinforced climate strategy, there is an opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced individual to join our Corporate CSR team. The future Senior Group Carbon Officer will contribute to the implementation of Egis’ climate strategy, including:
- Group accounting of greenhouse gas emissions (Scopes 1, 2 and 3)
- Updating emissions reductions targets & obtaining SBTi validation of Egis’ net zero commitment
- Implementing emissions reductions action plan
- Managing the reporting of climate performance
- Contributing to the development of projects’ avoided emissions assessment (Scope 3 & 4)
- Contributing to the marketing of Egis’ solutions for a low carbon world

The successful candidate will work closely with the CSR team, under the direct responsibility of Egis Climate Director, to successfully implement our climate action plan, and promote our solutions for a low carbon world. The future Senior Carbon Officer will rely on a network of climate correspondents in all Egis’ Business Lines and Regions; and will be in charge for coordinating this network

Detailed tasks:
· Group Carbon Footprint consolidation
o Participate and carry out Carbon Footprint consolidation: scoping, data collection and analysis
o Working with & coordination of the network of “Climate Managers” to consolidate Egis carbon footprint, including potential major acquisition
o Periodic reporting on Egis CO2 emissions
o Contribute to the annual extra-financial report and other reporting process (Banks, etc.)
o Ensure strategic intelligence on best practices and trends on GhG emissions accounting

· Road Map to Net Zero
o Update of existing Road Map to Net Zero 2050, in an enlarged perimeter with upcoming major acquisition
o In charge of obtaining SBTi validation for the updated Road map to Net zero (in 2025 at the latest)

· Climate action plan
o Update existing Climate Action plan in coordination with the network of “Climate Managers”
o Lead and engage the network of “Climate Managers” for a successful implementation of climate action plan
o Contribute to the reporting about Climate Action plan & Road map to Net Zero

· Scope 3 & 4 Assessment
o Provide methodological support to the network of “Climate Managers” to develop methods for estimating induced and avoided CO2 emissions by projects (Scope 3 or 4)
o Contribute to the development (Scoping) of IT Tools to support implementation of avoided emissions calculation in every project

· Develop Egis’ solutions for a low-carbon World
o Work with the network of “Climate managers” to develop marketing materials of “Egis’ solutions for a low-carbon World“
o Contribute in major tenders of the Group to highlight our solutions for a low carbon world

o Work with the sales networks to promote “Egis’ solutions for a low-carbon World“


Master’s degree in environmental management, environmental science, environmental engineering, climate finance, sustainable development studies or other similar qualifications.
Minimum 10 years’ experience in a similar position in similar industry or in consultancy
Demonstrated ability to implement GhG accounting & climate action plan
High degree of professional ethics and integrity;
Excellent knowledge and understanding of climate change, GhG accounting and reporting principles, mechanisms, methodologies and schemes (e.g. GHG Protocol, SBTi, etc.)
Good experience of implementing carbon footprints of projects
Good awareness / appreciation of climate legislation would be appreciated

Technical skills

- Experience of data manipulation and visualisation tools in addition to Excel would be an advantage.

- Ability to manage/deliver multiple projects/tasks in parallel with different requirements and timelines

- Good written and oral presentation skills.

Experience in marketing will a plus

· Characteristics and soft skills

- Good communication skills

- Bright and with clear passion to be in this field.

- Adaptable, committed team player.

- Well organized.

- Confident and reliable when working independently.

- Approachable, responsive, and curious

- Proactive, self-motivated and generally enthusiastic.

Fluent in English

Position location

Job location

Europe, France, Ile-de-France



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

5-Master of Arts / Master of Science

Minimum level of experience required

Over 10 years


  • French (5- Proficiency)
  • English (5- Proficiency)