Head of Climate

UK, flexible
December 15, 2021

 

Job Title: Head of Climate   

Location: London, UK or flexible remote  

Team/Department: Climate Solutions  

Line Manager: Chief Corporate Affairs Officer/ Head of ESG  

Contract: Permanent Contract 

 

Head of Climate  

  

About Diginex 

 

Diginex is a disruptive impact tech business helping organisations to address the world’s most pressing ESG and sustainability issues, utilising the latest blockchain technology to lead change and increase transparency. 

Diginex’s frontier-pushing SaaS products are used by both companies and governments to tackle challenges including climate and corporate environmental responsibility, supply chain management, labour rights and ESG data management. Its technology provides businesses who want to do better with the tools that both help them be more responsible. 

By using its impact technology to understand their operations with help of reliable data, organisations can future proof their business models and accelerate growth, while contributing to a better future. 

 

The Role 

 

An opportunity has arisen for a Head of Climate to lead the development of our climate tech solutions offering. Companies of all sizes have pledged towards GHG emissions reduction for achievement of net zero targets. With our recently launched diginexClimate solution, our aim is to support companies of all sizes and asset managers by making carbon management easier, faster and more affordable. Our Head of Climate will be responsible for leading our climate strategy, implementation, and strategic client engagements.  

 

Responsibilities 

  • Develop a 3-year strategy and implementation plan for diginexClimate as an integrated – and standalone climate tech solution.  
  • Collaborate on a day -to-day basis with product and research teams to inform feature development (setting targets, including SBTi, calculate GHG     emissions scope 1-3, dashboards data visualization, smart recommendations, reduction and offset solutions). 
  • Support sales team in go-to-market activities in developing and implementing through leadership/studies and building and maintaining customer relationships. 
  • Work with teams in delivery of Climate focused advisory and technology projects for large enterprise clients.  
  • Represent the company in client meetings and at external events.  

Qualifications  

  • Master’s degree climate, environmental science, business and economics, sustainability, or a related field  
  • 10+ years of professional experience in sustainability and climate consulting  
  • Understanding of the global climate change agenda, with a focus on private sector efforts and climate leadership
  • Understanding carbon foot-printing and accounting methodologies (i.e. GHG Protocol) and climate-related reporting frameworks (incl. TCFD, CDP)
  • Good understanding of carbon credits, carbon markets, and corporate carbon offsetting trends

What you can expect from us 

  • We are an equal opportunities employer. We believe that the key to our success is employing a diverse team, that’s why recruitment decisions are only based on your experience and skills. We value your ability to problem solve and build amazing things so we welcome applications for everyone – regardless of age, sex,     disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief. 

Please apply via email below with a CV and cover letter or send it straight to jessica.camus@diginex.com

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