Senior Climate and Sustainability Leader

21 Jan 2023
28 Jan 2023
Employer Sector
Technology, ICT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Climate and Sustainability Leader

Dedicated to sustainable development, Arup is a collective of designers, advisors and experts working globally. Founded to be humane and excellent, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology, and rigor to shape a better world.

We strive to build a more sustainable, resilient, and equitable world. From climate action to social equity, we consider the broadest impacts of our work. Sustainable development is at the heart of everything we do, and this purpose shapes our culture and the focus of our leadership. We incorporate environmental and social benefits into our work with communities and clients. Arup offers a broad and deep range of climate and sustainability services, spanning from decarbonizing buildings and electrifying transport to improving climate resilience. You would be joining our multidisciplinary team focusing on technical excellence and innovative solutions that shape a better future for people and the planet.

We are looking for a Senior Climate & Sustainability Leader to join our Boston office. You would be a key member of our Americas East climate and sustainability portfolio (CSSP) leadership team, growing work and delivering transformational advisory and design projects for key clients such as City of Cambridge, Boston Green Ribbon Commission, State of Massachusetts, a diverse range of portfolio scale property clients including; Boston properties, Pembroke Real Estate, higher-education and medical institutions in the Boston region.


  • Collaboration with the CSSP leader and regional leaders to inform and deliver regional strategy
  • Developing the annual plan for delivery of climate & sustainability services to the Boston market in line with the regional and global strategy
  • Business Development and Market Connection for climate & sustainability services in the East Geography
  • Supporting and leading bids for climate & sustainability services across Americas
  • Delivery of climate & sustainability projects as a project manager, project director or subject matter expert.
  • Delivery and support of climate & sustainability services thinking on projects across East Geography
  • Growing the climate & sustainability services team in the East with target as PM or PD on $2-3m in CSSP work by the end of the first year and growing in future years as the team and project opportunities grow.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Architecture, Engineering, Planning or Science
  • 15+ years of professional experience in the built environment
  • Professional Licensure in appropriate field (AICP, LEED, PE, RA)
  • Demonstrated experience in climate and sustainability services
  • Project management experience for projects of at least $500,000 in fees/project costs
  • Market profile through professional relationships and speaking engagements
  • Business Development Track Record
  • Team building and mentorship

Benefits that Work - At Arup, we have a comprehensive and valuable benefits program that works for our employees and their families while keeping costs low. These benefits provide health and welfare security for you as well as paid time off for rest and renewal. Our Global Profit Share Plan (paid bi-annually) provides an opportunity for you to share in the success of the Firm. As a valued employee of Arup, you can also choose to participate in our 401(k) plan with up to 10% company match to help you save for your future.

Flexible Working - We believe that flexible arrangements create a more inclusive way of working that supports our diversity and the wellbeing of our people. Options for alternative schedules and the ability to work outside of the office for a portion of your workweek are available.

Arup is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of national origin, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or other status protected by law. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at .


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