CSR - ESG Consultant

Permanent contract

Are you passionate about CSR and digital issues? Do you want to invest yourself in an ever-expanding and innovative company?
This position is for you !


Here at VPWhite we specialise in optimising our customers operational performance by digitising their Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Health & Safety, Risk Management, Real Estate Management and Legal processes. We do this by developing and implementing web solutions for our customers, which we have been doing so since 2006.

We have offices in Paris (France), Lyon (France) and London (UK), completed over 400 projects in more than 10 countries across the world since our inception and are now embarking on an exciting period of Global expansion.

With the opening of a new office situated in central London – to support our EMEA customers and in order to fuel our growth – we are currently looking for an ambitious open minded CSR/ESG Consultant to work with customers to drive value and build long term partnerships between them and VPWhite.

As a CSR/ESG Consultant at VPWhite, you will be responsible for working with some of the biggest brands in the world to identify, support and deliver their sustainability and corporate social responsibility strategies. You will be providing a best-in-class advisory, technical leadership and strategic thinking surrounding VPWhite’s customer’s CSR/EGS initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

Our CSR-ESG team offers personalised support services to our clients and constantly adapts to the very dynamic context of the CSR-ESG world.  As we have opened an office in London, UK, we are looking for applicants with at least 2 years of experience in the areas of CSR (sustainability, carbon management, CSR reporting & auditing) and who enjoys the entrepreneurial adventure to help us develop activities.  You will be reporting to the UK Services and Support team and be supported by the CSR Services team in Paris.

You will be responsible for the following:

Strategy Development

  • Identify emerging sustainability and CSR trends considering market opportunities, investor expectations and other stakeholder requirements to feed our CSR expertise, drive innovation within our practice community and anticipate the future needs of our clients,
  • Support the growth of VP&White’s activities on the UK market, representing VP&White during software demos with clients and preparing proposals to bids.

Reporting & Disclosure

  • Help clients to meet the SECR UK regulation or voluntary CSR-ESG reporting frameworks such as GRESB, EPRA, CDP, GRI & SASB,
  • Manage the client’s CSR database, collecting / checking quantitative and qualitative information from stakeholders,
  • Manage and report environmental data, especially Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions data,
  • Support the client in the implementation of CSR reporting software solutions,
  • Support the development and alignment of sustainability critical metrics that will be tracked; and engage with businesses to measure and report on these metrics,
  • Support the production and delivery of relevant data analysis,
  • Lead strategic projects with clients to provide expertise, build and implement ambitious sustainability data collection processes,

Position based in our office in central London.

Personal Attributes

We are looking for someone who is individually and collectively passionate, innovative, always in search of excellence but fundamentally dedicated in helping our customers change for good.

In addition, the successful candidate will be an:

  • Effective communicator with good presentation skills and the ability to build rapport with stakeholders across all levels of seniority
  • KPI driven and willing to tackle challenges head on in pursuit of delivering individual and company growth
  • A responsive and proactive individual looking to drive innovation in their field of expertise and the wider business.
  • Strong attention to detail and a methodical and organised individual.
  • Dynamic, rigorous and organised, you like to be challenged
  • You have good interpersonal skills, you like to work in a team and you appreciate customer relations
  • You have the curiosity and flexibility necessary to familiarise yourself with new tools
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Skills and Experience

A successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • At least 2-3 years’ relevant experience, ideally encompassing consulting / audit and/or client-side CSR experience.
  • A bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering, environmental science, or other environmental discipline such as environmental management, sustainability or climate change.
  • Proven expertise in voluntary CSR-ESG reporting frameworks such as CDP, GRESB, EPRA TCFD, SASB and GRI,
  • Technical knowledge related to CSR strategy and reporting services (GHG calculation and reporting, science-based targets, net zero strategies),
  • Experience in administration and maintenance of sustainability data management systems (Cority, Enablon, Intelex or other)
  • Skills in MS Excel, SQL, Tableau etc. for analysis, review and reporting of data, ideally related to Sustainability
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, proficient in customer environment
  • Native or bilingual proficiency in English

Your curiosity and open-mindedness allow you to work on a wide variety of business and/or technical challenges.

You are a good communicator and enjoy working in a team. Furthermore, if you are autonomous, rigorous, organised and curious …. Then our paths are made to cross!

Why should you join us ?

If you are passionate about working for a high-growth company, are resilient when faced with challenges, intellectually curious, excited about technology and ambitious, this role is for you.

We believe in seeking satisfaction for our customers and for each other through excellence, innovation and trust. Seeking excellence in sharing a desire for continuous improvement, seeking innovation by creating the solutions of tomorrow and seeking trust by being a trusted partner where we are committed to fostering transparent and close working relationships to grow and evolve.

VPWhite believes that everyone is an individual and understands the challenging environment that we live in, we therefore want to ensure that the talent we recruit are looked after.
On top of an annual salary we also offer some key benefits:

Private Medical Insurance
Pension scheme
Income protection and life cover

Working at VPWhite means participating in the growth of a company in full expansion. It means growing and evolving in an international work environment, where cohesion and good humour are in our DNA!

VPWhite is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognise diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, gender identity, race, religion, disability status, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.

Please note that we are not sponsoring work permits at this time. As such, you will need to have a right to work in the UK for this position.

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Apply at recrutement@vpwhite.com