Global Carbon Officer

Global Carbon Officer

  • 3 Rue du Louvre, Paris, 75001
  • Permanent contract 
    Partial remote authorized
    Education: Not specified
    Experience: Not specified

    This position was filled!

    Who are they?

    The GreenYellow model is based on a disruptive idea: to enhance unused spaces of our clients by installing solar panels, and focus our development on green and local energy.
    Since then, they have expanded their expertise to become the energy partner for businesses and institutions and they continue to expand internationally and to diversify their customer base.

    Job description

    n a context of high growth and of a reinforced climate strategy, we are seeking a highly enthusiastic and experienced individual to join our Corporate CSR team. The future Global Carbon Officer will contribute to the implementation of GreenYellow climate transition plan, including:

    • Group accounting of greenhouse gas emissions (Scopes 1, 2 and 3)

    • Yearly carbon footprint evaluation and reporting on the full scope of the company

    • Implementing emissions reductions action plans throughout the company

    • Support the definition and reporting of climate performance (Climate transition plan including Net Zero targets)

    • Manage the CDP and other CSR rating submissions with the aim of obtaining Gold level

    • Contributing to the marketing of GreenYellow solutions for a low carbon world

    The successful candidate will be part of the Corporate CSR team, reporting to the Group CSR & Transformation Director. The future Global Carbon Officer will work closely with all GreenYellow business units, relying on local relays (sustinability or environment managers), coordinating this network to successfully implement our climate transition plan and promote our low-carbon approach to the climate transition.

    Group Carbon Footprint consolidation
    (Run and optimization)

    • Participate and carry out Carbon Footprint consolidation: scoping, data collection and analysis (across all GreenYellow business units)

    • Revise, adjust and refine our CO2 emissions evaluation methodologies

    • Contribute to the annual CSR report and other reporting process

    • Ensure strategic intelligence on best practices and trends on GhG emissions accounting

    Climate transition plan
    (V0 existing- to be optimized)

    • Update of existing Climate transition plan based on historicals and projected emissions

    • Compile and complete modeling tools for GreenYellow carbon trajectory

    • When relevant, launch SBTi validation process of carbon footprint trajectory

    • Update existing Climate transition action plan in coordination with the CSR team : lead and engage the global network for a successful implementation of climate action plan

    Project and client related support
    (Engagement skills)

    • Revise, adjust and refine our project-related carbon calculators (induced and avoided emissions) : provide methodological support to the local teams

    • Ensure integration with SalesForce to generate « instant » CO2 emissions reports

    • Work with the Corporate and the local Marketing teams to develop marketing materials supporting a low-carbon vision

    • Contribute in major tenders of the Group to highlight GreenYellow low-carbon approach

    • Work with the local sales teams to promote  GreenYellow low-carbon approach

    Preferred experience


    • Master’s degree in environmental management, environmental science, environmental engineering, climate finance, sustainable development studies or other similar qualifications.

    • Minimum 7 years experience in a similar position in a listed company or in consultancy

    • Demonstrated ability to implement GhG accounting & climate action plan

    • Excellent knowledge and understanding of climate change, GhG accounting and reporting principles, mechanisms, methodologies and schemes (e.g. GHG Protocol, SBTi, etc.)

    • Strong experience of implementing carbon footprints of projects

    • Good awareness / appreciation of climate legislation

    Technical skills

    • Large database manipulation to deliver relevant analyses and plans

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

    • Excellent written and oral presentation skills, experience in marketing will be a plus

    Behavioural skills

    • High degree of professional ethics and integrity

    • Excellent team player in a multicultural setting

    • Top communication skills especially in a « trainer » mode

    • Well organized and rigorous

    • Proactive, self-motivated and autonomous


    • Fluency in English is mandatory

    • Spanish or Portuguese will be very much appreciated


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