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ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Climate Change & Sustainability On-Call Consultant in Des Moines, Iowa

We are looking for an On-Call Climate Change and Sustainability Expert Consultant that has expertise in GHG accounting in the energy sector and with fluorinated greenhouse gases, estimating the impacts of GHG mitigation, and GHG modeling. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background and expertise, such that they can both provide technical leadership on projects and conduct research and analyses.

ICF is at the forefront of preparing leading-edge technical and policy analyses, identifying viable market solutions, building real-world management tools, and implementing programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In climate change and environmental markets, ICF has advised more than 30 governments and international institutions, and served more than 60 companies in the FT Global 500.

We develop emissions inventories and carbon footprints; conduct greenhouse gas mitigation policy analyses; assist clients with offset and carbon credit projects; support organizational sustainability; assess the performance of global programs (e.g., climate funds, multilateral development banks), and identify ways they could improve; and support federal, state, local, international, and private sector clients on analyses related to climate change impacts and vulnerabilities, among other service offerings. We offer our clients around the globe unparalleled analytical, policy, and business management services.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Drive successful execution of projects; understand clients’ current and emerging needs and deliver innovative and efficient services. Serve as technical expert for a portfolio of projects and work with multi-disciplinary teams.

    What you’ll need to have…

  • 4+ years of relevant experience

  • M.S. in Engineering is preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to work on cross-functional teams

  • Familiarity with carbon accounting and inventories, climate change mitigation, and/or sustainability

  • Understanding of climate and energy policies and programs

  • Expertise in energy sector GHG estimation

  • Expertise estimating emissions of fluorinated greenhouse gases

  • Experience with estimating the impacts of GHG mitigation and conducting GHG modeling

  • Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams

  • Organized, detail oriented, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

  • Experience in a consulting environment

  • Technical and communications expertise

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy ( .

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law ( and Pay Transparency Statement ( .

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About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting services company with over 7,000 full and part-time employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at