Senior Director, Advanced Sustainability Services

Emeryville, CA, US
3 months ago
Full time role


SCS Global Services

Emeryville, CA, USA

Since 1984, SCS has been a pioneer and leader in the field of sustainability standards and third-party certification, working across ...

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Job Description

Since 1984, SCS Global Services has been a pioneer and leader in the field of sustainability standards and third-party certification, working across the economy in the natural resources, built environment, food and agriculture, consumer products, and climate sectors. Partnering with companies, government agencies, NGOs, and stakeholders, we are striving to advance sustainable development goals through independent assessment, the application of sound science, and innovative solutions. Through these services, we are enabling decision-makers and purchasers to make informed decisions, giving innovators a competitive edge, and helping to drive the development of leadership standards to create a framework for continuous improvement.

The Senior Director provides leadership, establishes operational objectives, policies, procedures and works plans and oversee the program to ensure maximum profitability through efficient service delivery, effective client management, and strategic allocation of resources. In addition, the Senior Director will launch, grow, and scale new service areas into the marketplace.

Relevant Standards/Schemes
Environmental Certification Services
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Roles and Responsibilities:
Financial Management
• Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to support management decision-making
• Communicate to manager and company leadership about project status, resource needs, and desired technical feedback
• Responsible for P&L

Business Development
• Identify industry trends, key developments, and competitive landscape for SCS's products and services; recommend and implement strategy to maximize competitive advantage
• Identify opportunities for service bundling, new service development and service enhancements to expand program offerings
• Lead outreach at tradeshows, industry meetings and events, and other activities as determined by outbound sales strategy

Operation Management
• Provide strategic direction and manage leadership-driven special projects, defining and communicating project milestones, scope of work, marketing, budgets, and resource allocation
• Lead building of operational capacity to launch projects or services
• Provide coaching, mentoring, and support to team members

Knowledge Management
• Develop or update knowledge assets, templates, tools, guidelines, processes or other supporting materials to support efficient delivery of quality services
• Establish and communicate best practices

Education and Work Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering or hard science (Physics
or Chemistry) Required or Master's Degree in relevant industry Preferred and
7-9 years of direct experience Required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills Advanced Required
    A dynamic and enthusiastic personality interested in working with a rapidly growing team
  • Providing excellent customer service in all aspects of the agency's scope of responsibility
  • Superlative organizational skills, high attention to detail, with the ability to prioritize
    numerous tasks effectively
  • Initiative, good judgment, and ability to work independently under pressure in a changing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point Advanced Required
  • Quantitative Analysis Advanced
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Biofuel LCA models, e.g. GREET - Preferred
  • Experience with partial equilibrium models such as GTAP (Global Trade Analysis Project)
    to model indirect land use change - Preferred

Required for All Jobs
The above description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Additional duties outside of normal responsibilities may be required from time to time as assigned.

Physical Requirements

This is an office-based job. Sit 6+ hours per day. Keyboarding 6+ hours per day. Must be able to speak and listen in person and via phone or online video conference call applications.

Work Environment

CA Office, Emeryville or Remote, US (Home Office)

*SCS, Working Remotely:

At this time, SCS Global Services is recruiting all open roles to be remote; allowing our employees the ability to work flexibly and allowing SCS as a company to diversify the experience and perspectives of our growing workforce.

As part of our remote work, we want to ensure that our employees have what they need to work from home. We provide our new employees with a computer and can offer assistance in acquiring ergonomic necessities.

Pay Range:

$124k - $170K

EEOC Statement:

SCS Global Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. SCS Global Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leave of absence, compensation, and training.


SCS Global Services

Emeryville, CA, USA

Since 1984, SCS has been a pioneer and leader in the field of sustainability standards and third-party certification, working across ...

View Company Profile