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TCFD Lead, EU Sustainability

Job ID: 1989188 | Amazon EU SARL


Job summary
The EU Sustainability team is looking for a purpose driven TCFD Lead, to coordinate the implementation of Amazon's climate risk strategy, and support related reporting requirements across the EU and UK.

As part of the Worldwide Sustainability team, the EU Sustainability team capitalizes on Amazon’s scale, speed, and ability to invent and simplify to create a better and more resilient company. We manage our social and environmental impacts globally, and we drive solutions that accelerate our internal transformation globally and enable our customers and our business to become more sustainable.

Join us at the cutting edge of Amazon's sustainability initiatives to work on , and support Amazon's long term worldwide sustainability strategy. At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people.

Key job responsibilities
Responsibilities will include a cross-functional collaboration with central Sustainability teams, business teams and central support functions (especially Finance, Accounting and Legal) across the company on streamlined, mechanisms to effectively manage climate risk in line with the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations. You will be a central point of contact for a large number of stakeholders across the UK and EU as part of a global team. You will be responsible for reinforcing and shaping a holistic, innovative vision and integrating a “business as usual” mindset across Amazon.

This role requires you to have a cutting edge understanding of best practice across the four pillars of the TCFD recommendations in the context of external reporting requirements. You will collaborate with internal and external experts and tech teams on the development of organizational climate scenario analysis, and tools for the assessment of climate risk and opportunity. You will support business teams on the integration of these tools as well as the identification of key metrics and KPI’s and associated strategic considerations. You will also support on TCFD reporting strategies, and create and improve mechanisms and roadmaps that will delight internal and external customers.

To succeed in this role, you will integrate your expertise in climate risk with the ability to handle ambiguity and integrate fast change. Your sense of Ownership will be enhanced by a capacity to drive innovative thinking, collaboration with teams, integrate a strategic vision, decision-making and ability to influence.

A day in the life
No two days will be the same but together we will develop ways of working to meet key deliverables and flex to new priorities.

About the team
This role is part of a fast-growing global team within the central Amazon Sustainability organization. Based in the EU (or UK), working virtually or onsite in line with company policy, you will be working at pace in an open and supportive environment with other team members and stakeholders across the company. We are driven to deliver results on impactful and innovative approaches to embedding and integrating emerging requirements in support of our long term sustainability reporting strategy.

Together, we will work hard, have fun, and make history.

Inclusive Team Culture:
Here at Amazon, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance:
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Mentorship & Career Growth:
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.


7 + years risk management or relevant work experience, including influential roles on large scale, complex, high profile programs.

7 + years of experience managing, analyzing and communicating results to senior management.

7+ years of experience working cross functionally with tech and non-tech teams.

Experience implementing the recommendations of the TCFD in a large company

Experience in climate risk management and mitigation and deploying and execution on solutions

Experience developing and overseeing multi-year roadmap roadmap strategy and definition

Experience defining program requirements and using data and metrics to determine improvements.

Experience managing multiple internal stakeholders, including advising and influence cross-functional teams.

Experience delivering results in large, cross-functional initiatives.

Bachelor's Degree and excellent academic record


MBA/Master’s degree

Experience influencing stakeholders without formal authority, leading cross functional teams across business units.

Knowledge of data analysis, risk management, financial analysis and cost-benefit analysis.
Working understanding of international sustainability reporting best practice.

Excellent oral and written communication skills, able to present to internal and external audiences at all levels. Process oriented with strong organizational, multitasking, and prioritization abilities; and excellent attention to detail.

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