Bachelor’s degree in energy, environmental science, public policy, sustainability, a similar field, or equivalent practical experience
15 years of professional experience in clean energy, climate change, or corporate sustainability
Technical experience in core related area (e.g., GHG standards protocols, energy and climate policy, corporate sustainability, etc.)
Experience in climate and energy science, standards and policy, including developing and leading novel thought leadership positions, leading climate partnerships and coalitions or working with governmental stakeholders and similar institutions to advance progress on clean energy and climate change
Experience managing a portfolio of multiple initiatives simultaneously
Leadership experience influencing and collaborating across large-scale organizations to drive programs
Experience in global sustainability with knowledge of the strategies and priorities within global regions
Experience with written and verbal communication across executive leadership team, peers, managers, and other team members
Excellent attention to detail and data-driven decision-making skills
The Google Climate Operations team is responsible for ensuring that Google achieves its 24/7 Carbon-Free Energy and Net Zero emissions goals. This team works cross-functionally across our global operations and supply chains to develop and scale solutions on energy and carbon.
In this role you’ll lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects from start to finish while working with stakeholders to plan requirements, manage project schedules, identify risks, and communicate clearly with cross-functional partners across the company. Your projects will often span offices, time zones, and hemispheres. You will work to coordinate team members and keep them up-to-date on progress and deadlines.
As Director of Net Zero Advocacy, you will grow and lead a team that works cross-functionally to develop science-based operations, business, and policy solutions that advance Google’s Net Zero goals and drive broader decarbonization across the global economy. We believe that reaching Net Zero involves driving transformational change in the ecosystems in which we operate, and you will be responsible for our overall strategy and efforts in this area. You will lead a team with expertise in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) standards and protocols, climate science and research, and methods for accelerating policy and market change in support of Net Zero goals.
The US base salary range for this full-time position is $240,000-$353,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.
Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.
Build and manage a function with the goal of creating the external market environment needed for Google to achieve Net Zero goals.
Drive strategy and manage the development of strategic advocacy programs in service of the broader ecosystem changes needed to achieve 24/7 carbon-free energy.
Oversee research and thought leadership that supports greater transparency and understanding of Google’s Net Zero goals and provides ideas and solutions for how to transform policies and markets in support of Net Zero.
Develop strategy and lead efforts to reform corporate greenhouse gas standards and accounting protocols on energy and carbon to ensure voluntary corporate mitigation actions are recognized.
Collaborate cross-functionally on development and execution of strategic advocacy initiatives with internal partner (e.g., sustainability, communications, marketing, public policy, etc.).
Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.
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