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Science Based Target Lead



  • Develop strategies, track and own Scope 1, 2, and scope 3 emissions
  • Consult on development of carbon footprint dashboard with all data sources for Scope 1,2 and 3
  • Cross-functional interface with environmental operations team to execute strategies, energy strategy team for science-based targets initiatives, ESG team for reporting of data, and CO2 strategy team and portfolio planning to monitor Scope 3 GHG (use of sold products)
  • Subject Matter expert for all categories of Scope 1,2, and 3 emissions
  • Single point contact for Scope 1,2,3 data sources
  • Report Global Scope 1,2, and 3 status with senior leadership and Office of Sustainability on a regular basis (Minimum quarterly, special reporting on an as needed basis ~12x per year)


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, and/or environmental related programs (climate and environmental sciences, etc)
  • Understanding of Science Based Targets requirements
  • Familiarity of Scope 1,2, and 3 emissions and Greenhouse gas protocol
  • Basic knowledge of carbon emissions reduction methodologies (e.g., energy efficiency, abatement, renewable energy)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong time and project management skills
  • Fast learner, capable of quickly gaining domain expertise in the highly complex climate and sustainability markets
  • Clear analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to envision and propose new and creative ways to solutions
  • Passion for technology and issues related to climate and sustainability markets
  • Ability to work well with teams in a collaborative way
  • Exceptional business and technical communication in English, verbal and written


  • Certified Energy Manager or ability to get certified within one year
  • Master's degree in engineering, and/or environmental related programs (climate and environmental sciences, etc)

Additional Description

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at . In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.