Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Senior Climate Expert

Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world leader in online travel and related services, provided to customers and partners in over 220 countries and territories through six primary consumer-facing brands –, KAYAK, priceline,,, and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. 

The Climate Expert will report to the VP of Sustainability at Booking Holdings and will work very closely with the Brand sustainability teams to support their implementation of the group-wide SBTs. Act as a center of excellence for sustainability (climate) expertise for Booking Holdings and Brands, support internal teams with the sustainability knowledge that they need, and liaise with key external thought partners.

In this role you will get to:

  • Act as sustainability (climate) expert, be a trusted advisor to internal stakeholders

  • Develop/lead group-wide sustainability (climate) projects, as needed.

  • Manage and engage with applicable external stakeholders (e.g., interact with policymakers, media, shareholders, governments, and industry leaders to represent BHI’s sustainability [climate] goals, position, and activities)

  • Provide expertise for communication on sustainability (climate) topics

What you have:

  • Master’s Degree

  • Deep expertise in Sustainability (Climate) issues, topics, and industry solutions

  • Ability to present complex issues/topics clearly to internal and external audiences

  • Strong stakeholder management skills, able to work effectively with multiple stakeholders

  • Ability to connect key sustainability (climate) knowledge to business topics

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others

  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to environmental programs

  • Strong communication skills

  • 8+ years of relevant experience in sustainability (climate) expertise

  • Previous experience in corporate sustainability/ESG program/project management or related function, dealing with sustainability (climate) topics

  • Experience with greenhouse gas emission measurement and assessment as well as reporting frameworks or standards including GHG Protocol, GRI, SASB 

  • Strategic mindset, results-driven and solution-oriented with the ability to identify connections and translate opportunities into solutions

  • Ability to combine deep-level knowledge with wider context, understanding, and perspectives across the whole organization and more broadly BHI’s industry

  • Awareness of current environmental trends, laws, and regulations

  • Collaborative and team-oriented professional able to successfully work across functions and business units and with key stakeholders

  • Strong business acumen, understands how to operate within a business and achieve planned outcomes

Our Commitment to Diversity 

Through the Booking Holdings brands, we help our customers reach all corners of the earth. Our ability to provide great service rests on how well we understand our diverse customer base, which is why having a diverse team is so important to us. We bring together employees from all walks of life and we are proud to provide the kind of inclusive environment that stimulates innovation, creativity and collaboration.

There are a variety of job related factors that go into determining a salary range, including but not limited to external market benchmark data, geographic location, and years of experience sought/required. In addition to a competitive base salary, roles are eligible to be considered for an annual bonus and equity grant.

The base salary range for Connecticut and the NYC-metro area is $161,100-$196,900.

We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program designed to keep you and your family healthy, plan for the future and make the most out of life. For a glimpse of our benefits offerings, please see here. In addition to competitive health and wellness benefits, we currently offer other perks to eligible employees, such as: tuition reimbursement, fitness reimbursement, discounts, and more! 

If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to click the "apply" button!

EEO Statement:

Booking Holdings is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. We ensure equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without discrimination or harassment based on race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Booking Holdings also extends this policy to every phase of the employment process including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, placement, transfer, training and development, position elimination, restructure, promotion, compensation, benefits, layoffs, termination, and all other conditions or privileges of employment. Booking Holdings and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please email with your request. M/F/V/D/S


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