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Climate Solutions Manager - 32597

Location: Canada
Posting Start Date: Mar 16, 2023
Posting End Date: Mar 29, 2023


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
Reporting to the Director, Environmental Strategic Initiatives, the Manager, Climate Solutions will be responsible to manage the evolution of Climate Solutions in support of Air Canada’ s Climate Action Plan.
Accountabilities (Responsibilities): 
  • Oversee the administration of the Leave Less Travel Program 
    • Continuously evolve program terms and conditions. 
    • Address any audit findings into Leave Less Travel Program processes. 
    • Develop data models on sales patterns and forecasts for future consumption of SAF and carbon offsets. 
    • Accountable for end to end processes for Leave Less Travel Program from onboarding to invoicing and certificates 
    • Maintain and optimize via automation the customer registry. 
    • Provide inputs to billing/invoicing team and ensure invoices have been issued to each customer on monthly/quarterly basis as defined by contract. 
    • Build program SOPs and process documents. 
    • Track and monitor Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) and carbon offset purchases across all booking channels; report on dashboard to key stakeholders. 
  • Working with stakeholders such as legal   Support Corporate Sales and Cargo Sales in their sales efforts
    • Deliver the Leave Less Travel Program Pitch to new customers. 
    • Provide training sessions to Corporate Sales, Cargo and those involved in new booking workstreams. 
    • Monitor contract terms and proactively engage in renewal discussions. 
    • Accountable to develop, implement and keep current all SOP’s, processes, FAQ and any external documents.
    • Single Point of Contact for all inquiries during the various phases of the sales process     
  • Ensure the Leave Less Travel Program continually meets contractual obligations, CORSIA guidelines and industry best practices. 
    • In collaboration with the Manager, Sustainable Energy Programs and Policy, develop and apply a Chain of Custody methodology to the Leave Less Travel Program to ensure program will meet requirements prior to third-party annual audit. 
    • Ensure third-party audit takes place on annual basis, and support the Manager, Sustainable Energy Programs and Policy throughout the annual audit. 
  • Build out the corporate strategy for the Climate Solutions (carbon offsets, SAF, etc) for non-corporate customers 
    • Roll out and evaluate booking channel integrations. 
    • Manage SAF and carbon offsets offerings.  
    • Work closely with ecommerce and brand on the evolution of the customer side of the program. 
  • Enhance product presence in market, bringing all climate solutions from a ‘Pilot’ phase into steady-state 
    • Increase web presence. 
    • Stay abreast of industry trends and assess changes required 
    • Accountable to develop, publish and maintain the program Terms & Conditions on Leave Less website. 
    • Propose enhancements to program to ensure the Leave Less Travel Program evolves. 
  • Assist with the rollout of new solutions into new booking channels 
    • Manage integration projects with IT. 
    • Build and continuously monitor for effectiveness a multi-year plan showing how the Leave Less Travel Program will be rolled out across various booking channels in conjunction with the overall Climate Action Plan. 
    • Build and implement launch plans for each new booking channel. 
  • Physical efforts are negligible. 
  • As this position is new and involves developing processes and thinking strategically about AC’s future in the climate space it will require quite a bit of decision making and require a lot of assessment of current state and what the industry is doing.
Working Conditions:
  • The physical environment is office work
  • As this is a new position in a team that is growing in visibility there is a level of stress to be expected at first which will abate once the position takes form.


  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in Commerce, Business, Finance or Engineering.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a large company preferably in the Transportation/Airline/Energy domain
  • Minimum of five years large project implementation 
  • Ability to accurately interpret Government legislation, ISO standards, CORSIA guidelines and related regulations 
  • Familiarity with financial systems and accounting methodology; understanding of low-carbon or sustainable fuel accounting is an asset
  • Understanding of fuel procurement, sustainable aviation fuels, carbon offsets is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to be a team player
  • Strong analytical skills combined with a demonstrated ability to handle multiple files.
  • Excellent organizational skills, autonomy, and ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong mathematical skills with attention to detail and accuracy of records 
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
Conditions of Employment:
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 
Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.