Senior Manager (Mid-Senior Level)

Employer
Environmental Resources Management
Location
New York, Iowa, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 06, 2021
Closes
Sep 17, 2021
Ref
2435984474
Discipline
Sustainability
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
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Corporate Sustainability Manager (Mid-Senior Level)
ERM is seeking a motivated and dynamic Corporate Sustainability Manager to join our growing Sustainability Strategy & Disclosure practice area. This position will be based in our Manhattan, NY office.

As our ideal candidate, you will have broad experience and subject matter expertise in corporate sustainability, strategy, reporting and disclosure, and ESG; with a proven track record of helping companies design sustainability/ESG strategies, deliver sustainability/ESG reporting, and realize benefits through program implementation. You will have the opportunity to work with and support a first class delivery team across North America, with exposure to a global client base.

"The business of sustainability" reflects what we do to support our clients as they strive to attain their business goals. Sustainability and business are now inextricably linked and as an expert in sustainability, we play a role in helping companies achieve their objectives with an understanding of how this affects wider society and the environment. We intend to contribute even more to the global dialogue on sustainability and expect our work on sustainability challenges and opportunities to deliver growth in our business. Sustainability is our business.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Managing Clients and Projects
  • Builds strong and trusted relationships with clients and/or business partners
  • Demonstrates expertise relating to our core service areas of sustainability strategy and disclosure
  • Thinks strategically in order to influence decision-makers and outcomes
  • Distills complexity from detail to effectively coach colleagues to deliver high-quality outputs
  • Demonstrates strong project management skills and oversight through the project lifecycle, including scoping, budget and delivery
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills, excellent writing and presentation skills, and a mastery of PowerPoint communication

Teamwork and Organization
  • Effectively collaborates internally to bring our services to existing clients
  • Enhances ERM's capability to sell and deliver Corporate Sustainability services
  • Identifies, evaluates, cultivates and manages partnerships and relationships with senior clients, external stakeholders and key opinion leaders
  • Demonstrates strong people management skills; particularly the ability to support, coach and celebrate others in order to advance employee engagement and achieve results

Business Development Activities
  • Supports Account Management teams in meeting sales goals
  • Supports new business development campaigns, proposals and pitches

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field required, with Master's degree a plus
  • Enthusiasm, initiative, flexibility, and a desire to work in a growing team
  • 6+ years of relevant prior experience in an advisory position with responsibilities for client delivery and/or business development
  • A thorough understanding of ESG standards and guidelines such as SASB, GRI, TCFD, , and/or SBTi
  • Proven track record in building strong and trusted relationships with clients and partners
  • Experience in ESG strategy, ratings/ranking methodologies, and data management approaches for ESG metrics
  • Attention to detail and commitment to deliver high-quality work products
  • Demonstrated project leadership skills
  • Experience of line management and/or contributing to the professional development of other teammates is a plus
  • Structured and effective communicator that can shape and deliver messages to executive level audiences and facilitate effective client engagements
  • Experience in the food and agriculture is considered an asset
  • Alignment with ERM's Mission, Vision and Values

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world's leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our "boots to boardroom" approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

ERM is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. We work with the world's leading organizations, delivering innovative solutions and helping them to understand and manage their sustainability challenges. To do this, we have more than 5,500 people in over 40 countries and territories working out of more than 160 offices.

For nearly 50 years we have been working with clients around the world and in diverse industry sectors to help them to understand and manage their environmental, health, safety, risk and social impacts. The key sectors we serve include Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, and Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical. All face critical sustainability challenges and our clients in these and many other areas rely on our ability to assist them operate more sustainably which has a positive impact on our planet.

"The business of sustainability" reflects what we do to support our clients as they strive to attain their business goals. Sustainability and business are now inextricably linked and as an expert in sustainability, we play a role in helping companies achieve their objectives with an understanding of how this impacts wider society and the environment. We intend to contribute even more to the global dialogue on sustainability and expect our work on sustainability challenges and opportunities to deliver growth in our business. Sustainability is our business.

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