Principal Consultant, Sustainable Energies (Mid-Senior Level)

Environmental Resources Management
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Closing date
Oct 8, 2023

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Full time
Principal Consultant, Sustainable Energies (Mid-Senior Level) page is loaded Principal Consultant, Sustainable Energies (Mid-Senior Level) Apply locations Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Baton Rouge, Louisiana Dallas, Texas New Orleans, Louisiana Austin, Texas time type Full time posted on Posted 6 Days Ago job requisition id R00017405

ERM seeks a motivated Principal Consultant, Sustainable Energies based in Texas or Louisiana. This role is based on becoming a part of ERM's Sustainable Energies team as well as other technical communities such as Energy and Climate Change, Sustainability and Transaction Advisory. The successful candidate will help lead a variety of technical and commercial projects in the space of emerging energy solutions for clients in the oil & gas, power, and chemical sectors throughout North America.

This position is Partner-Track opportunity to work with an expert consulting team on projects aligned with our client's ambitions to decarbonize their businesses and/or stand up a low carbon solutions business. Access to ERM's Sustainable Energies experts provide knowledge sharing of best practices across the industry and on-going learning opportunities for our team.

If you have significant experience in the energy sector and are great at building client relationships, commercial development and managing projects and teams, this position is for you. This opportunity is for supporting a mid to senior-level professional looking to advance their career with a global environmental leader, while working on capital projects that are reshaping the countries energy landscape and contributing to successful implementation of ERM's global strategy.

ERM's technical communities pursue and win highly innovative engagements for the most interesting clients, providing the full breadth of sustainability and climate change services. In North America alone, ERM has hundreds of dedicated climate change professionals assisting clients with projects in sustainability, ESG, Asset Decarbonization, CCS, Hydrogen, biofuels, renewables and others.

  • Deliver consultancy services to clients, contributing to overall revenue targets at ERM.
  • Build and lead a team of experts focused on sustainable energy solutions project delivery.
  • Contribute to the development of the CCS, H2, low carbon fules and advisory lines at ERM through leadership and drive.
  • Grow client relations and connect with relevant individuals in charge of low carbon businesses.
  • Identify and develop specific opportunities to provide consultancy services to clients.
  • Participate in proposal writing, negotiation and follow through.
  • Ensure team compliance with system processes, permitting requirements and procedures.
  • Participate in business planning activities, including detailed analysis of forecast revenue earning opportunities.
  • Maintain deep knowledge of CCS, H2, other activities in North America, latest technology, markets and trends, industry practices.

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, geology, environmental or related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • At least 7 years of direct consulting or industry experience involving with strong business understanding.
  • High level of competence and knowledge associated with scheduling major capital projects.
  • Experience and understanding in technical and financial requirements and drivers behind the IRA, EPA, IRS and California LCFS.
  • Knowledge related to CO2 capture and storage technologies, Hydrogen production and other low carbon energy spaces.
  • Technical leadership experience, with a solid business acumen and understanding of project economics, financing, and cost analysis.
  • Recognized technical expertise and established reputation in the local marketplace.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain long-term relationships with clients that result in increasing, sustained sales based on the direct actions by candidate.
  • Strong technical writing and research skills.
  • Special travel will be required across the United States.

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.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. 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.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!
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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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