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.
  • We are unmatched in our ability to operationalize sustainability across the business and investment life cycle and at all levels of an organization due to our deep sector and technical experience as well as geographical spread (over 170 offices across 40 countries and employing more than 8,000 people).
  • 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. 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 and at the executive level.


 Various ESG Advisory Roles (Consulting Associate – Principal Consultant)

  • Our Sustainability Advisory & Transaction Services team is experiencing significant growth, and we are seeking individuals to deliver best in class services to meet this demand.
  • Consultants in ESG Advisory roles within ERM’s Sustainability Advisory & Transaction Services team work on a wide range of strategic and operational engagements for private market investors and their portfolio companies.  Our work includes portfolio company onboarding, value creation identification and planning, green growth strategy, decarbonization planning & target setting, sustainable supply chain & procurement advisory, product life cycle assessments, human rights advisory, human capital consulting, sustainability claims and certification support, and exit readiness.


Positions will be involved in a variety of roles, including:

  • Supporting our clients, the world’s foremost private market investors, in driving ESG integration, value creation, and impact performance improvements across portfolio companies,
  •  Working across ERM and the firm’s functions which brings together senior consultant executives across all sustainability disciplines to deliver leading operating capabilities and insights to our clients’ portfolio companies.


More Senior positions will be required to demonstrate and drive (to varying degrees) the following, with more junior roles supporting on project delivery as well as various aspects below:

  • Lead and direct large, global projects, ensuring client satisfaction and profitability.
  • Provide expert guidance on strategic ESG-related matters leveraging our global pool of subject matter experts.
  • Drive innovation and growth within a dynamic team.
  • Support the development and delivery of our client’s post-investment portfolio company ESG program, working alongside our clients’ ESG, investment, operating teams, and portfolio company management teams,
  • Work with our clients to design and execute post-investment value creation plans and work with client teams to ensure completion of objectives in the context of their broader portfolio and firm-level ESG goals and internal ESG operating capabilities.
  • Provide insights, guidance and support to clients and portfolio company management on how to integrate ESG and impact into broader business practices and business models to ensure long-term sustainable business value creation.
  • Develop repeatable processes, frameworks, toolkits, assessment scorecards and other materials for our clients and support their deployment across investment portfolios.
  • Ensure ESG interventions and reporting are completed for our clients’ portfolio companies, in line with how our clients work with advisors in a post-investment value creation context.
  • Support ESG and impact due diligence on key ESG & impact drivers to increase value and reduce risks and provide recommendations for post-investment value creation initiatives.
  • Demonstrate knowledge frameworks and regulatory drivers including, TCFD, EU Green deal components (SFDR, EU Taxonomy, and CSRD), along with the ESG Data Convergence Initiative, IRIS+, The Impact Management Project, and the Operating Principles for Impact Management.
  • Demonstrate an ability to identify and manage commercial and operational risks from conception through to project delivery.
  • Ensure Client satisfaction through project communications & engagement, quality of deliverables produced, translating complex technical topics into commercial opinions and potential opportunities.
  • Provide leadership skills focused on engagement, decision-making, and execution.
  • Previous experience with climate change aspects including GHG assessments, Science-Based Targets, net zero strategy and decarbonization roadmaps is desirable but not required.


Join Us:

ERM has enduring values, which are fundamental to our business conduct. We are passionate about our people, their safety, well-being, and development. ERMers take accountability, are client-focused, and collaborate with colleagues across geographies.

If you share our values, believe in sustainability and are motivated by opportunities to shape, build and run a sustainability service team that makes a real impact to our private market investor client’s businesses, ERM is the right place for you.

Be a part of a team that’s making a real difference and experience a culture of excellence, inclusion, and professional growth.