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Partner, Capital Projects Power Sector (Director Level)

ERM-West, Inc.
Denver, CO 80204
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ERM is seeking an experienced client-facing Partner, Capital Projects Power Sector to join our capital project delivery team in our Denver, CO office. The ideal candidate will have established relationships with major and regional power companies (experience with oil and gas and/or mining companies also a plus), and a proven track record leading complex impact assessment and planning programs in support of capital projects, and providing strategic advice and guidance to clients in both the Rocky Mountain area and regionally.

We are looking for an established leader who is interested in being part of this thriving global community an outstanding professional who combines strong business development and consulting skills with a strong technical foundation to foster and expand a network of excellent client relationships in the power industry. We seek an individual to help us drive the continued growth of ERMs business through selling and delivering world-class services, recruiting and developing our next generation of leaders, and further advancing our reputation for supporting development of some of the worlds most complex projects.

ERMs impact assessment and planning service area focuses on supporting development of projects in the power, oil and gas, mining, and power sectors. Our goal is always the same: assisting our clients in achieving project success, from planning through construction and operation, while meeting expectations for assessment and management of impacts on environmental, social, health and cultural resources. By helping clients bring these issues into the project planning process early, we seek to help our clients meet environmental/social performance objectives, enable savings in capital and operating costs, and avoid significant approval and other delays.

This is a Partner-level opportunity for a Principal/Director/VP-level professional looking to further their career with an equity stake in a global environmental leader that aims to lead the field in sustainability consulting. A career as an ERM Partner is unique. Our partnership model offers unparalleled opportunities for leaders with ambition, vision and proven expertise, providing:

  • The opportunity to contribute significantly to key decisions, including the overall strategic direction of our organization.
  • Meaningful equity ownership with significant financial and intangible rewards.
  • The ability to provide thought leadership on a wide range of technical and business issues impacting our core markets.
  • An extension of ERMs market position and reach with your established relationships to further drive our growth.


  • Primary focus on client account development, sales, and delivery of the full spectrum of ERMs consulting services to deliver strategic value to our clients in the Power industry. In particular, play a key role in growing ERMs capital project delivery team across its broad portfolio of service offerings, both regionally and domestically, including:
    • Environmental, social, health impact assessment
    • Water resources management
    • Facility siting and permitting
    • Land planning and design
    • Biodiversity and ecosystem services
    • Social and economic services
    • Cultural heritage
  • Partner with Client Account Directors to actively develop commercial strategies to pursue and win new business opportunities that result in significant revenue growth with target transmission and generation clients aligned with ERMs global strategy.
  • Provide business value, selling strategically within client organizations, raising the profile of ERMs capabilities within key client organizations, to identify and shape clients needs for ERM services.
  • Develop new client relationships and expand existing relationships by delivering strategic consulting advice, excellent value, and quality service.
  • Maintain a pulse on industry business cycles and prioritize sales efforts toward high-potential, top opportunities.
  • Manage business opportunity capture efforts utilizing technical understanding to develop proposals, including written content, pricing, presentations, and contracting.
  • Contribute to leadership and management of project execution activities in support of ERM clients electric/gas transmission, generation, midstream/pipeline and other major capital projects. Lead consulting engagements in the areas of impact assessment, technical discipline-specific consulting, and/or multi-media permitting and compliance.
  • Build, grow, and manage a high-performance team, serving as a leader and mentor to consultants. Identify emerging talent and work with them to reach their full potential; ensure rising stars are nurtured, developed and given new areas of responsibility.
  • Work in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment to build ERMs global business, as well as to lead client and technical teams.
  • Meet business health & safety performance standards, financial targets, overall project budgets and schedules, client satisfaction/expectations, and internal risk management and contractual requirements.


  • BS/MS in engineering, science, safety, or related field. 15+ years of consulting experience with impact assessment and/or multi-media permitting, working substantially with the power, oil & gas, or mining sectors.
  • In-depth understanding of the power industry and the companies operating in this market, including existing relationships that can be leveraged into new business.
  • Business acumen to understand business risks and challenges, and to recognize opportunities to provide enterprise-wide solutions for clients.
  • Demonstrable track record in delivering multi-million dollar sales results annually, including successfully winning large and strategic projects.
  • Recognized technical expertise and an established reputation in the local marketplace.

Per Colorado Pay Transparency requirements (CEPA):

The typical salary range for this position is $121,000-$200,000, placement in range is commensurate with skills, abilities, experience and performance.

ERM offers our regular fulltime employees a comprehensive and market competitive Total Rewards/benefits program. These benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, disability, paid vacation sick time and retirement as well as additional voluntary benefits and bonus opportunities, depending upon the opening. Please talk to your Talent Acquisition Consultant for more information.

Who We Are:

As the worlds leading sustainability consulting firm, ERM is uniquely positioned to contribute to the environment and society through the expertise and energy of our employees worldwide. Sustainability is what we do, and is at the heart of both our service offerings and how we operate our business. ERM and our partners are driven by a dynamic vision: By 2021 we will be the clear leader in our chosen markets, we will double in value and we will deliver on our promises to our clients, our people and our investors. For our people, our vision means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding our people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers. We achieve our vision in a sustainable manner by maintaining and living our ERM values that include Accountability, Caring for our People, Client Focus, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Transparency.

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!

Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-04
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