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Principal Environmental Climate Change Consultant (Mid-Senior Level)

ERM NC, Inc.
Raleigh, NC 27603
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ERM seeks a motivated Energy & Climate Change Principal Consultant, with significant consulting experience and client relationships, to grow and support our energy and climate change-related services business in North America and globally.This is a partner-track opportunity for a Director/VP-level professional looking to further advance their career with a global environmental leader, and to make a significant impact in successfully implementing ERM's global strategy.

ERMs Energy & Climate Change service area is a recognized leader in the marketplace. Our technical community pursues and wins highly innovative engagements for the most interesting clients, providing the full breadth of energy and climate change services. With annual global sales in excess of $50 million, ERMs Air Quality & Climate Change service area is one of the largest among its peers in our industry and is steadily growing at a double-digit pace. In North America alone, ERM has more than 300 dedicated air quality and climate change professionals assisting clients with projects as diverse as preparing for the energy transition, to building sustainable greenhouse gas management programs within global organizations.

ERM is structured to encourage collaboration and networking among regional offices, providing opportunities to collaborate with ERMs global energy and climate change technical team to share expertise and consulting opportunities. Our many leaders proactively work together to build strategies and campaigns around key business drivers for our clients, with the primary focus of finding and delivering high-profile rewarding projects and building our business, whether it be for GHG reporting regulations, climate change-related financial disclosure, energy management, or climate change adaptation.

As a senior leader on this team, you will be fully accountable for successfully selling and consulting on energy and climate change projects to help grow and support our business, while networking with ERM's global Air Quality & Climate Change technical team to share best practices across the industry. The ideal candidate will have established relationships with global companies to expand our corporate and facility-level climate change services globally.


  • Develop and implement strategic market/business plan, provide leadership, and deliver financial results to expand ERM's energy and climate change service area and client base globally. Serve as a key member of the core technical team to drive double-digit profitable growth of ERMs air quality and climate change services business across North America and globally.
  • Serve as a Senior Program Director for strategic climate change programs for a variety of industrial clients with complex technical/regulatory issues. Work closely with clients and develop strong relationships to understand specific processes and develop a climate change strategy to help clients manage their emissions and prepare for the future business climate. Achieve clients expectations for scope, budget, schedule, and quality.
  • As a seller/doer, contribute to expanding ERMs energy and climate change services annually. Identify and develop new opportunities, prepare effective technical proposals, and take active leadership role in the development of new business with new and existing clients. Develop and expand client relationships that generate repeat business.
  • Capitalize on existing client relationships to expand ERMs profile and market share in the regional and global Energy & Climate Change market (through a combination of excellence in technical delivery and business development).
  • Mentor junior and mid-level staff in the proper planning and execution of projects, and in directing or conducting independent technical reviews of deliverable work products.
  • Support the general growth and development of ERMs global energy and climate change services. Collaborate with other ERM global practitioners to execute air quality projects, including participating on teams comprised of Air Quality & Climate Change professionals from multiple offices around the global organization.
  • Develop a working understanding of ERMs other consulting service areas and actively support cross-selling other services to existing clients.


  • Experience and confidence to lead and grow business in a dynamic market environment.
  • BS in engineering (chemical, mechanical, environmental) or related discipline; MS and PE preferred.
  • 15+ years of solid climate change experience, with a high degree of technical competence in energy efficiency, greenhouse gas emissions and management, and acumen in business strategy.
  • Well established reputation and recognized technical expertise by the marketplace.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to build, coach, and mentor collaborative teams.
  • Excellent communication (written/verbal), strategic thinking, negotiation, presentation, and people skills.
  • Positive outlook, collaborative, and driven by the success of ERM as a global company.

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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