Principal Consultant Environmental Health and Safety (Mid-Senor Level)

at Environmental Resources Management Southwest
Location New Orleans
Date Posted November 25, 2021


ERM is seeking a motivated Principal Consultant Environmental Health and Safety to join our M&A Transaction Advisory team in New Orleans, Louisiana. In this role, you will manage and perform Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) due diligence transaction projects for multi-national oil and gas, chemical, and financial sector clients, while working with ERM's subject matter expert teams on related follow-on project tasks. This is an excellent career opportunity to join our globally recognized and growing M&A Transaction Services team, voted 'Environmental Advisor of the Year' by Acquisitions Monthly for 4 years.RESPONSIBILITIES:Manage and perform complex ESG due diligence projects involving multi-site portfolios and multi-person project teams locally, nationally, and globally.Provide consulting advice to legal, corporate, and venture capital clients.Advising clients on liabilities, risks and opportunities associated with transactions.Perform or manage assessments of complex oil and gas and chemical production facilities, as well as a broad range of other sectors.Manage due diligence assessments consistent with ASTM Phase I standards and other global protocols, and including broad-based compliance.Prepare concise reports that assess potential environmental liability risks, and compliance and operational status at manufacturing facilities.Perform environmental compliance assessments at industrial and commercial facilities, and implement follow-up corrective actions to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.Advise clients on ESG risks and opportunities related to transactions.Manage regional and global projects within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.Capitalize on existing client relationships to expand ERM's profile and market share in the regional Transaction Services market (through a combination of excellence in technical delivery and business development support).Work with ERM Partners-in-Charge and other Project Managers to effectively manage projects.Communicate with clients, ERM employees, and vendors.REQUIREMENTS:Bachelors degree in engineering, environmental science, business administration, or related discipline. 10 to 15 years of experience in environmental consulting and knowledge of environmental due diligence projects. Solid knowledge of ASTM Phase I standards, understanding of core business and legal concepts of business transactions, and continued interest in working on transactions.Oil and Gas and/or Chemical sector expertise preferred.Highly technical with knowledge of operational risk and asset integrity programs preferred.Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; experience writing comprehensive technical reports.Ability to develop and maintain long-lasting relationships with clients, identify and capitalize on sales opportunities, and mentor junior staff a plus.Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision.Local candidates preferred.Who We Are:As the world's 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!

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