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Principal Consultant, Transaction Advisory Services (Mid-Senior Level)

Company: ERM
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

ERM is seeking a motivated Principal Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Professional to join our M&A Transaction Advisory team in possible locations across the Western United States cities (ERM office locations: Anchorage, Bellingham, Seattle, Portland, Salt Lake City, Denver, Albuquerque, Scottsdale, Irvine, Carpenteria, San Francisco, Walnut Creek, Sacramento) with the ability to work in a hybrid status. In this role, you will manage and perform due diligence transaction projects for multi-national oil and gas, chemical, tech, manufacturing, ecommerce, 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.


* Manage and perform complex 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 data center site selections and asset acquisitions.
* Manage due diligence assessments consistent with ASTM Phase I standards and other global protocols, and including broad-based compliance and permitting.
* 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 Environmental, Social, and Governance (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.
* Hire, manage, and develop junior level professionals.


* Bachelors degree in engineering, environmental science, business administration, or related discipline. Or equivalency of 8+ years related experience.
* 10+ years of experience preferred 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.
* 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 as needed to support client projects, and work independently with minimal supervision.

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!

Keywords: ERM, Bakersfield , Principal Consultant, Transaction Advisory Services (Mid-Senior Level), Professions , Bakersfield, California

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