Corporate Sustainability & Climate Change Partner (Director Level)

ERM Brasil Ltda (São Paulo SP, Brasil) Publicado 8 dias atrás

As part of the continued growth and innovation of our Corporate Sustainability & Climate Change service area, ERM has an opportunity for an experienced leader to join our global consulting firm as a Partner in Sao Paulo, Brazil and become a true owner and shareholder in a business with Sustainability at its heart. 

We are looking for both established and emerging leaders who are interested in being part of this thriving global community – outstanding professionals who combine strong consulting and business development skills with a strong technical foundation – to foster and expand a network of excellent client relationships. We seek individuals to help us drive the continued growth of ERM’s business through selling and delivering world-class services, recruiting and developing our next generation of leaders, and further advancing our reputation for risk -based remediation solutions. 

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 influencing our core markets.
  • An extension of ERM’s market position and reach with your established relationships to further drive our growth.

About the Corporate Sustainability & Climate Change Service Area

ERM helps its clients tackle the challenge of the low carbon energy transition at local, regional and global levels, through tailored solutions that leverage a wide range of business and technical consulting capabilities. By combining proven processes and systems with advanced technology and experienced professionals, we help clients integrate sustainability and climate change into the fabric of their organizations to unlock business value.

ERM is structured to encourage collaboration and networking among regional offices, providing opportunities to network with our national technical team and corporate sustainability & climate change  experts to share best practices, access the best talent, and partner on consulting opportunities. With a proven track record excelling within complex and challenging project parameters, our outstanding work has led our clients to trust us with their most challenging sites across the globe.

Main Responsibilities

  • An extension of ERM’s market position and reach with your established relationships to further drive our growth.
  • Partnering with ERM Account Directors to actively develop commercial strategies to pursue and win new business opportunities that result in significant revenue growth with clients aligned with ERM’s global strategy.
  • Working at Board and senior leadership level to sell strategically within client organizations, raising the profile of ERM’s capabilities to identify and shape their need for ERM services.
  • Hiring and growing a high-performing team, serving as a leader and mentor to consulting staff. Identifying emerging talent and work with them to reach their full potential: ensuring rising stars are nurtured, developed and given new areas of responsibility.
  • Supporting the growth and development of ERM’s CS&CC integrated solutions.
  • Drive innovation within the business to stay ahead of client needs and to differentiate ERM in the market.
  • Working in a collaborative, cross-discipline team environment to build our global business, as well as to lead client and technical teams.
  • Meeting business health and safety performance standards, financial targets, overall project budgets and schedules, client satisfaction/expectations, and internal risk management and contractual requirements.
  • Provide inspirational leadership that engages and motivates all levels of staff.
  • Contribute to the achievement of ERM’s strategy, along with the Company’s commercial targets and ambitions for profitable growth by:
    • Collaborating with other Partners and Account teams to build and manage a vibrant pipeline with ERM’s preferred clients.
    • Creating business development opportunities in-line with ERM strategic requirements to create exceptional client value and achieve growth.
    • Delivering projects of high value for our clients and that are aligned with ERM’s profitability targets.
  • Manage operational risk via rigorous adherence to all ERM policies, procedures, methodologies, guidance and programs, including applicable laws and regulations in the associated jurisdictions in which we operate. This includes risks associated with project contract approval levels, subcontractors, commercial elements, health and safety, regulatory requirements, business conduct and ethics, labor laws and contracts.
  • Work in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment to build ERM’s global business, as well as to lead client and technical teams.
  • Meet business financial targets, overall project budget and schedule, client satisfaction/expectations, and internal and contract requirements.

The ideal candidate will have a broad experience and subject matter expertise in corporate sustainability, strategy, reporting and disclosure, climate change, ESG and/or social and human rights areas; she/he will be able to have strategic discussion with business leaders and a proven track record of helping clients realize their ambitious sustainability goals through translating these strategic imperatives into workable consulting programmes. She/he will be a business builder and is able to build a first class delivery team.


  • Post-graduate degree in environmental engineering or related discipline.
  • 15+ years’ experience in a consulting environment.
  • Business acumen to understand business risk and challenges, and recognize corporate opportunities.
  • Demonstrable track record in delivering multi-million dollar sales results annually, including successfully winning large and strategic projects.
  • Offer recognized technical expertise and an established reputation in the local marketplace
  • Fluent in speaking, reading & writing in English and Portuguese is mandatory.


Since establishing our first local presence in the LAC region in 1990’s, ERM has enjoyed steady growth and today we employee circa 400 employees in the region. We have offices in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Puerto Rico. We are committed to the LAC market and we have been building consulting teams with world class skills in the areas of environmental, sustainability and social consulting for over 20 years. ERM has a solid client base in the oil and gas, manufacturing and chemical sector and we have been working very closely with our clients, supporting them through challenging times as we remain committed to this fascinating sector. Increasingly our clients are investing in the local market and to support the growth needs, ERM is expanding our footprint in this region. We are now looking for a strong client and market leader who shares our passion and commitment for this sector to join us.

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