Sustainability & Climate Change Consultant/Senior Consultant - Bangkok

  • ERM
  • Bangkok Thailand
  • Sep 28, 2016
Full time Air Quality Climate Change/GHG Sustainability

Job Description

Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. We have more than 5,000 people in over 40 countries working out of more than 160 offices. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. Over the past five years we have worked for more than 50 per cent of the Global Fortune 500 delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing.
 
Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers.
 
THE OPPORTUNITY:
 
As part of the continued growth and innovation of our Corporate Sustainability Strategy Services practice, to join our global consulting firm and become a true business leader in an organisation with Sustainability at its heart.
 
We are looking for both established and emerging professionals who are interested in being part of this thriving global community – outstanding individuals who combine strong desires around consulting and technical development– to foster and expand a network of excellent client relationships. We seek talented specialists to help us drive the continued growth of ERM’s business and further advancing our reputation for supporting development of some of the world’s most complex projects.
 
This is an opportunity for a Consultant looking to further his/her career in a global environmental/social leader that aims to lead the field in sustainability consulting. A career as an ERM Employee is unique. Our model offers unparalleled opportunities for consultants with ambition, vision and proven expertise, providing:
Unique Career Growth & Learning Opportunities in a Global Environment
Culture of working for an organisation with “Sustainability at its heart” and a company that promotes environmental awareness within the community through the ERM Foundation
Diversified Environmental, Health and Safety Exposure across industries and locations
Opportunities to be involved in collaboration across borders

ERM THAILAND:
 
ERM has had a presence in Thailand since 1996 rapidly growing to the current team of over 70 people working out of the Bangkok office. Well respected in the country as a leading sustainability company, the office provides clients with local access to all of ERM's international and local expertise and depth of experience through its five core practice areas; Sustainability and Climate change, Performance and Assurance, Impact Assessment and Planning, Transaction Services and Contaminated Site Management.
 
Our Thailand operations are registered as a Thai Consultant with the Ministry of Finance and are licensed by the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental policy and Planning, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to conduct an environmental, social and health impact assessment studies in the country.
 
Our key strength is in providing our clients with solutions to balance environmental and social concerns with management, economic and technological needs. We deliver results that enable business to achieve better environmental and social performance, comply with regulations and improve its corporate reputation and relationship with stakeholders.
 
Our market focus is in the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Construction Material and Waste Management sectors.  Our successes from these sectors are leveraged to other sectors like Power, Manufacturing, Mining, Chemicals, Automotive, Food and Beverage and Paper.
 
CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY SERVICES BRIEF
 
Companies are facing increasing demands to not only deliver innovative products and services, but to do so in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. As a global company working in a range of sectors, ERM understands how sustainability opportunities and risks vary across industries and geographies as well as within companies. We deliver tailored solutions that help companies advance their programs and build their reputations as sustainability leaders.
ERM enables its clients to uncover untapped business value by integrating social and environmental considerations into their business strategy, culture, operations, management systems and decision-making processes. ERM’s team of strategists and technical experts work together to craft customized strategies and to implement technical solutions.
 
Corporate Sustainability Strategy Services
 
Strategy and Systems
Sustainability Strategy, Platform Development, Goal-setting
Materiality Assessments
GRI Reporting and Stakeholder Disclosures
Supply Chain Strategy, Management and Audits
Third-Party Data Assurance and Verification
Information Technology Solutions
Stakeholder Engagement and Public Affairs
Enterprise Operations
Greenhouse Gas Management/Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience
Resource Efficiency Strategies and Programs – Energy, Water, Materials, Waste
Product Sustainability
Life Cycle Assessments
Product Stewardship Registration and Environmental Product Declarations

ROLE PROFILE:
Play an integral role in delivering consulting services to client companies. Areas of project focus will include: Sustainability strategy and program development and implementation, and sustainability reporting.
Have significant responsibility for managing key accounts and large-scale Sustainability program, developing sustainability communications for key stakeholders, identifying and developing new business opportunities.
Fulfill certain internal management responsibilities of ERM including: planning and budgeting, training and professional development of the sustainability consultants, and interfacing with other practice areas and project teams within ERM.
The candidate should have experience in developing direct reports, business and client skills.
Consulting experience and/or proven ability to perform the key functions of a consultant, including: developing and maintaining client relationships; pursuing and creating business opportunities; and managing multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines with little oversight.
Build on client relationships and internal networks, conduct marketing activities, and project sales.
Where appropriate work with the other service teams on opportunities, proposals, projects and other marketing/business activities across the team, the company and broadly ERM global business.
Acting as a role model and mentor to new joiners and junior consultants

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline; Master's degree preferred (environmental engineering, economic, industrial engineering, public policy, environmental science, business administration).
At least 1-5 year experience in Sustainability related topics with deep environmental expertise and climate change.
Strong writer and ability to translate complex issues into concise, relevant stories.
Strong analytical, logic, problem solver and systematic thinking skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills in Thai and English are desired, along with facilitation skills.
Strong and demonstrable project management experience with a skill set in relevant project management tools.
Good knowledge in sustainability tools such as GRI, DJSI and ISO26000/14000 would be an advantage
Proficiency with MS office suite; ability to learn others as required.
Have good inter-personal skills, engagement skills and ability to facilitate participation from others.
Can-do attitude and enthusiasm are necessary as is strict attention to details, organization, and the ability to work quickly and efficiently.
Willingness to undertake business travel
For those with many years of experience can be consider for senior roles
 
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Job Level

Senior-level

Sector

Consulting