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Employer: ERM

Expires: 09/01/2021

ERM is seeking an entry-level Climate Change Advisory Consultant to join our sustainability advisory services team in Seattle or San Francisco.  In this role, you will contribute to the development and growth of ERM’s sustainability and climate change business. ERM delivers a wide range of climate change services including Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) analysis, strategy development, target setting, benchmarking, greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory and verification, and CDP disclosures.  We help develop and implement climate change programs across a broad range of industry sectors for global companies and financial institutions.RESPONSIBILITIES:Collect, manipulate, and analyze large datasets to frame technical climate topics for a range of audiences.Assist in developing practical and measurable sustainability and climate change programs including vision, targets, metrics, data collection, GHG and environmental inventory development and verification.Analyze physical and transitional climate risks in alignment with the TCFD framework.Support clients responding to the DJSI, CDP Climate Change, Water, and Forest Questionnaires, and other public disclosures.Conduct desk-based research and synthesize information into key themes to develop conclusions and clearly communicate written recommendations.Assist ERM Partners and Project Managers to effectively deliver projects.Stay knowledgeable of trends in the field.REQUIREMENTS1 to 3 years of experience.A Bachelor’s (required) or Master’s degree (preferred) in engineering or basic/applied science (such as physics, chemistry, material science, environmental science, earth sciences, etc.) or economics.Attention to detail.Ability to think critically through systems and processes.Experience working with GHG datasets and international standards, and some technical understanding of GHG measurement, inventories and reporting.Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite software, specifically advanced level Excel (ability to perform advanced equations, graph, learn new functions quickly).Interest in a career in consulting and demonstrates a passion for serving clients.Effective written/verbal communication, demonstrated through a writing test.Ability to recognize when to ask for help and how to identify appropriate resources to accomplish tasks as needed.Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision.COMPETENCIESThe ideal candidate will also have:Proficiency with other programming and/or data analysis software (PowerBI, VBA, R, SQL, Tableau Desktop, Watson Analytics, etc.).Experience with life cycle analysis with SimaPro or GaBi.Excellent proofreading and technical editing.Proficiency in GIS.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. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.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!