Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Senior/Managing Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Conducting, coordinating, and leading ESG due diligence assessments on a broad range of industrial and commercial merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions.

  • Lead ESG strategy integration frameworks for investor clients, including private equity and private credit

  • Conduct peer benchmarking analyses, gap analyses, and ESG/sustainability action plans for public and private sector clients

  • Collaborate with the Director of ESG to develop new product offerings

  • Assist in business development initiatives related to ESG service offerings to private equity, private credit, portfolio company, and other potential investor and corporate clients

  • Serve as an ESG subject matter expert by contributing to and leading the development of external thought pieces and marketing materials

  • Understanding of ESG corporate disclosure frameworks (e.g., DJSI, CDP, ISS, SASB, TCFD, GRI, etc.), as well as ESG rating methodologies and frameworks (e.g., Sustainalytics, MSCI, Moody’s, S&P Global)

  • Understanding materiality analyses and gap assessments to prepare corporate sustainability reports.

  • Help train and mentor junior level staff

  • Collaborate and coordinate with Aeterra staff throughout the US to meet internal and external timelines.

 

Requirements:
  • Minimum of BA/BS in relevant field (environmental and social science, economics, or business)

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience, particularly ESG consulting for private equity, private credit, institutional investors, or other financial sector clients

  • Experience in due diligence and implementing ESG investment policies, frameworks, and key performance indicators is strongly preferred

  • Familiarity advising financial sector clients on reporting and disclosure frameworks (e.g., UNPRI, TCFD, etc.)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of ESG trends and pressure points to private equity, lender, and other financial institutions, as well as to both publicly and privately held corporations

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong analytical and research skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to handle multiple projects/tasks simultaneously, managing and delivering projects from start to finish, while balancing deadlines and budgets

  • Experience presenting to senior leadership, management teams, and clients

  • Ability to travel up to 10%. Travel is typically short duration (1-3 days) and may be local or throughout the US, depending on project and client needs. Driver’s license and air travel required.

  • Interest in working on M&A transactions and being part of a growing company

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodation consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company pursuant to applicable law

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