Job Opportunity for Consultant (2-4 yrs of exp) – Mergers & Acquisitions at ERM in New Delhi

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As part of our continued growth and innovation of our Merges & Acquisitions service, ERM is seeking motivated ESG Due Diligence Consultant who is interested in participating in a variety of projects covering the full spectrum of ERM’s services to be based in India.

This is an excellent career opportunity to work with an expert global consulting company, which aims to lead the field in sustainability consulting. We are working on challenging environmental projects for large industrial and global clients. Access to ERM’s worldwide network of EHS/ ESG experts provides the knowledge sharing of best practices across the industry and ongoing learning opportunities for everyone.

ERM understands that every M&A deal presents a unique set of ESG risks and liabilities, which require rapid and rigorous quantification as part of the transaction process.

For over 25 years, we have been providing critical, confidential, and time-sensitive advice on environmental risks to assist companies execute their most important transactions. ERM’s M&A Transaction Advisory services provide unrivaled global capabilities and in-depth understanding across the financial, commercial, industrial, and extractive sectors.

Some of our key DD services include:

  • EHS/ESG/E&S due diligence for acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, joint ventures, capital raising and project finance including Equator Principle reviews
  • Carbon and energy due diligence
  • Post-merger Integration support
  • Management system, EHS culture, gap analysis, and bench-marking
  • Embedding social, stakeholder and sustainability elements into due diligence

ERM is seeking a motivated Environmental Consultant to join our team in India to support the successful delivery of ERM projects by delivering multiple project tasks or components, and building effective working relationships within Division and across technical communities.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage and perform ESG and EHS due diligence for acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, joint ventures, capital raising and project finance including Equator Principle reviews and property sales and leases;
  • Manage and conduct E&S due diligence for project finance;
  • Environmental Due Diligence/ Phase I ESA in accordance with ASTM 1527 as applicable for use in India;
  • Phase I Environmental, Health & Safety Due Diligence Assessments (EHS DD);
  • Desktop & Field Assessments of Environmental Risks, Reputational Risk and Liability including skills related to:
    • On-Site Inspections & Observations;
    • Interview skills;
    • Document reviews and discussions;
    • Report preparation
    • EHS Compliance Audits;
    • EHS Management System Assessment;
    • EHS Regulatory Reviews;
    • Technical and Advisory Support for EHS Permitting;
  • Sound knowledge of Soil and Groundwater risks and liabilities;
  • Proposal preparation and budget estimation.
  • Experience in project management, exposure to consultancy environment, leadership in health and safety aspects of the work. The candidate should be able to communicate well in English (both speaking and written skills) and be open to extended travel associated with the job. 


  • Bachelors/ Masters in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering or related fields;
  • Expected to have 2 – 4 years of environmental consulting experience, preferably working on Due Diligence, Liability Assessment, Regulatory Reviews, Compliance Assessments;
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Ability to travel, maintain flexibility in work hours and work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent command of English (written and spoken);
  • Excellent virtual or face-to-face presentation skills, with a firm understanding of deal dynamics for a given assignment;
  • Knowledge and/or interest in corporate sustainability, sustainable finance and/or ESG data & analytics
  • Curiosity and drive to put in best; try new approaches and be quick to adapt and learn;
  • Be willing to travel across India and abroad on tight timelines for engagements;
  • Show initiative, have a deep-seated will to learn and invest in one self, be receptive to feedback and be prepared to work as hard as required to facilitate accelerated learning;
  • Ensure quality work, contribute effectively to teams, manages risks and maximize profitability and cash flow;
  • Understand client needs and industry, develop relationships and acts as a business partner to help clients achieve commercial aims;
  • Ensure a safe working environment for all, supporting people to achieve their personal best and continuous learning and development;
  • Act as a global member of ERM, with high performance aspirations and commitment, and a passion for what we stand for – bring technical expertise and objectivity to help clients address significant sustainability challenges.

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