Seeking a Senior Project Manager, experienced in Environmental Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) consulting to help grow its M&A practice both domestically and globally. The ideal candidate will be experienced in directing and managing sophisticated acquisition and divestiture projects, be a proficient practitioner with due diligence activities, have experience with ESG in M&A, understand how to navigate complex deal teams, as well as have a track record of developing client relationships with both existing and new clients.
As an Environmental M&A Project Manager you will support multinational clients across a broad spectrum of due diligence work: subsurface risks (e.g. Phase I ESAs and Phase II ESAs); operational risks (e.g., permit reviews and EHS material compliance reviews); contaminated infrastructure; PFAS issues; Environment, Social Governance (ESG) risks; business risks; post-acquisition planning and advising; deal negotiation support, including support with insurance underwriters or other stakeholders integral to the success of the deal; as well as investment thesis advising. We desire an experienced candidate that is capable of working various transactions ranging from large strategic corporate acquisitions/divestitures to private equity and financial investments throughout a variety of sectors including Oil & Gas, Technology, Chemical, Manufactured Goods, Retail, and Food & Beverage.
Focuses strongly on safety in all aspects of our operations, in the field, the office, and while traveling. The successful candidate must likewise consider safety as paramount and demonstrate a commitment to safe operations.
Typical job assignments may include but are not necessarily limited to:
- Be a leader in growing Group's M&A services:
- Investment thesis advising and consultation.
- Due diligence including desktop reviews, Phase Is, Phase IIs, risk and liability assessments, and EHS material compliance reviews.
- Environment, Social Governance (ESG) due diligence, including Group's Sustainability Transaction Assessment Report (STAR) solution, and post-acquisition value creation workshops stemming from the STAR due diligence work.
- Post-acquisition integration services, including gap analyses, corrective actions, and onsite support through Group's RaaS program.
- Support the growth and development of Group's ESG M&A solutions and actively collaborate with its domestic colleagues as well as its proprietary network of associates around the globe (e.g., Inogen, https://www.inogenalliance.com/).
- Understand the M&A marketplace, providing insights to Group's M&A practice area on activity and strategic focus.
- Assist Group's practice lead with building and growing a high-performance M&A team, providing mentoring and guidance to less experienced colleagues.
- 10 to 15 years in the Environmental, Health, Safety, and Sustainability (EHS&S) consulting industry, 10 years M&A experience, and a degree in environmental science, geology, environmental engineering, or related field as applicable. Advanced degrees preferred, particularly an MBA.
- Proficient practitioner with basic due diligence elements such as Phase I ESAs, EHS material compliance reviews, PFAS risk analyses, and ESG risk analyses.
- Thorough understanding of the M&A life cycle from investment thesis advising, to acquisition due diligence, integration assistance, post-acquisition corrective actions, and advising on exit strategies.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain client relationships within the financial investment and corporate client communities through consultative sales techniques.
- Experienced with managing complex deal teams.
- Solid understanding of ESG, and how businesses are incorporating ESG into their programs and investment theses, particularly with clients in the financial sector.
- Capable of advising clients at the C-suite level regarding EHS risks, designing a due diligence program around a client's risk profile, and catering to a client's comfort levels and specific deal requirements.
- Assist clients with deal negotiations, supporting financing requirements, supporting insurance underwriting, navigating risk valuations, and monetizing issues within the context of the deal.
- Strong organizational skills, as well as exemplary verbal communication skills are a must.
- It will be essential to be able to communicate at a high level of experience with deal teams including investment bankers, private equity firms, M&A legal counsel, and insurance underwriters.
- Self-sufficient with excellent proposal writing and report writing skills, capable of producing high quality client-ready documents.
- Potential employees must pass a company-paid physical examination, drug-screen and have a valid driver's license.