Senior Sustainable Sourcing/Product Stewardship Consultant (Mid-Senior Level)
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 9, 2021
ERM is seeking a motivated Senior Sustainable Sourcing/Product
Stewardship Consultant, who is interested in participating on a
variety of sustainable supply chain service projects within ERM
North America and globally. The consultant will join our consulting
firm in the San Francisco Bay Area/Pacific West Region. In this
role, you will work closely with Project Managers on client
projects that build resilient supply chains globally and drive
clients towards sustainably sourcing their materials and services.
ERM supports many of the largest technology, media and
telecommunication (TMT), pharmaceutical, chemical and manufacturing
companies in evaluating the performance of their suppliers on
environmental, safety, social and sustainability issues.
Sustainable sourcing is a fast growing area of the market and we
are looking for an experienced professional with experience
supporting companies to build and implement sustainable sourcing
The ideal candidate will have performed supplier certifications,
CSR Benchmarking, supplier due diligence, established corporate
social responsibility (CSR) programs, prepared full material
disclosures, ESG Surveys and programs and assisted in the
preparation of sustainability reports. Ideally with high tech (TMT)
ERM is structured to encourage collaboration and networking
among regional offices, providing opportunities to collaborate with
ERM's global sustainability and supply chain professionals to share
expertise and consulting opportunities. Our many leaders
proactively work together to build strategies and campaigns around
key business drivers for our clients, with the primary focus of
finding and delivering high-profile rewarding projects and building
our business. This is an excellent career opportunity to work with
an expert consulting team on challenging projects for large
industrial and global clients. Access to ERM's national experts
provides knowledge sharing of best practices across the industry
and ongoing learning opportunities for our team, while building the
required experience to obtain your professional registration.
- Provide technical assistance and lead projects that deliver
value to ERM's supply chain sustainability services and client base
globally. Serve as a key member of the "core" technical team to
drive double-digit profitable growth of ERM's sustainability
services business across North America and globally.
- Assist Project Managers for strategic supply chain
sustainability programs for a variety of industrial/technology
clients with complex business challenges. Work closely with clients
and develop strong relationships to understand specific processes
and develop a sustainable sourcing strategy to help clients manage
their supply chain risks. Achieve client's expectations for scope,
budget, schedule, and quality.
- Contribute to expanding ERM's supply chain sustainability
services annually. Identify and develop new opportunities, prepare
effective technical proposals, and take an active leadership role
in the identification of new business with new and existing
clients. Develop and expand client relationships that generate
- Capitalize on existing client relationships to expand ERM's
profile and market share in the regional and global sustainability
market (through a combination of excellence in technical delivery
and business development).
- Develop a working understanding of ERM's other consulting
service areas and actively support cross-selling other services to
- Provide topical research, perform supply chain compliance
assessments, and implement follow-up corrective actions to ensure
compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations.
- Support multiple projects within scope/budget/schedule
expectations and ensure quality standards on project
- Support ERM Partners-in-Charge and Project Managers to
effectively manage projects.
- Experience and confidence to lead and grow business in a
dynamic market environment.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree or equivalent experience,
specializing in or more of procurement, supply chains, sustainable
sourcing, corporate social sustainability or related fields.
- 4-8 years of experience in the procurement or supply chain
field including sustainable sourcing.
- Well established reputation and recognized technical expertise
by the marketplace.
- Excellent communication (written/verbal), strategic thinking,
negotiation, presentation, and "people" skills.
- Positive outlook, collaborative, and driven by the success of
ERM as a global company.
- Ability to succeed in a consulting pace, handling multiple
project assignments, and maintaining flexibility, while meeting
- Local candidates preferred.
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
Please submit your resume and brief cover letter.
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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!
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