The candidate will lead projects across Environmental and Health and Safety Due Diligence, wider sustainability (ESG/Responsible Investment) as well as corporate Climate resilience projects.
The team provides primarily environmental screening reports (e.g. EnviroRisk Wizard), desk-based assessments, EHS audits (Phase 1s, compliance reviews, ESG sustainability assessments) in support of M&A transactions, refinancing and fund mandates.
They also work with a wide range of corporate clients to develop their ESG strategies, from policy development to risk identification tools, performance monitoring, reporting and training.
In addition, the team is providing an increasing number of clients with new tools, analysis and strategic advice related to climate resilience including – corporate Net Zero target setting, climate scenario modelling and climate resilience reporting including for TCFD purposes.
The ideal candidate will have a strong Environmental (and ideally Health & Safety) Due Diligence auditing background and ideally some experience of ESG/Responsible Investment support. Good organisational and communication skills are essential, with a strong commercial understanding as the majority of our work focuses on identifying and quantifying environmental risks for legal and financial purposes.
Experience of working with private equity clients and/or institutional investors would be a distinct advantage.
A key component of the role will be the mentoring of project teams and liaison with clients from the financial and legal services sectors.