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AECOM Senior ESG Advisor in Houston, Texas

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM’s rapidly growing ESG Advisory team is seeking experienced consultants with an industry reputation and a valued ESG network, to increase the depth and capacity of our sector and market insights for our key clients.

In this role, you will join our 40+ strong team of passionate and dedicated regional and global senior ESG advisers offering our clients the benefits of their experience addressing the risks and opportunities that a maturing ESG landscape provides.

Our ESG Advisory practice provides clients the insights and pragmatic solutions garnered from 20+ years of our passionate climate change and sustainable development teams around the world, connected through our virtual global network and digital solutions.

Our work covers the full range of services and solutions our clients require on their sustainability and net zero journeys. As an experienced adviser, you will be able to offer deep insights on one or more of the key challenges our teams are addressing, including:

  • Resilience and adaptation to accelerating climate impacts

  • Infrastructure decarbonization and energy transition

  • Portfolio decarbonization

  • Sustainable resource management and the circular economy

  • Land use optimization in the context of nature-based solutions and natural climate solutions

  • Creating social value and positive social impact across infrastructure development.

As a senior member of our ESG Advisory team, your responsibilities will include:

  • Growth : working with our O&G client account managers and marketing leads, to identify and realise ESG advisory opportunities, leading the capture of high-profile advisory work that will grow our portfolio and contribute to downstream strategic commissions

  • Project leadership : leading our ESG and sustainability teams to deliver for our O&G clients on secured ESG Advisory work and following up with insights for our key client account managers on pull-through work opportunities

  • Expertise : offering your technical expertise and industry knowledge to our business line leaders in O&G and to our marketing and communications teams, securing thought leadership and speaking opportunities that demonstrate your insights and experience across your career in O&G

  • Strategy : supporting the ESG Advisory practice lead and senior management with strategic support to grow the ESG Advisory business

  • Capacity : supporting the technical development of the ESG Advisory practice and bringing in additional recruits to the business while developing the career progression of colleagues to reach their full potential.

About AECOM’s Environment Business Line

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree plus 12 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/ or education, including 4 years of leadership.

  • Track record developing new ESG focused consultancy opportunities and writing winning proposals.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree plus 15 years of experience.

  • Evidenced portfolio of projects where you have advised clients on ESG strategies and pathways that are supporting transition to a sustainable, low carbon future, including in roles as an internal consultant.

  • Robust understanding of the global ESG reporting ecosystem and disclosure standards including SASB, GRI, GRESB, TCFD, CDP, EcoVadis, the GHG Protocol and SBTi.

  • Financial acumen, allowing you to understand the market context of a clients ESG aspirations and offer solutions that support a viable business case.

Additional Information

  • U.S. Citizenship is required for this role.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10079005

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Consulting Services