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Managing Consultant – Sustainable Finance (Senior Level)

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ERM Japan is seeking a professional with Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) savvy to join us as a Manager in Sustainable Finance. You will work with various financial institutions (such as banks, asset owners, asset managers, private equities, venture capitals, international development financial institutions) and corporates (utilities, oil & gas, chemical, transportation, real estate, IT, etc.), helping drive decarbonization as well as positive environmental and social impact both in Japan and Asia.

You will be a proven project manager and a collaborative team player with experience in transition finance, sustainability-linked finance, green finance and impact investing. Here are the responsibilities and requirements.


  • Work collaboratively with ERM experts in a cross-cutting manner to deliver best-in-class sustainable finance solutions, integrating multidisciplinary knowledge and expertise (e.g. climate change, biodiversity, energy transition, environmental and social risk management, M&A, etc.)
  • Implement project tasks as described in ERM’s proposals together with junior consultants.
    • Prepare client meetings and workshops and maintain required documentation.
    • Support ERM Partners-in-Charge to effectively manage projects
  • Perform tasks within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.
  • Assist in business development, marketing materials, and client pitches.
  • Interact and maintain successful relationships with clients and ERM employees.


  • Native-level Japanese and business-level English (spoken/written)
  • Degree in a relevant discipline (economics, business, finance, sustainability, engineering, public policy, etc.)
  • 5+ years of related work experience in consulting, banking, or sustainability (1~2 years of experience in sustainable finance and/or impact finance is plus)
  • Passion for sustainability and demonstrated interest in sustainable finance
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced consulting environment, handling multiple project assignments, meeting deadlines, etc.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Strong documentation capability (e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, Word document)
  • Strong analytical ability (both quantitative and qualitative)
  • Client-oriented mindset
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Positive attitude

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. 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 Transparency. 

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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, marital status or disability status.

Thank you for your interest in ERM.