Partner – Product Stewardship (Director Level)

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ERM is recruiting for Partner – Product Stewardship (Director Level).

This is a Partner-level opportunity for a Principal/Director/VP-level professional looking to further their career with an equity stake in a global environmental leader that aims to lead the field in sustainability consulting. A career as an ERM Partner is unique. Our partnership model offers unparalleled opportunities for leaders with ambition, vision and proven expertise, providing:

  • The opportunity to contribute significantly to key decisions, including the overall strategic direction of our organization.
  • Meaningful equity ownership with significant financial and intangible rewards.
  • The ability to provide “thought leadership” on a wide range of technical and business issues impacting our core markets.
  • An extension of ERM’s market position and reach with your established relationships to further drive our growth.


  • Primary focus on client account development, sales, and delivery of Product Stewardship-related services to deliver strategic value to our clients in the Technology sector.  In particular, play a key role in growing ERM’s Product Stewardship business across its broad portfolio of service offerings.
  • Be a leader and technical practitioner responsible for risk management and regulatory compliance projects on a wide range of topics including, but not limited to:
  • EU REACH, Worldwide ROHS (EU, China, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, India, UAE, etc.)
  • US EPA , Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
  • Restricted substances
  • Responsible Recycling (R2), e-Stewards
  • Working knowledge or familiarity with product compliance, including labelling, marking, testing and certification regulations applicable to consumer electronic devices placed on markets in the Americas, EU, and Asia-Pacific.
  • Working knowledge of or familiarity with international standards such as IEC, IPC, ISO, CISPR, ASTM applicable to electronics and electrical devices.
  • California Proposition 65 regulation – chemicals list and product warnings.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) product regulations.
  • Battery, e-waste, medical waste product stewardship and extended producer responsibility.
  • Product lifecycle assessment, product environmental and social footprinting, environmental product declarations (EPDs)
  • Supply-chain management
  • Full material disclosure (FMD)
    • Actively develop commercial strategies to pursue and win new business opportunities that result in significant revenue growth with target clients aligned with ERM’s global strategy.
    • Provide business value selling at the top levels of client organizations, raising the profile of ERM’s capabilities within key client organizations, to identify and shape clients’ needs for ERM services.
    • Develop new client relationships and expand existing relationships by delivering strategic consulting advice, excellent value, and quality service.
    • Maintain pulse on industry business cycles and prioritize sales efforts toward high-potential, top opportunities.
    • Contribute to leadership and management of major programs and projects to help clients proactively address their risks and challenges.  Lead consulting engagements to achieve performance improvements and long-term change.
    • Build, grow, and manage a high-performance team, serving as a leader and mentor to consultants.  Identify emerging talent and work with them to reach their full potential; ensure rising stars are nurtured, developed and given new areas of responsibility.
    • Work in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment to build ERM’s global business, as well as to lead client and technical teams.
    • Meet business financial targets, overall project budget and schedule, client satisfaction/expectations, and internal and contract requirements.


  • BS/MS in sustainability, chemistry, biology, public health, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or other relevant scientific discipline and experience.
  • 15+ years’ progressive EHS experience in a consulting environment, working substantially with manufacturing clients; preferably with the Technology sector.
  • In-depth understanding of the industry and the companies operating in this sector, including existing relationships that can be leveraged into new business.
  • Business acumen to understand business risk and challenges, and recognize corporate opportunities.
  • Demonstrable track record in delivering multimillion dollar sales results annually, including successfully winning large and strategic projects.
  • Offer recognized technical expertise and an established reputation in the local marketplace.
  • Certification in field; PE, CSP, CHMM, or similar registration desired.

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Partner – Product Stewardship (Director Level)


Wednesday 1st July 2020


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