Senior Consultant, Northern Regimes

Job Description


Senior Consultants at ERM lead and contribute to successful consulting engagements, support marketing and business management, and actively contribute to the internal growth and development of our team, our systems and our culture. Based on their professional experience, Senior Consultants typically focus on a particular ERM advisory service area but can adapt to support other areas when needed – versatility and cross-fertilization across business lines is an important factor underlying ERM’s success.


Our Senior Consultant, Northern Regimes will manage and contribute to a wide range of projects that target improved environmental, sustainability and/or socio-economic performance of natural resource management, with a focus in Canada’s North. Your work is expected to include supporting existing consulting relationships as well as the development of new opportunities, as well as advancing our internal practices.



The Senior Consultant, Northern Regimes is accountable for:

  • Providing expertise and advice around emerging sustainability requirements and expectations and how best to meet them, built upon research and analysis and implementation experience
  • Managing all aspects of projects, including developing work plans, tracking performance against budgets, leading project teams and liaising directly with clients
  • Completing required research, interviews, and running multi-stakeholder workshops, then synthesizing collected data and information to prepare clear and compelling reports and presentations that contribute to the successful completion of a consulting engagement


  • Contributing to business development and marketing activities in the firm by activating your won network, extending this network over time, and preparing client proposals and marketing materials
  • Thinking critically and strategically, helping to influence the impact of our work and the outcomes for our clients .



ERM offers a truly impactful work experience with opportunities to grow, lead and contribute to areas that matter to you.

  • Your impact may be felt personally – leading a project from start to finish, or through working as part of a bright, dynamic team with a good work-life balance.
  • You will impact the ability of ERM’s clients to deliver on their mandates. We work with a wide variety of organizations whose work can significantly enhance or impede sustainability and our collective pursuit of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Your work at ERM will help them shape and better fulfil their important visions.

If you have a passion for, and experience in Northern regulatory regimes / Northern-focused projects, this is an excellent opportunity for a professional looking to collaborate with an expert consulting team on interesting natural resource management projects. Our clients span a wide range of corporate, government and non-government clients— we help them achieve positive and tangible social, environmental, and economic impact. As a team, we are shaping a sustainable future with the world’s leading organizations.



You have education and experience that is relevant to sustainability and natural resource management.


You possess a demonstrated knowledge of sustainable community and/or resource development, collaborative processes, and northern regulatory regimes.


Additionally, you have practical experience in developing policies and plans, providing strategic advice, stakeholder engagement and facilitation, and research and analysis that would be considered as valuable assets.


Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Masters level degree required in a discipline related to natural resource management, sustainability or environmental science
  • Minimum five years work experience with at least two years of relevant experience related to Canada’s North and within the resource management, environmental, or sustainability space
  • Previous consulting experience and/or experience working with Indigenous peoples/organizations is highly desirable


Your skills include:

  • Collaborate naturally, are dependable and flexible
  • Demonstrate a positive, confident approach when working with others
  • Ability to write clearly and succinctly for different audiences
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking capability, able to collect and synthesize large amount of information and discern what is important
  • Leadership of project teams and direct liaising with clients
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills (in speaking and writing), as evidenced by clear and respectful communications with colleagues and clients
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple client/stakeholder deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced, dynamic environment





Please follow the link to our careers site to apply below:–Northern-Regimes–Mid-Senior-Level-_R00020083


Qualified candidates will be contacted by email. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM!




Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. We have more than 160 offices in over 40 countries and territories employing more than 4,500 people who work on projects around the world. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. We have worked with many of the Global Fortune 500 companies delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing.


For over 40 years we have been working with clients around the world and in diverse industry sectors to help them to understand and manage their environmental, health, safety, risk and social impacts. The key sectors we serve include Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, and Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical. All face critical sustainability challenges and our clients in these and many other areas rely on our ability to assist them operate more sustainably which has a positive impact on our planet.


Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers.


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ERM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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