Sustainability M&A Consulting Services Senior Consultant

Program & Project Management | M&A and Restructuring
Same job available in 31 locations

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Austin, Texas, United States

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Dallas, Texas, United States

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Gilbert, Arizona, United States

Houston, Texas, United States

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Los Angeles, California, United States

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Miami, Florida, United States

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

New York, New York, United States

Orlando, Florida, United States

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Rosslyn, Virginia, United States

San Diego, California, United States

San Jose, California, United States

Seattle, Washington, United States

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Stamford, Connecticut, United States

Tallahassee, Florida, United States

Tampa, Florida, United States

Position Summary

Sustainability M&A Consulting Services Senior Consultant

Do you want to help some of the largest, most interesting organizations in the world imagine, deliver and thrive in a sustainable, low-carbon economy? Do you want to help finance the technologies and industries that will be essential for the realization of a sustainable future?

There is growing awareness of the critical role of M&A and private equity to influence and deliver the transformational changes necessary to achieve a sustainable future.

Our ambition is to support a wide range of corporate and private equity clients on their most pressing Sustainability - Climate & Equity challenges and opportunities, with M&A and a change in ownership often a key trigger of change.

In response to this growing demand for Sustainability to be embedded in all aspects of the transaction lifecycle, our Sustainability and M&A Consulting Services team is looking to hire problem solvers with the desire to lead a purpose-driven career, to join our team to deliver trusted advice and practical solutions for our clients.

If you are looking to join this fast-evolving space and to take your career to the next level, while also gaining exposure to the worlds of Sustainability - Climate & Equity and mergers and acquisitions, then our team provides you with the perfect opportunity.

About The Team

We know that Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) are important for businesses, so whether the focus is on shaping sustainable investment strategies, realizing value through the implementation of sustainable transformation strategies to drive shareholder (and broader stakeholder) value, or proactively assessing Sustainability - Climate & Equity risks as part of due diligence, we support clients from start to finish.

Our Sustainability M&A Consulting Services team focuses on embedding Sustainability across the deal cycle - including Sustainability-led fund and portfolio level strategy development, assessment of deal targets with strategic Sustainability due diligence, post-transaction implementation of Sustainability strategy and initiatives, and supporting the articulation of Sustainability driven value creation upon exit.

If you want to work at the intersection of Sustainability, strategy and finance, and help private equity firms transition their portfolios to net zero emissions and create value in the face of rising Sustainability expectations from multiple stakeholder groups, then we are the team for you!

What will your typical day look like?

As a core member of the team, this role will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Support on Sustainability due diligence engagements (sell-side / buy-side) for corporate and private equity clients and assist with developing Day-1 readiness plans
  • Contribute to Sustainability-led strategies, targets and initiatives at the Fund, portfolio company and/or corporate levels to drive value
  • Contribute to advice on growth opportunities along with new products and markets emerging from the uptake in Sustainability-driven innovation
  • Support on Sustainability portfolio assessments
  • Through business develop and client work, proactively gains technical expertise across the following areas, where relevant:
    • ESG regulation and standards
    • Climate risk and opportunity assessments
    • Greenhouse gas emissions measurement and abatement opportunities
    • Sustainable supply chains
    • Environmental and health and safety legislation
    • ESG governance and controls
  • Support the delivery of large-scale Sustainability-driven transformation activities
  • Support practice and business development activities e.g. through the development of thought leadership material



  • Bachelors or Masters in Sustainability, Commerce, Finance, Engineering and/or Science
  • 2+ years of professional experience (or equivalent) in at least one the following:
    • M&A / deal lifecycle experience, including Sustainability due diligence in the context of broader financial and operational transaction due diligence
    • Design, implementation and communication of Sustainability strategy and/or responsible investment strategy
    • Broader professional services, including management consulting or corporate finance
  • A solid understanding of how investors, regulators and analysts review and use ESG information to inform their decision making
  • An informed understanding of current and emerging ESG issues
  • Ability to travel 50%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve


  • Familiarity with climate related disclosure and target-setting standards/ frameworks, including TCFD, SBTi, GHG Protocol, PCAF, CDP, SASB, and GRESB
  • Understanding of climate change policy and regulatory landscape
  • A desire to support new business opportunities
  • Strong problem solving, business diagnostic and analytical skills
  • Good organizational and administrative skills with the ability to prioritize effectively
  • Experience operating and communicating with senior level stakeholders
  • Good communication skills and an ability to work across multiple clients/projects and drive progress and results

*Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $119,000 to $219,000.

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.


Our people and culture

Our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It enables us to leverage different ideas and perspectives, and bring more creativity and innovation to help solve our client most complex challenges. This makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Consulting LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Requisition code: 94354


Caution against fraudulent job offers!

We have been informed of instances where jobseekers are led to believe of fictitious job opportunities with Deloitte US (“Deloitte”). In one or more such cases, false promises of actual or potential selection, or initiation or completion of the recruitment formalities appear to have been or are being made. Some jobseekers appear to have been asked to pay money to specified bank accounts of individuals or entities as a condition of their selection for a ‘job’ with Deloitte. These individuals or entities are in no way connected with Deloitte and do not represent or otherwise act on behalf of Deloitte.

We would like to clarify that:

  • At Deloitte, ethics and integrity are fundamental and not negotiable.
  • We are against corruption and neither offer bribes nor accept them, nor induce or permit any other party to make or receive bribes on our behalf.
  • We have not authorized any party or person to collect any money from jobseekers in any form whatsoever for promises of getting jobs in Deloitte.
  • We consider candidates on merit and that we provide an equal opportunity to eligible applicants.
  • No one other than designated Deloitte personnel (e.g., a Deloitte recruiter or Deloitte hiring partner) is permitted to extend any job offer from Deloitte.

Anyone who at any time has made or makes any payment to any party in exchange for promises of job or selection for a job with Deloitte or any matter related to this (including those for ‘registration’, ‘verification’ or ‘security deposit’) or otherwise engages with any such person who has made or makes fraudulent promises or offers, does so (or has done so) entirely at their own risk. Deloitte takes no responsibility or liability for any such unauthorized or fraudulent actions or engagements. We encourage jobseekers to exercise caution.