Vice President, Sales Executive - Sustainability, Climate, and Equity, Federal Sector

Business Development & Account Management | Business Development
Same job available in 2 locations

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Position Summary

Deloitte Consulting is seeking a top-performing, senior Sales Executive to expand our client base across our Consulting Sustainability, Climate, and Equity services. This individual will be integral in enabling our clients to build climate resiliency into the core mission of Federal Agencies. We have had early success with several accounts including USAID, Department of State, and FEMA but are looking to expand our focus to Federal Sector accounts outside of this portfolio. Candidates should understand how emerging legislation and executive orders are driving the case for change within organizations and have quality professional relationships within relevant agencies, with specific focus on DoE, EPA, and DOT.

Our Sustainability Capabilities will help clients address several key challenges that they face today, including:

  • Resilience: Enhance organizational capabilities to identify, assess, quantify and prioritize climate-related risks to physical assets and operations/mission, as well as assisting in data and financial-informed decision-making around optimized resilience roadmaps and project prioritization. 
  • Path to Net Zero: Provide clients with a modular, end-to-end solution that helps agencies: track emissions, evaluate current and future emissions levels, identify optimal abatement pathways, and prioritize activities and investments to achieve decarbonization goals and institutionalize sustainable operations
  • Nature Services: Design, develop, and implement approaches and technology systems that provide robust resource monitoring and management capabilities and deliver data-driven insights to inform climate mitigation and adaptation decision-making
  • Sustainable Infrastructure: Help clients navigate the challenges of aging infrastructure, climate-related impacts on infrastructure, transitioning to electric vehicles and fleets, meeting carbon-reduction goals, managing funding and policy changes, and promoting equity
  • Value Chain: Estimate supply chain emissions, identify sustainable sourcing alternatives, improve traceability through digital platforms and partnerships, and leverage waste management opportunities to improve asset utilization and meet emissions targets.
  • Equity & Environmental Justice: Engage stakeholders, embed equity into organizations, measure benefits, and track program efficiency to support clients at the intersection of climate, health, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Work you’ll do

The Federal Sustainability, Climate, and Equity Sales Executive is a multi-dimensional strategic leader with expertise at the intersection of climate, technology, and public sector program development. This leader has experience across the United States and understands the technical and organizational complexities of implementing state and local climate action plans that effectively use public investment, the private sector, and make progress toward climate goals, while also accomplishing important equity and economic development objectives. This practitioner will be responsible for:

  • Driving market growth by leveraging their expertise and relationships to secure new clients, expand current client engagements, and bring innovative ideas to market
  • Focusing on the Federal Sector to scale sustainability-adjacent accounts outside of where we have initial traction (i.e., outside of the International Development Organizations, Department of State, and Federal Emergency Management Administration)
  • Maintaining a robust, trusted network across the public sector sustainability, climate, and equity community and leveraging these executive level relationships to introduce Deloitte LLP, and create and pursue selling opportunities
  • Developing relationships and collaborate with Deloitte leadership to formulate and execute on a go-to-market strategy 
  • Delivering accurate and timely customer, pipeline, and forecast data working with Sales Operations team
  • Overseeing internal sales activities to ensure consistent approach to marketplace across geography and industry groups
  • Managing proposal development and make live oral presentations that win new business
  • Representing Deloitte by spending time on client site, and at conferences
  • Working with our technology sales teams to embed sustainability services in digital transformations
  • Positioning Deloitte’s proprietary platform, assets and ecosystem partners to help in their continuous innovation efforts, improved operational efficiency, lowered risk to adoption, and scalability when outcomes are proven
  • Supporting and/or developing direct marketing campaigns
  • Assisting account teams to qualify and win opportunities
  • Valuing teamwork, fostering relationships, and developing consensus

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Expertise in market trends in climate action planning and data access implementation 
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and political mechanisms across Federal Departments
  • Significant business relationships with senior client executives
  • Ability to work as a team player 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to turn an understanding of deeply technical information into actionable strategies
  • An ability to gain access and influence decision-makers at the highest levels in client organizations
  • Self-starter able to independently leverage experience and existing relationships to drive new market growth
  • Critical thinking, analysis, problem-solving skills with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working independently as well as collaboratively across large teams

The team

The Government and Public Services (GPS) Sustainability, Climate & Equity (Sustainability) Strategic Growth Offering (SGO), is a cross business (Consulting and Advisory) team that contributes to the largest single investment in the history of the Firm. We are rapidly growing and require outstanding, innovative, and engaging professionals to join our team. The Sustainability team is privileged to be working on one of the most pressing and topical business and societal issues of our time. Through our services, we help our clients understand, engage with, and act on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities.

The Sales Center of Excellence (COE) supports Deloitte’s businesses in uncovering, nurturing, and closing sales opportunities. Working together with Partners, Principals, and Managing Directors, these Sales Executives focus their highly skilled efforts in securing relationships with qualified targets and decision makers to uncover opportunities, develop effective sales strategies, manage the pursuit process, and act as a key advisor to the pursuit team throughout the sales process.

 Recruiting for this role ends on 9.1.24 date.



  • 10+ years of prior success as a business development manager and/or sales professional, with 5+ years of experience in information technology/systems and 2+ years of experience selling or delivering Sustainability, Climate, & Equity services or solutions
  • Successful track record of sales, selling sustainability-related products and services
  • Primarily located in the Washington D.C. region with a willingness to travel up to 40%
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.


  • Experience collaborating with environmental advocacy groups or industry trade associations

 Information for applicants with a need for accommodation:



EA_CMG_ ExpHire






Recruiting tips

From developing a stand out resume to putting your best foot forward in the interview, we want you to feel prepared and confident as you explore opportunities at Deloitte. Check out recruiting tips from Deloitte recruiters.

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.
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.
Our purpose

Deloitte’s purpose is to make an impact that matters for our clients, our people, and in our communities. We are creating trust and confidence in a more equitable society. At Deloitte, purpose is synonymous with how we work every day. It defines who we are. We are focusing our collective efforts to advance sustainability, equity, and trust that come to life through our core commitments. Learn more about Deloitte's purpose, commitments, and impact.
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 Services LP, 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: 181255


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.