Senior Project Manager - ESG Advisory

Houston, TX

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TRC has long set the bar for clients who require more than just engineering, combining science with the latest technology to devise innovative solutions that stand the test of time. From pipelines to power plants, roadways to reservoirs, schoolyards to security solutions, clients look to TRC for breakthrough thinking backed by the innovative follow-through of an industry leader.


TRC's professionals work with a broad range of commercial, industrial and government clients and the communities they serve. We deliver breakthrough solutions that address local needs -- so our clients can better succeed in an ever-changing world.


Working at TRC means tackling interesting, meaningful projects. We pride ourselves on our collaborative spirit, entrepreneurial zeal and agile corporate structure. We recognize that the expertise of our staff is our strongest asset, so we generously reward employees for successful performance and invest in their careers through training and the development of new skills and certifications.


TRC is seeking a Sustainability / Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Project Manager to join TRC 's ESG and Climate Advisory consulting team. TRC is a well-recognized and branded advisory services team that is growing with strong key client relationships in corporate strategies, private equity firms, investment banks, and law firms across the globe. The candidate will join other subject matter experts at TRC in executing ESG, Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and Sustainability projects for clients in a wide range of business sectors and private equity firms.

TRC is looking for a self-motivated individual who is enthusiastic about their work with a strong commitment to client service and technical excellence. While this individual will have opportunities to directly manage and execute projects, the successful applicant must also enjoy the day-to-day challenges of program management and business development. As a seller/doer of ESG advisory services, this role would include direct interaction with clients, including proposal development.


This individual may work from various locations across the US. Will consider candidates near other TRC offices (  



  • Conduct ESG materiality assessments and assist with Sustainability reports.
  • Collect, validate, calculate, and aggregate ESG data for reporting.
  • Conduct audits of ESG related policies, programs and certificates.
  • Conduct research and peer benchmarking to support strategic planning, goal/target setting to facilitate conversations with stakeholders.
  • Complete and manage ESG indicators and metrics and interact with ESG software partners.
  • Assist with CDP climate change, water, and/or forest disclosures.
  • Understand ESG reporting frameworks such as GRI, SASB, UN PRI and TCFD.
  • Develop and propose on ESG and Sustainability offerings for clients.
  • Promote and sell a portfolio of ESG services to current and target clients at multinational corporations and private equity firms.
  • Contribute and enhance our team's current knowledge of ESG.
  • Identify emerging ESG trends and legislation and incorporate them into ESG strategy.
  • Build relationship across TRC sectors and business units to identify ESG/GHG/Sustainability opportunities.
  • Collaborate with internal professionals to create ESG content development.


  • Bachelor's degree required with a minimum of 3+ years- experience in an ESG related role.
  • 5-10 years of experience with providing consulting services, preferably working with a consulting/engineering firm.
  • ESG reporting and disclosures with solid understanding of the role of ESG data.
  • Broad business and technological acuity to integrate metrics on ESG performance into systems.
  • Highly organized and results-oriented with validated experience running cross-enterprise reporting processes.
  • Stays up to date with global standards related to socially responsible/ESG investing and reporting including but not limited to UN SDGs, GRI, CDP and SASB.
  • Expertise in building rapport across business units and corporate functions to influence process or policy changes. Understands business drivers and operational processes.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills working with Senior Executives and External Stakeholders.


TRC offers a competitive benefit package consisting of:

  • Medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance.
  • 401k package that includes both traditional and Roth IRA options and Company match.
  • Paid time off contingent upon full time or part time status and level of seniority (ranging from 15 to 25 days per year).
  • All full-time employees enjoy a minimum of 8 Paid Holidays per year.
  • TRC ensures that all employees, including those that work part-time, receive paid sick, family, and disability leave in accordance with the laws of their state of residence.


*These benefits are applicable to US employees depending on their employment status (full time, part time, or temporary). TRC offers jurisdiction specific benefit packages for International and Puerto Rico employees.


Compensation: Compensation will vary based upon experience, education, skill level, geographical location, and other compensable factors.


Other Compensation: Employee may be eligible for participation in the Company’s annual Discretionary Bonus Program which is contingent on Company, Business Segment, and Individual performance against Key Performance Indicators which vary by year and employee.


TRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. All employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


The complete job description and application are available on TRC’s career site.

TRC accepts applications for this position on an ongoing, rolling basis and reserves the right to cancel this posting at any time.

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