Sustainable Economics & Finance Sr. Manager

Remote (Arlington, VA)
Postgraduate degree
Functional areas

Ramboll is launching its management consulting division in the US with a focus on delivering integrated sustainability transformation driven by science, engineering, and economics.

We seek an experienced Economics and Finance leader with the passion, experience, and vision to help drive our strategic sustainability consulting business.

Ramboll already delivers a broad range of sustainability services in the environment & health, water, energy, and manufacturing markets. At this exciting and disruptive time for the US economy, our clients are seeking Ramboll’s guidance and leadership in decarbonization, transition to a low-carbon economy, etc. We are seeking a lead consultant to lead, establish and grow this workstream and teams. You will have a unique opportunity to shape the division’s future as well as develop our next generation of US sustainability leaders. 

To succeed in this role, you must have a proven track record as an experienced management consultant with an emphasis upon economics & finance with in-depth knowledge and insight into the economic and financial challenges facing industry & manufacturing, utilities and property with respect to their sustainability and decarbonization transition. You will bring expertise in the following sustainable finance areas – ESG, TCFD, climate bonds, Net Zero, etc. – as well as have a deep understanding of US regulation and experience of engaging directly with policy development in private or public sector environments.

Are you our new Sustainable Economics & Finance leader in the United States? Click the apply-button to send your application. 

Inviting bright minds

Do you want to push the boundaries of your profession and develop your excellence in an open, collaborative and empowering culture? At Ramboll, we work to create a sustainable future and our inspiring projects and innovative solutions aim to set the standard among our peers. You will join a global company that has been growing successfully since its foundation in 1945. Together, we lead and leave a positive impact on societies, companies and people around the world. Ramboll’s origins in Denmark have shaped a global corporate mission that pursues high performing, sustainable results for its clients. 

We are looking for an experienced, passionate, and visionary lead consultant to help build, grow and inspire our newly established US management consulting division. You will have a unique opportunity to shape the division’s future as well as develop our next generation of US sustainability leaders.

You will join our Strategic Sustainability Consulting division in Ramboll Management Consulting 

As our lead consultant for sustainable economics & finance you will contribute to the development of Ramboll’s Strategic Sustainability Consulting. You will be responsible for the development of Ramboll’s sustainable economics & finance services in the US market as well as play an important role in developing sustainability service across our US divisions including energy, water, and environment & health.  

Key responsibilities of the Sustainable Economics & Finance Lead Consultant will include but are not limited to:

  • Lead development of our vision, strategy, and sector focus in all elements of sustainable finance and economics
  • Take overall responsibility for developing sales pipeline, delivering services, and growing revenue based upon agreed targets within the scope of sustainable economics and finance
  • Establish a strong economics & finance capability that allows Ramboll to demonstrate the value of sustainability solutions to clients, capturing cost reduction, market growth, risk reduction and incentives into financial analytics
  • Act as lead advisor and project manager for consultancy projects across a variety of sectors with a focus upon, for example, low carbon economy transition, energy market analysis, and low carbon options assessment
  • Contribute to and lead projects in relation to the development of low carbon and net zero strategies with responsibility for economic modeling, cost benefit analysis and financial scenario assessment
  • Collaborate with Ramboll’s engineering and project management experts in deploying sustainability finance and economic impact analysis as a differentiator for projects involving, for example, energy and water
  • Drive innovation and thought leadership within sustainable economics & finance within key sectors (e.g. industry & manufacturing, utilities and property) to stay ahead of client needs
  • Assist our clients in accessing green finance and provide guidance on all aspects of compliance and criteria
  • Provide business value selling at the top levels of client organizations, raising the profile of Ramboll’s capabilities within key client organizations, to identify and shape clients’ needs for both strategic sustainability consulting
  • Lead consulting engagements across a range of ESG advisory and sustainable finance projects as well as on transition risk in line with TCFD and other relevant standards and disclosures

Your starting point for constant growth

From the moment you join Ramboll, we will support your personal and professional development so that you grow with the company. For this role, we believe your starting point is:

  • MSc or MBA in Business Administration, Economics, Finance or similar. Qualifications in sustainability in addition will be an advantage
  • Min 10 years as management consultant with at least 5 years specialised in sustainable economics & finance
  • Management consulting background with proven track record of project management roles in strategy and/or operational efficiency & transformational projects with large private and/or public sector clients
  • In-depth experience of climate finance, TCFD, and ESG
  • Expertise in economic impact assessment & evaluation, assessing feasibility and the potential of proposed solutions
  • Deep knowledge of traditional and new financing mechanisms, impact finance, funding and finance for environmental and social innovation
  • Experience presenting and engaging at decision making level within client organizations with documented sales experience and client account development
  • Projects/ services qualifications in sustainability: sustainability strategy & transformation, climate resilience & decarbonisation, circular economy innovation & business models, business case on sustainability investments, sustainable value chain management, sustainability reporting and performance (indicators and KPIs)
  • It is also preferred you have experience within all or some of the following sectors: Utilities & asset owners, industry & manufacturing, energy transition & renewable energy, high tech. 

Personal qualities that will help you succeed in this role include an entrepreneurial mindset, seller-doer competencies, and passion for delivering solutions for greater social and environmental impact.

Welcome to Ramboll Management Consulting

Ramboll Management Consulting is one of the largest management consultancies in the Nordics, with a strong heritage within the provision of sustainability leadership and guidance to both the public and private sectors. We have some 600 experts that equip businesses and societies for a sustainable future.

We place a specific focus upon combining sustainability consulting insight with management consulting delivery to provide our clients with the holistic pathways and interconnected solutions to really deliver upon their ambitions with respect to sustainability transformation.  Combining, for example, decarbonization insight with transformational expertise or assessing circular economy business models in tandem with materials analysis provides our clients with the confidence that they need to commit to a sustainable future. 

We provide our clients with access to the entire Ramboll platform, one with a global knowledge base of 16,500 colleagues which gives us a sought-after edge in combining engineering and science with management consulting. 

Ramboll Americas

Ramboll has nearly 2,000 experts working across 50 offices in the Americas applying their passion to deliver innovative solutions within Environment & Health, Water, Energy and Planning & Urban Design. Founded in Denmark, Ramboll is a people company.  We invite you to contribute to a sustainable future working in an open, collaborative and empowering culture. 

Ramboll globally

Ramboll is a leading engineering, architecture, and consultancy company. Working at one of our offices in 35 countries you will join 16,500 fellow bright minds in creating innovative and sustainable solutions within Buildings, Transport, Energy, Environment & Health, Water and Management Consulting. Combining local experience with global knowledge, we help shape the society of tomorrow. 

How to apply

Apply online. Attach your CV, cover letter and relevant documents showcasing why you are the right fit for the role, and when you are available to start. We look forward to receiving your application.

Job information

Firm: Ramboll

Location: Remote (Arlington, VA)

Education: Postgraduate degree