• Sustainability and Data Manager (Remote in the northeast or central time zone)

    CBRE Montgomery, AL 36107

    Job #2455152450

  • Sustainability and Data Manager (Remote in the northeast or central time zone)

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    Administrative, Data & Analytics, Workplace Strategy


    New York City - New York - United States of America, Remote - US - Remote - US - United States of America


    The purpose of this position is to manage energy and sustainability data, and support implementation of sustainability initiatives on a US basis for a major US financial institution.


    Account-specific focus workstreams


    • Energy/Water/Waste Use validation, Tracking and Reporting

    • Assist with validation, tracking and reporting of site energy usage

    • Assist with review of annual utility budgeting

    • Collect and analyze monthly electricity, water/sewer, and natural gas/oil usage data with commentary on actual usage versus expected usage, coordinate with appropriate stakeholders to explain meaningful variances.

    • Become a power user of Resource Advisor data system

    • Review utility bills (i.e., electricity, natural gas, oil and municipal water & sewer) for accuracy and verify that they comply with the associated rates and tariffs.


    Typical Workstreams

    Strong Data Management focus.

    Develop sustainability strategy for clients' real estate portfolios

    Manages real estate sustainability-related projects and programs for a large corporate client with a portfolio of buildings.

    Key focus areas may include the following:

    Ensures that global sustainability standards are applied throughout the managed properties.

    Manage sustainability-related employee engagement

    Communicate past, present, and future Sustainability plans and performance through formal presentations to account team.

    Develops, updates, communicates, and implements sustainability standards, water efficiency standards, and best in class waste and recycling processes.

    Develops and presents monthly sustainability status and variance reports. Monitors and reports on energy use, water use, waste diversion rates and spending trends as requested.

    Collaborates with the global platform on the implementation and management of sustainability projects in a timely and accurate fashion.

    Maintain a register of client sustainability targets and commitments along with compliance standards required by the client, driven by legislative and regulatory bodies.

    Oversee and support the preparation of sustainability improvement business cases and proposals to an agreed standard with appropriate sign off providing the client with opportunities to improve the sustainability performance of the operations.

    Providing insight and updates to specific areas of risk and opportunity.

    Manage and maintain relationships with colleagues from CBRE's matrix of sustainability specialists identifying opportunities to leverage capabilities and increase the value generated for the client.

    Ability to analyze corporate portfolio performance by benchmarking and derive measurements of performance reflecting all aspects of sustainability

    Experience of working with GHG disclosure programs such as SECR, CDP, and GRI

    Experience or understanding of Science Based Targets

    A competent communicator with the ability to engage on often challenging subjects to develop competencies, and generate shared purpose

    Technical competent in understanding complex problems, think strategically and identify sustainable solutions

    Develops and presents ad-hoc reports as needed based on client feedback.

    Manages internal and external relationships in support of program. May contract and manage vendors

    Other duties as assigned.


    As required, works with team members to further develop Sustainability competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values. This position may have direct supervisory responsibilities.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


    Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year College or university in a subject such environmental science, energy management, climate change, sustainability, economics or equivalent through experience

    Minimum of five years of related experience and/or training.


    Sustainability Accreditation (e.g., LEED, or WELL) a plus.

    Training and accreditation may be part of development and performance management requirements.


    Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills.

    Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable, and courteous service to customers.

    Ability to effectively present information.

    Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues


    Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis


    Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills


    Carbon footprint reporting experience or training preferred. Training and accreditation part of development and performance management requirements


    Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines.

    Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines.

    Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to coworkers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.

    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

    CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Sustainability Management 3 position is $ 120,000 annually [or $57.69 per hour] and the maximum salary for the Sustainability Management 3 position is $135,000 annually [or $64.90 per hour]. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE's applicable benefit program.

    CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at ~~~ or via telephone at +~~~ (U.S.) and +~~~ (Canada).

    NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

    CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)

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