The Sustainable Operations Analyst is responsible for supporting our client's sustainability programs and helping our clients achieve their ambitious environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals. In this role, you will work directly with senior energy and/or sustainability professionals to support our clients with sustainability programs by providing building benchmarking, supporting sustainability reports, analyzing sustainability metrics, responding to ESG ratings and rankings, and identifying opportunities to improve sustainability performance. You will help communicate sustainability performance by tracking, monitoring, analyzing, and reporting ESG metrics across our client's real estate portfolio. You will build management tools, templates, and processes to streamline reporting, and you will develop innovative ways to improve the visual communication of sustainability data to key stakeholders. This is an excellent opportunity for a professional looking to work with sustainability experts on interesting ESG projects for a wide range of global real estate clients--helping them make a meaningful difference today and into the future by acting responsibly, delivering sustainably, every day.
Coordinating multiple projects, including identifying, prioritizing, and tracking items and timelines, and ensuring projects remain on budget and schedule
Conducting desk-based benchmarking and research on clients, industries, and market trends.
Analyzing client documentation and identifying improvement opportunities (gap analysis).
Synthesizing research findings into key themes, analyzing information to develop conclusions, and drafting recommendations for client deliverables.
Effectively administering sustainability data collection and reporting systems, processes, and procedures for our client portfolio (relating, but not limited to energy, emissions, water, waste, and social data), identifying trends and solutions to improve sustainability performance.
Collecting, aggregating, and analyzing data from buildings, reviewing for accuracy and completeness, and ensuring 100% data completeness across all sustainability metrics.
Continual improvement and streamlining of sustainability reporting systems, processes, procedures, guidance, and training.
Coordinate ESG compliance reporting, including local, regional, and national laws, ordinances, and regulations
Effective coordination of external audits of sustainability data (including the close-out of any audit actions).
Establishing appropriate data reporting governance across the portfolio to ensure timely reporting of data.
Evaluate and analyze sustainability data and trends to provide intelligence to the account team.
Provide benchmarking and market intelligence information to the sustainability team to inform strategy.
Develop analytical tools that provide enhanced decision-making capability to the business and project teams.
Provide support, troubleshooting, and development of enhancements to existing tools.
Bachelor's or master's degree in subjects such as environmental science, energy management, sustainability, or equivalent.
1 to 2 years of experience in an analytical role (related to commercial real estate, ESG, corporate sustainability, consulting, or similar)
Experience in administration and maintenance of sustainability data management and reporting systems
Intermediate to advanced skills in software applications such as MS Excel and PowerBI for analyzing, reviewing, and reporting sustainability data
Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to translate results of research and analysis into clear visual representations
Accountability and proven project management skills (time, budget, resources)
Ability to multi-task, work independently and collaboratively in a global work environment
Ability to conduct independent research making reasonable assumptions and developing appropriate solutions
Strong written and oral communication skills, including experience developing presentation materials for clients and their stakeholders.
Passion for serving clients and delivering a positive client experience.
Broad understanding of sustainable operations within the real estate sector including end-to-end utility management; energy, water, and waste audits; energy, water, and waste conservation measures; and energy modeling
Basic technical understanding of the most common HVAC, electrical, mechanical, and building automation systems
Basic understanding of building floor plans, sections, site plans, construction specifications, mechanical schedules, commissioning reports, and operational policies
Global and industry sustainability trends and their application in commercial real estate
Cushman & Wakefield also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health, vision, and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life, and disability insurance programs, and paid and unpaid time away from work. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, Cushman and Wakefield provide eligible employees with competitive pay, which may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, total hours worked, job type, business line, and applicability of collective bargaining agreements.The compensation that will be offered to the successful candidate will depend on factors such as whether the position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement, the geographic area in which the work will be performed, market pay rates in that area, and the candidate's experience and qualifications.The company will not pay less than minimum wage for this role.The compensation for the position is: $63,750.00 - $75,000.00Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
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