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Energy/Sustainability Performance Analyst - Remote

Company: CBRE
Location: Greensboro
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Energy/Sustainability Performance Analyst - RemoteJob ID71023Posted08-Jun-2022Service lineGWS SegmentRole typeFull-timeAreas of InterestData & Analytics, Environmental ConsultancyLocation(s)Minneapolis - Minnesota - United States of America, Remote - US - Remote - US - United States of AmericaJOB SUMMARYThis role is fundamentally focused on the operational mechanics of inventorying, measuring, and reporting progress toward public targets and required disclosures in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) space. Successful candidates should have a working knowledge of GHG Protocol, with experience administering a GHG inventory (and associated other items) combined with experience in budgeting, forecasting, and tracking financial performance of a wide array of global initiatives.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES+ Responsible for coordination with internal stakeholders to develop, implement and manage ongoing globally standardized environmental sustainability dataset showing progress towards clients internal & external sustainability objectives, financial compliance and more. Provides client with one global view of all sustainability data.+ Assist in the annual disclosure process, including timely and accurate initial preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual GHG inventory, catalogues supporting data for audit, and solicits commentary as necessary.+ Review with decarbonization program manager, or stakeholders as appropriate to validate normalized savings, carbon reductions, develop exception reports for senior management, explanation of potential variances and year-over-year trends+ Assist in the development, implementation and subsequent monitoring of systems and processes to ensure data accuracy.+ Reviews regional data for accuracy, leverage exception reporting process and identify data points which require additional investigation or proof of efficacy.+ Coordinate with regional operations teams to obtain validation or make corrections as necessary.+ Coordinate with other services providers to notify of data quality issues provides support and assists with resolution as appropriate.+ Leverage appropriate digital reporting platform (to catalogue data) and review source documentation (e.g. utility bills).+ As requested, compare collected data (financial, environmental, other) against industry benchmarks and prepare reports of findings.+ Lead the analysis of various informational outputs from partner systems, internal program components and system tools. Consumption Reporting+ Coordinate energy and sustainability initiatives, monitor compliance, analyze, and communicate externally facing reporting.+ Review consumption data and validate energy, cost, or carbon savings resulting from operational programs which curtail energy consumption.+ Monitor and track, carbon, water use and waste diversion rates, spending trends+ Support the CBRE leadership with status reports as required outlining progress against goals for carbon, water and waste.+ Ensure detailed investigation of significant variances are undertaken to ensure root cause is well understood and communicated.+ Configure and Manage Energy Star Portfolio Manager (ESPM). Provide ongoing data assurance data is up to date and accurate.+ Review non-telecom utility bills (i.e., electricity, natural gas, oil, refrigerants, all other fuels, and municipal water and sewer) for accuracy and verify that they follow associated rates and tariffs. Responsible for ongoing collection and analysis of monthly electricity, waste/recycling, water/sewer and natural gas/oil usage data with commentary on actual usage versus expected usage, coordinate with appropriate stakeholders to explain meaningful variances. Financial Reporting+ Responsible for monitoring and assisting in the preparation of annual budgets for global energy consumption, carbon reduction, water conservation and waste reduction projects and providing monthly budget forecasts to appropriate client stakeholders.+ Leverage globally approved budgeting methodology in coordination with leadership to create a site level budget for water and waste projects within each region and present for approval. Track savings (or cost increases) at the budget level to calculate and report regularly on the ROI for water and waste initiatives.+ Coordinate with CBRE field personnel to obtain detailed variance explanations when required.+ Provide data to support a global review of performance against budgets for all carbon, water and waste projects, including detailed review of relevant variance explanations. Communications+ Draft occupant communications for periodic distribution that suggest ways business units and employees can participate to contain energy consumption, carbon emissions, waste, and water consumption. Process Improvement+ Develop, recommend, and implement continuous improvement strategies to improve data ingestion, quality, timelessness, required data transformations and more such that client environmental, consumption and financial data is comparable, accurate and timely. Transformations would include, units, time periods, carbon factors and more to provide a common basis of analysis.+ Responsible for maintaining a digital integration framework which facilitates the timely centralized collection of global sustainability data from multiple collection methodologies and source systems.+ Work and coordinate with CBRE platform to enhance current service offeringSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESWill coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project but is not responsible for formal supervision of employees.QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCEKnowledge of the corporate real estate outsourcing industry, knowledge of operational sustainability including industry trends and major public ESG initiatives.Data science, computer science experience preferred.A successful applicant must have strong skills in the following areas/categories: Advanced project management, Team management, strong client-facing communications, experience in data modeling and relational databases, Tableau expertise.EDUCATIONBachelors degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university in Economics, Engineering, Sustainability or other related field and a minimum of one year of related experience and/or training.CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSESNone required, CEM preferred.COMMUNICATIONS SKILLSAbility to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex business documents. Possess excellent writing skills for reports, manuals, speeches, articles, and communications using distinctive styles and various delivery methods. Ability to respond effectively to complex inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, supervisor, and/or management. Ability to make effective presentations on complex topics to an internal department, large group of employees, clients, and/or management. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with client groups to take desired action.FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGERequires intermediate knowledge of financial terms and principles. Conducts intermediate financial analysis. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and averages.REASONING ABILITYAbility to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIESAdvanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Intermediate skills with remainder of MS Office Suite. Ability to learn and utilize applications such as Capturis, Envizi, Energy Star Portfolio Manager, and Tableau.SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITYDecisions made with understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department and client.DISCLAIMERThis job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.+ *Colorado Residents: CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidates education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Energy / Sustainability Performance Analyst position is $68,600annually and the maximum salary for the Energy / Sustainability Performance Analyst position position is $114,300 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidates skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBREs applicable benefit program.CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with 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._NOTE:_ _An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing._CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)

Keywords: CBRE, Greensboro , Energy/Sustainability Performance Analyst - Remote, Professions , Greensboro, North Carolina

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