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ESG Key Client Lead

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    Trade / Retail

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    2 days ago

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Job Description

Role Purpose: The CBRE Property Management team are seeking an individual with a background in sustainability/ESG and the built environment, with a passion for collaboration, innovation and driving change. Responsible for managing ESG strategies at a fund and asset levels, providing a key point of contact to the Client, PM Leadership, Operational Teams, and Supply Chain delivering against targets and reporting on key performance indicators. Salary/Benefits: Competitive package Key Responsibilities

  • Lead on the development, implementation, reporting and evolution of the ESG strategy for a key Client.

  • Facilitate the development, benchmarking, implementation and ongoing review of appropriate sustainability objectives, targets and improvement programmes at house, fund, and asset level.

  • Monitor and report on fund/portfolio sustainability performance and progress against sustainability objectives.

  • Lead regular catch-up calls/meetings with the Clients to update on progress. Routinely prepare and present at Client meetings to increase sustainability awareness and engagement.

  • Actively engage with Property and Facilities Management Teams to ensure Client requirements are understood and are integrated into day to day delivery against objectives.

  • Provide support and technical advice to all stakeholders to enable them to undertake their roles and responsibilities for sustainability.

  • Innovate and lead initiatives to engage and educate Property and Facilities Management employees, contractors, and tenants/occupiers to increase data coverage, improve data quality, and improve sustainability performance for assets/funds/portfolios.

  • Respond to requests for information regarding existing ESG strategy performance from rating and reporting agencies, current or prospective investors and other stakeholders.

  • Work with the Compliance Team to monitor changes in legislation and best practice to ensure continuing legal compliance and best practice in the UK.

  • Contribute to the development, implementation, reporting and evolution of ESG strategy for CBRE UK Property Management (PM).

Candidate Description

  • Master's degree in a relevant field (e.g. Sustainability, Environmental/Earth Sciences, Responsible Business);

  • Professional experience working as an ESG programme manager, sustainability consultant, or similar within the Commercial Real Estate/Built Environment sector;

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills: articulate, assertive and confident;

  • Ability to engage and educate a diverse set of stakeholder groups including ESG specialists, fund managers, property managers, facilities and building managers;

  • Detail-oriented: Strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn more and a desire to work in a dynamic, deadline-driven team environment;

  • Proficiency in English;

  • Proficiency in Salesforce, MS Office and Google Applications;

  • Experience in a range of reporting tools and platforms, e.g. MS Power BI or Tableau; and specific sustainability platforms, e.g. Carbon Desktop, Envizi, or Deepki;

  • Experience and willingness to present at conferences and forums.