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Head of ESG reporting

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Job Description

Being seen as a leading subject matter expert, the successful candidate will oversee ESG Reporting risk and compliance with disclosure frameworks and contractual obligations by operating within a governance framework. Role Summary:

  • Generation of ESG data sets and supporting methodologies with specific reference to energy, water, waste, social capital, and natural resources

  • Driving forward CBRE GWS EMEA's client facing operational ESG reporting strategy and solutions

  • Defining and management of ESG reporting methodologies working with CBRE colleagues to distribute defined standards ensuring a consistency of representation for all CBRE clients

  • Development of relationships with key suppliers of services and products to establish a ESG data review programme with defined methodologies, and agreed targets

  • Working with colleagues across CBRE who are engaged with contract reporting and data management structures to map dependencies and identify risks and opportunities

  • Use findings from risk and opportunity reviews to generate an ESG development programme with defined responsibilities

  • Working closely with contract teams, clients and Net Zero colleagues to develop net zero transition programmes supporting these programmes with agreed measurements of success, and a risk review identifying data quality challenges

  • Supporting some of the critical ESG-related client reporting and disclosure requirements ensuring there is a governed interpretation of CBRE provided data sets

  • Development of ESG intensity benchmarking and trend analysis solutions providing clients with detailed portfolio insights including data quality gaps

  • Work with CBRE business development and legal teams to review carbon related references within tender documentation to identify risks and provide technical guidance which enable solutions

  • Provide ESG reporting related thought leadership internally and externally by participating in events and generating content for sharing

  • Recruit, and develop additional ESG reporting expertise as required responding to opportunities for growth

  • Support ESG initiatives across the client scope 3 emissions value chain by providing technical guidance on ESG data enabling systemic collaboration which displaces carbon, resource consumption and social risk

  • Prepare and present results of ESG Reporting initiatives to CBRE leadership and to senior clients

  • Engage with colleagues across CBRE to identify opportunities to collaborate and align on ESG reporting, providing support to new initiatives across the enterprise ensuring they are compliant with CBRE ESG reporting governance standards

Candidate Description

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from 4-year college or university required; Master's degree preferred and equivalent ESG reporting experience with associated training

  • Experience of ESG GHG reporting frameworks, emission indexes and methodologies

  • Experience of ESG Reporting within a commercial environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable, and courteous service to internal and external customers. Ability to effectively present information

  • Key focus for this role is to ensure that all FM services are delivered in a confident and efficient manner

  • Service orientated attitude combined with innovative thinking

  • Knowledge and awareness of the facilities management industry

  • Practical experience in working with supply partners to deliver a seamless, integrated service

  • Customer services experience and the ability to communicate at all levels

Employer Description

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are recruiting a Head of ESG reporting to join the team located in London. The Head of ESG Reporting will work closely with the Head of Carbon Governance as part of the Net Zero transition team, CBRE account leadership teams and CBRE clients to provide ESG data reporting insights and a defined methodology as part of a governed programme of transition. ESG data sets will provide both baseline performance measurements and quarterly updates on progress towards agreed targets., As one of CBRE's core global businesses, Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) provides end-to-end services to occupier clients across the entire lifecycle of a building. Our teams help companies improve their operations and reduce costs, through expert facilities management, project management, real estate and energy and sustainability services. Our dedicated teams work across all industries, and support clients ranging from global Fortune 500 companies to single, iconic buildings. CBRE Group, Inc. is the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2019 revenues of $23.9 billion and more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included on the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #128 in 2020. It also has been voted the industry's top brand by the Lipsey Company for 19 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" for eight years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2020, for the second consecutive year. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "CBRE.", CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.