JLL is seeking a Sustainability/ Energy Manager with technical and business expertise to serve on client assignments with top Fortune 500 firms across the Globe. The Energy/Sustainability Manager will report to the Energy & Sustainability Services Regional Director and oversee the development and execution of energy management, water, waste and recycling programs in order to deliver cost savings and reduce carbon emissions, and support overall client Sustainability Program. The candidate should be a strong self-starter adept at building positive relationships across global regions to achieve results, have demonstrated success working in client-facing roles, and thrive on identifying and implementing continuous improvement in sustainable building operations.
Develop energy management & sustainability strategy for client's real estate portfolios, then implement programs to achieve savings goals and targets by specified timelines.
Manage energy benchmarking and assessment using Energy Star Portfolio Manager as well as internal software platforms; analyze energy and water consumption metrics to identify opportunities and create plans to sustain energy savings.
Establish and monitor utilities budgets, oversee bill payment and data management processes. Provide forecasts of utility expenses throughout the portfolio.
Facilitate energy procurement processes on regular intervals.
Data & Reporting
Complete Monthly Data reports into Client Sustainability Database on time, resolve any issues with data accuracy/completeness, provide quarterly report out to Client on Account Status relative to energy & sustainability goals.
Report clear and concise metrics on various energy and sustainability activities (cost savings, CO2, water, etc.), and achievements on prescribed intervals or as requested by client. Communicate plans and progress to all levels of staff through presentations and meetings.
Advise, coach, and support building staff (facility managers, engineers, technicians) in identifying, scoping, and implementing energy efficiency improvements
Collaborate with other Jones Lang LaSalle energy and sustainability managers to share and learn best practices and publish case studies of successful initiatives. Leverage JLL experts in renewable energy, energy supply procurement, and building intelligence tools to meet client goals.
Improve sustainability of facilities in line with industry best practices such as LEED and beyond.
Support water saving programs and recycling programs as requested.
Support new business pursuits and business development through relationship building and building walkthroughs.
Continually monitor industry trends, evaluate new products and services for potential, and participate in industry working groups. Oversee pilot tests of cutting edge energy and sustainability solutions.
Establish a positive rapport with both JLL and client staff and management to ensure a high level of customer service.
Utilize internal and third-party sustainability data management platforms for reporting. Ensure data integrity and establish data management processes.
Develop and evaluate financial viability of projects for budgeting and approval in accordance with Customer Financial Investment Standards.
Leverage financial levers such as utility company rebates, programs, and relationships to enhance project viability.
Insure all energy initiatives follow Customer Internal Technical Engineering Standards & guidance and comply with all country, state, local laws.
Lead identification and prioritization of energy capital projects, operational changes and physical plant upgrades that result in reduced energy consumption. This may include HVAC, lighting, building envelope, and response and controls, plug loads, distributed and centralized generation, employee engagement, and evaluating new technologies and services.
Facilitate renewable energy projects from inception through completion (solar, fuel cells). Ensure client key stakeholder alignment (Technical, Financial, Organizational) is achieved at each phase of the project.
Conduct ASHRAE LEVEL 1 and LEVEL 2 energy audits and walkthroughs
Critical Competencies for Success
Bachelor's degree in Engineering (e.g., Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Civil) or equivalent work experience
Minimum 7 years of experience with Energy Conservation, Energy Management, Performance Contracting, or Energy Engineering.
Professional Engineer (PE) and/or Certified Energy Manager (CEM), highly desired.
Advanced, in-depth knowledge of sustainability and energy principles and concepts, particularly related to the built environment
Knowledge of HVAC, electrical, mechanical, building automation and control systems across a variety of building types including commercial offices and datacenters.
Ability to perform energy analysis and efficiency calculations.
Exceptional oral and written communication skills, with ability to interface seamlessly with all levels of management. Comfortable working in virtual environments with remote teams.
Strong computer skills including proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint, online software platforms, with the ability to use spreadsheets and data analysis applications.
Self-starter, team player, with ability to bring alternate points of view to the discussion and analysis.
Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.
Ability to multi-task and effectively organize responsibilities. Strong project management and leadership skills.
Proven record of excellent internal and external customer service.
LEED accreditation, preferred
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