Corporate Sustainability Analyst
Position Title: Corporate Sustainability Analyst
Location: West Hartford, Connecticut
Hours and Compensation:
Legrand is a global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries. As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.
Legrand has an opportunity for a Corporate Sustainability Analyst at our West Hartford, CT location. The Corporate Sustainability Analyst will be expected to conduct research, analyze information, develop internal/external communications materials, and provide programmatic support to execute Legrand NA sustainability strategy. Scope of role encompasses sustainability objectives and strategies as pertains to operations, products, supply chain, marketing, employee and community relations. The Corporate Sustainability Analyst will also conduct research and assimilate data to be used to evaluate market trends, competitive analysis, best practices, communications tools and business opportunities.
- Work with Vice President to develop/update, adopt, communicate and implement strategic sustainability plan, garnering input from across the corporation, garnering management and employee commitment on the plan.
- As directed by the VP, interact with both internal and external stakeholders (such as association staff or NGOs) to promote positive relationships to learn more about sustainability issues, identify best practices, and find opportunities for partnership.
- Design, develop and deliver appropriate communications materials (e.g., speeches, brochures, reports, news releases, web sites and other on-line information, video and photography) for all audiences.
- Provide focused research and analysis to support execution of specific initiatives to support sustainability strategy, including but not limited to improving product, operational and supply chain performance. Gather data related to internal initiatives, analyze and produce reports, graphs and/or data models on an ongoing or ad hoc basis, as required.
Education: Minimum of BS or BA in business, public policy or degree related to sustainability, environmental management, environmental sciences, including clean energy. Master’s degree preferred.
Experience: Minimum three years relevant experience in corporate, association or NGO environment.
Demonstrated knowledge and interest in the concepts and practices associated with sustainability, including for example, energy and environmental management, climate change and social dimensions. Strong interest in applying sustainability principles in a business environment.
Self-starter who will be proactive in identifying initiatives to advance the sustainability, strategy. Must be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment. Flexibility and adaptability are essential. Willing to work independently while maintaining a close working relationship with the VP when operating remotely.
Requires strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities. Able to evaluate situations, identify options and implement effective solutions quickly and efficiently.
Must have excellent verbal, presentation and written communications skills and be able to interact effectively across all levels of the organization. Must be an effective listener, able to maintain focus, extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information. Able to independently create effective reports, presentations and business correspondence.
Exceptional computer and software skills: PowerPoint, Excel, Word; proficiency with various e-mail, calendaring, meeting management and related communications software; website design and maintenance competencies.
Must have strong analytical skills and proven ability to effectively research and summarize information on a variety of subjects.
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