Sustainability Analyst

Clean Energy Fuels   Newport Beach, CA   Full-time
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The core responsibilities of this role will be focused on supporting the Sustainability team operations in developing its strategy, product and service offerings to support the ESG criteria of potential customers, which range from Fortune 500 businesses, public and government entities and NGOs. The Sustainability Analyst will report directly to the Director, Sustainability.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Working with the Director, Sustainability, develop internal ESG criteria for reporting within the Clean Energy Corporate Sustainability Report (CSR) that will align Clean Energy and CERF business practices and operations with the key ESG criteria of its target markets and companies.

Develop internal reporting protocol and policies surrounding RNG products, including customer reporting of volumes and GHG reductions, developing a standardized quarterly report that can be automated to the greatest extent possible.

Working with the Director, Sustainability, manage the process from start to finish of gathering information for updating and developing the annual CSR, with oversight from an independent third-party consultant.

Deploying the CSR as an additional resource to engage with customers and stakeholders on Clean Energy’s vision for a sustainable, clean air future in California and beyond.

Organize and develop a database containing companies and government/public entities that are ESG-focused and/or stated carbon or sustainability goals, including ESG-focused investment firms and managed funds.

Develop tailored, company and industry specific presentations and analyses that demonstrate the use of RNG as a sustainability and compliance tool for meeting ESG criteria.

Ownership of sustainability and carbon news and trends, including its application and use as a customer communication tool, providing regular updates to the team.

Research and report on market opportunities for RNG outside the RFS and LCFS that CERF is not currently participating in, specifically non-transportation ones.

Other Ad-hoc responsibilities and duties as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies, Sustainability, Marketing, Business or similar in a related field; 2-4 years of related experience; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in the renewable fuels and energy industry welcome, but not required.

Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills
Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
None required.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following behaviors:

Quality:  Consistently produces high quality work (accurate, neat, and thorough). Strives to improve productivity, processes, and quality. Demonstrates strong knowledge and skills related to the job. Presents a professional image with dress, demeanor, and manners. Maintains clean workspace, company equipment, and company vehicles. Safety is a high priority; performs job safely.

Communication: Communicates clearly, concisely, effectively, professionally and timely.  Exhibits good listening and comprehension skills. Keeps others appropriately informed and shares ideas even when unpopular.  Listens to what others have to say.  Maintains open and active communication with colleagues. Effectively uses knowledge and experience in asking, probing, and anticipating issues to ensure quality is provided.

Teamwork:  Fosters the spirit of working with each other.  Displays respect, courtesy, politeness, tact, and openness. Handles conflict in an appropriate and professional manner. Builds relationships, promotes cohesiveness, models collaboration with others.  Considers impact and issues for our customer and other departments.  Engages other impacted departments early for solutions.

Persistence:  Develops workable alternatives and solutions. Exhibits persistence in following assignments through to completion. Promotes process improvements.

Reliable:  Responds in a timely manner.  Is honest, ethical, value-driven, and trustworthy. Keeps commitments made, completes assignments, and meets deadlines. Accountable--Takes responsibility for own actions and performance. Meets attendance and punctuality guidelines. Available and accessible.

Entrepreneurial:  Takes initiative and appropriate action.  Is engaged and committed to achieving the company’s mission. Pursues better ways to get things done and takes appropriate risks. Keeps up to date with competitor information and market trends. Controls costs and thinks in terms of profit, loss, and benefit. Is committed to the satisfaction of customers.

Leadership:  Provides clear direction around a vision.  Creates actionable plans and is proactive & anticipatory.  Demonstrates innovative approaches and solutions.  Is an example for employees and others.  Accepts responsibility for individual and team performance.  Makes appropriate and timely decisions and takes action on decisions. Sets clear and reasonable performance expectations. Motivates and empowers others.  Delegates tasks appropriately.  Recruits staff of a high caliber.  Provides feedback to subordinates that is timely and direct.  Recognizes subordinates for their contributions and effort. Encourages continuous growth and learning in others.  Shows respect for others and their ideas.  Helps others manage through change.

Passion:  Is excited and creates enthusiasm about the company’s future.  Promotes a sense of company pride.  Displays sense of pride in the department and its contributions.  Displays passion for the job.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Always practice good judgment and refer to the safety guidelines.

Some travel will be required, up to 15% of the time.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Always practice good judgment and refer to the safety guidelines.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Newport Beach, CA