SUSTAINABILITY ANALYST

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Stoneweg US, one of the nation’s fastest growing multifamily real estate investment and development companies, is currently seeking a Sustainability Analyst.  Stoneweg US is based in the Tampa Bay area in Florida, and serves as exclusive investment manager of Varia US Properties AG, a Swiss, publicly traded real estate fund (SIX Swiss Exchange ticker: VARN); and also partners with US and international equity investors to acquire and develop multifamily assets in markets with strong population growth and positive trending economic conditions as part of separate Stoneweg US investment funds.  The Stoneweg US team challenges the conventions of real estate investment through a research-driven, results-oriented approach that has led to the successful deployment of over $500 million of equity and the acquisition of over 18,500 multifamily units since 2016.  The Company plans to remain focused on this aggressive growth strategy for 2022 and beyond. 

 

POSITION:

Stoneweg US is seeking a Sustainability Analyst to manage sustainability & ESG data sets, coordinate reporting & participate in projects to support its large portfolio of multifamily real estate investments. As a Sustainability Analyst your core responsibilities will involve creating, maintaining, analyzing, and regularly reporting asset & fund level qualitative and quantitative information relevant to sustainability and ESG. In addition, you would also have responsibility for coordination of various projects to achieve specific sustainability-related objectives, research industry trends and innovative technologies. The Sustainability Analyst will work with the firm’s Director of Sustainability, US and Global ESG teams, site property management teams and various third-party service providers and consultants to support the execution and success of the company’s sustainability and ESG objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:

  • Manage and keep current numerous tables of related information.

  • Coordinate projects, interface directly with company staff locally, across the US, and globally. As well as service providers, consultants, and third-party property staff.

  • Updating dashboards, slides, and scorecards.

  • Documenting processes.

  • Draft and review ESG-related presentations, workbooks, and documents including ESG assessments, climate resilience strategies, ESG policies, KPIs, etc.

  • Manage our environmental data and analyze key performance metrics including energy, water, waste, and GHG emissions to achieve sustainability goals on platforms such as ENERGY STAR portfolio manager (ESPM).

  • Support submission and alignment with various ESG reporting frameworks and standards (GRESB, TCFD, GRI, SASB, UN SDGs, etc.).

  • Support the development of ESG reports, materiality assessments, and ESG strategies/policies/codes.

  • Source and recommend solutions for reporting, climate risk assessments, data aggregations solutions, and other third-party vendors.

 

REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION/JOB EXPERIENCE 

  • Strong interest and passion for sustainability and desire to make an impact in the real estate investment field.

  • 1-3 years of professional experience, preferably in multifamily real estate.

  • Experience and competence with coordinating and tracking multiple interrelated projects.

  • Bachelor’s degree desired. Relevant educational background in environmental science, environmental engineering, sustainability management, architecture, economics, business, or real estate.

 

Skills/Knowledge/Qualities/Soft Skills:

  • Detail-oriented and organized

  • Understanding of the science, impacts, and solutions to climate change.

  • Microsoft Office proficiency required, particularly MS Excel.

  • Self-starter, able to work independently in a dynamic work environment.

  • Personable, with strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Recordkeeping, writing, and presentation skills.

  • Creativity.

Preferences:

  • Candidate holds or willing to commit to achieving a green building related accreditation(s).

  • Familiarity with Green Building Certifications such as LEED, BREEAM and Green Globes.

  • Experience with ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager (ESPM) and other ESG relevant benchmarking platforms.

  • Corporate sustainability reporting experience with various ESG reporting frameworks and standards such as GRESB, TCFD, ISSB, GRI, UN SDGs, UN PRI, etc.

  • Familiarity with the sustainability reporting value chain (i.e., ratings agencies versus data aggregators versus technology providers)

  • Knowledge of corporate-, municipal-, and project-based GHG inventories and the guidance documents (e.g., GHG Protocol) to support their development.

  • Familiarity with software tools such as Smartsheet, Notion, Airtable and/or similar platforms

COMPENSATION:

The chosen candidate will receive a competitive salary, bonus program, and an excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and a matching 401(k) plan.  This position offers the candidate a strong opportunity for growth and advancement in the Company.

 

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates should email their resume to the following address: betsy@griffin-resources.com

 

Additional information about Stoneweg US may be found at the Company’s website: www.stoneweg.us

 

It is the policy of Stoneweg US to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Stoneweg US will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

 

October 2022