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Director Sustainability

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Republic Services is a leader in Environmental Services, partnering with customers to create a more sustainable world.--We are Sustainability in Action - our promise to be environmentally responsible and to help our customers be environmentally responsible too.--Why choose Republic?Joining Republic isn't just about taking on a new job, it's about making a commitment to create a more sustainable world together. Our people provide an essential service, serving and impacting customers, neighborhoods, and communities everywhere. --As a company, we are proud of our values and encourage those who share in our aspirations to join our team:

  • We protect our colleagues and communities through safe practices everywhere, every day.
  • We are committed to serving our customers and communities by going above and beyond to exceed expectations.
  • We take action to improve neighborhoods and communities by being environmentally responsible and creating a more sustainable world.
  • We are driven to deliver results in the right way.
  • We encourage a human centered culture that honors the unique potential and dignity of every person.POSITION SUMMARY:-- The Director, Sustainability will assess and lead Republic's environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives and strategy, ensuring that Republic's sustainability efforts enhance business performance, drive innovation, and support the long-term interests of the company. Key aspects of the role include the development of sustainability metrics, management of annual reporting and disclosure cycles, partnering with multiple functional leaders across the organization and supporting integration of sustainability and innovation throughout the company.PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:--
    • Advise on and help inform a sustainability strategy and plan for the company, including specific initiatives.
    • Continually monitor and understand new and changing frameworks, public policy, and stakeholder requests.
    • Secure and leverage senior level commitment and support for integrating sustainable development into core processes and decision-making.
    • Assist in the formulation of the company's long-term sustainability mission, framework, roadmap, and metrics to measure success.
    • Key focus on company metrics and reporting requirements
    • Support marketing and communications efforts to validate company sustainability metrics or claims.
    • Help identify and validate internal metrics needed to support Interface's external sustainability reporting.--
    • Design and lead sustainability projects on key areas of focus.
    • Build sustainability principles into the business.
    • Serve as an internal resource for the business and "go to" expert for sustainability, monitoring emerging trends, innovation, technology, programs and issues, and communicating and educating others on sustainability topics.
    • Serve as a central point of contact for all interfaces with stakeholders about sustainability performance. This includes being the lead interface with customers relative to their inquiries and their requests for information on company efforts in support of sustainability. As necessary, collaborate with internal subject matter experts to ensure appropriate responses and communications.
    • Represent the company with external stakeholders relating to the company's responses or positions on sustainability or sustainable business topics.
    • Identify and prioritize areas for new and innovative sustainability efforts and recommend strategies for proactively addressing relevant sustainability issues.
    • Creates business case for supporting the Company's strategic diversion platform, including the financial returns, capital requirements, project risks, and project management.
    • Evaluates current and proposed laws, regulations, and guidelines to determine the impact on current and future operations and projects.
    • Manages vendors and consultants to ensure projects remain on track and service level agreements are met.
    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.QUALIFICATIONS:--
      • Strategic leader with an ability to inspire and influence others to adopt and drive forward the sustainability strategy and integrate it into everything we do at Republic Services. This candidate will have a passion for ESG topics, and experience leading change.
      • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with others, influence key stakeholders to lead and drive sustainability-related discussions and deliverables.
      • Thrives when facing ambiguity and complexity; willingness to explore multiple solutions to a problem
      • Highly effective critical thinker who can synthesize information from disparate sources and recommend appropriate management action
      • Compelling communicator, both written and verbal, effective at presenting to all levels of the organization, including the Board of Directors and external shareholders.
      • Strong leadership skills: ability to engage and inspire; fosters a sense of energy, ownership, and personal commitment to the work; create an environment in which performance excellence is rewarded
      • Ability to listen, but also to persuasively convey opinions and recommendations
      • Excels at leading through ambiguous situations or for activities not directly associated with well-defined responsibilities
      • Strong matrix management skills; proven success in managing cross functional teams
      • High level of research and analytical skills and abilities to address issues, collect data, and evaluate potential options.-- The ability to make effective judgment, recommendations and/or decisions is also required.
      • Proficiency in partnering with business leaders to drive company strategies.
      • Ability to deliver high value impact as member of a larger team, ensuring efforts support the strategy of the business.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:--
        • At least 10 years of direct working experience in sustainability, including strategy, analysis, reporting, and disclosing.---- ----Rewarding Compensation and BenefitsEligible employees can elect to participate in:--- Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.--- Health care and dependent care spending accounts.----- Short- and long-term disability.--- Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.--- Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).--- Employee discount programs.--- Retirement plan with a generous company match.--- Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified.-- Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.EEO STATEMENT:Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Phoenix , Director Sustainability, Executive , Phoenix, Arizona

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