sustainability project manager resume example with 3+ years of experience

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Driven and passionate Sustainability Project Manager addressing natural resource issues through strategic plans and initiatives. Partner cross-functionally with internal and external stakeholders to identify goals, develop resources and implement action plans to support environmental protection.

  • Project Estimation and Bidding
  • Schedule Management
  • Interdepartmental Coordination
  • Team Oversight
  • Budgeting
  • Client Relations
  • Data Review
  • Processes and Procedures
  • Sales
  • Process Optimization
  • Capital Improvement Planning
  • Process Improvement
  • Timeline Management
  • Complex Problem Resolution
  • Functional and Business Requirements
  • Market Research
  • Data Entry
  • Investment Strategy
  • Administrative Support
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Spreadsheets
Sustainability Project Manager, 12/2019 - Current
Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. Omaha, NE,
  • Assist in the development of companies sustainability strategy and reporting efforts in support of the goal of a 15% absolute reduction of greenhouse gas emissions
  • Function as the ESG liaison to various departments within the company e.g. Capital operations, marketing, revenue management, redevelopment, etc.
  • Provide leadership, support, and guidance on sustainability, capital investments, and maintenance process opportunities
  • Responsible for 17 Green Globe certifications that resulted in over $4M in property tax abatements over 5 years
  • Spearheaded the LED conversion of 100+ properties in a year which will result in over $500,000 in savings annually and the reduction of ~8,000,000 kWh
  • Work with management team to evaluate effectiveness and potential of unique project/programs/functions
  • Establish a system for providing regular feedback and reporting through data tracking and analysis
  • Establish partnerships with internal and external departments through approved management processes
  • Work with directors of construction & asset managers to identify, model, develop, and implement utility and greenhouse gas reduction programs
  • Further develop and manage the responsible sourcing process together with the sourcing & procurement team
  • Partner with managers from other departments to coordinates activities and participates in management team meetings
  • Develop control and cost containment KPIs and tracking metrics associated with waste management
  • Monitor for and advise on potential impacts of changes in federal, state and local rules and regulations
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to draft project schedules and plans.
  • Established and improved sustainability practices for 250+ communities.
  • Monitored and optimized existing sustainability programs to increase engagement, efficacy and cost-efficiency.
  • Developed and implemented recycling programs, in addition to improving overall waste management processes.
  • Created industry partnerships to drive attainment of larger objectives in sustainability.
  • Represented sustainability department, answering questions and explaining methods to reduce energy and water consumption.
  • Researched sustainability issues and best practices for remediation.
  • Set metrics and empowered internal teams to drive sustainable practices from inside out.
Associate Project Manager, 07/2018 - 12/2019
Northwell Health Saint James, NY,
  • Contributed to over $2M dollars in new cable contract income
  • Achieved $1M in income related to the installation of package locker systems
  • Managed over 10 separate programs for over 200+ communities
  • Managed and guide internal teams to implement change opportunities to achieve results without impacting business
  • Established and maintain a positive rapport with both community management leadership and community staff and vendors to ensure a high level of customer service
  • Advised, coached, and support property teams (community managers, facility managers) in identifying, scoping, and implemented program efficiency improvements
  • Contributed to and led the company’s waste management efforts, including but not limited to: property reduction strategy, risk assessment and compliance analysis on 250+ communities
  • Developed and conducted training with internal & external stakeholders including corporate officers, property management leadership, and property teams.
  • Produced status reports for customers and senior management.
  • Devised implementation plans, including cost-benefit and ROI analyses.
  • Provided project milestone details to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Maintained close connection with project personnel to quickly identify and resolve problems.
Real Estate Development Intern, 08/2017 - 03/2018
UP Development, LLC City, STATE,
  • Worked on affordable and permanent supportive multi-family
  • Attended design/coordination meetings during pre-development
  • Attend/assist operations/marketing meetings during construction/delivery period; follow-up with appropriate parties as needed with issues that arise
  • Assisted with easements, entitlements, off site agreements and permits
  • Managed equity/loan closings (gathering of due diligence materials)
  • Maintained a comprehensive tracking of project data as needed for reporting (e.g. Construction starts/finishes, budgeting, working with accounting to update pro-formas, scheduling.)
  • Coordinated miscellaneous project errands as necessary (e.g., permit offices, closings) and other related tasks necessary to successful project development, especially for sale communities
  • Managed the flow of paperwork among Project Managers and customers, clients, vendors and investors.
  • Assisted in the options selection process for a for-sale community as well as the settlement process for a for-sale community.
  • Reviewed final real estate transactions and accurately reconciled funds.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Defined strategies and created a plan to achieve ambitious operational objectives.
Community Investment Analyst Intern, 05/2017 - 08/2017
Federal Home Loan Bank Of Chicago City, STATE,
  • Reviewed AHP applications for rental and homeownership projects, including a full financial feasibility analysis
  • Performed housing policy research and writing policy recommendations
  • Analyzed program data and preparing memos and data summaries
  • Contributed to market analysis of the Bank's district
  • Worked independently & collaboratively depending on the task
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.
  • Extracted data from various reporting systems to implement key operational changes.
  • Guided stakeholder strategies with financial advice.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Real Estate, Expected in 05/2018
Roosevelt University - Chicago, IL,
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Bachelor of Arts: Multidisciplinary Studies, Expected in 08/2016
The University Of Texas At San Antonio - San Antonio, TX,
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Certificate: Real Estate Analysis & Investment, Expected in 03/2019
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology - Cambridge, MA
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School Attended

  • Roosevelt University
  • The University Of Texas At San Antonio
  • Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Sustainability Project Manager
  • Associate Project Manager
  • Real Estate Development Intern
  • Community Investment Analyst Intern


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