Sustainability & Philanthropy Analyst

Company: United Natural Foods, Inc. ( Learn More )

General Information
US-RI-Providence
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
3 to 5 years
Not Specified
False
False
Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE: 

The purpose of this position is to drive initiatives that benefit the triple bottom line (people, planet and profit), focusing on the preparation of external sustainability reports as well as the development, implementation and communication of CSR strategy.

 

EEO/VETERANS/DISABLED

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES: 

 

  • Support management of sustainability and philanthropy programs, including energy and waste management, charitable giving, and volunteer program.
  • Efficiently measure and monitor key sustainability metrics.
  • Analyze performance, benchmark and support the development of best practices to mitigate emissions, increase waste diversion from landfill and improve energy efficiency.
  • Support the execution of sustainability projects across multiple teams.
  • Develop internal policy and procedure documents to support sustainability initiatives.
  • Develop reports, presentations and materials on sustainability and philanthropy initiatives.
  • Administer and track department budgets.
  • Perform grant management functions for the UNFI Foundation.
  • Manage web and social media content for UNFI Foundation.
  • Present on company initiatives to internal and external stakeholders as needed.
  • Job Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education/Certification:

    • Bachelor’s degree in sustainable business, environmental science or a related field
    • LEED® certification knowledge or LEED® accreditation is a plus

    Experience:

    • 3-5 years of relevant experience
    • System Implementation Preferred

    Knowledge:           

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook)
    • Familiarity with sustainability reporting frameworks highly desired (CDP, GRI)

    Skills/Abilities:               

    • Advanced analytical skills
    • Ability to build relationships and work cross-functionally
    • Well-organized and attentive to detail
    • Self-starter, innovative thinker
    • Drive to meet deadlines
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills