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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Senior Manager - Operations - sustainability initiatives at ISB

Position : Senior Manager - Operations - sustainability initiatives at ISB
               Looking to hire someone who is very passionate about sustainability and has proven track record of driving sustainability initiatives with objective of reducing the carbon footprint and the cost. 

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Location  ISB : Hyderabad Campus and joining date would be 01st July'12 or earlier.

Detailed Job Description:

Senior Manager - Operations

Job Title:
Senior Manager
Operations and Projects
Name of the job Holder:

Reports to position:
Associate Director
Reportees to Position:

Job Purpose
To drive Cost and Sustainability initiatives and develop programs primarily around energy and resource conservation, smart consumption recycling and waste management. In addition to above S/he shall actively engage all the stakeholders and help school integrate and communicate sustainability best practices. The ideal candidate will share our passion and support our ability to develop and deliver on our goals.

Job  Outline
The incumbent as a Senior Manager will report to the Associate Director.

ISB is spread across 260 acres campus with 1.3 million SFT of buildup area. The incumbent will be responsible for doing cost and sustainable initiatives across the campus and acts as the single point of contact for all the Sustainable initiatives on day to day basis on energy, air, water, material procurements, waste management.

The jobholder as Senior Manager – Operations reports to the Associate Director (Engineering) and is has to work closely with departments to drive the Cost and sustainable initiatives continuously. S/he has to generate reports, understand and data trends, comparing the changes month on month, publish dashboards and create metrics for usage of parameters such as energy, water, paper, waste recycling, material procurment .

Team collaboration

  • Understands the schools requirements to achieve favorable outcomes (i.e. cost reduction on Energy, Water, and other sustainable areas).
  • Can understand the pulse of the organization and effectively communicate the needs of employees as a whole to management.
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings with various departments, focus Groups at school level.
  • Encourages healthy debate effectively challenges the status quo; openly expresses views and provides candid and constructive solutions to teammates and managers.
  • Delivers and receives constructive feedback with a positive mindset and strives to improve personal effectiveness based upon feedback.

Process Orientation

  • Develops and drives cost initiative strategic environmental sustainability programs across various departments of school to bring about cost savings and positive environmental impact.
  • Perform moderate to highly complex forecasting and cost/benefit analysis that translates, and identifies strategic initiatives into actionable projects, and pursues opportunities to further enhance program scope.
  • Provides leadership and direction to drive cultural change across organizational units in support of environmental sustainability initiatives.
  • Executes reporting activities to drive and communicate program delivery and results.
  • Leverages opportunities and capabilities across organizational boundaries to accomplish goals.
  • Applies judgment and proposes long-term solutions to resolve highly complex issues and needs.
  • Sustainability goals meet or exceed expectations.
  • Periodically generate a consolidated MIS of the data sourced from different service providers.

Special projects and Multi task

  • Energy Audits which will identify the potential savings and carbon foot prints
  • Is responsible for handling all the special projects such as LEED certification
  • Sustainability projects on energy and water reduction and other related projects.
  • And is responsible to handle cross functional jobs like involving in the Engineering designs for the upcoming projects.

Job Specification
Bachelor’s degree (Engineering / Environmental Sciences / Sustainability/ Any Graduation stream + good technical exposure in Sustainability projects)

Good track record in driving cultural awareness, CSR and process improvement, strong desire and passion to make a difference, grow, drive, and learn.
Must possess analytical rigor, able to work independently as well as part of a core team.
Advanced presentation skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office products
Ability to interface with different department via strong written and oral communications skills
Awareness on daily operations of Mechanical, electrical operations.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Overall 8-10 years
3-4 years of progressive work experience in sustanainable development and/or environmental studies.

Job Interface/Relationships:
  • Working hand in hand with engineering team for reduction of energy / water consumption

  • Interaction with ISB stakeholders (OSC, Marketing and communications team) for driving and reporting initiative on campus.

  • Interaction with Faculty and students on continuous sustainable growth.

·         Interaction with other facilities/corporate’s for process improvements, cost initiatives and sustainability best practices

·         Interaction with CII and related firms to keep updating on the technologies 

Key Responsibilities
% Time Spent
Need to provide practical, innovative and cost effective solutions for school and deliver remediation projects of all sizes and complexities, to recognize. By utilizing the experience, knowledge, technical ability and meticulous approach, gain the optimum result for school.
Develops the business case for environmental sustainability initiatives, including, environmental and school benefits, leads the planning of new environmental sustainability initiatives.
Assists in the implementation of processes and procedures to support environmental sustainability initiatives. Provides insight to managers and project teams to ensure successful implementation of the initiatives
Must have an understanding of sustainable technology as it relates to energy, waste, carbon emissions, green building and other areas
Need to stay current in the field. Must be able to understand and communicate the long and short-term benefits of sustainability efforts into cost savings as well as impact to carbon footprint
Providing system products and services that support skills for sustainability , ssupervision and guidance to team members, to improve knowledge and competency in job
Implementing and monitoring of standards and policies

Key Result Area
Key Performance Indicator
Cost Drivers
Create a baseline on Energy, Water and other sustainable attributes for the campus, to the Main building and the residential areas independently
Each individual driver identified and metric for benchmarking created
Cost Initiatives
Perform moderate to highly complex forecasting and cost/benefit analysis that translates, and identifies strategic initiatives into actionable projects,  pursues opportunities to further enhance program scope

No of projects identified
Awareness of campus Cost and sustainability
Coordinate and facilitate meetings with various team members on the campus sustainable growth

No of awareness meetings organised
Reports Publication
Generate periodic reports and publish the dashboard on sustainability through web links, mails, and other available media sources.
No. of Reports Published

Continuously drive the awareness and the utilization factor of the resources available and trend/generate the monthly metrics.     
No of quality Dashboards generated

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