WPR Manager – Global Energy Management and Sustainability
Location:
Posted:
November 12, 2016
Reference:
R1024281
Additional Location(s) or Information: Research Triangle Park
Job Category: Facilities
Level of Experience: Experienced - Manager
Requisition #: R1024281

Description:

What You'll Do
• You will develop and manage programs related to energy efficiency, renewable energy, building controls and sustainability for implementation across Cisco's global real estate portfolio that:
o Increase operational efficiencies of the building, work environment and personnel
o Reduce energy and water consumption
o Reduce greenhouse gas emissions
o Reduce utility costs
o Increase Cisco's use of low-carbon and renewable energy
o Achieve Cisco's public corporate sustainability goals
• You will Help develop energy efficiency building, lab and data center design specifications and works with global delivery teams to implement
• You will help manage Cisco's global sustainability information system and processes; develops Cisco's annual GHG inventory, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report and response to CDP and DJSI
• You will help develop and manage Cisco's utility budget, energy procurement, utility bill management and accruals processes
• Solicits and shares best practices with business units, sales teams, Cisco partners, and third parties
• You are able to Work with minimal "hands-on" supervision
• You will receive management guidance on strategic direction and high level technical program management
• You will receive supervision for senior management messaging and funding process

Who You'll Work With
• Reports to the Global Energy Management and Sustainability (GEMS) Team Manager
• Works as either leader or team member in different program situations
• Interfaces with senior management and comparable peers within Workplace Resources and across a broad cross-functional organization
• Communicates in staff meetings and quarterly organizational business reviews
• Represents Cisco with external customers and other third parties
• Balances authoritative influence with less direct approaches
• Motivates others by demonstrating positive attitude during work efforts
• Influences business operational excellence thru collaboration and innovation
• Delivers solutions that are well integrated within own function and enterprise, which employ technologies, platforms, or services that are scalable across all functions

Who You Are
• Has a good understanding of all of the following areas and is considered an expert in at least two of these areas:
o Building controls and building management systems
o Mechanical and electrical building systems
o Lab and data center design
o Energy management
o Environmental sustainability
o GHG accounting and data management
o Environmental sustainability reporting
o Utility budgeting and accruals
o Utility bill management
o Energy and renewable energy procurement
• Understands business fundamentals including present value and creating value propositions
• Has significant experience in project management including budget, schedule, and contract management
• Communicates complex issues simply and concisely
• Typically requires an undergraduate degree in engineering, building science or physics
• Graduate coursework, MBA and/or certifications in project management desirable
• Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Energy Auditor (CEA) or equivalent desirable
• Typically requires a minimum of 10 years of related experience
• Works independently, with minimal guidance on complex situations
• Leads cross-functional and global teams or projects
• Develops roadmaps, timelines and budgets on large scale projects/programs
• Collaborates to ensure overall team alignment
• Executes to the defined business initiatives
• Communicates effectively with senior management
• Prioritization skills
• Negotiating skills
• Influencing skills
• Presentation and verbal skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Leads projects of significant organizational profile that are theater-wide or global in scope and have either significant impact to operational cost and/or the potential for Cisco revenue generation
• Manages projects an

Why Cisco
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.

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A little about us:
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