Environment Lead

Remote Chicago, IL

JLL supports the Whole You, personally and professionally.


Our people at JLL are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology to our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry; and we support them through professional growth, flexibility, and personalized benefits to manage life in and outside of work.  


Whether you’ve got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades, and technology, or you’re looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, we empower you to shape a brighter way forward so you can thrive professionally and personally.


JLL has a target to achieve net-zero carbon emissions across Scopes 1, 2 and 3 by 2040 with no more than 5% offsets. We are one of only seven companies to have our net-zero carbon target certified to the Science Based Targets initiative’s Net-Zero Standard. 

 

The Americas Environment Lead will join the Global ESG Sourcing and Procurement (S&P) Team with team members based in the US, the UK, the Netherlands and Australia.


The Global ESG team has a fantastic opportunity to embed ESG into annual procurement spend of ~$12.6 billion for JLL’s clients and corporate operations.   


As the Environment Lead, AMER, you will play a crucial role in driving environmental performance within the supply chain for our clients and JLL. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborate with the global ESG S&P team and internal business partners to drive excellence and consistency across regions.
  • Collect, analyze, and present greenhouse gas emissions data and environmental metrics.
  • Develop and implement emissions reduction strategies with our supply partners.
  • Draft and implement the environmental aspects of ESG Standards for key services and support supplier compliance against these. 
  • Build relationships with external stakeholders, including industry associations, and suppliers, and speak at environmental/ESG events.
  • Stay up-to-date on supply chain best practices, regulations, and industry trends related to climate change, decarbonization, greenhouse gas emissions accounting and waste management. 
  • Provide environmental training to internal teams and suppliers.
  • Contribute to business development and sales activities
  • Assess the environmental footprint of procured goods and services.


Sounds like you? This is what we are looking for:

  • Ability to drive results internally with the Sourcing and Procurement team, client accounts, and externally with suppliers and clients.
  • Experience in developing and implementing environmental initiatives within a large organization or real estate portfolio.
  • Knowledge of industry best practices and standards for carbon accounting, such as the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, the GHG Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Accounting and Reporting Standard, and ISO 14064.
  • Desirable experience in conducting lifecycle assessments (LCAs). Proficiency in LCA software such as SimaPro, GaBi, or Open LCA is considered a plus.
  • Have technical expertise in scope 3 emissions Category 1 - Purchased Goods and Services. Demonstrate a proven track record in accurately calculating, reporting, and managing Scope 3 emissions associated with this category.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of carbon accounting principles, including greenhouse gases, decarbonization strategies, and carbon offsetting mechanisms. 
  • Solid data management and data analytics skills
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and generate solutions.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects with competing timelines.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills with the ability to communicate at all levels within the organization.
  • Work effectively both independently and in a team.


This role is based in the US with the possibility for hybrid working.


Estimated compensation for this position is:

95,000.00 – 125,000.00 USD per year


The pay range listed is a total compensation range including bonus, if applicable. The provided range is an estimate and not guaranteed. An employment offer is based on applicant’s education, experience, skills, abilities, geographic location, internal equity and alignment with market data.


Location:

Remote –Chicago, ILIf this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet all the requirements.  We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!


Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:

JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits may include:

  • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care
  • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary 
  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
  • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available


JLL Privacy Notice

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading global provider of real estate and investment management services. We take our responsibility to protect the personal information provided to us seriously. Generally the personal information we collect from you are for the purposes of processing in connection with JLL’s recruitment process.


We endeavour to keep your personal information secure with appropriate level of security and keep for as long as we need it for legitimate business or legal reasons. We will then delete it safely and securely.


For more information about how JLL processes your personal data, please view our Candidate Privacy Statement.


For additional details please see our career site pages for each country.


For candidates in the United States, please see a full copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy here.


This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you’ll be asked to provide proof that you’re fully vaccinated upon your start date. You’re considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination. 


Jones Lang LaSalle (“JLL”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process – including the online application and/or overall selection process –  you may contact us at Accommodation Requests. This email is only to request an accommodation. Please direct any other general recruiting inquiries to our Contact Us page > I want to work for JLL.


Pursuant to the Arizona Civil Rights Act, criminal convictions are not an absolute bar to employment.


Pursuant to Illinois Law, applicants are not obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest.


Pursuant to Columbia, SC ordinance, this position is subject to a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.


California Residents only

If you are a California resident as defined in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) please view our Supplemental Privacy Statement which describes your rights and disclosures about your personal information. If you are viewing this on a mobile device you may want to view the CCPA version on a larger device.


Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, JLL will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.


Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


Accepting applications on an ongoing basis until candidate identified.

Subscribe to Job Alerts