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Sustainability Analyst

Job Location Des Moines, Iowa Req ID R48998

Krause Group is headquartered in Des Moines, IA and operates in a hybrid office setting. Our associates are onsite a few days each week. Role is not fully remote.

Are you passionate about CSR and sustainability at the corporate level? Do you have a background in greenhouse gas emissions reduction?

Krause Group is looking for a Sustainability Analyst to join our CSR and Sustainability team! This crucial role will manage and track sustainability goals and strategies within each of our Krause Group businesses, analyze corporate sustainability issues, identify best practices in sustainability, coordinate the development of company-wide sustainability initiatives, and direct projects to ensure sustainability programs and initiatives are implements and executed.

Krause Group is committed to addressing Climate Action by reducing scope 1 and 2 emission by 50%. The Sustainability Analyst will have a heavy hand in supporting this effort through collecting data to update the GHG emissions inventory and identifying ways to reduce emissions.

What you’ll do

  • Identify, analyze, coordinate, and consult on environmental sustainability projects that focus on reducing our environmental impact

  • Track sustainability metrics and identifying areas of improvement 

  • Update each business’ GHG emissions inventory annually and identify ways to reduce emissions

  • Identify, benchmark, and implement environmental best practices across businesses

  • Write grants to achieve maximum funding for sustainability/environmentally friendly projects

  • Gather, maintain, and analyze sustainability metrics

What we’re looking for

  • Training and/or experience with corporate sustainability strategy and reporting

  • Experience in writing and managing state, federal, and local grants

  • Experience or training in GRI Reporting, Climate Action and GHG Emission Inventory Management

Other key requirements

  • Experience/background in CSR/Sustainability Analyst role or similar

  • Relocation to the Des Moines, IA area is required

Leadership Competencies

  • Communication: Delivers clear, effective communication and listens to others.

  • Conceptual/Systems Thinking: Recognizes patterns, trends, themes, and connections in information to develop innovative ideas and solutions.

  • Constructive Engagement: Expresses ideas and disagreements, constructively resolves conflict, and encourages others to do the same.

  • Customer Orientation: Meets the expectations and needs of internal and external customers.

  • Decision Making: Makes good decisions in a timely manner.

  • Empowerment: Takes initiative and solves problems.

  • Talent Development: Maximizes potential and improves overall performance.

  • Influence: Proactively builds relationships and influences others.

  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving: Accurately assesses problems and effectively and efficiently arrives at solutions.

  • Strategic Thinking: Understands the current state and is able to visualize the ideal state and how to achieve it.

About Krause Group

Krause Group is an Iowa-based company housing a diverse set of businesses with over 5,000 associates across the U.S. and Italy. These companies include Kum & Go, L.C., Solar Transport, Krause+, Pro Iowa, and the Des Moines Menace soccer team. Krause Group is also home to Italian wineries Vietti and Enrico Serafino, the historic soccer club Parma Calcio 1913, and boutique luxury hotel Casa di Langa, located in the Piedmont region of Italy.

Krause Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an inclusive environment encouraging all interested candidates to apply.

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