Senior Environmental, Social & Governance Program Manager (Remote)

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Fairfax, Virginia, US
Jun 04, 2021
Jun 22, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

As our global footprint continues to grow, we are looking for a Senior Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG) Program Manager to join our Asset and Sustainability Performance team. This position can be located remotely from anywhere within the United States.

The Senior ESG Program Manager is responsible for a variety of client-facing projects including developing new strategic ESG program, maintaining existing program, reporting through various reporting protocols and providing investor-level reporting, as well as developing and implementing ESG programs. This position supports clients, mainly REITs in ESG.

  • Develops and launches strategic ESG programs for clients new to ESG.
  • Manages ongoing ESG programs for clients already underway.
  • Manages the UL Assets and Sustainability business unit's strategic program by developing and/or refining the ESG toolkit for streamlining programs and creating pathways for partnerships
  • Supports the sales team as an ESG subject matter expert
  • Communicates the progress of projects to the Sustainability and Healthy Buildings executive team
  • Identifies and evaluates new programs and vertical markets
  • Manages client relationships and assigns key team members to each REIT portfolio account
  • Develops and delivers presentations, facilitates team and client support, and provides oversight on project tasks
  • Manages timelines to deliver high quality and investor-grade products to clients and team members
  • Works effectively with multiple, simultaneous requests from team members and clients
  • Supports ESG reporting via protocols such as GRESB, SASB, TCFD, UNPRI, DJSI, and others
  • Serves as an active member in relevant ESG-related organizations
  • Serves as a subject-matter expert by attending and presenting at local and national industry events and conferences
  • Supports the sales team to ensure our CRM ( is kept up to date, including (but not limited to): Client information, Customer relations/activity, report time and expenses in a timely manner in order to ensure smooth project delivery and invoicing/client interactions

• Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university
• Master's degree (M.A.) in a related field preferred
• Five year's minimum of related experience and/or training
• Experience with GRESB, SASB, Portfolio-scale sustainability, or other ESG investor disclosure schemes
• Highly organized
• Ability to facilitate client meetings
• Ability to manage a large load of projects and team members and track progress

Our ideal candidate is passionate about ESG within the built environment. They are eager to further their knowledge of ESG and learn to work with teams to integrate strategies that have a net positive impact on the built environment and surrounding communities

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn't new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you'll almost always hear, "the people." Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We're able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers' create. We're inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our employees are their families. From Volunteer Days off to 401k match and retirement contribution benefits to flexible work location & schedule options we look to support our employees no matter what stage in life they are experiencing.

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.

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