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The Walt Disney Company Asst Mgr- Environmental Sustainability, DPEP Corporate Citizenship in Glendale, California

Job Summary:

Environmental sustainability at Disney focuses on using resources wisely as we grow our business. We have established ambitious environmental goals to minimize our impact as part of our commitment to social responsibility. The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products (DPEP) Corporate Citizenship team provides subject matter expertise, analytical support and program management in meeting current and future sustainability objectives.

The Assistant Manager-Environmental Sustainability will support the Manager-Environmental Sustainability in the development, communication and implementation of specific environmental commitments across the consumer products business. Commitments are focused on packaging recyclability, sustainable material sourcing and greener production techniques.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a traditional consumer products business as well as an understanding of the environmental impacts from manufacturing, sourcing or supply chain.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide general project management aspects related to Disney’s environmental commitments

  • Monitor product/packaging submissions and track relevant sustainability attributes for environmental commitments

  • Create training materials, web content, presentations and exec summaries

  • Assist in calculating Scope 3 emissions estimates for the consumer products business

  • Develop progress reports to communicate performance on environmental commitments

  • Assist in research to support programs and target development

  • Concept requirements for integration of environmental practices into IT systems

  • Liaise with project teams which may include business teams (sourcing, product development, product strategy, creative), Enterprise Social Responsibility (corporate), sustainability team, external vendors, consultants, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years total of experience in corporate sustainability, environmental management, product development or related roles in a corporate, NGO or consultant setting

  • Demonstrated project management experience, with the ability to manage multiple projects at once

  • Ongoing awareness, interest and passion for sustainability best practices

  • Excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills

  • Excellent computer literacy and able to managing complex datasets

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in R Statistical software, Tableau, Access, SQL, Adobe Illustrator, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Tools (Simapro or Gabi)

  • Knowledge of 3rd party sustainability certifications and environmental labeling schemes

  • Strong mathematical skills, with experience analyzing, reporting, and summarizing data

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in environmental engineering/management, sustainability, business administration, environmental studies, environmental science

Preferred Education

  • Master’s degree in environmental engineering/management, sustainability business administration, environmental science, earth sciences

Job ID: 797082BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts

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