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Sustainability Analyst - The Kroger Co.

Green Umbrella

Green Umbrella

Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Organization: The Kroger Company

About the Position:

Engage and coach stakeholders to achieve short- and long-term sustainability objectives and public commitments. Manage sustainability data collection and analytics on multiple topics, including carbon emissions reduction, packaging, and deforestation; program and project management; and ESG reporting and disclosure. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.

Essential Job Functions

Manage efforts to fulfill Kroger's ESG Strategy: Thriving Together and Zero Hunger | Zero Waste environmental and social impact plan to advance positive impacts for people and our planet

Continually improve sustainability performance across the company by working with lines of business and corporate functions

Partner with stakeholders to continually improve data accuracy and integrity; gather and synthesize data to inform program management and decision-making; and develop recommendations for improving performance and positive impact

Demonstrate familiarity with current sustainability reporting frameworks and emerging disclosure trends to support ESG reporting

Research and monitor changes to relevant environmental policy and legislation to inform topic roadmaps

Lead program and project management with cross-functional teams on topics such as packaging, climate, and waste

Collaborate with retail division leaders on local and regional sustainability topics as needed

Provide project and program support to increase associate and customer engagement to improve sustainability and social impact

Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field
  • 3+ years of experience in sustainability (public or private)
  • Demonstrated skills in data management, analytics, and project management
  • Ability to plan/prioritize a variety of tasks and adapt efficiently to changing priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive information while maintaining a high degree of confidentiality
  • Excellent oral, written and listening communication skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills, including Excel
  • Strong attention to detail

Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Master's Degree in relevant field
  • 5+ years of experience in sustainability
  • Any experience in climate change, packaging and plastics, or responsible sourcing
  • Sustainable finance or business background

Education Level: Master's Desired

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: General Office- Cincinnati

Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names. At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

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