Proposal Manager

Brightworks Sustainability Published: October 26, 2021
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Consulting / Corporate Sustainability / Certification / Project Management /
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Description

About Brightworks Sustainability 

 

One of the first sustainability consulting firms in the United States, Brightworks Sustainability has enjoyed a position of leadership and innovation in sustainability since its founding in 2001.  We help our clients establish and implement operational sustainability programs that reduce their environmental footprints, advance their sustainability journeys, and increase their operational performance. 

 

Brightworks’ creative and multi-disciplinary staff offer expertise in the following areas: 

 

  • Sustainable and Healthy Buildings 
  • Sustainable and Healthy Materials 
  • Energy Analysis and Optimization 
  • Building Performance, Operations, and Maintenance 
  • Corporate Sustainability and ESG Programs 

 

Leaders in their industries, our major clients include Apple, Bank of America, Brookfield, Facebook, The Green Cities Company (Formerly Gerding Edlen), GUCCI, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Nike, Salesforce, Uber, and UCLA, among others. 

 

Your Experience As A Member of Brightworks’ Team 

 

Our team members routinely cite the following aspects of their experience at Brightworks as most valuable to them: 

 

  • Making a difference 
  • High degree of flexibility 
  • Learning and growth 
  • Amazing colleagues 
  • Great clients and projects 
  • Recognition for performance 
  • Competitive compensation 

 

You will be treated as an important strategic contributor, and you will be expected to make important contributions to the business while growing professionally, intellectually, personally, socially, and financially. 

A certified B Corp since 2010, Brightworks Sustainability is committed to benefiting society while serving its customers.  From 2012-2017, Brightworks received B Corp’s “Best for the Environment” honor.  From 2018 to the present, Brightworks has received B Corp’s “Best for Workers” honor. 

 

Compensation Total Rewards 

 

Our salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience.  Additionally, we provide generous employee benefits that include: 

  • Flexible schedules 
  • Medical 
  • Dental 
  • Vision 
  • Life and short-term & long-term disability insurance 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Paid time off 
  • Paid holidays 
  • A funded professional development budget 
  • 401(k) plan with many sustainable & socially equitable fund options 
  • Company 401(k) match 
  • Sustainable commuting subsidy 
  • Employee Fitness Benefit 

 

Equal Employment 

 

We are committed to an inclusive workforce that fully represents many different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints. This is demonstrated by the representation of women in leadership roles, as well as a workforce that is strengthened by the significant contributions of our many employees from a variety of backgrounds, including our Latinx, LGBTQI+ and AAPI communities. We remain dedicated to enhancing our Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Belonging (IDEB) strategy that fosters connections and creates a welcoming environment for all. 

We invite and encourage ALL diverse candidates to apply to join our team. 

 

About This Position 

 

A Project Manager at Brightworks Sustainability has experience managing and consulting in the sustainable design and construction of green buildings, as well as the sustainable maintenance and operations of existing facilities, with deep expertise with all versions of LEED and exposure and practice with other sustainability frameworks and green building rating systems (WELL, Fitwel, Passive Haus, Living Building Challenge, Green Globes, BREEAM, etc.). 

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated capabilities to meet client expectations, manage sustainability projects, coordinate with internal resources and external partners, and participate in the ongoing refinement and expansion of a sustainability and green building consulting practice. 

Key job requirements include managing LEED, green building, and sustainability services, maintaining and expanding existing client relationships and contributing to sustainability thought leadership in the region. 

Successful performance in this role also requires collaborating with Principals, Senior Project Manager, and Project Coordinators, as well as coordination with our energy and materials team members and some oversight and mentoring of junior staff. It is also expected that the successful candidate would contribute to Brightworks ongoing innovation and business leadership. 

 

Requirements: 

This position requires previous experience on multiple LEED projects. Preference will be given to candidates with LEED BD+C and ID+C experience. 

  • 3-8 years of relevant experience in LEED rating systems 
  • LEED Accredited Professional designation 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in an environmental, engineering, architecture, or sustainability-related field. 
  • Proven project management experience in sustainability consulting, architecture, engineering, construction or real estate with demonstrated abilities to manage multiple complex projects with various stakeholders and technical detail. 
  • Experience directing and overseeing the work of junior staff, taking responsibility for all aspects of a project to deliver high quality results on schedule and within the budgeted project cost. 
  • Experience working with corporate accounts and client relationship management. 
  • Business development experience including identifying leads and assistance in scoping and writing proposals. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong presentation skills. 
  • Adept at working with MS Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel and Word. 

 

Preferred: 

  • Experience with embodied carbon and life cycle assessment (LCA) research, analysis, and tools a plus 
  • Experience with energy modeling, energy audits, commissioning, utility incentives, and renewable energy a plus 
  • Experience with commercial interior tenant improvements and data centers a plus 

 

Job Specifics 

This position will be located in New York City or Boston.  

This position reports to a Brightworks Principal. 

Salary Range: $85,000 - $105,000. 

This position is not eligible for sponsorship. 

 

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