GGP Energy Management Coordinator in Chicago, Illinois

Requisition Number

17-0252

Post Date

7/6/2017

Title

Energy Management Coordinator

City

Chicago

State

IL

Description

GGP has an immediate need for an Energy Management Cooridinator at our Corporate Office in Chicago, IL.

GGP has been in the shopping center business for more than 50 years blending innovation, tradition and reputation to create some of the country’s top shopping centers. As employees we are collaborative, creative, self-starters who aim to positively impact

the shopping experience for our customer every day. A career with GGP is your chance to embark on a rewarding journey into the retail real estate industry!

Position Summary:

Performs standard, advanced and confidential duties requiring broad experience, skill and knowledge of organization policies and practices. Acts as a resource in the areas of training, troubleshooting and independent project facilitation. Responsible for

the construction or creation of communication and/or presentation pieces through individual initiative. Provides and creates traditional reports in the area of word processing, travel arrangements, meeting schedules. Receives moderate supervision; maintains

good communication and organizational skills; exhibits accuracy when working with details. Liaison between department heads, managers, employees and retailers.

Energy Management Specific Responsibilities

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 25-30% Contract Administration in Proliance (submitting capexes, issuing contract requests, setting up vendors in Proliance and JDE, troubleshooting technical issues with vendors, vendor training, providing invoice updates to vendors, etc.)

  • Energy Rebate Management (maintain tracking log, record checks as they arrive, see them through to misc. income accounts, follow up with properties monthly, pursue new rebates and problem solve as necessary, provide updates to executives

and department)

  • Exhibit F Tracking (maintain tracking log, save all incoming Exh. F’s in Box)

  • Build and maintain Energy Team intranet site on a monthly (or as-needed) basis

  • Serve as an assistant to Project Managers on team, help them as needed with various activities

  • Generate solar contracts and see them through to execution

  • Maintain files of hard copy documents (solar contracts, energy and gas procurement contracts etc).

  • Corporate Sustainability Report project member:

  • data and photo collection, timeline maintenance, extensive collaboration and communication with other departments, author HR & marketing pieces, ongoing editing, project status updates with other teams

  • spearhead and oversee research and collaboration efforts for the building of the report’s materiality matrix

  • Assist with annual Operations Conference as needed (mic running, presentation building/giving, assisting with registration, etc).

  • Occasionally help colleagues outside of immediate team with contracts and other needs

  • Serve as an Associate Project Manager on any energy projects assigned by SVP (i.e. Encycle, etc).

  • Ensure that SVP receives and signs energy procurement documents and that they are returned to appropriate individuals

  • Attend trainings/external educational sessions as required by SVP (i.e. LEED, GRI training, GRESB training etc).

  • Assist Manager of Sustainability with GRESB, CDP and other energy reporting duties as assigned

  • Various other tasks and projects as assigned by team members

Administrative:

  • Book travel for team members, manage team member calendars, schedule meetings, complete expense reports, order business cards, ship items as needed, et up lunch/dinner reservations as needed, answer phone calls, place office supply orders

as needed, mail distribution, budgeting work as assigned, department party planning and coordination as needed

  • Provide reminders about duties and deadlines to team as needed

  • Process invoices manually as needed, code invoices in Alusta

  • See that solar invoices are approved by team and are brought for processing

Qualifications and Experience:

Education: High School Diploma; College degree strongly preferred

 

Requirements

Experience:

  • 1-3 years in related field

  • Additional years of project management experience preferred

Core Skills and Characteristics:

  • Ability to manage projects independently

  • Ability to communicate with all levels within the organization and ability to work and learn independently and in a team situation

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to deal with multiple tasks effectively and establish priorities

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Able to quickly learn and be proficient with additional software packages

GGP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information,

marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP

here.