Energy Manager, Americas


April 15, 2021

About Us
WeWork began in 2010 with a vision to build the first global physical platform designed to bring people together. Today, we offer access to a desk, an office, a headquarters, or an entire building in hundreds of cities around the world; with over a third of the Fortune 500 companies being part of the WeWork community.
About the Opportunity
WeWork is currently seeking an Energy Manager for the Americas region (North and South America) who will directly report to the Director of Energy & Sustainability, Americas. The Energy & Sustainability team is part of the Operations Team. The Energy Manager will work cross functionally and proactively to establish and maintain clear and industry-leading standards and operations for the responsible purchase, use and tracking of energy
Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Identify opportunities to reduce the environmental footprint and the cost of WW’s energy supply portfolio, working across departments to take advantage of those opportunities

  • Manage and conduct energy audits, both physically and remotely using existing BMS systems, that align with business culture and policies and results in education and learning outcomes

  • Lead standardization and optimization of new and existing BMS and sub-metering infrastructure

  • Support the detailed tracking of energy consumption and cost data for each building

  • Where required, support bill validation, highlighting any anomalies or risks

  • Analyze energy consumption data to gain insights to inform energy efficiency & procurement initiatives

  • Support a regular reporting cadence identifying performance anomalies and the reasoning for any over or under consumption/spend

  • Support the Product Team during the design and fit-out process for new buildings relating to energy spend budgeting, consumption, BMS and metering strategy

  • Stay informed of local/regional regulatory and technical developments in the energy industry

  • Train and educate teams on relevant energy-related concepts and practices

  • Co-create policies that are aligned with business best practice, energy management & environmental legislation, as well as targeted at the end user and fit for purpose within the community. Ensure regular review of policies, ensuring changes in local regulation/practice are considered

  • Participate in creating a culture and ethos where sustainability is a habitual way of working integrated across the company rather than a box checking exercise employees feel they have to complete

About You
Preferred Qualifications / Skills

  • Have a proven track record in Energy and BMS Management with supporting qualifications or Bachelor’s degree in related field; Master’s Degree preferred, ideally in Energy/Environmental Management, Mechanical Engineering, Building Science or a similarly engineering-related field

  • Hold or be in the process of gaining an industry (energy management) recognized qualification

  • 5+ years experience in a similar role

  • Have a proven track record of managing utilities across a multi- building portfolio with a budget of >$5M

  • Experience with energy efficiency programs for commercial buildings, especially commissioning/retro-commissioning and M&V programs

  • In-depth knowledge of energy markets, policies, voluntary corporate programs, and regulations

  • Strong energy data analysis skills and experience, including a mastery of Microsoft Excel, familiarity with PowerBI, Tableau and/or SQL

  • Have experience in brown and green energy procurement and dealing with energy brokers

  • Ability to influence and to work cross-functionally in support of sustainability team objectives and goals

  • Experience successfully interacting with professionals working in manual trades, custodial services and other hands-on jobs

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and outstanding relationship building skills at all levels inside and outside the organization

Who You Are:

  • Someone who is ready to get their hands dirty

  • Gets happy and excited that no two days are the same

  • Loves working collaboratively and cross-functionally on a daily basis

  • Never take yourself too seriously

  • Likes challenges, and embraces change in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrates integrity, dependability, responsibility, accountability, self-awareness, work ethic, and compassion

Life at WeWork
Just as we empower our community, we believe in empowering our team to create their own life’s work. We move fast and challenge each other, but we always make sure we look out for one another. Our culture and values are what make working here rewarding.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Learn more about diversity at WeWork here.