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Energy Decarbonization Manager- Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Inc.




Job ID:  477734


CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, cement, asphalt, readymixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with 24,100 employees at close to 1,300 locations in 44 US States and 6 Canadian provinces.


Position Overview


The Energy Decarbonization Manager is responsible for developing and implementing the decarbonization plan(s) for electricity and fuels consumed across CRH North American businesses. The person will ensure all the available decarbonization options are considered and secures the optimum solutions to reach CRH’s decarbonization ambitions in North America.  The person will also be responsible for ensuring the decarbonization solutions are consistent with CRH’s strategy and CRH policies for risk management, finance, and compliance. 


Key Responsibilities


  • Responsible for creating and implementing the energy decarbonization strategy in the region
  • Collaborates with the Division, Operating Companies, Energy Category Managers, Technical, Performance and Finance Teams to ensure decarbonization plan and its implementation are consistent with the Company targets & policies
  • Tailor decarbonization strategy to needs of the region, define region priorities and align priorities   with the various Operating Companies (OpCo’s) across CRH North America.
  • Collection of needs from OpCo’s including data for benchmarking
  • Conduct and present to the regional management comprehensive environmental, financial and technical analysis of decarbonization options
  • Manage, drive, and communicate a portfolio of energy decarbonization initiatives throughout the region including local initiatives
  • Develop and manage relationship with key suppliers, strategic partners and internal decision makers
  • Active member of the regional energy category team.
  • Work with external sustainability and decarbonization experts, innovators and thought leaders to help shape and support CRH’s plans and strategies.


Key Characteristics


  • Well-rounded and experienced Energy professional with sound business acumen
  • Data and people driven leader and decision maker
  • Ability to lead the development and drive the execution of the regional energy decarbonization agenda
  • Dedicated and engaged partner who strongly engages with both the business and the Global Procurement organization to enhance collaboration and obtaining the regional procurement objective
  • Reasonable degree of travel required in order to perform the role effectively
  • Willing and able to collaborate on international projects


Education and Experience


  • Degree in Business or Technical field, a master’s degree would be preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing energy commodities, and experience in managing cross-functional projects
  • Good understanding and knowledge of power markets in North America
  • Experience in implementation of renewable energy solutions in a large complex organization
  • Experience in negotiations and implementation of Power Purchase Agreements


Additional Knowledge/Skill Required


  • Negotiation & contracting skills
  • Cost analysis skills
  • Financial and Business acumen
  • Decision making/strategic thinking
  • Project management skills
  • Collaborating in cross a regional/functional team
  • Excellent market information analysis skills and supply market knowledge


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


CRH Americas Materials Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Mar 17, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Procurement, Project Manager, Manager, Supply, Operations, Technology, Management