Senior Manager Biodiversity & Natural Resources (Sustainability & Innovation) Atlanta, Ga or Remote

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Inc.



Job ID:  480261

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 85,000 people at more than 3,600 locations in 32 countries.  Imagine a company capable of providing the modern building materials needed to build our homes, schools, communities, even the bridges and highways to get you there. We are CRH Americas, North America’s largest manufacturer of building products and the second largest globally. 



Position Overview


CRH is looking for a Senior Manager Biodiversity & Natural Resources. This is a great opportunity for talent to take responsibility in a highly dynamic organization. You would lead CRH’s corporate approach on Biodiversity & Natural Resources. There is responsibility for the development & implementation of a market-leading Biodiversity & Natural Resources framework, including vision, goals, targets & KPIs.


You would represent the business & influence external initiatives, associations & NGO approaches on Biodiversity & Natural Resources, brings the outside in, & keeps the business informed of developments & good practice. Be responsible for building relationships with key global & regional partners to support CRH progress.


You would lead with Group Functions & Divisions to implement relevant programs to deliver the Biodiversity & Natural Resources framework & to ensure the business meets the needs of investors, ESG rating agencies, association commitments & other stakeholders.



Key Tasks and Responsibilities


  • Oversee how the company can best interact with nature
  • Develop and implement an enterprise level Biodiversity & Natural Resources framework including vision, goals, targets & KPIs
  • Build and establish sustainable relationships with the Divisions/Operating Companies to implement the developed Biodiversity & Natural Resources framework
  • Provide communications, training, guidance & support framework to the Divisions to implement programs to drive improvement customized to local opportunities and needs
  • Be the relationship owner with key external organizations on Biodiversity & Natural Resources & ensures the business understands good practice, emerging risks and opportunities
  • Establish systems & processes to report Group performance including new performance standards, metrics and reporting mandates.
  • Ensure CRH meets regulatory, investor & ESG rating agency’s needs (e.g., TNFD)



Key Functional Competencies and Relevant Experience


  • Strong understanding of corporate approaches to Biodiversity & Natural Resources - strategies, frameworks, standards, KPIs
  • Strong influencing and networking with external organizations
  • Ability to develop, drive and influence project s to deliver value
  • Superior communication skills, pitching the message for the audience, clear & succinct
  • Ability to analyze complex legislation, assess & communicate business impact
  • Strong track record of delivering Biodiversity & Natural Resources strategies



Education and Experience:


  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited University or College
  • 7 – 10 years of experience in U.S. and/or international setting
  • Experience in managing global programs in a large complex multi/state and/or country organization
  • Fluent written and verbal English is a must, other languages are considered a plus


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.   Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may   be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



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 is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  May 10, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Manager, Management