Sustainability Project Manager Job at IPS-Integrated Project Services, Cary, NC

  • IPS-Integrated Project Services
  • Cary, NC

Job Description

Job Description:

At IPS, you will apply your knowledge, skills, and passion to make a difference in the lives of people, solving complex challenges related to pharmaceutical, biotech, and animal health research and manufacturing facilities. We are looking for a dedicated Sustainability Project Manager to join our team at our office located in Cary, NC .

In this role, you will leverage opportunities in the project planning, design, and construction phases and beyond to reduce energy, carbon, water, and waste intensities. You should be technically and analytically minded, and able to articulate ideas and concepts, using research of proven strategies and the latest technologies to guide fellow colleagues and partners toward innovative designs. You should also understand the nature of change management and be prepared to defend ideas and earn buy-in, among both colleagues and clients.

Projects are primarily in the life science, biotech, and pharmaceutical manufacturing sectors, and frequently contribute to larger client portfolio standards and targets around scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions and intensity reductions.

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate with project teams to identify opportunities for sustainable design, construction, and operations strategies.
  • Analyze feasibility and manage deliverables for rating systems like LEED and WELL.
  • Collect data and metrics for internal and corporate reporting requirements of frameworks such as CDP and Ecovadis.
  • Research the latest advances in sustainable technologies for both general building design and specialized manufacturing processes.
  • Focus areas include energy, carbon, water, waste, and health & wellbeing.
  • Generate reports and present findings.
  • Organize information in a collaborative, knowledge-sharing fashion, collecting, and developing lessons learned and case studies.
  • Promote the advancement of the green building industry, collaborating with local and national industry groups and participating in conferences and webinars.

Come join a caring, nimble team that delivers world-class designs for our pharmaceutical clients and take your career to new heights!

Qualifications & Requirements:
  • 10+ years of industry experience in green building design, engineering, consulting, project management, or construction.
  • Bachelors degree in a related field.
  • Experience in energy surveys and analysis.
  • Experience in sourcing and evaluating sustainable material attributes.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to learn new software and interfaces.
  • Enthusiastic and resilient, innovative and technically grounded

Preferred Qualifications

  • LEED AP with specialty.
  • Experience on LEED projects.
  • WELL AP and/or FitWel.
  • Energy modeling experience.
  • Experience with CAD.
  • Some experience in the life sciences or manufacturing sectors.
  • A masters degree or relevant advanced training.

Context, Environment, & Safety

  • Travel duration, if any, is based on project complexity and location.
  • This position is a safety-sensitive position.
  • Some travel nationally may be expected.

The employee is designated for field work and attends activities at client sites where they work in construction, process, packaging, manufacturing, research, or other "non-administrative" areas.


About Us:

IPS, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is a global leader in developing innovative business solutions for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Through operational expertise and industry-leading knowledge, skill, and passion, IPS provides consultancy services, architecture, engineering, project controls, construction management, and compliance services that allow clients to develop and manufacture life-impacting products. Its newest acquisition, Linesight, specializes in cost, schedule, risk, program, and project management services in various market sectors, including data centers, life sciences, and high-tech industries. With the addition of Linesight, IPS has over 3,000 professionals in over 45 offices across 17 countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Southeast Asia, Australia, and the Middle East.


Process Architecture, Process Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Qualification, LEAN Project Delivery, Strategic Master Planning, Energy Conservation Management, Project Controls, Program/Project Management, Operations/Logistics Strategy and Planning, EPCMV and Staffing Services.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at IPS without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. IPS is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

Attention Search Firms / Third-Party Recruiters: IPS is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for employment opportunities with IPS. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at IPS via email, the Internet, or directly to hiring managers at IPS in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for a specific position will be deemed the sole property of IPS, and no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by IPS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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