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Sustainability Analyst - Dublin/Amsterdam/Madrid

Country: Netherlands
City: Dublin
Req ID: 485749

About CRH

We are CRH, and we are committed to contributing to a more resilient and sustainable built environment. We understand the wider impact our businesses can make in supporting human activity. We continue to do this through the delivery of unique, superior building materials and products for use in road and critical utility infrastructure, commercial building projects and outdoor living solutions.

CRH is the leading provider of building materials solutions that build, connect and improve our world. Employing c.75,800 people at c.3,160 locations in 29 countries, CRH has market leadership positions in both North America and in Europe.

Without you noticing our products, we are everywhere you live, work, and relax.

Our project portfolio includes some of the most sustainable and cutting-edge building projects around the world. Think of the asphalt on the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit, the Paris Metro Rail project, but also the Louis Vuitton Museum in Paris, parts of the Burj Khalifa, and the Kennedy Space Centre.

Learn more about us through the following Link.

Position Overview
CRH is expanding its Global Sustainability team and is looking to recruit one Analysts to join the existing Climate Action Team as part of Global Sustainability Department. Sustainability is the business opportunity for CRH to really accelerate and activate the OneCRH approach, realize its full potential, and reinvent the way our world is built.
The team’s aim is to support the development of a sustainability strategy with sufficient flexibility to enable CRH to adapt ahead of time to shifts in the external environment and to continue to deliver sustained value-creating growth – growth that is based around the provision of sustainable solutions for our customers’ needs and that is consistent with a sustainable built environment.

Reporting to the SVP Sustainability Strategy, this role can be based at one of three corporate offices in Europe (Dublin, Amsterdam, Madrid). As an Sustainability analyst you will play a role in advancing the critical agendas of Sustainability Strategy at CRH. You will help to develop the capability to systematically explore and understand future market and industry trends that will impact the construction industry and so support CRH’s ability to create value.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

In this role, you will work on project-type activities across the areas of Sustainability, specially working on Decarbonisation and value creation with recurring tasks including:

  • Monitoring and analysis decarbonisation roadmap, initiatives to evaluate target consecutions.
  • Supporting the implementation of a tool to manage decarbonisation roadmap, preparing reporting, simulations, scenario analysis, etc.
  • Monitoring macroeconomic, technological, sustainability and social news and trends.
  • Conducting analysis of trends, industry data and competition.
  • Identifying and understanding implications of construction trends and competitive dynamics to articulate potential scenarios.
  • Quantitatively assess the implications of findings, including financial analysis where relevant.
  • Rolling out of Sustainability initiatives and support the delivery of CRH´s sustainability ambitions, helping to shape a more sustainable built environment.
  • Supporting Sustainability reporting.

Key Functional Competencies and Relevant Experience

  • To be successful in this role, you will need to be educated to degree level ideally with relevant postgraduate or technical qualifications or equivalent in environment, sustainability, business, engineering, science, or economics.
  • It’s envisaged that you will have around 2 to 3 years’ experience of working in a similar role, perhaps in a consulting organisation as a business analyst or equity analyst, both of which would be considered advantageous.
  • If you have good systems capabilities and/or an interest in technology that would also prove useful in this role. Being a proficient user of Office365 with BI tool experience is an added advantage.
  • Flexibility is required within this role, which will include the core elements listed above but will be subject to change as the sustainability agenda evolves. As stated, the role can be based out of one of three CRH corporate offices Dublin (Ireland), Amsterdam (The Netherlands) or Madrid (Spain) but there will be ad hoc international travel from time to time according to the demands of the role.
  • Fluency in English written, and oral communication is required, but multi-lingual fluency is a plus.
  • You’ll be an experienced, ambitious, and strategically minded professional who is always looking towards the big picture with a clear focus on the future, specifically regarding trends, challenges and opportunities.
  • As a driven team player, you’ll possess the ability to contribute both individually and as part of the wider team to achieve objectives
  • You’ll be self-motivated with a high degree of initiative and be comfortable working in a challenging, fast-paced but rewarding environment.
  • A keen interest in current and future business trends in sustainability is advantageous.
  • In addition, you should have excellent research and analytical skills with the ability to gather and filter large amounts of information and data, and to present findings concisely to a range of stakeholders.
  • Your proven financial and analytical skills and attention to detail with a focus on results will also be a strength.
  • Finally, it is required to have proven interpersonal and communication skills and be comfortable liaising with senior management. As you’ll be dealing with several projects simultaneously, the ability to multitask within tight deadlines will be beneficial.

What CRH Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive salary package

  • Comprehensive secondary benefits

  • Significant contribution to your pension plan

  • Health and wellness programs, including an on-site gym and fitness classes

  • Excellent opportunities to develop and progress with a global organization

Connect your future to CRH

We are curious to learn more about you. At CRH, we believe our mutual differences contribute to the healthy, productive, and enjoyable workspace we create. Please introduce yourself and apply for this great opportunity.

Is this role not for you, but do you know someone who is a perfect fit? Please let us know:

CRH is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Benefits/perks listed above may vary depending on the nature of the employment with CRH and the country where you work.

Please note that we cannot accept any applications submitted through email for GDPR purposes. Candidates must apply through our job portal.

We do not accept candidate introductions for this position from recruitment agencies, unless you have been instructed to do so by our recruitment team.

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Company overview

10000+ Employees
Company - Public
Construction, Repair & Maintenance Services
$10+ billion (USD)

CRH Ratings

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CRH Reviews by analyst

  • "Great people & good pay." (in 4 reviews)
  • "Fruit days, good team spirit, great people" (in 3 reviews)
  • "Workplace culture, Work/Life Balance, Sustainable construction practices and goals" (in 2 reviews)
  • "Flexible time throughout the weak" (in 2 reviews)
  • "low pay" (in 4 reviews)
  • "no career path" (in 3 reviews)

CRH Benefits

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Employee benefit reviews

  • 19 Sept 2023
    Current Employee in Dublin, Dublin, Dublin

    Fantastic support and benefit plan in place.

  • 13 Feb 2023
    Former Executive Assistant in Dublin, Dublin, Dublin

    Health cover and annual leave

  • 7 Feb 2023
    Current Employee in Dublin, Dublin, Dublin

    Pension better than most companies.

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