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Sustainability Operations, Energy Program Lead

Company: Zoetis, Inc
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

States considered: NJ, MI, IA, NE, CA, IL, WV (Manufacturing Locations) The following base pay range reflects the anticipated base pay for this position if a selected candidate were to be located in California or New Jersey (Remote). Base pay may vary based on location and other factors.Base Pay Range: $119,000-$186,000This position is eligible for short-term incentive compensation. The position is also eligible for long-term incentive.We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, which includes healthcare, dental coverage, and retirement savings benefits along with paid holidays, vacation and disability insurance.Role DescriptionZoetis Inc. is a global leader in the animal health industry, focused on the discovery, development, manufacture and commercialization of medicines, vaccines, diagnostic products and services, biodevices, genetic tests and precision animal health technology. We have a diversified business, commercializing products across eight core species: dogs, cats and horses (collectively, companion animals) and cattle, swine, poultry, fish and sheep (collectively, livestock); and within seven major product categories: vaccines, parasiticides, anti-infectives, dermatology, other pharmaceutical products, medicated feed additives and animal health diagnostics. For 70 years, we have been innovating ways to predict, prevent, detect, and treat animal illness, and continue to stand by those raising and caring for animals worldwide - from livestock farmers to veterinarians and pet owners.A Fortune 500 company with a market cap of over $85B, Zoetis generated revenue of $7.8 billion in 2021 and employs over 12,000 colleagues worldwide, with about half in our Global Manufacturing and Supply organization. We view the strength of our leadership team and our talented colleagues around the world as a critical component of our past and future success. We are committed to continuing to be a company our colleagues can be proud of and to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the industry through our focus on workplace culture and engagement, diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I), talent recruitment, development and retention, benefits and compensation, and employee health and safety.We have established Core Beliefs that are the foundation of the commitments we make to each other, our customers and our stakeholders every day:* Our Colleagues Make the Difference* Always Do the Right Thing* Customer Obsessed* Run It Like You Own It* We are One ZoetisZoetis continues on a pattern of consistent growth since becoming a public company in 2013, with revenue and adjusted net income growth of 15% and 19% operationally in 2021- our best year ever. Importantly, our performance demonstrated that animal health remains an essential industry and continues to have resilient growth drivers in the face of global challenges. Our performance was made possible by dedicated Zoetis colleagues, guided by a strong culture founded on our Core Beliefs. Our strong financial performance has enabled us to continue with meaningful investments in our business, while returning capital to our shareholders. These investments support our five strategic priorities for growth: (1) drive innovative growth, (2) enhance customer experience, (3) lead in digital and data analytics, (4) cultivate a high-performing culture, and (5) champion a healthier, more sustainable future. And they are grounded in our purpose: to nurture our world and humankind by advancing care for animals.You can read more about Zoetis in our 2021 annual report and by visiting:ZoetisZoetis-2021-Annual-Report.pdfBest Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality - ZoetisThe Sustainability Operations, Energy Program Lead will be accountable for the execution of our energy efficiency and decarbonization program in support of the Zoetis sustainability goals in the Planet pillar of our Driven to Care sustainability initiative, including our targets to be Carbon Neutral in our own operations and to source 100% renewable electricity by 2030. This role is responsible to coordinate the execution of projects across our network of sites, track and report on progress against targets both internally and for external disclosures, support and prioritize development of a project pipeline to ensure continuous improvement and progress, engaging the necessary stakeholders and forming and leading project teams as required.The role reports to the Vice President, Sustainability Operations and is part of the Global Manufacturing and Supply (GMS) organization within Zoetis. This role contributes to the overall success of Zoetis through the successful execution of programs and projects that deliver our business strategy. It is a key enabler of our GMS strategic imperatives, including our imperative to future-proof our business by embedding sustainability considerations into our decision-making.Responsibilities include:

  • Establish and manage appropriate and effective governance structure for our energy efficiency and decarbonization program that it is effective at all levels and aligns with current Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain (GMS) governance structures as well as our corporate sustainability initiatives.
  • Map out program roadmap, critical path, key dependencies and major risks to successful delivery against agreed targets and budget. Ensure program roadmap is dynamic and up to date with peer benchmarking, implementation of new approaches and technologies and aligned with expectations of internal and external stakeholders expectations for climate programs.
  • Develop effective processes and deploy digital tools to effectively support project execution and reporting, including KPIs, training and communication plans as required. Ensure alignment across the network to standardize methodologies aligned with industry best practices for calculating project value, including energy savings and carbon abatement potential.
  • Develop and maintain guidelines and standards for incorporating sustainability considerations, including the cost of carbon, into project financial decision making and the overall capital planning process.
  • Create effective cross functional working groups throughout the business that enable welcoming ideas, sharing success and enabling the team to do the same across the business
  • Monitor and provide regular management updates on agreed strategic program targets and KPIs (e.g. cost, benefit and timeline metrics).
  • Build robust sustainability culture: support development of sustainability skillsets and site level initiatives such as sustainability awards and positive action program (e.g. energy reduction campaigns).
  • Lead and motivate project managers (in a matrix environment) to successfully deliver strategic outcomes on time and within agreed budgets. Provide coaching and support to ensure the adoption of standardised process, priorities and procedures within our energy and decarbonization program
  • Source and secure necessary resources with required skills and capabilities to support programme, including external consultants as applicable. Ensure efficient resource allocation across projects.
  • Manage a diverse range of project stakeholders both internal and external to the organisation.Competencies & Experience required
    • Fundamental understanding of energy efficiency and decarbonization goals and techniques and a solid understanding of the engineering approaches in a manufacturing environment. Appetite to learn and develop in a rapidly evolving space.
    • Proven track record in successful project or program delivery on time and to budget within a diverse global organization.
    • Teamwork, collaboration and the ability to build effective partnerships with both business and technical stakeholders at all levels of an organization is an essential requirement of this role. Ability to get consensus from various and sometimes disparate stakeholders to get traction on the chosen programs or projects for delivery and ensure alignment at all level of the organization.
    • Experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing or pharmaceutical program management.
    • Experience in the engineering design and and procurement process
    • Excellent organization skills - be capable of maintaining project documents, schedules, process flows and tracking milestones
    • Capable of managing large data sets, validating savings calculations and preparing audit ready disclosures of program accomplishments aligned with industry best practices and external climate stakeholder guidelines.
    • Excellent communication skills. Ability to produce executive summary reports - be capable of distilling large amounts of information and data into summary findings and results for both technical and business stakeholders.
    • Demonstrable change management skills including behavioral and cultural awareness and the ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholder groups, in an appropriate manner.
    • Experience of working successfully under pressure, managing complex projects, managing ambiguity and creating clarity.Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree in engineering, environmental sustainability, business or related discipline.
      • Minimum of 8+ years' senior experience managing manufacturing projects/operations and/or sustainability programs.
      • PMP or related project management qualification is preferred.
      • 5+ years Healthcare / Pharmaceutical / Regulatory experience preferred.
      • Proven ability to manage dispersed teams (consisting of project managers, engineers and business professionals and technical teams).Physical Requirements
        • This role is preferred to be located at one of the Zoetis major manufacturing sites, our Parsippany, NJ headquarters or in Dublin, Ireland. Remote options may be considered.
          • Travel within US and international travel up to 30% will be required as part of this role.Full timeRegularColleagueAny unsolicited resumes sent to Zoetis from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zoetis mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Zoetis employees, or to Zoetis resume database will be considered Zoetis property. Zoetis will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Zoetis will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Keywords: Zoetis, Inc, Lincoln , Sustainability Operations, Energy Program Lead, Accounting, Auditing , Lincoln, Nebraska

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