Manager of Sustainability

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Lincoln, RI & Norwood, MA

BETA Group Inc

BETA provides state agencies, municipalities, and private clients with planning, engineering, design, asset management, and construction services. Founded by&nbsp;Michael E. Grilli, PE, the firm started in 1982&nbsp;with three employees working from a small office in Rhode Island. From the start, BETA&rsquo;s&nbsp;mission has been to improve the communities we live and work in with integrated solutions. <p>Staying true to that mission, and our commitment to our clients, has helped us grow to the regional leader we are today.&nbsp;Over 35 years later, BETA has&nbsp;expanded to six offices throughout New England and proudly offers a broad range of planning, engineering, and landscape architectural services.</p>

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Overview: <p>BETA is seeking a Manager of Sustainability to integrate climate change, resiliency and adaptation planning into a wide range of projects and lead a team of planners, engineers, and scientists for our diverse array of municipal and agency clients throughout New England. This is a senior level position.</p> <p>Sustainability and resiliency planning are at the core of many of our projects, including transportation, land use and municipal planning, water and wastewater infrastructure, and hazard mitigation. With government regulations changing frequently, we understand the critical importance of having staff dedicated to evaluating the impacts of these environmental policies and regulations on project planning and engineering design.<br /><br />The ideal candidate will have experience with projects that include coastal resiliency and restoration, improving flood resiliency, watershed planning, hazard mitigation planning, flood mitigation planning, sea level rise planning, green/gray coastal design, sustainability practices, and grant writing. &nbsp;<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>Why you want this job</strong><br /> BETA offers excellent benefits, along with profit sharing opportunities via our Employee Stock Ownership Plan structure. We will give you professional flexibility to pursue opportunities and build your project portfolio.</p> <p>This position will provide you an opportunity to take on more responsibility and continue to grow your career. You will have the ability to work in a team-oriented environment and be exposed to a variety of engineering related projects.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Develop and manage projects from conception through implementation, in collaboration with internal team members and external stakeholders.</li> <li>Advise on strategy and contribute creatively to Climate Action planning and Sustainability Plan framework.</li> <li>Research, draft, edit, and create content on sustainability and municipal planning-related topics for diverse audiences in a variety of formats.</li> <li>Plan and staff working group meetings and related events.</li> <li>Identify and develop business opportunities.</li> <li>Foster relationships with Federal, State and municipal clients.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Requirements: <p>Skills &amp; Abilities:</p> <ul> <li>Passionate about finding practical and creative solutions for climate change challenges.</li> <li>Demonstrated working knowledge of sustainability industry trends.</li> <li>Excellent relationship building, interpersonal, communication, writing, and presentation skills.</li> <li>Proven ability to think critically, solve problems and conduct research and analysis.</li> <li>Proven ability to work independently and as part of a larger team.</li> <li>Possess creativity, enthusiasm, high energy and adaptability to initiate new creative ideas and deliver results in a constantly changing environment.</li> <li>Demonstrated supervisory experience.</li> </ul> <p><strong>The fine print:</strong><br /> &bull; Must have 15+ years of related experience (Resiliency/Sustainability/Planning/Engineering)<br /> &bull; Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Municipal Planning or related field, Master&rsquo;s degree preferred<br /> &bull; Certified Floodplain Manager and/or AICP certification is a plus</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>