ESG Reporting Manager

Department:  Engineering
Date:  Nov 12, 2021

At FMC Sustainability is a core value and as a leading Agricultural Sciences company, we are committed to building a sustainable future for all our stakeholders. We formally embarked on our sustainability journey more than a decade ago and have made significant progress in multiple areas. FMC became a signatory to the UN Global Compact (UNGC) in 2014. In 2020 we received the American Chemical Council (ACC) Responsible Care® Company of the Year Award for the second year in a row and the third time since 2017. Our 2019 sustainability report Tomorrow’s Harvest can be found at https://www.fmcsustainability.com/. 
We have an opportunity in our dynamic team for a sustainability analyst to join us on our journey.  This position will report to the Director, Global Sustainability and is based at FMC’s corporate headquarters in Philadelphia.


Essential Functions
A central element of this role is understanding investors’ approach to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) arena, the priorities they focus on, and how they evaluate companies.   This will require a close and collaborative working relationship with our Investor Relations team.  Additionally, your ability to foster relationships with raters and rankers will advance our knowledge of the reporting and disclosure frameworks.


As a key member in the corporate sustainability function you will: 
•    Manage ESG raters, rankers and surveys submissions such as Sustainalytics, CDP, Ecovadis and others engaging colleagues across various functions and regions to ensure submissions are complete and timely.  
•    Work with the Director to develop ratings & rankings strategy for the company, working closely with investor relations, communications, and businesses.
•    Report on progress, benchmark indices, and identify gaps to senior leadership; recommending ESG program improvements to key functions and businesses to advance progress and recognition
•    Maintain external relationships with key ESG rating agencies (MSCI, Sustainalytics, ISS-ESG, Ecoavadis, etc.), ensuring that FMC’s ESG performance is accurately communicated to and understood by investors and other key stakeholders
•    Develop in-depth knowledge of the competitive landscape viewed through the lens of ESG and FMC’s position in that landscape understanding the ESG requirements and how FMC stands against AgBusiness market and competitors 
•    Stay abreast on evolving ESG topics and trends and supporting the development processes to manage the collection and validation of internal data across a broad range of sources. 
•    Work with internal audit and third-party making sure the risks are captured in various reports requirements 

 

Skills/Competencies and Experience
In addition to demonstrating the FMC core competencies of Accountable, Adaptive, Innovative, Inclusive, Strategic and Leadership, you have:
•    A working knowledge of, and passion for, ESG and sustainability topics from both a corporate and an investor perspective.  Such topics including sustainability reporting and disclosure frameworks such as GRI, TCFD, SASB and IIRC
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills, and collaboration and influencing skills, 
•    Proven ability to independently manage complex projects and brief senior leadership
•    Strong research and analytical skills
•    Experience leading and facilitating group process and collaboration, team player
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Power Point and Excel)
•    Project management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time and to work autonomously as needed

 

Education

 

Bachelor’s degree in a one of the science fields, finance, sustainability, or environmental studies, Graduate degree in business, finance, sustainability or environmental management a plus
 

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment. Full vaccination means that two weeks have passed since the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (i.e., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single dose of a one-dose vaccine (i.e., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). All applicants will be required to show proof of their vaccination status upon receipt of an offer of employment.  Exemptions will be granted only to those applicants who are unable to take the vaccine due to medical reasons or a sincerely held religious belief.   FMC will work with those who apply for and are granted exemptions in an effort to identify reasonable accommodations which will permit those individuals to fulfill the responsibilities of their positions.

 

 

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.  FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department at talentacquisition@fmc.com.