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Project Analyst - Sustainability


White Plains, NY, US


The Sustainability department is responsible for developing the sustainability strategy and plans for NYPA and the Canal Corp., managing performance and preparing annual Sustainability Reports. The Sustainability program aligns with and supports the strategic vision and New York State’s ambitious climate and energy goals. The Sustainability Analyst is responsible for specific program areas and works on a variety of projects and initiatives.


  • Under the guidance and supervision of the Director of Sustainability, manage projects across NYPA business units and departments: define project scope, develop detailed work plans, and coordinate project teams involving multiple stakeholders. 
  • Conduct analysis of company performance data, including statistical analysis, cost/benefit analysis and life-cycle analysis.
  • Develop tools and resources for data and performance management.
  • Research and analyze industry data to support the development of strategy, policies and programs.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for internal and external use.
  • Prepare training materials as needed.   

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; proficiency in statistical analysis, cost/benefit analysis and life cycle analysis preferred.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills; ability to handle multiple projects.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Ability to work independently; must be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in teams and to interact effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills for internal and external audiences.
  • Knowledge of energy and sustainability issues.
  • Knowledge of sustainable operations preferred.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Knowledge of environmental and sustainability issues.
  • Proficiency in Excel and statistical software.
  • 1- 2 years of project management experience; direct experience working on sustainable operations, preferred.

Physical Requirements

Approximately 10% travel primarily within New York State.


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