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Global Head of Sustainability-Senior Vice President-Citi Realty Services

Job Req ID 22491919 Primary Location New York, New York; Tampa, Florida Job Category Corporate Services
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Citi Realty Services – Global Operations – Global Head of Sustainability(NY/Tampa)

As a bank with a brain and a soul, Citi creates economic value that is systemically responsible and, in our clients’, best interests. As a financial institution that touches every region of the world and every sector that shapes your daily life, our Enterprise Operations & Technology teams are charged with a mission that rivals any large tech company. Our technology solutions are the foundations of everything we do. We keep the bank safe and provide the technical tools our workers need to be successful. We design our digital architecture and ensure our platforms provide a first-class customer experience. Our operations teams manage risk, resources, and program management. We focus on enterprise resiliency and business continuity. We develop, coordinate, and execute strategic operational plans. Essentially, Enterprise Operations & Technology re-engineers client and partner processes to deliver excellence through secure, reliable, and controlled services.

Working at Citi in realty services is far more than just a job. It means joining a family of dedicated professionals driving change across the globe. Citi Realty Services(CRS) delivers excellence through safe, cost-effective real estate premises and services. The changes in our work environment transforms the day-to-day office experience, and you can help us develop the workplace and retail spaces of tomorrow at large prominent locations, customer services centers and our local retail branches. We need people who are passionate about making an impact through our sustainability efforts to develop tomorrow’s workplace and retail experience and lead the way in real estate management techniques and services. To join our team, we are looking for candidates with versatile skill sets including project, technology, or financial management, as well as people with a strong desire to learn, dedicated to providing the highest quality service in a fast-paced environment.

Our commitment to diversity includes a workforce that represents the clients we serve globally from all walks of life, backgrounds, and origins. We foster an environment where the best people want to work. We value and demand respect for others, promote individuals based on merit, and ensure opportunities for personal development are widely available to all. Ideal candidates are innovators with well-rounded backgrounds who bring their authentic selves to work and complement our culture of delivering results with pride. If you are a problem solver who seeks passion in your work, come join us. We’ll enable growth and progress together.

Job Description:

The Global Head of Sustainability provides subject matter expertise and strategic guidance on energy supply, energy use and greenhouse gas emissions management for CRS operations. Through the Regional Sustainability Leads and in partnership with Design & Construction, Facilities Management and Asset Management ensures achievement of Citi’s Operational Footprint Goals (100% Renewable Electricity, Energy and Emissions Reduction Targets, Net Zero by 2030). Requires a comprehensive understanding of multiple areas within design & construction, operations & maintenance, energy management and deep energy/decarbonization retrofits.  Applies in-depth understanding of the business impact of technical contributions. Excellent communication skills required to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Supports external communication required by Citi’s public disclosures through Citi’s Chief Sustainability Office.  Key team member supporting the CRS in short- to medium-term planning of initiatives and programs for the CRS Sustainability Function.


  • Provides end to end support energy supply, energy use, and energy performance for real estate operations.
  • Establishes and implements technical standards and guidelines to optimize performance and establish a continuous improvement approach to energy performance and management.
  • Integrates key strategic initiatives with specific business plans to achieve near-term and longer-term objectives.
  • Leads and implements CRS – Zero Carbon Building design and retrofit technical standards and program development.
  • Works with CRS team and businesses to implement energy optimization initiatives.
  • Develops and maintains processes, such as energy and emissions tracking, reporting, and forecasting.
  • Leads annual reporting and disclosure of operational footprint data required for Citi’s ESG Report, TCFD Report, CDP Climate Change Questionnaire and/or similar.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.


  • 10+ years relevant experience
  • Significant building energy performance modeling/design and energy management experience, preferably within commercial real estate or large corporation.
  • Deep understanding of energy performance and practical experience translating technical plans into actionable investment plans and project execution
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with an emphasis on MS Excel
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented
  • Demonstrated leadership and adaptability skills; a proven ability to lead teams through the unique challenges encountered on each project while successfully achieving key goals and objectives.
  • A skilled communicator with experience influencing and shaping the image of a complex Division / Business Unit
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven influencing and relationship management skills


  • Bachelor’s/University degree in Engineering or related technical degree
  • Professional Engineering license/certification beneficial
  • Energy Management certification/license beneficial
  • LEED certification beneficial


Job Family Group:

Corporate Services


Job Family:

Facilities Operations


Time Type:

Full time


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