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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP Operations & Sustainability Analyst in New York, New York

Description/Job Summary

The Operations & Sustainability Analyst, collects data and performs statistical analysis of indicators for current sustainability and operations programs to determine their effectiveness and progress toward the firm's objectives. Supports the Director, Operations & Sustainably in researching new and proposed sustainable and strategic programs, projecting savings and overall program feasibility. This role includes collaboration, reporting, and engagement with various consultants and stakeholders, including internal teams.


  • Assist with the development, testing, and maintenance of business continuity plans

  • Review and revise sustainability proposals or policies

  • Provide technical and administrative support for sustainability programs

  • Provide ESG reporting assistance, to include efforts around stakeholder engagement, vendor diversity, climate risk analysis, and resiliency

  • Conduct independent research and prepare technical reports that analyze and summarize financial, product, market and operational information and trends to support strategic and business planning

  • Monitor project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions

  • Project manage new sustainability or operational efficiency initiatives across departments and business units

  • Assess and propose sustainability initiatives, considering factors such as cost effectiveness, technical feasibility, and acceptance

  • Propose and maintain Key Performance Indicator (KPI) data related to energy and water consumption and waste data

  • Contribute to the improvement of existing processes and promote the adoption of best practices as related to the above duties and responsibilities

  • Perform other additional duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • 2 years of related professional experience conducting research and performing statistical analysis

  • Ability to effectively communicate complex information verbally and in writing; and collaborate effectively with individuals at all levels, internally and externally

  • Strong MS Office Suite skill; advanced level MS Excel skills to combine and analyze large amounts of data from various sources, and generate reports and graphics a must

  • Adept in analyzing and summarizing data from a variety of sources to identify trends and for preparing benchmark reports

  • Strong reasoning, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Skilled in researching and supporting the implementation of state-of-the art sustainable practices

  • Demonstrated organizational skills with proven ability to multitask while ensuring attention to detail

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of sustainability concepts, energy efficiency practices, and EPA guidelines

  • Demonstrated knowledge in statistical tools and varied data collection and assessment methodologies

  • Experience evaluating environmental issues

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree* required*

Preferred Education

  • Degree in an area of Business, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or related