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Date : May 20, 2021

Location : Dearborn, MI,US

Req # : 2100013Y

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Job Description

Position Description

Primary Duties and Responsibilities (details of the basic job functions):

Participates in sustainability change programs across ACG teams as identified in strategy development engagement. Monitors the strategic direction set by senior management and steering committee to direct research focus.  Determines methods and procedures for approaching new sustainability issues and targets.  Partners with identified business area leaders to support pilot, launch, and scale sustainability initiatives.  Leverages insights from various sources, including scholarly databases, journals, articles, and external vendor to help build, sustain, and progress ACG’s Environmental Social Governance (ESG) strategy.  Additional duties include:

  • Monitor global and governmental sustainability developments, trends, requirements, and best practices
  • Support periodic assessment of sustainability targets in relation to ever-changing marketplace
  • Collaborate with external vendor to build Sustainability strategy
  • Work cross-functionally with Marketing, Employee Communications, Public and Government Affairs, Finance, and Strategy to ensure brand and financial alignment
  • Aid in building executive presentations
  • Find, recommend, and participate in sustainability seminars
  • Identify key sustainability metrics and benchmarks
  • Provide data to Value Identification Consultant for modeling activities
  • Seek ideas to engage employees and members in sustainability activities

Supervisory Responsibilities (briefly describe, if applicable, or indicate None):


Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or other advanced degree
  • Expert understanding of environmental and sustainability issues and solutions
  • Experience researching sustainability strategy programs
  • Understanding of ACG’s vast product portfolio

Work Environment

Works in a temperature-controlled office environment.


Required Qualifications (these are the minimum requirements to qualify)

Education (include minimum education and any licensing/certifications):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or related area


  • Background in Finance, Strategy, Project Management, Consulting, or Environmental Sciences
  • 5+ years of work experience with increasing levels of responsibility
  • 3+ years working supporting one or more business areas to develop and achieve strategies

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Firm understanding of sustainability issues and proposed solutions
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of sources to utilize in research
  • Developed methodologies to assess and report value to key stakeholders
  • Strategic and detail-oriented
  • Excellent research skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Created executive presentations
  • Creative solution generation
  • Keen ability to translate research into consumable presentations
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and manage multiple priorities at the same time
  • History of establishing strong relationships
  • Strong quantitative skills with KPIs and analyzing sets of data

Important Note:
The above statements describe the principle and essential functions, but not all functions that may be inherent in the job.
This job requires the ability to perform duties contained in the job description for this position, including, but not limited
to, the above requirements. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants, as needed, to
enable them to fulfill these requirements.

The Auto Club Group, and all of its affiliated companies, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual
orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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