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Manager, Corporate Sustainability Reporting

Date: May 21, 2022

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 61265-8098

Company: John Deere

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Moline  
Function: Customer & Product Support
Title: Manager, Corporate Sustainability Reporting - 85407 

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position 



This position may be located in Des Moines, IA; Moline, IL; or Chicago, IL, per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency.


This position is eligible for a flexible/compressed or telework work schedule arrangement at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.


Your Responsibilities


As a Manager, Sustainability Reporting for John Deere, you will…


  • Lead the strategy for John Deere’s sustainability reporting, including development of key narrative around Deere’s sustainability impact, and managing the company’s disclosures in accordance with  Environmental Social Governance (ESG) reporting standards and frameworks
  • Work with a cross-functional team of subject matter experts to develop and incorporate technical content and metrics into Deere’s sustainability reporting and ensure robust internal controls around data management
  • Continuously monitor ESG and sustainability reporting developments, including industry standards and global regulations that may affect the Company and adapt the company's reporting as appropriate
  • Manage ESG ranker/rater submissions, scoring and follow-up as required


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.


What Skills You Need


  • Demonstrated subject matter expertise in the field of sustainability, including expertise in key frameworks and standards, such as SASB, TCFD, SBTi, GHG Protocol and CDP
  • Knowledge of ESG ratings/rankings such as MSCI, Sustainalytics, and Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
  • Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills
  • 3 or more years of experience in project management, demonstrating ability to develop and implement a strategy within a large organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work across a broad set of stakeholders and influence without direct authority to drive for outcomes
  • Strategic communication skills that enable translation of technical topics into messages that resonate with multiple audiences
  • Strong analytical and technical skills demonstrating an attention to detail
  • Experience with internal controls to enable robust internal processes around data and metrics collection




Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:


  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Accounting, Engineering or other technical area preferred




What You'll Get


At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.


The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.  John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.





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