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£50,000 - £60,000
Posted on February 28, 2023
Expired on May 1, 2023

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sustainability Manager to join a leading, global, billion FMCG manufacturing who is well-known in the market for its great-tasting products!

This business will invest in the development of this Sustainability Manager role, equipping you with the key skills for the present and ensuring you have a fulfilling, long-term career. Alongside this, over 50% of the site’s staff have worked within the business for over five years. This business honours its long-serving staff working for the company for more than ten years, and this elite group represents almost a third of the workforce.

This is a Group-Site role in which you will be responsible for overseeing 3 of the businesses’ largest manufacturing sites within the Midlands area.

Key Duties of a Sustainability Manager:
– Lead the alignment of the group’s Responsible Business agenda, and supporting positive impact plans which engage with customers and the overall category, within the respective sites
– Develop a meaningful, achievable, and scientifically robust roadmap to progress towards net zero, aligning with the businesses Net Zero targets
– Developing and implementing the sites Sustainability strategy, compliance processes and procedures
– Provide responsible business (sustainability) expertise to the site(s) management team
– Implement appropriate KPI reporting and management review to drive continuous improvement
– Support the business’s positive impact plan with regard to health initiatives through collaboration with the commercial function, especially NPD
– Work closely with the procurement and technical teams to ensure that supply chain risks are well understood and managed proactively assessed
– Support site Profit Improvement Plans (PIPs) with a view to highlighting any deviations to our positive impact plan goals
– Active engagement and implementation of change management across the site
– Support site health and safety objectives

Knowledge, Experience and Skills Required:
– Previous experience as a Sustainability Manager or Environmental Manager, ideally gained within an FMCG/manufacturing environment but not essential
– Environmental, ethical, packaging, waste and social responsibility knowledge and expertise within a manufacturing industry
– A good technical knowledge of retailer requirements plus a working knowledge of their monitoring systems.
– Experience with Sedex and ISO14000 audit standards and audit management
– Experience developing sustainability strategies, and engaging internal and external stakeholders, in doing so is desirable
– Proven skills in developing teams through change projects.
– Proven skills in coaching and mentoring

What’s in it for you?
– Car Allowance
– Bonus
– Private Healthcare

If this Sustainability Manager role is of interest, please apply for more info!

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