Sustainability Manager, Warwick

Job Summary

Reference: 123103165
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Warwick
Salary: 55000 - 65000 per annum
Date Posted: 10/18/2016

Job Description

Sustainability Manager
Salary: 55,000 - 65,000

The role is to work with both internal and external stakeholders to lead the development, implementation and delivery of the Global Procurement Sustainability and Supplier Diversity strategies and policies. You will be required to develop and integrate procurement processes, systems and reporting metrics to support and monitor initiatives in line with the wider corporate objectives, regulatory requirements and corporate governance. You will represent the business at a senior level with external stakeholders to balance risks and opportunities within the supply chain and drive innovation whilst delivering tangible business benefits.

Knowledge, Experience and Technical Know How

Knowledge of corporate sustainability drivers at the strategic level and how these align with overarching corporate objectives
Knowledge of the general drivers of supply chain diversity in the UK and it's operation in a regulated environment
Understand the global context of business impacts on climate, resources, water and waste'.
Broad knowledge of environmental sustainability in Scopes 1 and 2 as well as impact on reporting
Detailed knowledge and understanding of supply chain (Scope 3) impacts and opportunity to minimise risks, ensure compliance and identify opportunity
Knowledge of the Ethical sourcing programmes and controls (i.e. Global Compact, International Labour Organisation)
Broad knowledge of legislative drivers and ability to understand broader supply chain Scope 3 environmental and social impacts
Knowledge of EU Procurement Directives, Utilities Contract Regulations, and the wider regulatory environment

Experience and Technical Know How

Understand supply chain risks and experience implementing diversity mitigating initiatives
Ability to build effective partnerships with external stakeholders and regulatory bodies
Strong planning and strategic management skills
Delivery focused with the ability to demonstrate insight and management of results by the measurement and reporting of KPIs and metrics
Ability to lead cross functional/ multi-disciplinary teams to deliver projects and/or initiatives that deliver tangible business benefits
Experience of leading/ chairing working and steering groups at mid-senior stakeholder level plus
Experience of strategy development, implementation and delivery
Ability to think laterally and provide innovative solutions
Experience with process excellence i.e. Lean, Six Sigma a plus

Inter-personal skills

Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate articulately and exert influence at a senior level
Resilient with the confidence and gravitas to challenge and influence behaviours and issues
Skill to handle high pressure situations and make sound business decisions
Effective people management skills and the ability to develop high performing teams
Experience in coaching and mentoring others - demonstrate understanding and application of teaching and coaching for performance
Exemplary presenter and ability to design clear communications to the Executive level

Qualifications Required

Educated to degree level
Previous experience in the relevant disciplines
Professional body membership with recognised appropriate institute/s
Project Management Training preferable