Sustainability Developer for Packaging & Handling Materials

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description


Lead the sustainability agenda for the assigned category and secure implementation

Secure that sustainability agenda is integrated part of the total supplier business development process

Secure execution of sustainability agenda through the relevant functions

Secure right preconditions for sustainability development and partner with the assigned Category.

Identify more sustainable solutions in technologies and materials and connect it with range development and product improvements

Partner in creating supplier ownership of sustainability part of business agenda

Inspire and empower category to perform at their best abilities and continue develop sustainability related competences


Together with Category manager and Category Area (CA) Sustainability manager define Category Sustainability agenda (based on CA Sustainability direction & priorities) and lead the execution

Responsible for embedding Sustainability agenda into supplier development process

Accountable for execution of Sustainability Business Plan and Supplier Roadmap and Action Plans in the category together partnering with other functions

Responsible to develop and contribute to the competence development agenda in the Category and at suppliers to enable suppliers’ ownership and execution of Sustainability strategy. Secure that competence development plans are executed.

Contribute to product development and product improvement agenda from sustainability perspective

Initiate and be responsible to secure execution of the specific sustainability projects to move sustainability agenda

Working closely with category management team and contribute to total development of the category. Enable good example sharing.

Actively contribute to creation of CA sustainability direction.

Working on different projects/activities in Sustainability matrix across CA and Purchasing development.



Strong direct/indirect people leadership: act as a coach and mentor, enable change, strong communicator, stakeholder management, project management

Proven record of developing sustainability and/or business through collaboration

Experience in setting clearly defined priorities and steering all involved people towards achieving results in a remote environment

Sustainability and business understanding with customer in focus

Experience in evaluating and mitigating potential sustainability related business risks


Previous Social/Environmental/Sustainability/Business working background

Relevant Sustainability/Leadership education

Problem-solving experience

High self-motivation and result orientation

Project Management experience


Highly motivated to lead sustainability, business, people & competence development

Result oriented with strong business drive and passion for sustainability

Desire to find new opportunities and make it happen through engaging and motivating people

Good stakeholders’ management and influencing skills

Good understanding of Business realities

Good understanding of Sustainability complexity and its impact to business

Good knowledge of industry and market specific conditions, macroeconomics, and trends

Understanding of supplier capabilities, material, services, and production

Good knowledge in specific areas in sustainability agenda (e.g., IWAY, forestry, energy, water, waste, materials)

Good knowledge of Sustainability related strategies and documents


Ability to lead through people by demonstrating strong leadership capabilities

Capability to build relationship built on trust, to support long-term partnership

Stakeholder management

Capability to communicate in a clear and inspiring way

Capability to perform analysis and draw conclusions to support the right business decisions and implementations

Additional Information

Does this sound like you? Why not Apply?

Please send us your application in English – CV and letter of motivation – until 5th September 2022 at the latest. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Aneta Pajskrová P&C Generalist ([email protected])

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Hana Tvrdá Jakobová, Sustainability Development Manager ([email protected]). We are looking forward to receiving your applications!


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