PURPOSE OF JOB
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.
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE AND ESSENTIAL SKILLS
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
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
Capability to communicate in a clear and inspiring way
Capability to perform analysis and draw conclusions to support the right business decisions and implementations
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!