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Manager - Sustainability Packaging

Manager - Sustainability Packaging

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum + package

  • Contact:

    Sheila Harris

  • Contact email:

    sheila.harris@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    50000

  • Salary low:

    45000

  • Job ref:

    J11417_1526381829

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-06-14

  • Startdate:

    15/05/2018

  • Consultant:

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Manager - Packaging Sustainability

Our client is a Major Global Blue Chip organisation who are seeking an individual with strong experience to apply

sustainability knowledge for the development of innovative and cost-effective packaging solutions and best sustainable technology to support the Global Packaging and Recycling Strategy. This is a new role in a growing organisation that are highly innovative in their approach.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Effective implementation of sustainable solutions in alignment with the strategy, and client expectations
  • Identification, development and implementation support of sustainability solutions
  • Support development, monitoring and reporting of the annual sustainability targets and metrics
  • Provide technology expertise to customers and suppliers with specific reference to sustainability
  • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of market level sustainability topics
  • Work closely with packaging functions and the supplier community to achieve effective implementation activities and solution
  • Maintain effective management and control of the environmental risk and impacts related to the business.
  • Drive improvements in sustainability performance to ensure stakeholders have a positive perception of the businesses achievements and strategic intent.
  • Work with packaging functions across the global organisation

Person specification:

  • +5 years of proven business experience in food, consumer goods or packaging industry environment, with responsibilities in the sustainability field.
  • Sound understanding of packaging development, processes and environmental issues
  • Understanding of packaging manufacturing processes, print technology
  • Very strong in building relationships with different stakeholders
  • Very good organizational and project management skills
  • Experience in working with multi-functional teams
  • Ability to work under pressure within an international and multicultural working environment
  • Willingness to travel, expected 10 - 20% or the time