Sustainability Lead. Our client, a leading company in the food sector, is seeking a Sustainability Lead to join their team in Naas, Co. Kildare. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and managing the delivery of all Sustainability Goals for the company, and will be part of the company's ESG Committee delivering on all ESG requirements. Responsibilities: Lead and manage the delivery of all Sustainability Goals for the company. Be part of the company's ESG Committee delivering on all ESG requirements. Lead cross functional teams in delivering the company's Sustainability Targets. Develop a data led process for opportunity identification and quantification of benefits and establish the processes and practices to deliver clear reports on all deliverables. Create project opportunities for the company that will allow the business to operate in a more sustainable manner with the aim of minimising the footprint we leave behind in our community. Liaise with the Senior Management Team to ensure that the Sustainability Solutions integrate with other parts of the business. Analyse and report on global sustainability developments at commercial, consumer and policy level, including analysis of sustainability programs and progress in peer companies to inform our strategy. Co-ordinate the project teams and all data required to create and manage the company's Origin Green commitments. Manage the Repak returns for the business on time in full. Prepare and manage all sustainability reports including the Origin Green Report and CSR Report. Prepare and submit necessary reports and updates internally as well as to key external stakeholders such as Bord Bia, Enterprise Ireland, SEAI, Repak etc on time in full against targeted return dates. Represent company as the sustainability champion both internally and externally, attending customer and internal presentations as required. Input into the business marketing strategy and champion the sustainability pillar. To provide information and key data to develop digital and corporate marketing materials for PR purposes. Co-ordinate/manage responses to all customer / key external stakeholder requests in a timely and professional manner. Introduce Biodiversity and environmental initiatives at site level for each of the businesses that will positively contribute to the company's impact on their community. Qualifications/ Experience: The ideal candidate will have a technical background suited to the complexities of the food sector with a minimum of 3+ years experience in a similar sustainability role. Sustainability related Degree or equivalent required. Competence in reporting systems, project management and regulatory compliance is required. Ability to build a close working relationship with other functions who will be key to delivering on the projects. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong people engagement skills. Proven project management capabilities. Please contact Jagoda Wychowaniak at Sanderson for more information.
29 days ago