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Are you looking for new challenges and have experience from working with sustainable sourcing? Do you want to work in an international setting with stakeholders world wide? We are now looking for a Sustainable Sourcing Manager to join our team. We offer you a challenging role where you get the opportunity to grow within the area. Be ready to realize your full potential and join us on our journey as we are breaking barriers to well-being.
About the Role
In line with Essity’s overall strategy Global Sourcing will support to provide sustainable products and solutions, made and delivered with respect for people and nature, to our customers and consumers. Sustainable Sourcing’s key area of responsibility is to secure social, ethical and environmental demands related to Essity’s sourcing activities globally and to minimize business and ethical risks to Essity. Sustainable Sourcing is an integral part of Essity’s procurement and supplier management processes to identify and mitigate potential social and ethical risks in the supply chain.
We’re looking for people who embody our values, aren’t afraid to challenge, innovate, experiment, and move at a fast pace. We’re always looking for ways to improve our products and ourselves. If this is you, we’d love to talk.
What You Will Do
As a Sustainable Sourcing manager, you will be part of the Sustainable Sourcing team within Global Sourcing and your main areas of responsibilities will be:
Support in the development and implementation of our Sustainability targets to secure we source from suppliers who share the same values, as outlined in our Global Supplier Standard, to promote responsible business practices and respect for human rights in our supplier base
Work globally to coordinate with and support the Sourcing teams to assure the integration of social, ethical and environmental performance factors into the process of selecting and monitoring suppliers
Secure implementation of our key compliance tools e.g. Global Supplier Standard, Sedex, anti-corruption screening. Collaborate with Essity’s external audit partner to plan social/ethical audits of suppliers in high risk countries for human rights’ violations
Act as a matter expert related to sustainability questions in Essity’s supplier base. Showcasing profound competence related to our tools, procedures as well as to external factors such as legislation, market trends and customer/consumer expectations
Support the development and implementation of procedure and tools, to be used by our Sourcing teams to secure compliance from new and incumbent suppliers. This includes risks assessment tools and information related to social- and ethical performance of suppliers
Keep yourself up to date with the overall sustainability agenda and targets of Essity and what are the priorities from the Business Units and Categories
Development and roll out training, related to the various Sustainable Sourcing topics (e.g. targets, tools, procedures, risk exposure), to our Sourcing teams
Act partner to the Business Units and support with specific customer and consumer requests related to social and ethical compliance of the supplier base globally
Assure close and pro-active collaboration with all internal stakeholders (e.g. Sustainability teams, Business Units) to drive the Sustainable Sourcing agenda throughout the supply chain
Who You Are
To be successful in the role you are a good communicator with presentation skills. You have a drive for results, are analytical and thrives working with stakeholders at all levels. Since you will be working in a team, you need to be a team player and collaborate well with others. Furthermore, to succeed in this job, we believe that you have good interpersonal skills, a strong willingness to learn as well as having a positive attitude.
University degree (Business Administration or technical degree is preferred). Preferably with Sustainability profile.
3-4 years’ experience from practical Sustainable Sourcing and Sustainability activities related to supply chain. Experience from Supply Chain and/or Sourcing is qualifying
Formal Auditor exams according to ISO13485, ISO14000 and SA8000 is qualifying
Proven track record of successful execution of supplier ethical assurance activities in either Sourcing- or Sustainability organization, with close relations to customers and suppliers·
Excellent knowledge of English language, both oral and written
Advanced Microsoft Office skills
Risk Management, SRM, Business Planning
As part of the Sustainable Sourcing team working in an international environment it is also required and that candidates are prepared to travel minimum 30 days per year.
If you are up for the challenge and think this sounds like you, apply today! As we will be making ongoing selections, pre-screening interviews might start before the application deadline.
What We Can Offer You
At Essity, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose.
Collaborative and Caring Culture | Empowerment & Engaged People | Work with Impact and A Powerful Purpose | Individual Learning & Career Growth | Health & Safety Priority | Sustainable Value Together| Innovation| Sustainable Working Life | Total Reward
Together, we are improving lives, every day.
Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world a healthier, more hygienic and safer place. With impactful innovations coupled with sustainable solutions, we strive to reach more people every year with the necessary and essential solutions for well-being.
Application End Date:
24 maj 2021