Sustainability Lead

Location Woking
Sector: Sustainability and Environment , Environment and Sustainability
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £57000 per annum
Job ref: KS2939_1714733359
Published: 22 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Sustainability Lead

Woking, Hybrid

Up to £57,000 + Excellent Benefits

We are pleased to have been engaged by a market leader in the food procurement industry, to recruit a Sustainability Lead to join their established team. Reporting into the Head of Sustainability, the role will be responsible for supply chain transitions and lead on their Regenerative agriculture and animal welfare strategy.

This is an excellent opportunity to make your mark, making a genuine impact and influencing decisions across the business and wider food industry.

Responsibilities of the Sustainability Lead will include:

  • Developing and driving wider sustainability strategy, including for regenerative agriculture and animal welfare. Directing this forward across the supply chain, influencing decision making and best practice.

  • Foster collaborative relationships with key internal and external stakeholders and act as main point of contact for the sustainability program

  • Analyse and report on relevant sustainability data, and utilise this to inform decision making and track the impact of sustainability initiatives over time.

  • Work closely with the Procurement team to provide guidance and support on the adoption of new practices

The successful Sustainability Lead will have:

  • Demonstrable sustainability experience ideally within FMCG, food, agriculture, logistics or related sectors

  • A passion for animal welfare

  • Ideally qualified to degree level, or equivalent, in an appropriate environmental discipline, and ideally hold a professional membership with a recognised environmental body (IEMA, CIEEM, CIWEM)

  • Excellent communication skills, with proven experience working with a range of stakeholders

For more information on this opportunity or to discuss your next career move, contact Katherine Say on 01923 432 634 or Job Reference: KS2939.

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