Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Negotiable
Reference BBBH11043_1593615295

Location: Flexible:

Acre is delighted to be leading the search for a newly created role for a well established trade body in the mining and manufacturing value chain.

The Director of Responsible Sourcing and Sustainability will drive the development of the organisation's sustainability strategy offering value and support to a network of global members.

The Role:

You will be responsible for:

  • Developing and delivering the organisation's responsible sourcing and sustainability strategy in line with industry ambition and needs of the members

  • Building and managing external relationships with key stakeholders including the identification of strategic partnerships as well as managing internal working groups

  • Acting as a credible voice for the industry, driving innovation and research which will contribute to more robust and sustainable value chains

Your Profile:

You will have demonstrable experience in the following areas:

  • A knowledge of responsible sourcing and/or sustainability landscape, policy-making, and stakeholder engagement processes and a proven ability to navigate and influence such systems

  • Experience in leading responsible sourcing programs; mineral supply chains

  • A capacity to identify issues and to deal with them proactively and effectively in order to find consensus, achieve meaningful goals and make positive progress

  • Excellent analytical skills, first-class attention to detail, strong organizational and time management skills

In an organisation which plays a central role in delivering long term value for its members, many of whom operate in some of the most complex geographies globally, this role will be key to unlocking new opportunities for improvements in many key areas of sustainability and human rights. You will be given the autonomy to create something ambitious and holistic in partnership with an incredible global network.

Diversity drives innovation and accelerates businesses and enterprises towards their missions. As such we are wholly committed to partnering with clients and candidates alike to foster a more inclusive, sustainable future for generations to come.

Acre is committed to increasing diversity and maintaining a progressive and inclusive workplace, both for ourselves and for the organisations we support. It is important to us that we offer equal opportunities in the recruitment  processes that we run. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or whether or not they have a disability.

If you require additional equipment, resources or support in order to participate in the job application or interview process, please let us know by contacting the named consultant managing this search and we will work with you to ensure that your accessibility needs are met.