Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management. Headquartered in Aachen, Germany, with over 4,500 employees, affiliates in 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US, and a product presence in more than 100 countries worldwide, Grünenthal have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to seek effective, life-changing medicines and solutions for patients with severe diseases and high unmet medical needs.
As a global company, Grünenthal is committed to conducting its business responsibly and creating a positive impact on society and the Environment is a core part of the company's strategy and culture. A recently launched global sustainability strategy, Planet, sets to minimise Grünenthal's impact on the Environment with a roadmap to use resources sustainably and a significant reduction in waste production.
Global Sustainability Lead
To lead the development and execution of its sustainability strategy, Grünenthal is looking for a Global Sustainability Lead for the head office in Aachen. You'll be working in a team of sustainability and EHS professionals, reporting directly to the global head of EHS & Engineering. You'll be responsible for the E pillar of ESG - this is a role with direct and global impact on the individual production sites, as well as the broader Grunenthal organisation.
Your most important responsibilities will be:
Drive and execute a comprehensive multi-year strategy to continue the company's drive towards minimum environmental footprint.
Lead annual GHG inventory and E pillar of ESG, corporate responsible reporting, Environment related internal & external communication
Develop and/or review quantification approaches that account for GHG emissions reductions or removals in projects. Create synergy and support the Environmental Safety & Health culture.
Develop and monitor effective Environmental and Sustainability management strategies, provide recommendations and technical expertise on regulatory compliance
Coordinate EHS inspections and assessments to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Define Key Performance Measures (KPIs)/targets, identify opportunities for improvement and provide recommendations based on findings.
Engage with internal stakeholders and present regular sustainability reports and conduct sustainability assessments.
The ideal candidate has
Experience in strategic sustainability management - both in developing and executing a sustainability strategy.
Thorough understanding of sustainability within a manufacturing environment. Knowledge of GHG accounting and experience in conducting GHG assessments in an international organisation.
Fluency in English, German and Spanish conversational skills are a plus
Willingness to travel internationally.
Acre is supporting Grunenthal in the hiring process for this role. If you're interested, please reach out to Peter Vos (firstname.lastname@example.org), the consultant responsible for this position.