Group Head of Sustainability – Operations


30% bonus + comprehensive package


Posted 2 months ago

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As part of their ambitious business transformation, a Global 500 organisation has exclusively engaged Acre in their search for a Group Head of Sustainability - Operations. This newly created role is a direct response to the company's growing commitment to driving sustainability throughout their complex value chain.

Operating at a global level, you will work across a complex organisation and engage with key stakeholders to deliver a visionary Operations Sustainability action plan.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Drive and develop the organisation's Operations Sustainability strategy with reflection throughout the entire value chain
  • Lead the development of an Operations Sustainability Index and Data Management System to ensure data integrity and reporting
  • Act as the go-to sustainability expert for Operations, providing knowledge, support and context to ultimately engender and foster a culture of sustainability
  • Ensure continuous improvement by regularly monitoring emerging sustainability trends, programs and issues
  • Manage the publication of regular company sustainability reports and related communications

You will be capable of positioning sustainability within the wider narrative of the corporate business strategy, acting as a bridge between External Affairs, Operations and Senior Management.

You Will Have:

  • Excellent leadership qualities, with an innate ability to motivate internal stakeholders across reporting lines towards a common goal
  • Strong knowledge of emerging social and environmental sustainability issues across agriculture and manufacturing
  • Experience working within or with relevant blue-chip multinational organisations
  • Previous responsibility for managing a sustainability reporting process and submissions to relevant benchmarks and indices including CDP, DJSI and Science Based Targets

This senior hire presents a rare opportunity to influence decision-makers within and organisation emerging as a cross-industry leader, at the forefront of the global sustainability narrative. You will drive sustainable change within an evolving company putting sustainability at the heart of their future.

If you have the passion and gravitas to lead this change, don't hesitate - click Apply Now or contact Caitlin Murrell on +442074005589 for more information.

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Caitlin Murrell 02074005589

Job Ref. BBBH8526