Sustainability Programme Manager


£Competitive + Benefits

East Midlands

Posted 1 month ago

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Acre is excited to be working with a leading international agricultural supply chain business to identify an exceptional Sustainability Programme Manager. With operations in 60 countries, the organisation drives sustainable improvement in client supply chains, assessing risks and opportunities in sourcing strategies from field to consumer. Reporting to the Business Development Director, you will develop and maintain a data-driven cross-commodity framework which provides insights to support bespoke sustainability services to blue chip organisations spanning sugar, beef/poultry and dairy industries. Responsibilities will include:
  • Owning and managing the cross-commodity programme, developing and reviewing technical content and growing the programme to cover new agricultural commodities
  • Acting as the go-to sustainability expert, with an understanding of sustainability issues from business, farm, customer and NGO perspectives
  • Supporting the expansion of the range of products and services delivered from a programme and technical perspective
  • Developing and leading structured training programmes and workshops with external stakeholders to inform and review commodity programme development
  • Advising on the development of strategic plans providing a sustainability and technical interpretation
The successful individual, will be an experienced sustainability professional with a track record in sustainability programme management and development, having worked across several business units and with exposure to senior stakeholders. Skills required:
  • Knowledge and experience of developing world class sustainability standards
  • Experience of business activity in at least one area of governance, social, environmental or agronomic sustainability
  • Working knowledge of sustainability audit and assessment processes
  • Experience with creating training materials and delivering training on programmes
This is an exceptional opportunity for the Sustainability Programme Manager to impact the supply chains and responsible sourcing strategies of high profile blue chip organisations. If you are a motivated and dedicated individual with technical sustainability expertise, please apply below.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Liam Goldsworthy +44 (0)207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH7444