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Responsible Sourcing Manager

Permanent
Dublin
Up to €42000 per annum

Our client based in Dublin is looking for a Responsible Souring Manager to join their growing team. you will be in charge of driving the CSR Sourcing pilar of the business along with strategy and managing the CSR Purchasing Department.

The Role

  • Implementation of the national CSR roadmap for the Commercial department integrating the businesses international CSR strategy, policies and sourcing commitments.
  • Development and implementation of Responsible Sourcing policies and projects at a national level, enforcing our CSR requirements and monitoring internal KPI's.
  • Support our buyers in their decision making regarding sustainability and ethical aspects of our own-brand products. Provide regular training in product sustainability and inform on consumer and market trends, competitor analysis and product innovations.
  • Execute our Ethical Trading Programme and manage our internal platform and Ethical Trade Coordinator.
  • Drive the business packaging reduction targets along with our internal Packaging Technologist.
  • Contribute to main CSR companywide strategic projects such as our Climate Strategy and annual sustainability reporting.
  • Manage relationships with external stakeholders (NGOs, industry bodies and government) and collaborate in developing sector-wide solutions where appropriate.
  • Offer technical support our to our Marketing and Communications teams in external communications.

Your Profile

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role the field of CSR / Sustainability / Responsible Sourcing within a food retailer or FMCG market
  • A comprehensive, technical understanding of environmental and ethical raw materials/product certifications and 3rd party audit schemes is essential
  • Third-level degree is essential
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Independent, self-starter, ability to drive change
  • Experience in project management
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills
  • Open-minded and flexible
  • Full driving license is essential

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This position was pPosted on 30 Apr 2021

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