Sustainable Sourcing Manager
Diageo has created a holistic Sustainability & Responsibility strategy comprising of three core elements; Alcohol in Society, Building Thriving Communities, and Reducing Our Environmental Impact.
Global Procurement has a leading role to play in delivering this strategy and targets; driving sustainable business outcomes across our supply chain.
Beyond the 2020 targets, there are two hugely exciting developments in Diageo’s approach to Sustainability. Firstly, Diageo is now working on the development of our 2030 Sustainability Targets. Secondly, with the refresh of Diageo’s Performance Ambition, ‘Pioneer Grain-to-Glass Sustainability’ is now one of the business’ ‘Must Dos’.
This role is key in supporting the delivery of our supply chain responsible sourcing, and carbon and water programmes.
About the Role
The purpose of this role is to support the Head of Sustainable Sourcing in driving the implementation of Global Procurement’s Sustainability Strategy.
If you are educated to Graduate level with excellent knowledge of the Responsible Sourcing agenda within the food and drink industry, particularly supply chain then this is the role for you.
You will need experience in using SEDEX and in ethical auditing, and CDP and be well-respected with integrity and a track record of delivery in your relevant specialty. The role will allow you influence others, at all levels, without direct authority and let you demonstrate your excellent working knowledge of Procurement and its processes.
We have a saying here – that character is everything. We’re looking for enthusiastic, curious, endlessly energetic people. Self-motivated, tenacious team-players who want to learn and grow – and fast. If this sounds like you, you’ll thrive at Diageo.
Flexibility is vital to the success of our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours and flexible locations etc. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying.