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REQ ID: 109782
JOB TITLE: Sustainability Lead
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 31/01/23
LOCATION: Gaydon
 
Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

 

 The Supply Chain Sustainability team is part of the Supply Chain Strategy team and works to define and drive areas of strategic focus for the Supply Chain Organisation and the enterprise, particularly on long term supply chain sustainability initiatives.

 

Combining an in-depth knowledge of supply chain principles, sustainability legislation and trends, with a passion for leading transformative change, the team aims to deliver competitive advantage to Jaguar Land Rover by collaborating across the business and with our supply chain partners to devise and deliver strategies that realise our re-imagine ambitions on sustainability, across people, planet and profit.

 

As a Sustainability Commodity Specialist, you will play a key role in developing and standardising CO2e measurement across Jaguar Land Rover’s supply base. You will work closely with key strategic suppliers to understand their decarbonisation roadmaps, share best practise and influence their sustainability policy to deliver meaningful change at scale. You will develop and provide key supply base insights, considering both existing and innovative new players, empowering squads to deliver our vehicle programmes within sustainability targets.

 

From the outset, you will have a unique opportunity to transform and shape Jaguar Land Rover’s sustainability strategy by developing a data-led approach to supplier carbon management.

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

 

As a Sustainability Specialist, you will collate supplier, material and commodity abatement curves, supporting the commodity leads and purchasing verticals with supplier sustainability. You shall report internal corporate CO2e emissions for Scope 3 – purchased goods and services. This role will involve market research and scanning on commodity decarbonisation best practise & suppliers and emerging innovation. You will support the sustainability initiatives in collaboration with Product Sustainability and the wider business, ultimately ensuring the product targets are met and commodity strategies are aligned.

 

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

 

Essential:

 

  • Experience of working with Carbon measurement data or similar

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of key Supply Chain issues and challenges including globalisation, product and process digitisation and supply chain strategy development

  • Strong knowledge of levers available to drive carbon abatement strategy across the supply chain (i.e manufacturing operations, raw material sourcing, energy strategies).

  • Experience of change management and delivering transformational change projects or high-impact process improvement

  • A strong communicator with the ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders to influence cross-functional alignment

  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience

 

 

Desirable:

 

  • Firsthand experience with working with suppliers, having worked in a supplier facing role previously.

 

SO WHY US?

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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