Senior Director - Product & Packaging Innovation

Posted over 1 year ago by Acre
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Sector Consultancy, Engineering, Environment Management, Renewables, Environment, Sustainability
Posted over 1 year ago
Apply by Thursday, 21 April 2016
Are you passionate about sustainability? Can you shape and implement a sustainable product and packaging strategy? Then join us on an exciting journey to ensure that LEGO® products can reach children worldwide with a minimal environmental footprint.Provide sustainability expertise into our material choicesIn Environmental Responsibility, you step into a global department of functional experts working to achieve the highest possible environmental performance through a commercial logic. By 2030, The LEGO Group has committed to finding sustainable alternatives to our core materials, and Environmental Responsibility plays a key role in fulfilling this promise. We also work to ensure that the Sustainable Materials Center (SMC), currently under construction at our headquarters in Billund, becomes a global beacon for sustainable materials. In the role as Senior Director, you become responsible for building and maintaining a leadership position for sustainability in products and packaging. More specifically, you will:Set your own team of functional experts within the fields of product and packaging sustainability and supplier engagementCollect insights and technical knowledge from engineers, sustainability experts and consumers, gaining a complete understanding of all parts of the value chainSet and implement the strategy for a sustainable approach to LEGO products and packagingFacilitate internal stakeholder engagement and collaborationEnsure alignment on difficult trade-offs and dilemmas regarding sustainabilityMake a positive impact for the builders of tomorrowFrom our headquarters in Billund, you get to work with a dynamic and motivated global team, addressing the entire value chain from the impact of raw materials through manufacture of products, distribution and use, and onto eventual reuse or recycling. Going beyond improving LEGO bricks and packaging, you will not only help children learn through play, but contribute to eliminating our impact on the environment. In doing so, we trust you to make decisions, do what's right and get things done to the highest possible quality.Focused and pragmatic leader with a passion for the environmentTo succeed in this position, you are a team-player who is able to facilitate collaboration and create synergy between complex stakeholder groups that often have opposing views. With your eye for strategy and planning, you know how to build and maintain a coherent strategy on sustainable products and packaging.You execute great leadership, enabling you to create a high-performance environment and manage a diverse team of functional experts. Moreover, you have:Significant experience with sustainability development and implementation in a global FMCG companyTechnical knowledge of materials and feedstocks as well as a solid understanding of how to measure, improve and implement sustainable materialsA relevant degree within engineering, business or environmental fieldsFluency in English and an ability to travel 30-40 days per year Join the global LEGO® familyIn the LEGO Group, we succeed together, and you will be part of a global family, where you can use your creativity and enjoy a fun working environment. We look forward to hearing from you.If you would like to know more about the position, please contact


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