Senior Director - Environmental Responsibility Engagement

Posted over 1 year ago by Acre
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Sector Consultancy, Environment, Sustainability
Posted over 1 year ago
Apply by Thursday, 21 April 2016
Are you passionate about sustainability? Can you build and maintain our global reputation on environmental responsibility issues? Then join us on an exciting journey to ensure that LEGO® products can reach children worldwide with a minimal environmental footprint.Promote a positive environmental profile with external stakeholdersIn Environmental Responsibility, you step into a global department of functional experts and thought leaders 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 raising awareness of The LEGO Group as a responsible and sustainable company towards parents, children, employees, legislators and other relevant stakeholders. More specifically, you will:Set your own team with capabilities within sustainability, materials reputation, stakeholder engagement and partnership managementDevelop and drive a new approach to supply chain engagement in close collaboration with procurement and our social responsibility teamEnsure balance between our reputational mission and sustainability technical ambitionsDrive the development of the responsibility facility in the new SMC buildingEngage in debates and ensure alignment on difficult trade-offs and dilemmas regarding sustainability Make 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.Excellent networker and stakeholder engager with a passion for the environmentTo succeed in this position, you are 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 drive engagement and reputation plans into the minds of multiple stakeholders. You execute great leadership, enabling you to create a high-performance environment and manage a diverse team of deep functional experts. Moreover, you have:Significant experience with stakeholder management and supply chain engagementExperience with leading a global team, preferably working with sustainability strategies in a FMCG companyA relevant degree within engineering, business or environmental fieldsFluency in English and an ability to travel 30-40 days per yearJoin 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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