Environmental Expert

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Expiration Date

04 Nov 2018

Strategic context

Vision
A world where all trade delivers social, environmental and economic benefits for everyone

Mission

We enable organizations to enhance human prosperity, use natural resources responsibly and drive open trade globally

Our vision is of a world where all trade delivers social, environmental and economic benefits for everyone. A world where organizations are able to enhance human prosperity, use natural resources responsibly and drive open trade globally. We call this Trade with Purpose.

  1. Build our organization to be future fit

We will continue to be strong, flexible and relevant, ensuring our members’ voices shape our strategic approach and all our activities. We will build our membership and our geographic presence to drive change at scale.

  1. Support our members through insight, expertise and influence

We will increase our capacity to monitor and predict trends and developments that impact our members. We will continue to provide world-class tools that enable our members to anticipate trends and effectively manage their supply chains. We will create mutually beneficial partnerships that support our members on their issues.

  1. Inspire action around the world

We will continue to show how individuals and corporations can promote open and responsible trade, acting as a beacon of good practice, pioneering meaningful trade policies and developing a network of ambassadors.

  1. Grow high-performing people to become the leaders of a sustainable tomorrow

We will continue to embed sustainability in our members’ organizational DNA; build capability and capacity and develop best practice business models that enable organizations to achieve their goals.

  1. Prosper by contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals and increasing human prosperity for all

Through our combined membership we will reach a tipping point where business behavior can positively change society, drive significant impact towards the SDGs and create profitable business.

Culture & Values

  • Leadership: Be a leading force for positive change
  • Collaboration: Foster collaborative networks that empower stakeholders worldwide to achieve a common vision
  • Excellence: Deliver the best we can in everything we do

YOUR ROLE

Responsibilities

  • Manage amfori’s environmental services
  • Upkeep and oversee the quality of environmental services
  • Lead the high-level delivery of environmental programs to amfori members ensuring high quality standards are maintained
  • Collaborate with amfori’s different teams to provide relevant expertise and support on environmental related matters when needed
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders and expert industry organizations and institutions
  • Represent amfori at internal and external technical meetings
  • Advise and support on relevant internal projects

Challenges

  • Delivering amfori’s environmental programmes wih the expected level of quality and integrity
  • Increase internal and external awareness of our services and know-how in this area.   
  • Active stakeholder engagement to allows amfori to stay up-to-date with the latest developments in this area. Integrating this as part of the daily business is important but may require adjusting workload.
  • Identifying issues which are of equal importance to all / most members

Experience

  • Master degree in science related field (environmental…)
  • Stem (science/ technology/ engineering/ math) background is an asset
  • At least 5 years’ experience in environmental (and chemical) field
  • Extensive knowledge in Environmental Management Systems standards (ISO 14 000, 14064, 5001, …)
  • Experience with working in sourcing regions (China, India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, …)
  • Industry experience is preferable
  • Auditing experience/skills is an asset
  • Experienced in continuous improvement program
  • Proven project management skills and experience
  • Collaboration with service providers
  • Used and pleased to work within international context
  • Thorough working proficiency in English
  • Any other language is an asset

If interested, please send your cv to jobs@amfori.org

 

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