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Sustainability Specialist

  • Hybrid, Surrey

Job Title: Sustainability Specialist

Location: Surrey (2 days/week in the office)

This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about sustainability to join a global FMCG business with many recognisable brands. You’ll have an in depth knowledge of sustainability with the ability to manage stakeholders across the business to influence decision making and drive change across the UK&I.

Sustainability Specialist

  • Developing value propositions, connecting initiatives and crafts sustainability narrative as a key differentiator for the business
  • Collaborating to define UK&I sustainability strategy for 3 year Strategic Business Plans & Annual Business Plans
  • Understanding UK&I environmental and climate regulations in order to effectively articulate value proposition in relation to this
  • Developing roadmap for growth through Sustainability, linked to market needs and government policy, to inform business, category and brand plans.
  • Partnering with Central & Regional Marketing to build required innovation/renovation cadence to deliver on sustainability strategy and support in market launches. Also providing those teams with insights to ensure sustainability projects meet local market needs
  • Adapting existing and developing new sustainability specific claims across category and brands, managing legal approval
  • Driving sustainability story with distributors to demonstrate leadership, action and compelling impact aligned to customer sustainability goals
  • Creating digital and physical marketing content and sales tools for distributors to leverage in their own marketing and sales to elevate sustainability leadership
  • Driving sustainability engagement and buy in with distributor partners, through relationship build, Distributor Sales Reps capability programme delivery and activation programmes
  • Leading the implementation of key sustainability programmes aligned with strategy and targets, to maximise opportunities
  • Working with Sales organisation to develop business model & customer experience plan to drive sustainability
  • Providing sustainability marketing support including distributor story, end-user presentations, content creation
  • Partner with Marketing team to adapt & execute sustainability digital sales tool/assets,
  • Ensuring UK customer facing product content is optimal


To be successful you’ll need to be degree educated or equivalent in environmental science or a business related discipline with experience in environmental sustainability. You’ll also need experience of working in a similar sustainability leadership role where you’ve driven the sustainability agenda and change ideally in a blue chip FMCG organisation

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