The Manager, Sustainability, will play an integral part in supporting the day-to-day work of the Product focus area within the Global Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability team. This role will be part of a larger team focused on executing against enterprise-wide sustainability goals and priorities, and developing tools and resources to enable brands, regions and functions to embed sustainability across the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide subject matter expertise and day-to-day support for product sustainability workstreams, including sustainable packaging, responsible sourcing, green chemistry and ingredient transparency
  • Project manage key initiatives related to product, including New Product Launch, sustainability claims and retailer sustainability requests
  • Provide support to the regions and brands on sustainability matters
  • Support in managing responses to ESG Raters and Rankers, sustainability questionnaires, required annual reporting, etc. for product sustainability programmatic areas
  • Manage relationships with NGOs and membership organizations
  • Conduct research and synthesize insights focusing on sustainability covering, but not limited to, sustainable packaging, product stewardship, ingredient transparency, green chemistry, and including competitive benchmarking, best-practice sharing, technical requirements, quantitative analysis, and internal and external stakeholder engagement
  • Support Director and Executive Director of Sustainability in identifying and developing tools, resources, guidance documents, and best practices across programs to upskill and empower the business to execute against sustainability goals
  • Help with data management and analysis in Excel including, but not limited to, retailer clean beauty tracking, sustainability certifications and eco-logos, and product sustainability data
  • Assist with developing and editing presentations in PowerPoint for various meetings.
  • Participate in various workstreams to support group in tracking actions, follow up communications, and coordination of meetings


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree a plus
  • 5 years of relevant experience required
  • Relevant professional experience with 5+ years of experience from a top-tier consulting firm, NGO working with business, or a CSR/sustainability, corporate affairs or similar role in the private sector
  • Experience working in a multi-branded retail company or other industry with high-profile consumer brands a plus
  • Excellent project management skills and experience working on multiple, disparate projects simultaneously
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills for high-level interaction with other functions and brands
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to conduct extensive research, and to analyze and synthesize data
  • Fluent in both written and conversational English; fluency in a second language an advantage
  • High ethical standards and commitment to core values of leadership, respect and integrity

To Apply

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