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Director, Responsible Sourcing

Company: Sodexo -Group
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Unit Description
Supporting Sodexo's ambition to be the world leader in sustainable food and valued experiences at every moment in life, Sodexo's corporate responsibility roadmap Better Tomorrow 2025 , sets out nine measurable commitments, including the following two that guide our purchasing:

  • Promote local development, fair, inclusive and sustainable business practices
  • Source responsibly and provide management services that reduce carbon emissions -

    As our Director, Responsible Sourcing, your role would be to ensure our Global Responsible Sourcing Strategy is implemented in the North America region. - The vision is to improve the Quality of Life of our stakeholders, ensuring every dollar we spend will create a positive impact on individuals, communities and the environment. - Sodexo's global Responsible Sourcing Strategy focuses on three main impact areas: -

    • Ensuring health and well- being
    • Fostering social equity and
    • Protecting and restoring Natural ecosystems

      This is a -remote -role with the preferred candidate residing in the Eastern or Central Time Zones.
      The successful candidate will:

      • Work toward embedding sustainability and corporate responsibility into the supply functions according to the issues relevant to each category
      • Utilize a balanced approach to ensure responsible sourcing strategies incorporate Sodexo's goals as well as those of our clients
      • Lead supply actions, measurement and audited reporting related to SBTi verified carbon target as well as other sustainability and social responsibility commitments, creating new processes as necessary.
      • Support the business segments regarding responsible sourcing solutions for clients, whether part of current operations, marketing and/or sales activities
      • Where necessary, work toward systemic change through external engagement, including work with clients, suppliers, government organizations, multi-stakeholder working groups, and NGOs.

        Is this the right opportunity for you? - We are looking for candidates that have/are:

        • Exceptional knowledge and expertise in sustainability and corporate responsibility with a focus on supply management and procurement. -
        • Stellar communication skills including the ability and willingness to present on a variety of sustainability topics to both internal and external audiences.
        • Ability to work cross functionally across a global and highly matrixed organization.
        • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
        • Seven years combined experience in sustainability and procurement

          Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs. - -Not the job for you? At Sodexo, we offer Purchasing positions that support a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. See Continue your search for Purchasing jobs.Working for Sodexo:How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities
          What We Offer
          Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.
          Position Summary
          Develops and manages Sodexo's Key Performance Indicators for measuring our sustainability, community and overall corporate citizenship performance including the performance of our supplier network. Leads the overall development of Sodexo's reporting for activities in North America in manners consistent with the Global Reporting Initiative and develops systems of measurement to support Sodexo's engagement in national and global climate change and sustainable development efforts.
          Qualifications & Requirements
          Basic Education Requirement - -Bachelor's Degree -or equivalent experience
          Basic Management Experience - -7 yearsBasic Functional Experience - -7 years of experience conducting trainingsSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Keywords: Sodexo -Group, Philadelphia , Director, Responsible Sourcing, Executive , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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