Senior Specialist Sustainable Operations

Amsterdam, Netherlands
07 Oct 2022
26 Nov 2022
Full Time
About PVH Corp.

PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world. We power brands that drive fashion forward - for good. Our brand portfolio includes the iconic CALVIN KLEIN and TOMMY HILFIGER brands. We market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands. PVH has over 40,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and $9.9 billion in annual revenues. That's the Power of Us. That's the Power of PVH.

The Team

The Sustainable Operations Team is part of the Sustainability Department, which falls under the wider Sustainable Business & Innovation Department (SB&I). It is the go-to-place for the business for everything related to sustainable operations and environmental reporting. It supports and enables the business in the long-term commitment to greenhouse gas reduction in own operations and supply chain, renewable energy sourcing and zero waste.

The Position

We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Sustainable Operations Specialist (Environmental Reporting) who will work in the Tommy Hilfiger/PVH Europe Sustainability team at our office in Amsterdam and reporting to the Senior Sustainable Operations Manager.

The Senior Specialist will work in close collaboration with internal teams: PVH Corporate Responsibility, PVH EU Markets, Netherlands HQ and DC, Store Development, Procurement, Finance and Legal. In addition, the role requires a high level of engagement with external parties (landlords, suppliers) and organizations within the industry as well as in the sustainable development field.

You will be working with us to move the organization to the next level of sustainability, and achieve our targets and commitments. Your main responsibilities will be in the areas of:
  • Annual Environmental Reporting
  • Climate Strategy and Renewable Energy Sourcing
  • Emissions Reduction Pilots and Projects in Own Operations
  • General support to the Sustainable Operations team

Key Responsibilities:

Annual Environmental Reporting
  • Lead the annual data management for Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Scope 1, 2, 3), waste and water
  • Ensure consistent annual reporting of emissions, waste and water results in the Annual Sustainability Report and Climate Disclosure Project (CDP)
  • Provide visibility and opportunity to communicate the results to internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the team's efforts in the digitalization of the environmental data collection and reporting process

Climate Strategy & Renewable Energy Sourcing
  • Support the climate strategy development, rollout and target progress reporting
  • Support the Renewable Energy sourcing strategy using various procurement options such as Green Tariffs, Guarantees of Origin, (Virtual) Power Purchase Agreements
  • Support the Climate Risk assessment in line with the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) methodology

Emissions Reduction Pilots and Projects In Own Operations
  • Be the expert to the business on GHG abatement measures, including business case development and cost analysis
  • Support the execution of various energy efficiency measures in own operations (retail, offices, warehouses)
  • Track project execution, collect insights and engage with local markets and landlords

General support
  • Support and hands-on assistance of ad-hoc requests including market research, reviewing documentation, and data analysis
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and developments in the industry

Skills and Requirements:
  • Affinity with sustainability concepts and technical understanding of sustainability topics, ideally in an academic related background
  • A high level of comfort with numerical assessment and quantitative analysis
  • Knowledge and previous experience working with Carbon Footprint Accounting and Reporting (Greenhouse Gas Protocol, CDP), Greenhouse Gas Abatement Measures and Renewable Energy Procurement solutions (Guarantees of Origin, Green Tariffs, Power Purchase Agreements)
  • Demonstrated experience in project coordination and strategy development & implementation, ideally in the context of sustainability
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and strategic insight
  • Ambitious and results-oriented
  • Flexible, creative, collaborative, positive attitude and a team player
  • Pro-active, responsive and well-organized

Education, Professional Qualifications and Experience:
  • Master's degree in Environmental Science, or equivalent
  • Minimum 3-5 years of work experience in Sustainability in an international business environment
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Project Management training is a plus

What You Can Expect from Us:
  • A beautiful state-of-the-art Campus, complete with our very own People's Place Gym and People's Place Caf├ęs
  • A company culture that fosters development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality, and individuality
  • A smart work program that empowers our associates to work at their preferred location within a flexible schedule
  • A chance to unwind with weekly social activities

PVH Europe and our brands, TOMMY HILFIGER and CALVIN KLEIN, are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community of associates with a strong sense of belonging. We believe we are bettered by all forms of diversity, and take pride in working with top talent from every walk of life and corner of the world. In the spirit of inclusivity, qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, ethnicity, ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation

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