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Sustainable Manufacturing Project Manager (APAC, Environmental Sustainability)

Employer
Burberry
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

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Function
Operations
Level
Manager

Job Details

INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

JOB PURPOSE

The Sustainable Manufacturing Project Manager (APAC) will support in the regional implementation of our Sustainable Manufacturing programmes, which cover energy, water, chemicals and waste.
Reporting to the Sustainable Manufacturing Manager leading the implementation of our programmes in APAC, you will seamlessly work alongside our Programme Leads for each of the sustainability areas to deliver on the Team's objectives. Working with a fully remote team, this role requires an autonomous and self-driven individual with excellent internal and external stakeholder management skills and a can-do attitude to deliver impact through a constant lookout for new possibilities and problem solving.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Act as the key point of engagement for key partners across Asia and ensure their progress in Sustainable Manufacturing as per identified priorities.
  • Drive sustainable manufacturing related KPI's across our APAC supply chain. This will include:

o Completing Water Assessment of key partners, as part of our Water Conservation Programme. This will entail the evaluation of their water management practices, along with their water risk and water intensity.

o Support partners in the achievement of ZDHC's Supplier to Zero, as part of our Chemical Management Programme, raising awareness and understanding of Burberry's and ZDHC's requirements. Support your key partners in the completion of RCA and Corrective Action Plans in the event of Non-Conformities against our PRSL or MRSL.

o Connect and engage with key partner in Energy Efficiency and decarbonations projects as identified by the Energy Programme Lead.

o Work closely with Finished Goods Vendors to map and identify key opportunities for reducing and revaluing waste.
  • Ensure data input and governance for Supply Chain partners (energy, water and waste) for the defined scope of implementation within APAC, in line with reporting and assurance requirements.
  • Manage relationships with internals, supply chain partners and relevant stakeholders to promote a collaborative working environment and a culture of sustainable manufacturing.
  • In collaboration with the broader Sustainable Manufacturing team, you will organise capacity building activities (webinars, workshops, Supply Chain events, etc) to drive progress in our goal to embed Sustainable Manufacturing practices across our value chain.
  • Business travel will be required within the region.


PERSONAL PROFILE
  • Studies in Textile Engineering, Environmental Engineering or other relevant disciplines.
  • Knowledge of the Apparel Industry and manufacturing processes - or cross-industry experience with transferable skills in relevant topics.
  • Experience in at least 2 of the other areas covered by the Sustainable Manufacturing team (Water, Energy, Chemicals and Waste)
  • Autonomous and self-driven
  • Proactive mindset and can-do attitude.
  • Excellent Programme Management skills
  • Experience in Supply Chain programme implementation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and social skills; strong stakeholder management internally and externally.
  • Passionate about Supply Chain and Sustainability
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Fluent in English (must) and Thai and/or Vietnamese

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