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Manager Sustainability & Environment LATAM

Lapa, Brazil
Closing date
Feb 7, 2022

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At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?

Your Role

The Regional Sustainability Manager plays a key role in developing, leading, and executing the sustainability strategic objectives, demonstrating the ability to lead effectively across multiple functions- including Operations, Purchasing, Engineering, Marketing, and leadership levels to develop and execute sustainability initiatives into the value chain. The role requires a deep understanding of environmental issues and challenges aligned with Climate changes efforts, Circular Economy, and corporate governance, has experience working in projects management and has a history of driving impact and change. The position reports to Global Sustainability Manager and will be part of a strong and motivated team.

The role will involve:
  • Partner with regional functions and operations area to develop the global sustainability strategies, policies, guidelines, and standards;
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and effective sponsor for environmental sustainability projects;
  • Develop and implement processes and programs to meet corporate sustainability goals in partnership with cross-functional teams and key stakeholders;
  • Educate and engage employees and value chain partners on the company's sustainability challenges;
  • Manage the collection, analysis, and reporting of environmental impact data using company systems and power BI platform;
  • Collaborate with suppliers and identify key opportunities to reduce environmental impacts of production activities;
  • Work with production facilities and external stakeholders to create and implement environmental footprint reduction projects;
  • Maintain knowledge of best practices, trends, industry standards, consumer expectations, and legislative changes to enhance program goals and processes, driving a positive impact;

  • Master degree (technical background)
  • Deep knowledge of sustainability issues in operation and supply chain activities
  • Experience in sustainability projects development and implementation management
  • Demonstrated ability to influence, drive change, solve problems, and work collaboratively across functions and leadership levels
  • Technical skills - engineering / chemistry/energy efficiency/Env. & Sustainability
  • Analytical capability
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with ability to communicate to all levels of management
  • Cross functional stakeholder leadership & management skills
  • Balance of Principle and Pragmatism
  • Project management Strategic management
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.



At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That's why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

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