Responsible Sourcing Senior Director at Cargill
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Responsible Sourcing Senior Director

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Job ID 257891 Date posted 01/13/2023 Location : Shanghai, China | São Paulo, Brazil |  | Schiphol, Netherlands | Minneapolis, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.


Job Purpose and Impact

The Responsible Sourcing Senior Director will develop strategic responsible sourcing initiatives across businesses and functions globally to cultivate Cargill's responsible sourcing vision. In this role, you will lead in a constantly evolving sourcing landscape and provide direction on innovative ways to source across the organization and improve environmental, social and governance outcomes in supply chains.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead the development of corporate responsible sourcing strategy and overall vision to comply with customer and regulatory sourcing requirements.
  • Provide strategic leadership on relevant responsible sourcing programs and projects to ensure compliance with key partners requirements and improve environmental, social and governance outcomes.
  • Drive both internal and external engagement plans and networking to ensure strategic alignment with responsible sourcing approach and challenges.
  • Educate key leaders on responsible sourcing and ongoing developments to drive the corporate capability and accomplish strategic goals.
  • Identify commercial opportunities and improve ways of sourcing in partnership with related businesses and functions.
  • Design, plan and implement strategies to measure the performance and impact of responsible sourcing initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Provide strategic leadership, development and talent management activities for direct reports and their organizations, which may include forecasting resource needs, recruiting, hiring, performance management, training and budgeting. You will also collaborate with managers and supervisors in your organization to ensure staff selections align with current and future needs.

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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of eight years of related work experience, five years of supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Confirmed ability to link and build sustainability impacts and commercial relationships
  • Experience working across multiple supply chains and serving global consumer package goods clients
  • Experience building a responsible sourcing capability within a global organization
  • Experience working in a legal or compliance role or building out a program within a highly-regulated environment
  • Experience with mitigating supply chain risks related to forced and child labor, land rights and deforestation 

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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