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Sustainability Manager

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Job ID 172407 Date posted 01/03/2022 Location : Winnipeg, Canada

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Sustainability Manager will provide input and drive implementation of our sustainability strategy and programs. In this role, you will work across supply chains, with businesses, corporate team members, outside industry groups and with downstream customers with a goal of delivering practical sustainability solutions that enable our business to grow and customer to be more profitable. You will help to develop, train and influence the team to gain proficiently in positioning and engaging customers in our sustainability programs and offerings.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide insights and input into sustainability strategies and incorporate emerging opportunities and expectations of our customers as well as corporate goals.
  • Gain expertise and an understanding of various external programs, sustainable production schemes and digital technology solutions and common sustainability programs that the industry is using to engage customers.
  • Collaborate in the development of programs to engage producers around sustainability practices, tools and technology, metrics or certifications that are economically sound, scalable and drive value for all stakeholders across the supply chain.
  • Drive the execution of project plans, working directly with suppliers and internal stakeholders to build engagement and trust between the customer community and the business and develop training tools, workshops and learning sessions to assist with internal and external execution.
  • Track key metrics around sustainability strategy and business goals to ensure the value and progress is transparent to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Implement and maintain a process to track actual results against commitments and report program performance outcomes to key stakeholders.
  • Partner with the marketing and communications teams to optimally position sustainability at the customer level and internally to tell the story of our efforts across the supply chain.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.

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