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Barry Callebaut Chicago, IL, United States
Sep 28, 2016
Full time
The Sustainability Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of sustainable sourcing programs and the achievement of sustainability targets for raw materials in NAFTA and Latin America regions. Essential Functions:InternalDrive sustainability work in regions and outreach to regional/national buyers. Implement sustainable sourcing activities.Collect and process data for sustainability market trends analysis.Work with QA on Supplier Code signature request exceptions.Engage with Sales to understand customer demand, marketing potential, and other support needed.Provide support in fulfilling customer requests/understand future demand.Support coordination with cocoa sustainability team synergies/coordinate effort.Engage with Legal where needed.Coordinate and collaborate on press releases, CSR reporting, social media activities.ExternalScrutinize sustainability performance and progress. Coordinate sustainability activities, implement sustainability programs.Develop sustainability programs with customers.Analyse potential for support, develop proposals, and manage communication.Continue building and maintaining network and professional exchanges with certification organizations, sustainability standards, NGOs, universities/research institutes, and consultancies.Participation in and feeding of working group meetings, networking.JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Education:Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sustainability Management, or Environmental Studies. Work Experience:At least 3 years of experience in sustainability for key non-cocoa raw materials (sugar, dairy, fats and oils) for BC Sourcing. Experience in working with various stakeholders, such as NGOs, suppliers, customers, certification/standards, and consultants. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
ERM Minneapolis, MN, United States
Sep 28, 2016
Full time
ERM is seeking a motivated Environmental Impact Assessment Consultant to join our growing office in Minneapolis, MN. The successful candidate will assist Project Managers on a variety of Environmental, Social & Health Impact Assessment projects to support our oil & gas, power, and mining sector focus. This is an excellent opportunity for an early career professional to join a growing and exciting practice team, as you build a rewarding career path with a global environmental leader.RESPONSIBILITIES:Evaluate regulatory requirements and prepare permit applications where required by federal, state, or local environmental regulatory authorities for energy facility development, expansion, maintenance, or decommissioning (e.g., oil and gas pipelines, electrical transmission lines, power generation facilities, and renewable/alternative energy facilities).Prepare technical project documents (e.g., Resource Reports, Environmental Impact Statements/Environmental Assessments, Biological Assessments, management and mitigation plans, etc.), including research, writing, word processing, building tables and spreadsheets, tabulating, and manipulating data.Compile and analyze data in support of technical project documents obtained through web-based research, aerial photos, and survey reports.Perform permitting and compliance activities associated with development projects with an emphasis on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and state natural resource agencies.Conduct tasks related to environmental impact assessment, facility siting and permitting, risk assessment, mitigation planning, and natural resources management.Participate in agency consultations, client contacts, site visits, and field reconnaissance.Work within quality/budget/schedule expectations and scope-specific assignments.Communicate with subcontractors, regulatory agencies, and multi-disciplinary client teams during field activities.Assist project managers with development of project plans, schedules, and progress reporting.REQUIREMENTS:BS/BA in biology, environmental science, ecology, or related discipline; MS preferred.5 to 10 years of relevant work experience; consulting experience and experience with projects in oil and gas, power/utility, or mining sectors preferred.Experience preparing environmental permit documents.Working knowledge of wetland and endangered species policies, the National Environmental Policy Act, and natural resource management agencies.Familiarity with GPS technology and map interpretation (e.g., National Wetland Inventory, US Geological Survey maps, aerial photography).Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills; keen detail orientation; experience recording/writing detailed technical data and reports.Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
ERM Bangkok Thailand
Sep 28, 2016
Full time
Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. We have more than 5,000 people in over 40 countries working out of more than 160 offices. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. Over the past five years we have worked for more than 50 per cent of the Global Fortune 500 delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing. Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers. THE OPPORTUNITY: As part of the continued growth and innovation of our Corporate Sustainability Strategy Services practice, to join our global consulting firm and become a true business leader in an organisation with Sustainability at its heart. We are looking for both established and emerging professionals who are interested in being part of this thriving global community – outstanding individuals who combine strong desires around consulting and technical development– to foster and expand a network of excellent client relationships. We seek talented specialists to help us drive the continued growth of ERM’s business and further advancing our reputation for supporting development of some of the world’s most complex projects. This is an opportunity for a Consultant looking to further his/her career in a global environmental/social leader that aims to lead the field in sustainability consulting. A career as an ERM Employee is unique. Our model offers unparalleled opportunities for consultants with ambition, vision and proven expertise, providing:Unique Career Growth & Learning Opportunities in a Global EnvironmentCulture of working for an organisation with “Sustainability at its heart” and a company that promotes environmental awareness within the community through the ERM FoundationDiversified Environmental, Health and Safety Exposure across industries and locationsOpportunities to be involved in collaboration across bordersERM THAILAND: ERM has had a presence in Thailand since 1996 rapidly growing to the current team of over 70 people working out of the Bangkok office. Well respected in the country as a leading sustainability company, the office provides clients with local access to all of ERM's international and local expertise and depth of experience through its five core practice areas; Sustainability and Climate change, Performance and Assurance, Impact Assessment and Planning, Transaction Services and Contaminated Site Management. Our Thailand operations are registered as a Thai Consultant with the Ministry of Finance and are licensed by the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental policy and Planning, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to conduct an environmental, social and health impact assessment studies in the country. Our key strength is in providing our clients with solutions to balance environmental and social concerns with management, economic and technological needs. We deliver results that enable business to achieve better environmental and social performance, comply with regulations and improve its corporate reputation and relationship with stakeholders. Our market focus is in the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Construction Material and Waste Management sectors.  Our successes from these sectors are leveraged to other sectors like Power, Manufacturing, Mining, Chemicals, Automotive, Food and Beverage and Paper. CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY SERVICES BRIEF Companies are facing increasing demands to not only deliver innovative products and services, but to do so in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. As a global company working in a range of sectors, ERM understands how sustainability opportunities and risks vary across industries and geographies as well as within companies. We deliver tailored solutions that help companies advance their programs and build their reputations as sustainability leaders.ERM enables its clients to uncover untapped business value by integrating social and environmental considerations into their business strategy, culture, operations, management systems and decision-making processes. ERM’s team of strategists and technical experts work together to craft customized strategies and to implement technical solutions. Corporate Sustainability Strategy Services Strategy and SystemsSustainability Strategy, Platform Development, Goal-settingMateriality AssessmentsGRI Reporting and Stakeholder DisclosuresSupply Chain Strategy, Management and AuditsThird-Party Data Assurance and VerificationInformation Technology SolutionsStakeholder Engagement and Public AffairsEnterprise OperationsGreenhouse Gas Management/Climate Change Adaptation and ResilienceResource Efficiency Strategies and Programs – Energy, Water, Materials, WasteProduct SustainabilityLife Cycle AssessmentsProduct Stewardship Registration and Environmental Product DeclarationsROLE PROFILE:Play an integral role in delivering consulting services to client companies. Areas of project focus will include: Sustainability strategy and program development and implementation, and sustainability reporting.Have significant responsibility for managing key accounts and large-scale Sustainability program, developing sustainability communications for key stakeholders, identifying and developing new business opportunities.Fulfill certain internal management responsibilities of ERM including: planning and budgeting, training and professional development of the sustainability consultants, and interfacing with other practice areas and project teams within ERM.The candidate should have experience in developing direct reports, business and client skills.Consulting experience and/or proven ability to perform the key functions of a consultant, including: developing and maintaining client relationships; pursuing and creating business opportunities; and managing multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines with little oversight.Build on client relationships and internal networks, conduct marketing activities, and project sales.Where appropriate work with the other service teams on opportunities, proposals, projects and other marketing/business activities across the team, the company and broadly ERM global business.Acting as a role model and mentor to new joiners and junior consultantsREQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline; Master's degree preferred (environmental engineering, economic, industrial engineering, public policy, environmental science, business administration).At least 1-5 year experience in Sustainability related topics with deep environmental expertise and climate change.Strong writer and ability to translate complex issues into concise, relevant stories.Strong analytical, logic, problem solver and systematic thinking skillsStrong written and verbal communication skills in Thai and English are desired, along with facilitation skills.Strong and demonstrable project management experience with a skill set in relevant project management tools.Good knowledge in sustainability tools such as GRI, DJSI and ISO26000/14000 would be an advantageProficiency with MS office suite; ability to learn others as required.Have good inter-personal skills, engagement skills and ability to facilitate participation from others.Can-do attitude and enthusiasm are necessary as is strict attention to details, organization, and the ability to work quickly and efficiently.Willingness to undertake business travelFor those with many years of experience can be consider for senior roles Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
International Union for Conservation of Nature Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Sep 28, 2016
Full time
IUCN Pakistan has been awarded the project ‘Integrated Approach for Education, Capacity Building and Livelihood Development of Coastal Communities in Sindh and in Balochistan Provinces’ under USAID Small Grants and Ambassador Fund Programme. The Project will be implemented by IUCN Pakistan through Country Office – Karachi during the period September 2016 to September 2017.The objectives of the project are to promote integrated coastal management by running an environmental education program in 50 schools through awareness sessions, educational visits and dissemination of posters; Conducting research in the illegal trade of freshwater turtles and recommending measures for addressing the same; Conserving sea turtles by protecting their nests and creating awareness among beach hut watchers; Building capacity of fisher folk in natural resource management; and Promoting mangrove based eco-tourism by constructing required infrastructure, developing an ecotourism operational plan, and capacitating local civil society organization for active involvement in the same.We are searching for self-motivated professionals who have a proven track record of meeting challenges through proactive approaches.JOB DESCRIPTIONMAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:The incumbent will be responsible for implementation of the project activities in the coastal areas of Pakistan under the supervision and guidance of the Environmental Education Expert and the Project Manager – USAID Project.SPECIFIC DUTIES:The incumbent will be responsible for:1. Under the direct supervision of the Environmental Education Expert, provide technical backstopping, advice and support in implementation of the project activities.2. Support in local coordination and implementation of capacity building and awareness-raising sessions, events, workshop in local schools and fisher folks under the project.3. Liaise with local communities/fisher folk and ensure their participation in awareness raising and capacity building workshops/trainings under the project.4. Undertake mobilization and identification of local communities/fisher folk at the project site for participation in project activities.5. Maintain regular interaction with the project communities through monthly meetings to generate local support for project implementation.6. Monitor and liaise with turtle watchers to gather field data for monitoring and reporting of the project activities.7. Reporting monthly progress of implementation of the project activities in the field.8. Provide facilitation in local coordination with relevant stakeholders and in making local logistic arrangements for the implementation of the project activities and data collection for monitoring purposes.Any other relevant duties not specifically mentioned above and assigned by the supervisor(s) from time to time.REQUIREMENTS • Bachelor’s degree in environment related disciplines or Sociology. In case of good previous experience of working with local communities the lower level of education may be considered.• Have 3 year’s field experience of working with coastal communities.• Good knowledge about the issues related to environment and sustainable development and ability to execute it through education and communication.• Be enthusiastic to work with the local communities and a task achiever.• Proficiency in all MS Office applications and in particular Outlook, Word and Excel and any other related computer software also required.• Well versed with English, Urdu and local languages (Sindhi and Balochi will be added advantage).Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
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