Responsible Business Excellence Manager - temporary assignment (100%), min. 1 year

Adecco — Basel
21.10.2019 | Employee | 100%

Purpose of the role
Develop a platform to collect and share company tools for sustainable and responsible business across the organization on sustainable business practices. These will include competitive Crop Protection product value propositions, sustainable tools for growers, measures to increase the longevity of products in the market, and proactive measures to reduce product related risks (particularly in markets with emerging regulation)

Responsible Business Excellence Manager - temporary assignment (100%), min. 1 year

  • Design, develop and deliver a Stewardship academy that aims to deliver:
o Tools for capacity building in countries, including Product Stewardship plans & risk assessments
o Integrate product stewardship into commercial strategies in countries & communication
o Integrate sustainable and responsible business (SRB) in application tech & closed systems programs
o Upskill the client's organization and apply resources with the right teams in place to deliver and share real success stories in market to help explore new opportunities (consider different types of media)
  • Develop 'pull' for proactive CP stewardship and get business buy-in, and connect SRB to 'technical marketing' in countries, so that SRB becomes embedded in the local marketing culture and enable the creation of a differentiated offer compared to competitors
  • Develop and incorporate tools (adapted to specific market segment needs) into the Syngenta offer so that it is a 'seem less' addition to value generation in a targeted manner (i.e. specific country/crop/grower combinations) – this is predicated by having the pre-competitive foundation in place
  • Identify key markets and strategic partners/stakeholders to deliver the plans, including adjacent industries/technologies (e.g. application equipment, PPE, digital tools)
Skills and Experiences
  • Min. 2 years experience in public policy and sustainability
  • Min. 4 years experience of managing sustainability projects across multiple functions in country or region
  • Proven ability to represent the companies interests externally with governments, working with regulatory, government and agency sectors
  • Proven track record in developing and setting standards for social and environmental sustainability management
  • Proven track record in managing teams reporting directly or indirectly, and influencing key stakeholders, including leadership
  • Proven track record of achieving stretched targets in a complex matrix organization
About Adecco
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