Senior Manager, Sustainability – Engagement

17 Sep, 2022

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Senior Manager, Sustainability – Engagement

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Remote

About us: When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a thriving organization! Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Reflecting our commitment to doing business the right way, our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy is focused in four key pillars – Operations, Colleagues, Communities and Environment. This approach enables us to create sustainable value by providing high quality products for our customers, creating a great place to work for our colleagues, making a difference in our communities and reducing our impact on the planet.

How you will make an impact: As Senior Manager of Sustainability you will play a key role in advancing our CSR performance while making it easier for customers and colleagues to understand and engage in our sustainability agenda. Get ready to make a difference! Our ideal candidate is customer centric with a broad knowledge base across social and environmental sustainability topics. They think strategically and execute tactically with outstanding organization and coordination skills for driving cross-functional projects in a matrixed environment. They also thrive on knowledge sharing and toolkit/resource development to translate complex sustainability concepts and information into materials and playbooks that are easily consumed, utilized and cascaded by others.

Responsibilities

Strategic projects

  • Bring innovative thinking and industry practices to your leadership of cross-functional working groups accountable for sustainability strategies/priorities. E.g., equity, human rights, supply chain sustainability, circularity, etc.
  • Support sustainability governance committees by drafting quarterly briefings, conducting market research, and preparing presentation materials
  • Conduct regular reviews and quality checks of sustainability data/claims/information across matrixed organization
  • Provide support as needed on other CSR team programs/initiatives

Customer engagement

  • Enable top notch customer engagements across a matrixed organization by building an internal education and training program to strengthen sustainability proficiency among key account leaders
  • Generate customer-facing sustainability case studies; create compelling content/infographics that differentiate and simplify our programs, results and impact
  • Ensure timely and accurate responses to inbound sustainability inquiries from customers and other stakeholders
  • Support executive briefings and/or engage directly with customers as needed (on sustainability topics)

Colleague engagement

  • Develop colleague awareness/knowledge of relevant sustainability topics and think outside the (in)box to use varied distribution channels. E.g., panels, podcasts, onboarding modules, etc.
  • Establish an ambassador program/network that fosters belonging and engages colleagues in contributing toward our enterprise environmental sustainability goals

Industry engagement

  • Support leadership engagement in topical convenings, industry memberships and media opportunities
  • Prioritize and lead the submission of external sustainability recognition applications
  • Track and report on the US and EU sustainability policy landscapes to shape strategic recommendations

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years’ professional experience in sustainability or related field; 5+ years directly communicating with customers/clients; 5+ years project leadership experience in matrixed environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Masters/MBA preferred
  • Passionate about Thermo Fisher’s Mission and contributions to society and the planet
  • High-energy self-starter and genuine teammate who can act as both a collaborator and an owner/leader; demonstrated ability and willingness to adjust and adapt to changing conditions
  • Growth mindset and project management skills with the ability to structure multiple cross-functional initiatives simultaneously and deliver results by building trust and consensus
  • Outstanding communicator (listening, presenting, writing) across a variety of audiences/partners from internal technical experts to Fortune 100 customers
  • Demonstrated success developing educational programming and resources and producing high-quality marketing deliverables/materials
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the global sustainability policy landscape
  • Creative, responsive, and flexible with a sense of humor

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COVID-19 Vaccination Update for U.S. & Canada Colleagues

  • All U.S. colleagues are required to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status. New hires will be asked to disclose their vaccination status upon the first day of employment.
  • U.S. new hires (including those in Field Sales, Field Services and Customer Support Technical Applications) may be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, including boosters, based on the customer or client sites they visit and support. Individuals may also be required to comply with other COVID-19 health and safety protocols, such as masking or testing.
  • Canada new hires (including those in Field Sales, Field Services, and Customer Support Technical Applications) may be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, including boosters, based on the customer or client sites they visit and support. Individuals may also be required to comply with other COVID-19 health and safety protocols, such as masking or testing. New hires in Field Sales, Field Services, and Customer Support Technical Applications will be asked to disclose their vaccination status upon the first day of employment.

Job posted: 2022-09-17