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    Supply Chain Technology, Internal Operations

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  • Salary:

    £180000 - £240000 per annum + Bonus and Package

  • Contact:

    Declan McElroy

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

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Senior Director - Sustainability Systems Lead - Global Supply Chain Company - UK (Hybrid working with occasional travel) - £180,000 - £240,000 Basic + Excellent Package

This innovative business is currently going through a global digital transformation and the systems development team are playing a key role in that journey. They have been tasked with creating a new product that will create a standardized method for tracking all 3rd party vendor and customer carbon outputs - in line with their decarbonisation agenda. To do this, the business is looking to hire a Senior Director to lead all aspects of the system development. This exciting role will be a huge challenge but will also offer an excellent opportunity at a career defining role.

The Role

The Senior Director will be responsible for bringing the full vision for this market leading system to life - from designing the overall strategy, hiring the product management team, overseeing the actual software development to create an industry leading customer experience. The overarching goal will be to create a system that creates a standardized process for capturing all carbon data and making it accessible and translatable for all customers and vendors. Other responsibilities include:

  • Defining the overall goal for the digital system - working with senior leaders within the business to understand the bespoke requirements and setting an achievable timeline
  • Working with the systems team to build a cutting-edge way of tracking and reporting customer KPIs
  • Working with the existing tech team and building relationships with external technology leaders to build the market leading product
  • Spearhead the platform and agenda amongst the senior leadership team - championing its usage and helping with the digital journey
  • Growing and mentoring a Product Management team

Skills and Experience

  • Must have experience as a leader - managing Product Management teams to design a new system
  • Will be able to clearly articulate a digital strategy for customers - ideally with experience in ESG/Sustainability/carbon emissions systems
  • Will be able to operate at a C-Suite level - prior experience working with and influencing CIOs/CTOs is a must
  • Must be comfortable managing complex data and adept at creating methods to track, standardize and collate multiple data streams
  • Prior experience working for a technology major would be an advantage

This is a rare opportunity to secure a strategic senior role that will offer a highly competitive salary with a rewarding career challenge. If you enjoy cutting edge technology and want to make a difference in decarbonisation - this role really does offer everything. Get in touch with Declan to find out more about the company and role. Email direct at

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