Drive material sustainability and concept innovation within a timeframe of 1.5 year to 3 years prior to retail introduction across Footwear and Apparel.
Lead a team of experts focusing on innovation that brings positive impact to product sustainability and performance through exploration and implementation of technological and technical advancements.
In collaboration with Design, Futures, Marketing, Sourcing and BU Product Development, the function co-manages sustainable innovation pipelining and commercial implementation that will help fulfil the consumer demand for sustainable product and a clear communication to the consumer.
Ensures/Owns systems and processes, that enable traceability, transparency and governance.
Be the center of functional and technical expertise in Material sustainability and Innovation ensuring a constant improvement in the know-how and capabilities of relevant organizations.
Owns processes and tools to manage materials in the creation phase across BUs and development locations globally.