Sustainability Manager

Cosmetics Europe

Sustainability Manager

Cosmetics Europe

Brussels, Belgium

Cosmetics Europe, the Brussels based European trade association of the cosmetic and personal care industry, has an immediate opening for a: SUSTAINABILITY MANAGER.

Main responsibilities:

The Sustainability Manager will work on sustainability and environmental sciences projects relevant for the cosmetics industry.

  • Main tasks will include:
    • Manage industry voluntary actions in the field of environmental sustainability (e.g., greenhouse gases, packaging/recycling, nature protection related to biodiversity and water), implement and communicate on such actions within the national network of Cosmetics Europe as well as with relevant stakeholders;
    • Within Cosmetics Europe working groups and on behalf of Cosmetics Europe, support various industry and multi-stakeholder research projects in the field of environmental hazard and risk assessments of cosmetic ingredients and products (e.g. covering exposure, fate and ecotoxicology); and
    • Participate on behalf of Cosmetics Europe in industry initiatives on e.g., life cycle assessments (LCA), foot printing mechanisms, carbon standards, biodiversity or ecosystems assessments.
  • The Sustainability Manager reports to the Deputy Director General and works closely with Project Lead(s) & the members of the Science and Public Affairs/Communications Teams.

Required qualifications and skills:

  • Relevant Master and/or work experience in environmental sustainability and/or environmental sciences;
  • Interest in the EU and global policy environments regarding environmental sustainability and environmental sciences;
  • Excellent organisational, communicating and project management skills; sound experience in scientific project management is a plus;
  • 2-3 years’ experience after graduation;
  • Ability to work in a proactive and autonomous way as well as in a team;
  • Excellent ability in written and spoken English;
  • Full knowledge of MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);

We offer:

  • An open-ended contract/full time basis;
  • A competitive salary and fringe benefits package;
  • A challenging position of high exposure in a motivated and international team;
  • A wide portfolio of responsibilities and opportunities within a strong industrial sector

Interested in this position?

Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your motivation for this position to: job@cosmeticseurope.eu.

Applications must be received by close of business on 31st July 2022 COB.

Only successful candidates fulfilling all the requirements will be short-listed.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to prove their background, qualifications, skills and experiences by providing relevant documents. Telephone enquiries cannot be answered.

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