Sustainability Manager, Packaging

Job Description

Auto req ID: 202314BR

Job Description

We're looking for a commercially focused Packaging Sustainability Manager to lead the development of the right business model for collection of crisp packets in the UK & enabling collection across key markets in East particularly Poland, Romania & Turkey


In this role you will Identify potential partnerships for collection of snacks films through external environment scoping & develop necessary business model options. You will need to work closely with Global teams to help drive long-term reform and kerbside collection.
You will play a key role in
identifying constraints with sorting & recycling snacks films (post-collection) and recommend possible solutions incl. partnerships & trials needed, working alongside the technical teams.

A particular focus will be on leading dialogue with BU teams in Poland, Romania & Turkey and provide support in driving overall ESSA Snacks Recycling agenda, including;

  1. building coalition of customers, partners, recyclers and key industry stakeholders as needed

  2. liasing with each BU snacks commercial lead & PPGA to define clear action plan for snacks collection sorting and recycling going forward



  • Proven track record of successfully building new partnerships & business models

  • Strong strategic & financial skills to be able to assess & work through multiple business model and commercial scenarios

  • Basic technical understanding of plastics & materials

  • Passion for sustainability

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with the Equality Act 2010, we value diversity at our company; it is an essential part of our success. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, pregnancy or maternity, marital/civil partnerships, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, gender or gender reassignment, disability or race including; colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin.