Position: Head Of Sustainability- Print & POS
** Background in Creative Production or Print Management a must
** Expertise in sustainability Expertise a must (biodegradable materials, carbon, LCA etc)
** Active on an international level (EMEA or Global ideally)
** Strong leader and builder
Location: flexible within UK
Salary: based on experience
This is an exciting opportunity for an established Head Of Sustainability within the Print & POS space to join a leading Business and Marketing Company with an expansive client portfolio of mainly FMCG , Retail and Technology blue-chip and A-brand clients. You will be trusted to consult on the sustainability and innovation process of all aspects in their organisation especially on the supply chain and production side. The eventual aim is to create a global sustainability department / team that you will lead. You will benefit from being part of a firm with a market leading reputation.
In this role as Head Of Sustainability- Print & POS, you will be responsible for developing insights in workflows of clients and (mainly within the Creative Production or Print Management space like Print & POS / in-store) suppliers in order to gain an excellent understanding of them and find out where and how sustainability and innovation can be improved within the structure. Understanding matrix structures and the roles of diverse stakeholder within it is key. The role will not only help shape the sustainability targets but will mainly help develop strategies and implement process and procedures to reach them with final goal of creating a team / department. The Head Of Sustainability will be influential to develop new policies and practices to ensure targets are met in terms of compliance, risk and regulations. Having an international across borders mindset and having a natural leadership ability and an ability to grab people's attention and drive them forwards is essential.
The Required Skills and Experience
To be successful as the Head Of Sustainability- Print & POS you will need relevant experience and knowledge of the marketing execution and creative production world. Possible links may include: Print (offset and / or digital), POS (2D or 3D and ideally multi material), print management, procurement of marketing materials, print production, packaging, studio artwork, (visual) merchandise, print procurement, direct mail and any other associated fields. A deep understanding and passion for sustainability (and innovation) is must as well. Being up to date with guidelines but also trends and market leading concepts is a must too. English will be the main language and any other language is a big plus given the international nature of the role. If 1 key skill / quality is central it will be: being analytical in approach, strategy etc. As mentioned before: leadership is essential too as is an international and inclusive team-orientated mindset.
In return for your skills and contribution as Head Of Sustainability- Print & POS, the company is offering the opportunity to work with a market leading company and being able to put your stamp and style on a key large-scale operation. The level is based on experience and the role is remote. A great chance to put your style and signature on something from the beginning before it will grow in to something really big.