Senior Manager Sustainability (Waste & Water Management)


  • The role is to act as a strategic program champion in waste and water management, managing the development and execution of the strategic goals of these topics in environmental supply chain program.  This role is to support Director of Sustainable Sourcing (Program & data management) to secure the waste / water management strategy aligns with overarching environmental strategy.


  • Act as the internal waste and water champion and manage the interconnectivity, coordination and convergence of supply chain’s zero landfill / water reduction targets
  • Identify areas of future and value-added opportunities in respect to environmental strategic priorities to drive the improvement in waste / water topics across global supply chain.
  • Support in development of waste / water management strategy and programmes for suppliers, engaging closely with relevant environmental and business experts, ensuring alignment of programmes across breadth of supply chain 
  • Drive and manage strategic projects, activities and reports that contributes to the goals and future vision for waste and water
  • Analyze collected waste / water data, provide qualitative / quantitative overview of the supply chain waste / water performance to management team in a regular basis
  • Develop and rollout waste / water tools and projects to the team / suppliers in the countries falling under scope
  • Provide oversight to team’s training to all in-scope suppliers contributing to capacity building, technical knowledge, and thought leadership in waste / water related issues to the Global Supply Chain
  • Engage in dialogue with third parties, including NGO, Government bodies and professional institutions to further investigate and test future concepts linked to waste or water



  • Sustainable Sourcing, Herzo GOPS Sustainability Team, Sourcing divisions, Global Operations, SEA, Environmental Assurance Team, and local teams in various locations
  • Local and regional industry associations on waste and water areas
  • External solution providers



  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of business 
  • Strong communicator and presentation skills 
  • Strong project management skills s
  • Strong organizational, follow-through, negotiating/influencing skills.
  • Strong Knowledge of Excel, Word, Powerpoint and data management systems
  • Detail-oriented with strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with business and external partners across time zones.
  • Good written and verbal English, plus other Asian languages are desirable 



  • Bachelor Degree in Environmental Engineering / Management / Science
  • 8+ years of experience in the area(s) of environment and sustainability, with experience in  Environmental / Waste / water management preferable within the supply chain and/or sustainability sector

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Job Title:  Senior Manager Sustainability (Waste & Water Management)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Ho Chi Minh City
TEAM:  Sourcing
State:  65
Country/Region:  VN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  444221
Date:  Jun 26, 2022