Senior Manager Sustainability - Materials Impact (m/f/d)



  • Manage and develop the sustainable analytics platform for adidas with a focus on the environmental impact and corresponding sustainability key performance indicators
  • Provide the x-functional team with impact analysis and general sustainability advisory for priority projects
  • Provide guidance on critical sustainability topics to inform the overall sustainability strategy


Key Accountabilities

  • Manage the development and implementation of a state-of-the-art sustainability analytics and material impact management platform to ensure informed decision making, reporting and communication
  • Provide the x-functional team with material impact analysis by modeling LCAs (Life Cycle Analysis)
  • Guide external partners especially suppliers to provide credible impact data and LCAs
  • Provide validated material impact data to support external claims and communication
  • Develop guidance on critical sustainability topics by applying the latest research and know-how
  • Develop technical guidelines and trainings for the x-functional teams regarding material impact management and critical sustainability topics  
  • Inform the x-functional team about regulatory and market developments regarding impact management
  • Contribute to impact related external working-groups of partner organizations and industry associatio


Knowledge, Capabilities and Experience

  • Demonstrated analytical and financial modeling skills, comfort with Finance and Accounting principles and strong financial statement analysis ability
  • Managerial ability
  • High degree of customer orientation
  • Independent handling of a variety of tasks with different levels of complexity by developing effective plans and organizing work efficiently
  • Acting in a goal-oriented manner, prioritize and complete tasks in order of importance
  • Thinking beyond the obvious and do not stop at the first answers
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)



  1. Four-year university degree, preferably Master’s degree in environmental science, material science, CSR or related fields
  2. Minimum 7 years’ work experience in sustainability and impact management

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Job Title:  Senior Manager Sustainability - Materials Impact (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Strategy
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  402068
Date:  Jan 8, 2022