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Manager, CSR Supply Chain Sustainability

Date: May 16, 2019

Location: Singapore, SG-SG, SG

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SG-15452
Area of Interest: Supply Chain
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Combined Services Singapore
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB PURPOSE:

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a core value at Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSI) and encompasses our environmental and social commitments and goals. This position will focus on measuring and reporting on WSI's environmental impact and will be responsible for managing large data collection and analysis projects within our supply chain. The CSR Manager will also play a key role in the strategic development and implementing sustainability initiatives, engagement and education, and environmental performance of our supply chain partners. The ideal candidate will bring a combination of analytic capabilities along with strategic thinking and superb interpersonal communication skills. He/she will drive projects to completion and have the capacity to work with remote cross-functional teams and business managers through a structured approach while managing day-to-day program operations.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

* Support the CSR Director in reporting on progress toward WSI's environmental commitments
* Develop strategies to advance environmental sustainability with WSI's supply chain partners
* Provide support and tools to educate, empower, and influence WSI's vendors and sourcing offices to meet WSI's CSR targets
* Capture and share best practices with vendors and sourcing offices
* Research and recommend best practices within the area of environmental CSR and benchmark prevailing trends
* Generate budgets and timelines to fulfil project requirements

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

* Embodies the highest level of personal and professional integrity and ethics
* A true passion for Corporate Social Responsibility
* Maintains a global perspective and is culturally sensitive and aware
* Influences key members of an organization at all levels
* Possesses a personally engaging style with excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Thrives in a collaborative team environment
* Demonstrates a creative, energetic and motivated spirit
* Possesses attention to detail while managing simultaneous projects in a dynamic environment

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REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

COMPETENCIES & EXPERIENCE:

* An experienced supply chain professional with a focus on sustainability and environmental impact
* Proven organizational and project management skills
* Experience managing data and providing analytical reports
* Capable of managing simultaneous projects in a dynamic environment
* Excellent communication and presentation skills
* Ability to clearly articulate goals and objectives
* Ability to exercise a high degree of professionalism
* Self-starter who proactively anticipates business needs
* Proficiency in Windows XP, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
* Bachelor's degree in Business, Environmental Studies or a related field
* 5+ years' related experience in the CSR field (developing, enforcing, and/or influencing implementation)
* Able to travel up to 25% of the time
* Fluency in English required, fluency in Mandarin a plus to communicate with Mandarin speaking counterparts

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.


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