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Product Sustainability Lead

GE Energy
Kolding, Syddanmark 6000
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**Job Description Summary**

The Product Sustainability Lead is part of GE Renewable Energys Sustainability team in the CTO function, responsible for the companys Carbon Neutral commitment and the long-term strategy and execution of GE Renewable Energys priorities within environmental sustainability and circular economy. The product sustainability role focuses on driving improvements on GE Renewable Energys product environmental performance, and she/he will guide and lead projects to establish the necessary frameworks, procedures and strategies to build organizational capability, establish meaningful KPIs and ensure continuous improvement with the various businesses. The role is global, cross-functional and needs to have a strong understanding of the entire renewable energy value chain as well as the customer and market related risks, requirements, and opportunities, presented by climate change.

**Job Description**

**Roles and Responsibilities**

+ Establish and develop basic framework and capabilities to drive product sustainability improvements (e.g. Life Cycle Assessments, eco-design practices, tools and education) in relevant functions and P&Ls

+ Lead process to establish company wide product sustainability strategy, leveraging existing initiatives, identifying synergies, gaps and opportunities

+ Lead implementation of strategy with the relevant functions and stakeholders

+ Facilitate, maintain and grow internal networks to establish new processes, policies and KPIs that drive product sustainability improvements

+ Collect relevant stakeholder (customer, regulations, supplier) inputs to develop and continuous evolve product sustainability approach

+ Work closely with teams securing external funding to boost progress and benefit from 'green' funding opportunities especially in Europe and the US.

+ Educate and engage stakeholders on Sustainability, circular economy, product life cycle impacts and associated business opportunities

+ Connect with wider GE stakeholders for alignment and synergies

+ Represent GE Renewable Energy in relevant networks and fora for Circular Economy and environmental sustainability

**Required Qualifications**

+ Master's degree from an accredited university or college within Environmental Sustainability, environmental science, engineering, business sustainability or similar

+ Deep experience working with product sustainability, life cycle assessments, eco-design, green innovation, circular economy

+ Very strong knowledge of global climate change impacts and the influence on the renewable energy industry value chain

+ Either formal technical background or demonstrated ability to engage and lead very technical stakeholders and outcomes

+ Insights/experience with platforms, software and tools that help drive product sustainability

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Advanced oral and written communication skills in English.

+ Strong stakeholder engagement and leadership skills.

+ Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve complex problems in a multi-stakeholder environment.

+ Strong project management skills and demonstrated ability to lead programs and projects and document impact for amplified effect

**Additional Information**

**Relocation Assistance Provided:** No


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Posted: 2020-11-18 Expires: 2020-12-18

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