Sustainability Manager

  • Dienstverband
  • Amsterdam


Purpose of the role

In order to deliver on the ambitious sustainability goals Rituals agreed to achieve within the next years, we are looking for a Sustainability Manager. This experienced professional will develop and lead our global sustainability strategy focusing specifically on our production & sourcing supply chain, packaging and formulations.

Key responsibility areas

Production supply chain

  • Develop a global sustainable procurement roadmap and drive its implementation with the sourcing team
  • Develop supplier reporting tools and implement new processes to increase transparency in Rituals’ production supply chain (audits, traceability & changes in standards).
  • Together with key suppliers set up and implement improvement plans for the energy, water, waste, GHG footprints
  • Work with the sustainability team for comprehensive reporting on our production supply chain sustainability progress


  • Develop sustainability packaging strategy in line with our goal of circularity by 2023
  • Together with the LCA center, verify strategy on its impact and develop assessments for all products. Advice and support innovation/ sourcing team with implementation of strategy in the new product development process.
  • Be at the forefront on sustainable packaging trends and assess viability for the brand via LCA.


  • Define strategy direction for Rituals’ product formulations and implement within the innovation team
  • Develop product certification plan as part of Rituals’ sustainability program

Skills and Experience Required

  • Master degree
  • Proven and a minimum relevant track record of 7 to 10 years in sustainability management
  • ideally within cosmetics and / or a retail environment
  • Experience with the B Corp Certification will be viewed favorably  Exemplify a high degree of interpersonal, influencing and stakeholder management skills
  • Proficient in both verbal and written communication and fluency in English is critical.

The Sustainability Manager will report to the Director Innovation & Sustainability and will work closely together with her team and the sourcing team.

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