Head of Sustainability Natural Rubber
Do you want to make this world a better place? Do you want to work for a company that strives to be a good corporate citizen? Are you concerned about saving the environment and ensuring that human rights are observed? Do you have a strategic approach, diplomatic savvy, and you see it as a welcome challenge to work in a multi stakeholder environment and find win-win solutions? Do you want to be a team leader? Then you should apply for the role of Head of Sustainability Natural Rubber at Continental Tires Holding Singapore.
The Head of Sustainability Natural Rubber develops and implements our Sustainable Natural Rubber Strategy in line with Continental's Sustainability Policy and Road Map and aligns this with internal and external stakeholders. The team ensures that all relevant sustainability data are analysed and checked systematically for potential risks along the whole supply chain of natural rubber, up to the plots of land where it was grown. They flag needs for mitigation action, agree on mitigation projects with suppliers and other external stakeholders and set up and control these projects. They ensure that Continental's KPIs regarding natural rubber sustainability are properly defined, measured regularly and improved every year. They represent Continental in the Global Platform of Sustainable Natural Rubber and engage other external stakeholders, such as service providers and NGOs. They control the compliance of Natural Rubber Purchasing of Continental with legal requirements, at this particular moment with a strong focus on the EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR). They lead their team inspiring them to highest performance and ensuring that all team members are motivated, properly trained and have the required resources. To achieve their challenging targets, they collaborate closely with a strong network of Continental experts, both in Singapore and overseas.
- University Degree in Business, Technology, Agriculture / Agroforestry, Natural Science and/or creditable professional experience in the field of Sustainability in Natural Rubber
- Excellent analytical and conceptual skills
- Good networker
- Experience in Natural Rubber procurement / Supply Chain or R&D
- Previous involvement in the analysis and implementation of EUDR
- Previous international / intercultural exposure through minimum either living and working three years abroad or having worked at least three years at an international corporation
- Knowledge of HCV and HCS approaches and ESG frameworks
- Knowledge of Certification and sustainability standards
- Background in Integration and project management
- Previous team lead experience is considered a plus
Continental Tires Holding Singapore Pte Ltd is a subsidiary of Continental. Our major tasks is to ensure the supply of natural rubber to Continental's tire and technical rubber plants on time, in the right quantity and quality, at competitive prices and responsibly sourced. Like everywhere else in Continental, we believe in great people culture and foster team spirit. We offer a friendly working atmosphere, flexibility and fairness.
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Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2022, Continental generated sales of €39.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 57 countries and markets.
With its premium portfolio in the car, truck, bus, two-wheel and specialty tire segment, the Tires group sector stands for innovative solutions in tire technology. Intelligent products and services related to tires and the promotion of sustainability complete the product portfolio. For specialist dealers and fleet management, Tires offers digital tire monitoring and tire management systems, in addition to other services, with the aim of keeping fleets mobile and increasing their efficiency. With its tires, Continental makes a significant contribution to safe, efficient and environmentally friendly mobility.