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Global Environmental Sustainability Manager Ref.: GESM/ST


Multinational pharmaceutical compAzienda manifatturiera multinazionale  del settore farmaceutico



This role collaborates with the internal community of Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) experts, leads the Sustainability Program deployment aimed to reduce carbon emission by 55% due 2030 and sets the business requirements to achieve net-zero emissions target.
The position is highly strategic and requires robust background and strong experience in environmental sustainability work. This is a unique opportunity to shape Kedrion’s decarbonization strategy and work with senior leaders across the organization to drive long-term impact.
The successful candidate will be able to give timely and efficient advice - from a regulatory perspective - to the business regarding environmental, sustainability, and climate change issues, ensuring that compliance with environmental and energy legislation is met, by assessing current business practices and developing guidance to improve and meet environmental and energy targets.


Main Responsibilities:

•    Liaise with the Corporate ESG function to align on company business objectives regarding Sustainability within Operations Business Unit.
•    Set-up and plan the Kedrion’s Environmental Sustainability strategy and roadmap (incl. carbon, water, waste/circularity and nature/biodiversity).
•    Independently drive and coordinate Environmental Sustainability program, reporting directly into the Global Operations Steering Committee, aimed to achieve the 2030 intermediate target of 55% carbon emissions reduction and the final net-zero emissions goal.
•    Identify opportunities to accelerate progress on Kedrion’s environmental sustainability targets (incl. net-zero emissions); drive continuous improvement by providing expert guidance across different business functions.
•    With reference to carbon footprint, environmental, sustainability, and climate change topics, keep up-to-date with the latest legislation, the regulatory and legal changes and drive the necessary adaptation of the Company activities to those changes; perform compliance audits and regulatory compliance assessments with the support of external specialized consultants.
•    Be on the forefront of knowledge in the environmental sustainability milieu within the industry; be aware of evolving environmental regulations, standards and industry trends; manage external stakeholders; generate strategic insights based on best-in-class analysis, distill outputs and recommendations which enable informed decisions of top-level leaders.
•    Participate in industry groups, represent Kedrion in external discussions and propose technical and operations standards for our industry and our company.
•    Develop annual strategy update on Environmental Sustainability, as part of the annual corporate reporting process to Executive Management and Board and to external stakeholders.




Degree in Engineering (Chemical or Environmental preferred); MD, PhD or MBA preferred or equivalent on-the-job experience.

Previous experience in the pharmaceutical /chemical/food industry

•    Strong expert knowledge of Environmental Sustainability and Energy Management topics and practices (carbon, water, waste/circularity, nature/biodiversity), including key trends, standards and frameworks (incl. science-based targets).
•    Proven knowledge of International Environmental and Energy Legislation
•    Understanding of relevant environmental regulatory standards and the process of implementation (e.g., ISO 14001 and 50001)
•    Proven track record of concrete achievements in environmental sustainability projects and strategy work, driving and influencing corporates’ environmental sustainability agenda. Demonstratable work experience and relevant experience gained in environmental sustainability.
•    Extensive project and program management experience in strategic projects; management consulting background preferred (equal to engagement manager or associate principal level) or other relevant extensive work experience.
•    Ability to develop and manage projects with high quality, interact with senior management, lead cross-functional project teams and manage internal and external stakeholders.
•    Practical experience in conducting environmental audits and due diligence activities.
•    Ability to develop presentations for senior management, communicate and present clearly and make strategic recommendations.
•    High proficiency in English - both written and oral.

LOCATION : LUCCA Area  Hybrid position

Invia il cv con l'autorizzazione del trattamento dei dati personali in base all’art. 13 del D. Lgs. 196/2003 e all’art. 13 GDPR 679/16 ed il riferimento della posizione all'indirizzo email:

L'offerta di lavoro si intende estesa a entrambi i sessi (L. 903/77). Aut. Min. Lav. prot. nr. 1417 del 22/01/2007.

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