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Sustainability Manager

Adecco USA
San Francisco
Closing date
6 Apr 2023

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Employer Sector
Technology, ICT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type

The "World's Largest Search Engine" is hiring for a temporary position.

Position Description - Program Manager IV

Project Overview:

The Global Sustainability Team drives the development and implementation of the global sustainability strategy to further empower action, ensure alignment and prioritization, identify new leadership opportunities, and mitigate risks. The team leads sustainability strategy and programs on carbon, circular economy, water, product integration, reporting, and employee engagement.

The Global Sustainability Team seeks a Water Stewardship Program Manager to support the company's global water stewardship strategy.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Support internal partners on project selection and program implementation to advance progress on our 2030 Replenish and Watershed Health Target;
  • Lead global tracking, reporting, and communication on our water stewardship target, including management of internal tracking and reporting tools;
  • Lead internal cross-functional engagement on our water stewardship strategy, including with Global Data Centers, Real Estate and Workplace Services, Public Policy and Government Affairs, Communications and Marketing, and Product teams;
  • Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

  • Complete tasks related to external reporting and disclosures, in partnership with the Sustainability Reporting Team and internal cross functional partners.
  • Engage with cross-functional teams including Global Data Centers, Real Estate and Workplace Services, Public Policy and Government Affairs, and Supply Chain and continue to build out identified areas of synergy and collaboration.
  • Review watershed project and partnership opportunities through a water stewardship lens for eligibility, sector best practices, and comprehensive watershed impact and outcomes.
  • Skill/Experience/Education


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g. environmental studies/management) is required.
  • 10+ years experience of stakeholder engagement in the water stewardship field (including project developers, relevant NGOs and coalition groups, utilities, and corporations).
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously under minimal supervision.
  • Collaborative and effective approach to make programmatic design and directional recommendations, with an ability to navigate complex scenarios.
  • Strong and strategic oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex ideas in a clear and concise manner to a range of audiences including corporate leaders.
  • Desired:

  • Master's degree in a relevant field is strongly preferred (e.g., environmental studies/management)
  • Advanced knowledge of existing and emerging sustainability topics, especially in water stewardship, such as nature-based solutions and ecosystem services, impact measurement, biodiversity and regenerative agriculture
  • An ability to work with global and cross-functional teams across diverse cultures.
  • Experience working in a sustainability role within a global corporation or organization with a global focus on water is strongly preferred.

  • This particular client is requiring that all new hires show proof of Covid-19 vaccination. However, accommodation considerations will be reviewed for those that cannot be vaccinated for medical, religious, or other reasons protected by law.

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