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Responsible sourcing manager, senior (full-time)

Starbucks Coffee Trading Company Sàrl
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Summary of Key Responsibilities
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
• Set goals and priorities for an overall working team, while focusing on developing organizational capability and modeling how we work together. Identify and communicate key responsibilities to individual partners.
• Manage direct report(s), coaching and supporting their growth and development.
• Oversee and continuously optimize the large-scale, complex, and highly visible responsible coffee sourcing program, and project strategies, distilling data and insights from the business, stakeholders, and providing subject matter expertise.
• Influence and lead high performing cross-functional teams and engage team members in projects and programs, while providing a clear direction of strategy from a credibility point of view.
• Prepare, communicate, and educate client groups and team on changes in responsible sourcing policies and practices within the organization.
• Prepare and analyze annual program budgets (e.g. expenditures and cash management) to ensure operations are within budget and strategic growth is supported
• Build and present rigorous, quantitative analysis to support business and functional leaders in translating strategies into actionable and quantitative plans to support the decision-making process.
• Inform, monitor and evaluate technology vendors; to improve reliability and controls of information in the sustainability database by contributing to the development and implementation of new functionalities.
• Monitor and advise on potential impacts of changes in international laws and regulations to the coffee sustainability program.

Basic Qualifications
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish are essential. Brazilian Portuguese a plus.
• 10+ years of progressive experience in responsible sourcing, voluntary standard development and/or supply within an international procurement industry setting (ideally in the agricultural commodities industries).
• 5+ years in a strategy management position in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Ideally the candidate will also have demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional and international business environment.
• 5+ years of experience leading teams
• 5+ years of experience managing two or more budgets
• Strong project leadership skills in a cross-functional environment, with an ability to prioritize, providing senior leadership with a robust logic.
• Ability to work well independently as well as part of a global team. Fine interpersonal, networking and teamwork skills are essential.
• Strong attention to detail combined with demonstrated organizational, problem-solving and time management skills. Flexibility to adjust to a changing workload to ensure timely results while respecting deadlines.
• Ability to lead multiple global projects and working groups while creating a welcoming and collaborative spirit.
• Communicate efficiently, clearly and concisely to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
• Computer skills: Advanced Microsoft Office, proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint, and general database management.
• Detailed knowledge of sustainability standards and the relevant regulatory environment, with an ability to engage stakeholder effectively in finding credible, cost effective and speedy responses to upcoming changes.
• Willing to travel in general and specially to developing countries at 1 month a year.
• Education: Bachelor’s Degree / Apprenticeship
• Years of experience: 10+ yrs

Summary of Experience
• Work experience in developing countries and agricultural communities, with a deep-seated understanding of the realities on the ground with regard to compliance and standards implementation.
• Skills in managing and influencing constructive interactions with pertinent functions and external stakeholders across multiple cultures in a dynamic matrix environment.
• Relevant experience in developing and implementing voluntary standards as well as experience in leading strategic plan implementations.
• Ease to identify inefficiencies and gaps in an analytical manner to generate fair and prompt resolution of problems and mitigate any potential risks.

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