Genus is an agricultural biotechnology pioneer. We are a global FTSE 250 company, headquartered in the UK, and listed on the London Stock Exchange. Genus PLC has a presence in over 70 countries and a global workforce of over 3,000 employees and growing. We are a worldwide leader in porcine and bovine animal genetics, partnering with farmers to transform how we nourish the world – a mission that is important to a sustainable future.
Food consumption is expected to rise by 60% in the next 20 years. Our challenge is to affordably and sustainably meet that escalating demand while global resources diminish. Our vision is clear: Pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world.
Genus seek transformational change in life-cycle carbon emissions for global livestock protein producers and net-zero emissions from business operations by 2050. In just two years, Genus has dramatically reduced emissions in line with milestone targets and has a series of ambitious investments around bio-gas capture, renewables, fleet electrication, nature and carbon focused soil programmes. You will further refine and oversee the sustainability strategy which is now embedded into the Company's governance structure, research and customer programmes.
The Global Lead Environment and Sustainability Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, tracking and reporting of corporate environment strategy, metrics and targets in areas that include greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reporting, responsible farming, impact of animal genetic improvement, implementation of renewable energy strategies, water and energy efficiency, waste reduction and recycling and animal welfare.
The role involves the ability to develop partnerships and collaboration within global business units and functions across the company to implement joint action plans to improve corporate performance and reporting in environmental sustainability and corporate climate action. The Sustainability Manager is uniquely positioned to gain exposure to leaders and operations across the company, including research and development (R&D), supply chain, animal product development, corporate governance, and finance, as well as work with external partners and nongovernmental organisations (NGOs).
Genus is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. Genus prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Genus conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.