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Corporate SustainAgility Solutions Assessment (SSA) Specialist

Job location : Paris, France
Created moment : 10/08/2021 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 04936

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Corporate SustainAgility Solutions Assessment (SSA) Specialist

Job Summary

The role of the Sustainability Specialist is to support the definition, development and deployment of the Group Project Sustainability Assessment program (SSA tool - methodology and implementation).  


Scope:  The scope is global, covering existing products/segments and markets  and also products/projects in development following the Group’s SSA methodology.   

Nature of customers :  Internal customers (business areas), Group stakeholders, external stakeholders (industry associations, WBCSD PSA group members, client requests for data/product sustainability, consultancy firms, etc.)

Results: database with Ecoprofile results for Group product portfolio (per Product Families),  workshops and reports on market alignment, product/portfolio SSA mapping (heat map), development projects screening (innovation, Capex), support Marketing teams in presentation of the SustainAgility program to customers

Travels: Potential site visits to support studies/assessments/business reviews

Interfaces: Corporate CSR Team, BA CSR correspondant & SSA specialist , Product Stewardship, Environment, S&T, Marketing, Business Development, Legal, Communication


- Provide technical support and expertise on product sustainability related subject as required for the development and roll-out of Product Sustainability program, including but not limited to assessments (Ecoprofile calculation, Environmental Product Declarations, Life-Cycle-Assessments, qualitative impact assessments), planning, report generation, contribution to business reviews, etc. 
- Develop tool kit to support SSA assessments of Imerys product portfolio (both existing and new products) such as methodological guidelines, case studies, training sessions
- Define KPI and roadmap and develop Group SSA scorecards in line with BA priorities
- Conduct regular review of sustainability assessment results performed by BA (including LCA results) and ensure continuous improvement process
- Compile and organise source data to build and then maintain a consistent and reliable LCA & Sustainability assessment Database, in line with existing and future IT and BI Tools
- Support BA to respond to inquiries from Clients on product sustainability, policies or programs (in particular for BA where there are no dedicated resources)
- Coordination of internal network of LCA ‘practitioners’
- Ensure regular regulatory, normative and strategic watch (including competition) to support CSR strategy 
- Contribute to Imerys internal & external communication, positions paper or technical publication on Sustainability of Mineral products

• Engineering degree or Master Degree in a technical or engineering field
• First experience (internship or alternance) in Life Cycle Assessment or CSR Initiatives 
• Fluent in English (B2 minimum)
• Open Mindedness, Passionate and self-motivated on CSR topics
• Ability to collaborate and work effectively across functions, with a various range of stakeholders
• Strong data management, Critical analysis and capacity for synthesis, with the ability to organize, compile, interpret and present effectively
• Ability to handle a variety of tasks/initiatives
• Strong communication skills : written communication both in a form of scientific reports and in more popular-science publication + ability to communicate to all levels of the organization
• Ability to facilitate meetings, workshops and provide trainings on CSR topics
• Organization and Coordination skills

Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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