Eco-innovation Manager

Making the world a better home

Autres industries

Ile-de-France

Notre client

Saint-Gobain's vision is to become the worldwide leader in light and sustainable construction.
Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and services for the construction and industrial markets.
Its integrated solutions for the renovation of public and private buildings, light construction and the decarbonization of construction and industry are developed through a continuous innovation process and provide sustainability and performance.

The Group’s commitment is guided by its purpose, “MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER HOME”.

Définition de poste

In line with the Group’s CSR priorities, the Sustainable Business Development team helps Saint-Gobain and its businesses to capture the full potential of sustainability as a major growth and differentiation driver, both at global and local levels.
Within the Sustainable Business Development team, the Product stewardship team helps the Saint-Gobain businesses to improve the sustainability performance of their products and to deliver robust and transparent information regarding their environmental and health impacts.

In this team, the Eco-innovation Manager:

  • Manages a program aiming to mainstream sustainability in innovation,
  • Supports the deployment of Life Cycle Assessment within the Group.

 MISSIONS :
Sustainability in innovation (Eco-innovation):

  • Help to develop the culture and practices to foster sustainability in innovation.
  • Work on trainings, tools and procedures to mainstream sustainability in the innovation process and supports change by convincing and embarking the innovation teams.
  • Take part in eco-innovation projects in collaboration with Marketing, R&D and Purchasing teams.

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA): In collaboration with the other members of the Product stewardship team,

  • Support the deployment of the LCA capability within the Group, especially within the R&D centers.
  • Train and support the LCA practitioners in the Group and share good practices.
  • Perform LCA of Saint-Gobain products in order to support eco-innovation projects or to develop Environmental Product Declarations (EPD).

Together with the other members of the Sustainable Business Development team, you will also:

  • Provide support to Countries and Business Units to answer questions related to sustainability,
  • Contribute to share knowledge on sustainability in Saint-Gobain.

REQUIREMENTS :

  • Master's degree level of education (from an engineering school or an equivalent)
  • 10 years of professional experience, including at least 3 years in sustainability topics (preferably in the construction sector or in a consulting firm)
  • R&D experience would be a plus
  • Fluent in French and English 

Hard skills : 

  • Advanced practice of Life Cycle Assessment required (preferably with experience in Environmental Product Declarations of construction products)
  • Strong knowledge in innovation methods and tools
Soft skills : 
  • Strong interest for sustainability topics
  • Strong interest for innovation culture and change management
  • Communication & pedagogical skills
  • Enthusiastic & dynamic
  • Organizational skills
  • Result and customer-oriented

OTHER INFORMATION :

  • Long-term contract to be filled as soon as possible
  • Position based in Paris-La Défense
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