Req ID




Req ID:  88641
Function:  Corporate Affairs
Posted:  Sep 2, 2023

Amsterdam, NH, NL, 1082VA

Global Senior Sustainability Manager Programs & Reporting


Founded in Paris in 1904, Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with a portfolio of iconic brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, and skin and body care. Coty serves consumers around the world, selling prestige and mass market products in more than 130 countries and territories. Coty and our brands empower people to express themselves freely, creating their own visions of beauty; and we are committed to making a positive impact on the planet.


Coty has put sustainability at the center of its company strategy as one of its six strategic pillars, with the ambition to become an industry leader in sustainability. The Senior Global Sustainability Manager will be part of the restructured transversal corporate sustainability team responsible for accelerating this transformation. This team will help drive Coty’s Beauty That Lasts agenda across its three pillars: Beauty of our Product, Planet, Product and People under the leadership of our CEO Sue Y. Nabi and Chief Scientific & Sustainability Officer Shimei Fan. This transformation effort includes defining new ways of working, building expertise inhouse and accelerating our brands’ transformation. A once in a lifetime opportunity to be a part of!




The Senior Global Sustainability Manager reports into the Head of Sustainability Office and is responsible to manage programs and reporting related to Coty`s all sustainability priorities, topics related to external partners and voluntary reporting and programs. Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates the annual sustainability report with all functions, notably corporate affairs, procurement, supply chain, R&D and leads agencies, consultants and partners involved
  • Develops global sustainability partnerships, takes care of all sustainability memberships
  • Develops with corporate affairs, corporate sustainability activation plan
  • Oversees responses to requests from partners (Fashion House, Retailers), in coordination with rest of the team, brands, markets, corporate affairs and relevant functional data owners, ensure that strategies and content communicated are integrated and consistent with the company’s sustainability targets and commitments.
  • Supports legal & regulatory to coordinate an overview of legal requirements & is responsible for all voluntary reporting
  • Connects externally to understand new developments in sustainability, new voluntary reporting, new global policies, while also benchmarking industry and competition. Consolidates above to identify new opportunities and solutions for Coty and is capable to ‘market and sell these ideas internally.
  • Provides training to functions and teams to both educate on sustainability best practice and drive a sustainability culture.




  • Degree level education in a relevant subject, preferably sustainability, corporate affairs, strategy or marketing
  • 8+ years’ experience (Corporate Affairs, Sustainability, Marketing, Strategy in Beauty or CPG industry preferred)
  • Experience in coordinating or leading annual sustainability reporting and other voluntary reporting
  • Understanding of global sustainability legislation and policies
  • Experience in working with external stakeholders like retailers, fashion houses, organizations, governments
  • Experience in complex, multi-national company
  • Strong communication skills to persuade others, articulate a point of view, and set direction you are capable of synthesizing data to drive business decisions.
  • You bring change management expertise, and you strive in an environment of transformation




  • Competitive salary based on your qualities and experience
  • Bonus plan based on your performance and company results
  • Attractive benefits packages
  • A brand-new building in the business area of Amsterdam-Zuid. The office is designed to maximize your performance, based on the new ways of working
  • Possibility to work from anywhere at maximum 50% of the time per week

Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you’re the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible – we’d love to hear from you.


Country/Region:  NL
City:  Amsterdam