Manager, Supply Chain Sustainability

Sol de Janeiro

Sol de Janeiro

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Sunday, April 21, 2024
Launched in 2015, SOL DE JANEIRO is an award-winning, fast-growing premium global lifestyle beauty brand inspired by the beauty rituals and attitude of the beaches of Rio. Our brand purpose is to spark endless self-celebration and joy through the power and warmth of the Brazilian spirit. This philosophy extends from our products to our corporate culture. We are leaders, permanently inquisitive, category obsessed, incredibly diverse, self-demanding, true team players, and we are all Brazilian in Spirit.

Headquartered in New York and launched as a digitally native brand, we now have teams in Rio, Paris, London and Germany supporting the expansion across the globe.

The Manager, Supply Chain Sustainability is responsible for creating and implementing programs, in partnership with the Sol de Janeiro Supply Chain team, that promote an ethical, sustainable and transparent global supply chain. The role requires an eye to both product and corporate, the creation of a fitting CSR strategy and internal advocacy.

The Manager, Supply Chain Sustainability reports to the Director, ESG.


  • Measurably improve the transparency and sustainability of the Sol de Janeiro global supply chain while supporting the Supply Chain team in achieving their efficiency, service and cost KPIs; including but not limited to reducing the impact of our business operations on both people and planet
  • Implement sustainability policies in sourcing, procurement, logistics, manufacturing, warehousing and retailing and recommend updates as new information and technology become available
  • Work cross-functionally to affect change within the Supply Chain organization and consciously manage those changes
  • Identify risks related to supply chain sustainability, including potential disruptions in the current and projected future supply chain
  • Clearly define the metrics and KPIs that will be used to measure the success of sustainability initiatives, providing a framework for ongoing evaluation and improvement that addresses key topics such as greenhouse gas emissions, water impact, land use, waste management, etc.
  • Own third party supplier engagement programs including EcoVadis to verify the use of ethical and sustainable practices by our partners
  • Embed sustainability metrics into the internal and external vendor audit programs and support their implementation
  • Develop and deliver supply chain roadmaps in service of achieving B Corp certification
  • Act as liaison between Sol de Janeiro and its parent company Group L'Occitane for implementation of supply chain sustainability programs
  • Internal subject matter expert on emerging innovation and technology in the sustainable transportation sector
  • Manage ESG data in ERP and other systems and support reporting requirements as needed
  • Balance the successful completion of multiple initiatives to the highest standards as established by the Executive Director and informed by the broader organization
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Undergraduate college degree required, masters degree or equivalent professional certification preferred
  • Experience working either at a contract manufacturer or for a brand who produces using third—party contract manufacturers
  • 5+ years relevant work experience in supply chain, logistics or warehouse management, min 2+ years focused on sustainability initiatives
  • Highly organized and focused while able to multi-task and adapt to changing priority levels for ongoing projects
  • Ability to work collaboratively across functions, to work independently, and to take initiative when appropriate.
  • Open to constructive feedback and revisions on work
  • Flexible on work responsibilities and priorities
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Goal oriented with a positive "can do" attitude
  • Must be able to come into the New York office at least 1x per week
  • Must be able to travel to vendors at least once per month

Salary Range

$100,000—$110,000 USD

In addition to base salary, this position is eligible for participation in a highly competitive bonus program with the possibility for overachievement based on performance and company results.

The information contained herein is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee, as these may change or new ones may be assigned at any time.

Sol de Janeiro is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.