Lidl Hong Kong Limited
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  • 09.05.2019
  • Compliance and Sustainability
  • Head Office Hong Kong

Sustainability Manager

Lidl was founded in 1930 and has grown to be one of the largest supermarket chains in the world. Part of the Schwarz Group, we operate around 10,000 stores and more than 150 distribution centres in Europe and the United States with around 225,000 employees. Simplicity is the cornerstone of our success, and our stores, products and operations are designed to offer customers quality products at the best possible price.

Lidl Hong Kong

Lidl Hong Kong sources Textiles, Hardgoods, Online and Food products from over 13 countries across Asia that meet Lidl’s high standards of quality. Established in 2006, we have developed strong supply-chain networks and work with reputable and reliable manufacturers.

As consumer and design trends change, we innovate to ensure we meet the needs of our customers – supplying over 10,000 Lidl stores worldwide.

Our Core Values

Socially Responsible

The Role

The Role
  • Identify areas or risk to Lidl HK in respect of Environmental related hazards in Lidls supply chain
  • Liaise with Lidl HQ and relevant departments at Lidl HK; drive the management of Lidl HKs Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) project
  • Oversee the collection of water sludge reports, chemical inventory data, and other relevant information from Chemical and Dyestuff suppliers
  • Oversee the facilitation the factories’ wastewater and sludge test with third party laboratories and oversee desktop reviews
  • Take the lead, identify training needs, develop training material, and deliver training for suppliers on chemical managements, energy saving, waste water treatment and other topics related to reducing environmental risk in Lidls global supply chain
  • Oversee the building and maintenance of Chemical Inventory Library
  • Develop environmental KPIs to keep track on improvements in Lidls supply chain
  • Keep abreast on new laws and regulations, activities and initiatives in regards of ZDCH and communicate critical issues immediately to the C&S Director,  Sustainability Manager and liaise with the C&S Analyst for contributions to the C&S Monthly report
  • Establish contacts, build relationships and actively engage with consultants and NGO, Government bodies such as SAC/HIGG, GAFTI, to further the Lidl C&S program

Your Profile

Your Profile
  • Degree holder in Environmental / chemical engineering
  • Min 10  years experience in chemical industry, compliance and sustainability
  • Extensive experience in handling factory issues such as:  Fire safety and HSE etc
  • Experience in Environmental Sustainability project as Zero Discharge/ RSL/ HIGG  is a plus
  • Broad vision, Self-motivated and able to communicate at all levels
  • Strong  program management skills
  • High degree of work  ethics and integrity
  • Possess strong  leadership  and influencing skills
  • Good at problem solving, strategic thinking and planning
  • Good command of written and spoken English, Mandarin and Cantonese
  • Good PC knowledge (MS Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint)
  • Travel required

What you can expect

What you can expect

Market Leading Remuneration Package

  • Double pay and discretionary bonus
  • Choice of MPF provider
  • Choice of medical insurance to suit your needs
  • Life Insurance

Supportive Environment

  • Rental re-imbursement scheme
  • Out Of Office  leave for important appointments
  • In-house training courses
  • Training sponsorship scheme
  • Exceptional maternity and paternity leave
  • Health Check
  • Vision Check
  • Supporting your child’s education with advice from a leading education consultant.

Work-life Balance:

  • 5 day week
  • Competitive Annual Leave
  • Charity, Community and Sporting Events

We are dedicated to fostering a family-friendly culture and work environment and have been a proud member of the Caring Company Scheme since 2014. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates with the required skills and experience.



We look forward to your application.

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