Sustainability Manager (Carbon, Water and Energy Manager)

The Coca-Cola Company

Bangkok, Thailand 🇹🇭

Location: Bangkok, Krung Thep Mahanakhon TH

Job ID: R-65331

Time Type: Full time

JobType: FullTime

Relocation: none

Post Date: November 16, 2021

Scope, & Impact:

  • The scope of the role is to ensure implementation of water, carbon/climate strategy
  • The role has direct impact and influence over the development of the most optimum OU sustainability strategy and implementation plan in line with the global sustainability strategy and TCCS sustainability commitments. 
  • The role is responsible for the OU operational sustainability OPEX/CAPEX decisions and leads an organization of ASEAN & South Pacific OU sustainability thought leaders covering the functional areas of: packaging, climate/carbon, water, waste management, circular economy and operational sustainability strategies. 
  • Accountable of achieving goals focused on short-term (1 year), mid-term (2-3 years) of the OU Sustainability Strategy and define governance on tracking progress.

Focus Areas: 

  • Water replenish and CO2 footprint strategy implementation: Ensure within the global sustainability strategy and commitments the most optimum and accelerated implementation of the OU sustainability strategy. In collaboration with the PACS and OU sustainability leads influence the global and regional sustainability agenda and investments. 
  • Governance, compliance: Ensure all license to operate and KORE sustainability requirements, OU governance are in place in line with the global governance framework requirements. 
  • Water replenish & CO2 footprint network orchestration: Drive organizational alignment on operational sustainability across OUs-Bottling partners and corporate QSE. Active contributor and decision maker in the Global Environmental Council. Champion KO System sustainability and overall QSE Culture and Strategies to enable business growth. Bring the external view in, drive external engagement and benchmarking, ensure leadership presence in industry associations. 


Work Focus 

  • Execute the OU TI&SC Sustainability strategy on water replenish and CO2 footprint reduction. Ensure governance and controls are in place and monitor the internal and external trends. 
  • Determine the OU water risk management framework and priorities, work with business to drive water risk assessments and monitor water risk (global/local) 
  • Accountable to implement OU Science Based Targets (SBT) and action plans 
  • Influence and shape water replenish investment plans including complex analysis of cost, infrastructure developments, strategic partnerships. Close collaboration with key stakeholders such as PACS, OU- and franchise system leadership teams. 
  • Connect strategically with external and internal networks and stakeholders to drive performance and benchmarking efforts, shape forward looking strategies and transform people and organizational capabilities accordingly. 
  • Set OU vision and operational sustainability strategy that empowers, motivates, connects and inspires large teams. 
  • Lead the OU sustainability knowledge sharing center of excellence. 
  • Develop, implement and continuously improve the relevant performance models and systems to track risks and global mitigation plans. 
  • Ensure that QSE talent is developed, key people are in key operational sustainability positions in place. 

Communication Focus  

Influence and alignment with stakeholders at most senior levels internally and externally, including TLT, OU LT, Global TI&SC leadership, System Franchise Bottling partners leadership, Global Category leaders, Supply Chain partners, Government and Industry stakeholders.  

  • Work with internal networks â€“ R&D, CEPG, SRA, PACS, SC. 
  • Define and communicate across the OU and TCCS networked organization a sustainability culture with “Zero is possible” mindset.  
  • Deal predominately with situations where other parties have shared interests or opposing interests related to operational sustainability and/or QSE digital agenda development and implementation plans. 
  • Think outside-in and is well connected, involve a broader set of stakeholders in decision making. 
  • Communication, negotiation and engagement with multiple key stakeholders to influence and gain alignment on the short- and the long- term operational sustainability strategies and investments. 
  • Represent OU Ti&SC on external stakeholder forums and industry associations 


Senior leadership experience in leading large-scale transformation programs, change management. Proven successful track record in leading diverse teams. Technical/QSE operations > At least 8 years’ relevant working experience.


Packaging Engineering; Sustainability; Lean Manufacturing; Environmental Science; Measurement Verification; Project Management; Six Sigma; Communication; Root Cause Analyses; Food Safety and Sanitation; ISO 9001; Program Measurement; Environmental Compliance; Green Solutions; Continuous Improvement (CI)

Our Purpose and Growth Culture:

We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what’s possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. We focus on four key behaviors – curious, empowered, inclusive and agile – and value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.

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