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Global Sustainability Manager

Posted 9 Jul 2024
Work experience
3 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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Location: Amsterdam

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. Sustainability Office is helping to drive Coty’s Beauty That Lasts agenda across its three pillars: Beauty of our Product, Planet, Product and People.

This transformation effort includes defining new ways of working, building expertise in-house and accelerating our brands’ transformation. A once in a lifetime opportunity to be a part of!


As our Global Sustainability Manager, you are responsible for managing programs and reporting related to Coty`s sustainability priorities.

Your main focus:

  • Co-leading annual sustainability reporting compliance with CSRD & in accordance with voluntary sustainability reporting frameworks.
  • Co-managing external reporting, questionnaire and assessment from external stakeholders and being the main point of contact & coordinator for replying to fashion house & retailer requests on sustainability related topics.
  • Co-managing the overall ESG data collection & external audit/verification process.
  • Supporting in designing, developing, and documenting internal controls for sustainability reporting in line with internal & external developments.
  • Supporting in building global sustainability partnerships & memberships as well as engagement
  • Managing collaboration with other Coty functions, notably corporate affairs, procurement, supply chain, R&D, facilities to develop Coty’s sustainability policies.
  • Monitoring sustainability practices of industry peers, newly developed standards, and expectations of external stakeholders, and communicating key findings.
  • Creating training materials for functions and teams to both educate on sustainability best practices as well as drive sustainability culture in the company.
  • Helping to plan and coordinate events held by Sustainability Office, such as sustainability champions connects and face-to-face workshops & summits, as well as providing administrative support to Sustainability Office.

Working for Coty means being curious & proactive, we are still in building & co-creation mode. We need people who will foster innovation, create new & exciting partnerships, and go beyond compliance to create value for Coty.

The team consists of the Global Senior ESG Manager, the Global Sustainability Director and the Head of Sustainability Office.

You will have the opportunity to work cross functionally with both internal & external stakeholders as well as world leading consultants. All your colleagues are fearlessly kind & passionate.

We are a close team, growing, and we have a very supportive set up with a weekly team meeting, teams chat that is constantly full of personal & professional updates.


You like to get stuck in, proactively drive change & transformation and deliver tasks independently. As Global Sustainability Manager, you possess high agility for change management and will strive in an environment of transformation.

You will feel energised from working in a fast-paced, diverse and international environment.

Other than that, you will have:

  • Minimum Bachelor degree – Sustainability/Finance/Economics/Business & Management
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Experience in complex, multi-national company (preferably consumer goods industry or consulting)
  • Expertise in sustainability reporting, building up processes and procedures, management of complex projects and/or eagerness to expand knowledge and scope
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills to persuade others, articulate a point of view, and set direction you are capable of synthesizing data to drive business decisions


Some of the benefits you will receive are:

  • Holiday entitlement of 30 days, based on full time employment
  • Full reimbursement to travel to the office by offering an NS-business card (no limit on distance)
  • Company e-shop: discount on a wide selection of products
  • Omni-Working: Hybrid flexible working model enabling employees to balance remote and office-based work and promote work / life balance


  1. A telephone/online introductory meeting follows.
  2. A first online/in-person interview
  3. A second interview
  4. You will receive a proposal with the terms of employment.


Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, skincare, and body care. At Coty, we celebrate the entire human kaleidoscope and cultivate a culture of fearless kindness. Therefore, we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against any candidate or employee and strive to be an open, inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees can be their authentic self. Join us in making over the world of beauty!

For additional information about Coty Inc., please visit

Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with approximately $9 billion in revenue, with a purpose to celebrate and liberate the diversity of consumers’ beauty. Its strong entrepreneurial heritage has created an iconic portfolio of leading beauty brands.

Active in 130 countries
300 employees
40% men - 60% women
Average age is 31 years