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Senior Director, ESG Lead

Company: Imperial Dade
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Imperial Dade, leading national distributor, has a job open in Jersey City, NJ! As a leader in our industry, Imperial Dade has been at the forefront of sourcing and educating our customers about green products. A family-run company, Imperial Dade believes in operating with the highest ethical standards and greatest respect for the rights and opinions of our employees and partners. Sourcing sustainable and clean products that will benefit the environment and ensuring the safety and fulfillment of our employees is at the heart of how we operate our business. Our Head of ESG will play a focal role in those commitments across all functions of our business and across all of our locations in North America.
Our Head of ESG will be in charge of defining Imperial Dade's ESG strategy, ensuring successful execution of critical initiatives and spearheading reporting efforts to keep our team aligned on goals and help educate external partners about our efforts. This role will partner closely with our executive team and CEO (who Chairs Imperial Dade's ESG Steering Committee).
Imperial Dade is the leading distributor of foodservice packaging, facilities maintenance supplies and equipment in the U.S. As a provider of customized supply chain solutions, the company serves customers in many business-to-business market segments including supermarkets, healthcare facilities, universities, and restaurants. Founded in 1935 and headquartered in New Jersey, Imperial Dade serves more than 80,000 customers through a footprint of 100+ branches.
**All correspondence will come directly from Imperial Dade and not a personal email address.**
The responsibilities for a Senior Director (ESG Lead) include:

  • Partner with Executive Leadership and Imperial Dade's ESG Steering Committee (Chaired by our CEO) to develop and continuously enhance Imperial Dade's ESG Strategy and effective execution
  • Partner with and support key leaders across the country to accelerate and enhance ESG initiative performance (e.g., our Director of Safety, Director of Sustainability, Director of Facilities, warehouse leadership)
  • Remain at the forefront of ESG standards and reporting frameworks to institute key programs and ensure reporting meets industry best practices
  • Develop Board level materials describing ESG efforts and performance
  • Define Imperial Dade's external communications strategy for ESG
  • Partner with internal and external parties to quantify Imperial Dade's Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions
  • Partner with Suppliers to enhance commitment to critical ESG efforts
  • Partner with Sales to develop best-in-class Sustainability programs and training for customers

    The qualifications for a Senior Director (ESG Lead) include:

    • 12+ years of related experience that includes direct experience with ESG programs in a corporate environment, including working with reporting and ratings frameworks, is required
    • Demonstrable knowledge of ESG frameworks, standards and trends is required, e.g., SASB, CDP, TCFD, SBTi, UNSDG, GRI, IR, CDSB
    • Experience with sustainable product reporting and education, a plus
    • Experience with packaging products, a plus
    • Executive presence along with a passion for teamwork and collaboration are a must

      At Imperial Dade, -we offer an exciting work environment and invite motivated and talented individuals with a passion for excellence to join our team. - We value our people and strive to create rewarding career opportunities by offering competitive salaries and benefits, 401K, Life Insurance, and a generous Paid Time Off Package.
      Imperial Dade is an EEO Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors. -

Keywords: Imperial Dade, Jersey City , Senior Director, ESG Lead, Hospitality & Tourism , Jersey City, New Jersey

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