Hiring: Sustainable Logistics and Sourcing Manager

Position: Sustainable Logistics and Sourcing Manager, full-time

Location: any Verdane office location (Berlin, Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki, Copenhagen, or London)

About the role and Verdane:

Are you interested in working with business intelligence, operational improvement, and sustainability in the rapidly developing logistics/supply chain field across many different companies and sectors, especially with a focus on e-commerce? Verdane is looking for a Sustainable Sourcing and Logistics Manager to join its in-house team of operational experts (Verdane Elevate). This is a unique opportunity to join a leading Northern European investor and combine your analytical skills with your passion for logistics and sustainability.

Verdane is an investor partnering with ambitious Northern European tech-enabled businesses to reach their next stage of international growth. Our goal is to be the preferred growth partner to sustainable tech-enabled businesses in Northern Europe. We are a quickly growing company, with 80+ employees across 6 offices. Verdane is a flat organisation offering a high degree of autonomy, and is characterized by a strong culture with four key values:

  • We dare to be different
  • We love what we do
  • We get things done
  • We respect people and the planet

What you would be doing:

This is a new role and we will develop and form it together, however a few areas we expect you to work with include:

  • Developing and using best practice benchmarks for cost-efficient and sustainable logistics processes (warehouse operations, freight, packaging, supply chain management, etc.). Given Verdane’s strong presence in e-commerce, you will likely spend significant time working in this sector
  • Supporting the investment teams during due diligence to evaluate logistics/supply chain operations and identify quantifiable improvement opportunities
  • Supporting portfolio companies in facilitating procurement processes/tenders
  • Helping portfolio companies to analyse their logistics/sourcing efficiency, as well as designing and executing robust and sustainable supply chain management and logistics strategies and operations

Who you are:

As a person, you collaborate well in a down-to-earth and value-based culture that is committed to creating long-lasting relationships. You have a can-do attitude, good analytical skills, and an ability to distill and communicate data in an engaging way.

To be successful in this role we would see that you have

  • 4-6 years experience working with logistics and supply chain questions and data, ideally also in a sustainability context
  • Experience can come from a wide variety of companies, from consultancies to scale-ups or industrial leaders, but you should have an understanding of the best practices in logistics and can identify and improve operations through data (especially related to e-commerce)
  • Good analytical skills and get energy from working with numbers
  • A degree in business/engineering, preferably with a focus on logistics and/or supply chain
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken required, a Nordic language or German is an advantage
  • The role location is flexible and can be anywhere we have an office (Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki, Berlin, Copenhagen, London)

Verdane is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive working environment and we are actively looking for qualified candidates irrespective of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, or age.

Interested?

Please visit aggancio.thriveapp.ly/job/29 to apply. Candidates will be interviewed on an ongoing basis, and we will fill the role when the right candidate is found.

For questions regarding the role, contact Verdane’s Sustainability Lead Axel Elmqvist either via email (axel.elmqvist@verdane.com) or +46 76 03 43 700.