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We are the Communities we serve!

This account is part of the SodexoMAGIC portfolio of business.

Use your passion for service to create a positive impact and make a difference in the communities we serve! SodexoMAGIC is a joint Sodexo/ Magic Johnson venture. SodexoMAGIC promises to empower the communities we serve by offering best-in-class food & facilities management solutions, which create a positive impact and make a difference in the lives of our clients and customers. SodexoMAGIC offers our dedicated service via the following Sodexo segments: Corporate Services, Hospitals, K-12 Schools, and Universities.

Sodexo is seeking a dynamic individual for the role of a Sustainability Program Manager to lead energy management and greenhouse gas reduction efforts across a portfolio of locations for a global pharmaceutical client with headquarters in Rahway, NJ. This position will report onsite.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support client sustainability goals and ensure sustainability is incorporated in the employee experience for the new Client's Global Headquarters at Rahway, NJ

  • Oversee a portfolio of sustainability related data & reporting, education & awareness, and innovation initiatives at client’s global headquarters.

  • Assess viability of sustainability initiatives and identify opportunities to make sustainability an enhanced part of the workplace experience. Investigate partnerships with local and national vendors, manage approval process as needed.

  • Coordinate delivery of initiatives across technical experts, capital project management team, supply chain, and community managers.

  • Provide subject matter expertise to Sodexo and Client teams on site with regard to sustainability, carbon footprint and waste reduction.

  • Engage with the account sustainability lead, site teams and client’s Energy & Sustainability center of excellence to agree on sustainability initiatives to meet site sustainability goals.

  • Provide regular reporting to Sodexo and client stakeholders on sustainability progress against agreed metrics.

  • Raise visibility and educate site populations with regard to sustainability actions. Create educational programming/demonstrations/exhibits for display onsite and for use at client events.

  • Undertake and manage waste and environmental sustainability reviews on sites. Identify and implement improvement opportunities.

  • Ensure compliance with Client and Sodexo requirements and process.

  • Engage with Sodexo sustainability networks to provide client with best practice in the waste minimization and sustainability fields.


Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Experience delivering sustainability projects from conception to completion
  • Experience working in Sustainability, Waste Reduction and Climate Action
  • Experience in pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • Experience of working in a sustainability related field in a multi-site/ multi discipline environment
  • Client facing experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of main sustainability challenges in facilities management.
  • Ability to use digital platforms to track and report progress
  • Strong communicator and educator on sustainability topics

The SodexoMAGIC partnership represents the union of two global brands that operate at peak performance. Sodexo, a long-standing leader in “quality of life solutions” around the globe, and Magic Johnson Enterprises, the brainchild of NBA all-star Earvin Magic Johnson, who took the game to new heights. To learn more about SodexoMAGIC and read a message from Earvin “Magic” Johnson himself, click here.

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.


What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience
Basic Functional Experience: 3 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Application Instructions

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