Purchasing Manager

January 20, 2023

Use your expertise and skills to make a positive impact for the planet - become ZeroMission’s Purchasing Manager!

About us

ZeroMission is a company with a strong value base whose vision is to take companies to net zero emissions and to create planetary benefit. Through climate impact calculations, climate strategies, and carbon offsetting we help companies take their responsibility to measure and reduce their emissions but also to bind carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to the corresponding extent they have emissions left. We do this through high-quality forestry- and energy projects. Our customers include several well-known companies with a high sustainability profile.

 

With increased insight of the urgent importance of the climate issue for both businesses and society, the demand for our products and services is growing. We know a key success factor is finding the right people with the competence and experience from different backgrounds.

 

About the role

We are now hiring a Purchasing Manager with expertise from purchasing and preferably a solid understanding of the voluntary carbon offsetting market.

 

As the Purchasing Manager your overall responsibility will be for the development and execution of our purchasing strategy and managing the stock flow for our portfolio of carbon offsetting credits. Maintaining, building, and excelling relationships with projects and third-party providers and negotiating contract terms and prices.

 

You will work closely with our Sourcing Manager, our sales team, international climate projects, and partners. As the Purchasing Manager you will be a part of the management team and work with ZeroMission’s overall business strategy and development. You will report directly to the CEO.

 

Responsibilities and tasks include:

  • Develop and execute on our purchasing strategy to secure high quality carbon offsetting products to competitive prices.
  • Continuously work with forecasting and balancing supply with demand
  • Keep a continuous dialogue with projects regarding agreed orders, deliveries and transactions, future reservations of credits and contracts.
  • Make sure all new and existing suppliers are fulfilling ZeroMission’s requirements on sustainability and environmental work.
  • Assist with all purchasing and negotiations for the office and our services.
  • Be responsible for our business system and secure we always have full insight on in- and outgoing volumes and prices.
  • Execute on transactions and retirements of credits in external registries for carbon credits (eg. IHS Markit Environmental Registry, Gold Standard Registry, VERRA Registry)
  • Continuous dialogue with sales team, accounting, and CEO regarding the access to credits, price calculations and purchase details.
  • Produce necessary reports of forecasted orders and volumes and in- and outgoing stock.
  • Together with the Sourcing Manager, negotiate terms and prices with projects, project developers and third-party providers.
  • Represent ZeroMission at conferences, in project- and partner meetings etc. to initiate and develop international and national partnerships and continue to grow ZeroMissions supplier network.

 

 

Your qualifications

We are looking for someone who has at least a few years of experience from purchasing or trading and has the motivation to use your expertise and skills in a growing and fast changing industry. We value your personality and motivation to learn and deliver outstanding results.

 

Below are some of the desired qualifications and experiences we are looking for:

  • Educational degree required
  • +10 years of relevant work experience from purchasing.
  • Experience from working with business system(s).
  • Excellent communication skills together with enthusiasm, proactivity, curiosity, positive energy, and a can-do mindset.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Strong business acumen and an entrepreneurial mindset with ability to evaluate (evolving) markets, technologies, and standards.
  • Fluent in Swedish and English

To succeed in the role, we also believe you have a strong motivation and creativity to develop yourself and our business. You enjoy working in a team but take individual responsibly for your areas of work.

 

Why you should join us
ZeroMission is a growing and forward leaning company in a market full of possibilities. You will have the freedom to make your mark on the organisation, execute your ideas and take climate action into your own hands and make an impact. Together with our clients, ZeroMission has already contributed to climate benefits with the reduction close to 5 million tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, and this is only the beginning.

 

You will be part of a great team of sustainability and climate experts.

We recognize that flexibility is important to achieve a healthy work-life balance and we offer a hybrid work model with its base in our beautiful office in Gamla Stan in Stockholm.

We are connected to collective agreements and have an attractive benefits offer.

 

Finally, personal development is key to your and our success and we ensure that you get a structured plan with trainings, feedback sessions, and coaching opportunities to help your continual personal growth and development.

 

How to apply

Apply for the job by sending your application to jobb@zeromission.se

Please attach a personal letter and your CV with your email and write “Job application – Purchasing Manager” in the title.

 

Applications can be written in either Swedish or English.

 

Application deadline:

10 February 2023

Applications will be reviewed continuously so do not wait with your application.

 

Questions

Any questions regarding the position you can contact our CEO Henrik Juhlin on his cell 0737387936 or via email at  henrik.juhlin@zeromission.se.

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