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Sustainability Director

Company:  Ball Corporation

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, São Paulo, BR, 12242-000

Date:  May 15, 2024
Job Category:  Corporate Affairs/ Communications
Req. ID:  34191

Further your career at Ball, a world leader in manufacturing sustainable aluminium packaging and aerospace solutions. Achieve extraordinary things when you join our team, and make a difference in your professional development, the community, and around the globe!

Ball is thrilled to receive Newsweek's 2023 Top 100 Global Most Loved Workplace award! As a sustainable product leader, we have over 21,000 global team members. From endlessly recyclable aluminum cans, and cups, to aerosol bottles, our goal is to contribute to a better community, society, and world.


We are are looking for a Sustainability Director that will be responsible for designing, developing and leading the implementation of the sustainability strategy in the South America region, being the main communicator of the company’s positioning with stakeholders, in events and media channels.
What You’ll Do:
•    Position the company as a leading voice in sustainability debates;
•    Drive the implementation of our global sustainability agenda in the region;
•    Provide out of the box thinking and develop regional and national strategies aiming to fulfill the current and future needs of the business, within a modern and innovative approach to “commercialize sustainability”;
•    Develop and implement the sustainability plan and Public Affairs in the region;
•    Lead the development of a cohesive & comprehensive approach in using sustainability as a competitive advantage for the company;
•    Conduct appropriate research and commission targeted studies to support our sustainability position;
•    Support Commercial to engage customers at a higher level;
•    Attend meetings and present to customers and suppliers as necessary;
•    Collaborate with multiple teams including sales, communications, legal, government relations, marketing.

What You’ll Need:
•    Complete Graduation, preferably in environmental science, sustainability, business or a related field
•    Solid experience in Corporate Sustainability;
•    Maintain an understanding of relevant requirements in South America region;
•    Understand carbon market development;
•    Knowledge in Environmental Legislation; 
•    Experience managing and executing complex projects;
•    Comfortable working in matrixed environment;
•    Ability to influence and support cross functional teams and to collaborate across many different disciplines;
•    Leadership and communication skills;
•    Minimum advanced level in English, Spanish and Portuguese;
•    Travel up to 50%
Type of Work: This position is for Hybrid type of work, being on-site three or more days per week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between different locations will be required.

Ball Corporation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody. All qualified job applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, age, political affiliation or any other non-merit characteristic.


When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 22,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminium cans, cups, and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe.


Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging.


Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference


Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.

No agencies please.


Job Grade: Global Grade 14 

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