Environmental Sustainability Sourcing Director

New York City, NY, United States
Full Time
Main Location
New York City, NY, United States
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Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firms employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.


As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Job Brief:

Morgan Stanley’s Reengineering & Expense Management (REM) Group works in close partnership with the businesses and support functions to identify and execute opportunities to manage expenses through strategic sourcing, demand management, process reengineering and procurement management.


Morgan Stanley is creating a new process related to risks, regarding our supply chain from a Social, Environmental and Ethical Business Practices standpoint.

Morgan Stanley is seeking an Environment Sustainability Sourcing Director to help build a global process around this initiative. The process will include analyzing target suppliers, conducting surveys, developing an assessment framework and metrics in a formalized manner to help mitigate risk to the Firm.

The qualified candidate will report to the Executive Director, in charge of overseeing Global Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) practices related to Sourcing, Global Supplier Diversity, in addition to some Sourcing activities.


In this role, you should have an analytical mind and strong business insight. Problem-solving skills and attention to detail are essential.

Core Responsibilities Entail:
  • Supporting the development of a global ESG Sourcing Program with key suppliers, including metrics, performance goals and improvement initiatives;
  • Assisting with collaborating with internal stakeholders to understand their goals around ESG practices;
  • Analyze industry trends to proactively identify supply base issues to minimize risk and protect continuity of supply;
  • Performing benchmark analysis against competitors;
  • Work with external parties to conduct survey’s to our supply chain, analyze data and summarize information in a formal report;
  • Support with developing training materials for Sourcing managers and others as needed;
  • Maintain comprehensive project documentation;
  • Support with managing the Global Supplier Diversity Program;
  • Assist with handling the Human Rights initiative related to the UK Modern Slavery Act; and
  • Help with Sourcing activities as needed.


Required Skills:

Proven experience with 3+ years of increasing responsibility in Corporate Social Responsibility and/or Environment Social & Governance initiatives;

  • An understanding of Diversity & Inclusion or Supplier Diversity;
  • Familiarity with Sourcing;
  • Experience in data management, analysis and reporting;
  • Understanding or hands-on experience in developing new processes or project management skills;
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills (written & verbal);
  • Excellent MS Office skills, including advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking;
  • Analytical mind with business intelligence;
  • Problem-solving aptitude; and
  • Good interpersonal skills – can interact well with people of all levels.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
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