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Head of Sustainability - LCA


Head of Sustainability - LCA

Job Category

Eco / Sustainability


Central Services


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Job Type


THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.  

We’re powered by a global team of over 7,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you. 

Location: Icon 1, M90 5AA

About Central Functions

Central Functions is formed of the teams and people that serve the entire business. These people are integral to the smooth running of the business; ensuring everyone is paid on time, that materials are sourced and arrive promptly, that we meet our legal obligations and that our health, safety, and security is safeguarded.

About THG x Planet Earth and the Role

THG has recently published its 2030 sustainability Strategy – THG x Planet Earth, with the long-term goal of leaving the world better than we found it by utilising our unique capacity for innovation and incorporating sustainability into every decision we make.

The ideal candidate must have expert-level knowledge of carbon footprint and life cycle assessment methodologies to ensure THG has an accurate and credible method for measuring carbon footprint and future reductions. Secondly, the candidate must have a solid understanding of Circular Economy and Sustainable Design principles and the ability to translate these ideals into actionable and measurable initiatives to help us meet the THG x Planet Earth. The successful candidate will have industry experience (preferably in consumable industries) leading programs related to energy, resource and waste management as well as have detailed knowledge of manufacturing, design, development, and/or sourcing. The successful candidate must have strong analytical skills and the ability to apply systems thinking to complex, fast-moving problems.


  • Conduct Life-Cycle Assessments for THG’s Supply Chain (products, services, logistics and end of life management of equipment) including modeling, data collection, data analysis, data visualization, and reporting.
  • Candidate must have a solid understanding of the consumable industry, including the specific challenges related to products and its supply chain and their impacts on carbon footprint.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert in Sustainability and Carbon
  • Collaborate cross-functionally and with THG’s supply chain to efficiently design, implement, and measure sustainability programs.
  • Develop reports, dashboards, and metrics which distill complex data into actionable insights;
  • Effectively communicate to senior business leaders by translating the highly complex topic of carbon footprint measurement into clear impacts, risks, and next steps for THG.
  • Promote and sell-in the LCA analytics, assessment, and reporting services to prospective clients


  • 6 + years leading sustainability initiatives
  • Expert-level knowledge of environmental/carbon footprinting methods and a familiarity with Life Cycle Assessment software such as GaBi and SimaPro;
  • Familiarity with leading standards for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) including ISO 14040 and ISO 14044.
  • Superior analytical, written and verbal communication skills;
  • A good understanding of statistics, and of scripts (e.g. Python, SQL) and approaches to extract, analyse, and modify data
  • Master’s degree in Civil and Environmental engineering, environmental science, industrial ecology, or related fields.


  • Competitive salary
  • Onsite Doctor
  • Employee discounts
  • Gym Discounts
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme

THG is proud to be a Disability Confident Committed employer. If you are invited to interview, please let us know if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to the recruitment process that will enable you to perform to the best of your ability.

Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further. 

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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