Circularity & Traceability Manager

London, England, United Kingdom – Impact – Full time


who we are 

Welcome to PANGAIA, a materials science company on a mission to save our environment. We are a global collective of one heart and many hands — scientists, technologists, designers — creating essential products from innovative tech and bio-engineered materials.

We design products for living in, for any situation and for basic needs. We create our products with smart technology and use as many sustainable & recyclable elements as possible.

We are starting a movement. Designing a better future.

about this role

We are excited to be recruiting a full-time Circularity & Traceability Manager as part of our growing Impact team at PANGAIA.

You will play a key role in driving circular & traceability initiatives designed to monitor and reduce PANGAIA’s environmental footprint, increase transparency of our value chain and transition towards fully circular Earth Positive business and resource models.

You are an action-oriented self-starter happy to work independently as well as in team, with experience in successfully overseeing the progress of simultaneous projects. You are highly organised and committed team player, with a passion for driving change towards circular models, backed by an understanding of business needs and impact benefits of circular & traceable systems.

a day in the life

  • Lead development of circular business strategies and map the viability of these pathways
  • Work across the Impact and R&D team to develop the traceability strategy and establish clearly defined processes
  • Research & build evidence about the benefits and implications of circular & traceability models
  • Project planning and management
  • Work alongside production, retail, operations & logistics to enable resource and waste reduction & recovery, and end of life pathways
  • Work alongside the impact team, R&D, sourcing and production to operationalise traceability systems into our supply chain
  • Work with Design teams to ensure that circular design is integrated into all product development at design/concept stage
  • Work with logistics and operations to operationalise circularity
  • Scouting for & onboarding innovative solutions, external services or white label providers
  • Research and keep informed on the latest regulation and guidance on circular systems
  • Create & conduct internal training


  • 5+ years working experience in relevant area
  • Bachelor or professional qualification in a relevant subject
  • Track record of leading circular or traceability programs
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to manage a broad range of projects and stakeholders

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