Group Sustainability Manager

De functie

  • You benchmark and challenge the current operation and, in close cooperation with the area specialists, develop a roadmap to further integrate sustainability within the company worldwide.
  • You define the priorities, together with the Group Management, and you implement internal dashboards, KPIs and indicators to facilitate reporting and track performance.
  • You organize training meetings to inform employees about company policies to secure internal buy-in and to bring people to results.
  • You are the driver – together with our marketing and communication department – for all external communication of progress to inspire and increase the awareness of our initiatives and to improve our public image of a sustainable company.
  • You represent the company externally, build partnerships, promote and upscale our sustainability activities across the value chain and inspire others to become agents of change.
  • You work closely together with investor relations to pro-actively track, monitor and answer the sustainability questions from our investors.
  • You continuously educate yourself regarding current developments in green technology, waste reduction and related legislation and climate programs to provide useful and progressive advisement.
  • This function reports to the CFO.

Het Profiel

  • You have obtained a Master’s Degree (or are equivalent through experience) and you have at least 5 years of experience in sustainability in the manufacturing industry.
  • ­You are a strategic and forward thinker with the ability to manage and effectively prioritize projects.­
  • You have strong communication skills. You are able to connect with all levels in the organization and to build a strong network internally and externally.
  • ­You have a broad societal interest and you stay informed with the latest policies and trends in sustainability worldwide.
  • ­You want to work in an international environment. Travel is not an issue.


  • This is a challenging position at the headquarters where you will find a fascinating job with exposure in an international, listed company with short decision lines and growing ambitions.
  • You will have the possibility to work closely together with entrepreneurs pur sang and you will have ample space for autonomy and personal development.