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Sustainability Manager

Requisition ID:  7758


Are you passionate about sustainability and driven to make a positive impact on the environment, communities, and business practices? Do you thrive in leading sustainability strategies, tracking metrics, and communicating progress effectively? If you have a strong background in sustainability management, exceptional analytical and organizational skills, and the ability to inspire and engage stakeholders, we want you to join our team. 


As the Sustainability Manager, you will lead the delivery of our sustainability strategy and engagement for EECM-BNL. Your main responsibilities will include:
•    Leading the delivery of our sustainability strategy across nutrition, environment, and communities/social purpose
•    Supporting the integration of sustainability into the company’s overall strategy and operations
•    Managing the internal governance process, monitoring progress, learnings, and KPIs of all sustainability programs
•    Developing and implementing systems to track and report on sustainability metrics
•    Creating comprehensive reports and compelling presentations for leadership decision-making
•    Communicating sustainability progress and outcomes to internal and external stakeholders
•    Leading the establishment of a controlled data flow for ESG disclosures and the implementation of the annual ESG report
•    Developing and leading the partner engagement strategy on ESG issues, enhancing sustainable practices throughout the supply chain
•    Educating and training employees on sustainability practices and environmental stewardship
•    Staying on top of sustainability trends, innovations, and best practices, and implementing innovative solutions to improve performance
•    Leading initiatives to raise awareness of sustainability efforts both internally and externally


•    Bachelor’s degree in Sustainability, Environmental Science, Business Administration, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred)
•    Proven experience in sustainability management with a strong understanding of ESG principles
•    Ability to think critically, analyze, and effectively break down complex issues
•    Excellent data analysis and presentation skills
•    Strong project management and organizational skills
•    Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
•    Experience in community engagement and CSR activities is highly desirable
•    Good understanding of EU policy and issues relevant to our sector
•    Proficiency with data management tools and software
•    Effective personal time management and planning skills
•    Team player with good social and communication skills, including empathy, personal tact, and integrity
•    Capable of working efficiently, meeting deadlines, and handling ambiguity and stress
•    Strong written and oral communications in English; French or Dutch language skills are a benefit


At Suntory People are everything. The continuous success and growth of each individual makes Growing for Good possible. We value diversity like no other and it’s what makes us unique. Our Amsterdam office has roughly 120 employees of which 35+ different nationalities!  You will be part of the Sustainability and External Communication team of 4 people. If you enjoy working in a human centric organization with an open, diverse and supportive atmosphere whilst delivering bold ambitions, this is your place!


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At Suntory, we greatly appreciate the value that diverse knowledge, perspectives, and backgrounds can bring. Our colleagues from a wide range of cultures, lifestyles, and experiences contribute significantly to our collective success.   
We understand that our candidates all have unique career trajectories and experiences, and this can sometimes deter you from applying for a role if you don’t feel that you meet all the criteria. If you believe that you have relevant skills and experience that you feel could benefit us, we would love to know what unique perspectives and experience you can bring to help make us better, together in a company that is committed to Growing for Good and Giving Back to Society.   
Our recruitment, selection and assessment process is based on the skills and competencies of the above role. We are committed to and value diversity, equity and inclusion in our recruitment process and do not discriminate based on gender, race or ethnic background, class, economic status, disability status, sexual orientation, age, political beliefs, marital status or any other protected characteristic. We want to ensure that our interview process is as inclusive as possible. If you require any reasonable accommodation as part of the process, do not hesitate to let your recruiter know who will be happy to help.   


Your application will be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Specialist. You will be notified within 2 weeks if you are invited for a first screening interview.   

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