sustainability manager - Utrecht

This role offers an excellent opportunity for a sustainability professional to unlock your ambition and influence results at a very successful and growing global company. We look forward to meeting passionate and result-oriented candidates to further grow and professionalise sustainable entrepreneurship at Aalberts. Reporting to the director sustainability & relations, you will be involved in building and executing sustainable entrepreneurship strategies.

your duties and responsibilities
  • support in the development of the sustainable entrepreneurship strategy and communication thereof towards different stakeholders
  • monitor all sustainability developments, trends and reporting guidelines and integrate them in initiatives, frameworks and reporting
  • you are the linking pin between the head office and the business teams on sustainability topics
  • stimulate progress of the sustainability improvement plans of the business teams
  • manage and provide input to sustainability ratings and benchmarks such as Sustainalytics and Carbon Disclosure Project
  • you initiate, drive and manage various sustainability projects, for example related to circularity, packaging or diversity
  • increase awareness for sustainable entrepreneurship throughout the organisation, e.g. by developing e-learning or supporting in knowledge
  • initiate and prepare publications, presentations, reports and impact stories for internal and external communication
your qualifications and profile
With a MSc degree in the field of sustainability, business administration business economics or another relevant study, you have at least 7 years of experience in a sustainability related position, ideally at an international organisation. You take responsibility and are pragmatic in your delivery, you initiate progress and get things done, not waiting for someone else. in addition:
  • full identification with our company values ‘the Aalberts way’
  • outstanding interpersonal skills, strong people orientation and sensitivity to cultural diversity, you demonstrate excellence in teamwork
  • clear mind and good analytical skills, ability to learn fast
  • excellent communication skills, ability to understand stakeholders interests
  • structured way of working, project management skills, ability to quick study and juggle multiple tasks
  • self-supporting, pro-active, result-driven and accountable
this is what we offer you
  • being part of a winning team in a diverse and responsible position
  • a challenging international and entrepreneurial environment
  • flat organisational structure with short lines of communication
  • possibility to develop your personal and professional competencies with many career growth opportunities
  • attractive and competitive compensation and benefits package
Aalberts is an equal opportunity employer. At Aalberts, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
Utrecht, The Netherlands
40 hours per week
Master's degree

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Anne-Lize van Dusseldorp
director sustainability & relations