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Environmental Sustainability Specialist

Posted 11 Jul 2024
Work experience
3 to 6 years
Full-time / part-time
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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Environmental Sustainability Specialist

Reimagine what coffee can be. Reimagine what you can become. Let’s grow together.

Work at Nespresso and you’ll believe that coffee can be a force for good. You’ll be onboard with the idea that actions speak louder than words and be proud to work for a B Corp certified company like Nespresso. We encourage you to bring your unique talents to the table and deliver elevated coffee moments for our customers, while supporting the livelihoods of coffee farmers, and playing your part in shaping a company that takes great care of people and the planet we depend on.

Nespresso is looking for an Environmental Sustainability Specialist

As Environmental Sustainability Specialist, you are responsible for implementing and leading the local environmental and sustainability strategy in collaboration with various internal and external stakeholders. Nespresso's sustainability efforts encompass responsible sourcing, recycling, energy efficiency, waste reduction, circular economy initiatives, and social responsibility. We aim to minimize environmental impact and contribute to a more sustainable coffee and industry. You demonstrate leadership and determination to achieve these objectives. You live and breathe Sustainability and your passion and positive energy is infectious.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Collaborate with national and international stakeholders to translate the environmental and sustainability strategy into local goals;
  • Ensure compliance with legal obligations in the field of environment, including waste management;
  • Oversee compliance with legal frameworks;
  • Promote environmental and sustainability practices within the organization;
  • Actively participate in external networks and stay informed about relevant sustainability topics.

The experience you’ll bring:

  • Completed relevant university/HBO education or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience;
  • Experience with ISO 14001 and as an (internal) auditor is a plus;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels;
  • Provide guidance and support to employees in following and improving environmental and sustainability processes;
  • Reporting and analyzing are second nature to you, as well as making connections;
  • Project lead and support in relevant projects;
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to think strategically and see the bigger picture;
  • Solution-oriented mindset with a continuous improvement focus;
  • Fluent in both Dutch and English (written and spoken).

The job offers more than just a challenge:

  • A fulltime position (40 hours per week);
  • Excellent employment conditions, including 28 vacation days, a 13th-month salary and annual bonus incentive;
  • Complete travel cost compensation (NS Business Card or km reimbursement);
  • A free Nespresso machine and monthly €50 coffee credit;
  • Stay fit with our company fitness benefits through “Bedrijfsfitness” & “Onefit”;
  • Hybrid (remote) work arrangement with compensation for an ergonomic home office;
  • Free baby food for a whole year after your little one arrives up to €500 per year per child;
  • Green mobility program: Get a great deal on e-bikes with a lease option or score a tax benefit when buying a bike;
  • Annual full company party at a beautiful location.

More reasons to work at Nespresso:

  • Our slogan is 'Boost your development, fuel your curiosity and be future ready'. We offer impactful training and development programs and coaching to help you upgrade your skills and take your career to the next level;
  • your well-being is our priority. We support this with various activities, such as our Employee Assistance Program;
  • At the office, you can enjoy fresh vegetables and fruits and a healthy and varied food offering in our restaurant, Good Food Good Life";
  • Within the Nestlé culture, we believe it is important for you to be yourself. Do you have a passion for DE&I? Join our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Ambassadors.

Who you are is exactly who we need

At Nespresso we believe that every individual should be treated with the utmost respect. It is important that everyone feels welcome and safe at Nespresso; regardless of gender, religion, cultural background, age, ability, or sexual orientation. Nespresso is actively working on fostering diverse, passionate teams. We believe this gives us a greater creative and innovative spirit to continue offering unique coffee experiences, whilst making a positive impact on people and our planet.

How to apply

Please upload your cv and motivation through the link on our website. If your profile matches the job description, one of our recruiters will get back to you asap.

Note: We use an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Tool to schedule interviews with our candidates. So keep your eye on your inbox for the invitation for an interview! When registering your application, you will be asked if we can send you WhatsApp messages; if you answer 'yes' to this, you will also receive communication via Whatsapp in addition to messages by e-mail. Communication through our AI tools is in English, but our recruiters speak both English and Dutch.

Nestlé is het grootste bedrijf ter wereld in de voedingsmiddelenindustrie. We hebben meer dan 2000 merken. De missie van Nestlé is het ‘Verbeteren van levenskwaliteit en bijdragen aan een gezondere toekomst’. We willen helpen een betere en gezondere wereld te creëren en mensen inspireren om gezonder te leven. Door middel van innovatie willen we bijdragen aan de samenleving en tegelijk het lange termijn succes van ons bedrijf garanderen.

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