Sustainability Manager - Düsseldorf

Do you want to play a crucial role in reaching Arla’s CO2 reduction goals for 2030 and accomplishing our mission to be climate neutral by 2050?

Then become part of our Global Member & Customer Programs (MCP) team. We are looking for new colleagues to join us on this important journey and help us bring our sustainability and organic farming visions to life across 7 countries in Europe.

MCP is a truly global team of 20 engaged specialists, half of us located at the HQ in Denmark and the rest working across Sweden, Germany and England. Together, we develop farm quality and management programs. Although our team has existed and pursued a sustainability agenda for years, we are now expanding in order to achieve our new ambitious goals.

We are just getting ready to launch a number of new initiatives for our 10,000 members. For example, we will begin to carry out climate impact check-ups on farms and implement a number of global sustainability schemes,” 
explains Senior Director Torben Greve Himmelstrup.

About the jobs
In this role you will be based at our German head office in Düsseldorf and will be one of a team of 4 working across our core markets.
You have some years of experience within sustainability and excel in communicating as well as training and motivating others.
As our spearhead of sustainability programs and the go-to expert for your MCP colleagues, who act as contact points to the members, you will: 

•    Participate in developing global sustainability farm programs
•    Update, train and support Member Service colleagues in rolling out our sustainability programs to all members
•    Be part of collecting future farm sustainability needs

Who are you?
Besides our specific expectations for the respective positions, we are looking for new colleagues who bring:

•    Global experience and interest and an international mindset
•    Experience being part of and/or managing projects  
•    Strong communication and presenting skills in English
•    A talent for collaborating across teams and borders  

What do we offer?
You will enter an agile and global MCP team, work across countries and functions in Arla and continuously experience opportunities to grow and develop your strengths.

We’re committed to professional development and promoting from within.
Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you.
And you’ll join a market leader who produces nutritious household-favourite brands in a way that make things better for our customers, the farmers who own us, and the whole world.

Application and contact
Please apply through our website under reference of your salary expectations and your earliest availability.
For further information please contact Elena Sampalitoti, Consultant Talent Acquisition, under +49- 211-472 31 412.

Equal opportunity
Arla Foods is a company with equal opportunities for everyone regardless of age, race, gender or any other criteria that is not a professional qualification for an open position. Purely for reasons of readability we have chosen to create all our job postings in male format. We explicitly look forward to all applications regardless if the candidate is male, female, diverse and will also exclude any other criteria from our screening process that is not professional qualification.

Agency disclaimer
Arla Foods Deutschland has chosen carefully selected external vendors (“Headhunter”) to work on specific roles and we hold long-term working relationship with them. Arla Foods Deutschland is not seeking any new partners until further notice. Therefore, we are asking you to refrain from any contact requests by phone, e-mail or in any other way towards any Arla Foods representatives. Please note that all candidate resumes that are send to us without a written and signed search assignment will be deemed made available free of costs.

Please apply via this link