Nomad Foods is Europe's largest frozen food company, with a portfolio centred around fish, veg and plant protein products, sold under well-known brands including Findus, Birds Eye, iglo, Aunt Bessie's and Green Cuisine.
Frozen food is well positioned as consumers move towards more sustainable choices, delivering healthy, affordable products that have additional benefits such as helping to reduce food loss and waste. Nomad Foods is looking to leverage this, through its brands, supporting customers in making healthier, more sustainable choices. As outlined in its latest sustainability report, 92% of Nomad Foods products are categorised as a healthier meal choice and the company has ambitious targets in place to source 100% of its fish and seafood and 100% of vegetables to recognised sustainability certifications and standards.
Acre is supporting Nomad Foods in the search for a Head of Sustainability. In recent years, the company has developed a strong sustainability programme, that is delivered through collaboration with other functions from across the business, in particular, Marketing, Supply Chain, Corporate Affairs and Finance. Your role will be to build on this, supporting the company as it looks to commercialise and embed sustainability further.
Work with marketing, commercial and corporate affairs teams, wider leadership and local markets to leverage sustainability as a driver for category and brand reappraisal, reputation and top line growth
Support for customer, media, political and stakeholder engagement
Ensure the company complies with all legally required external sustainability/ESG reporting requirements
Support the Investor Relations team to respond to investor queries
Lead Nomad Foods' external Sustainability Advisory Board engagement and development
Manage a small team of sustainability experts and support training and capability building across the organisation
Skills & Experience:
Multi-market experience in a management role within sustainability, ideally within a consumer facing company
Ability to influence stakeholders at all levels of an organisation
Experience engaging with customers, industry bodies and NGOs
Knowledge of sustainability reporting, standards and initiatives
Willingness to take accountability for delivery, with a proactive, results orientated mindset
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Nomad Foods is committed to continuing to deliver healthy, sustainable food for its customers. This role is key in supporting its iconic brands on this journey and driving continued strong financial growth. If you are interested in discussing this opportunity, please get in contact with Jowaher Ibrahim on Jowaher.email@example.com
Nomad Foods is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All applicants and partners will be treated fairly, without regard to race, religion, sex, nationality, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity and expression.