Location Rotterdam
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference BBBH14194

Are you looking to lead the growth of Sustainable Supply Chain services in an innovative, digitally enabled, purpose driven business?

DNV GL is looking to hire a dynamic and growth focused Principal Consultant with proven experience in the domain of Sustainable Supply Chains to join the Supply Chain & Assurance team in the Netherlands, Rotterdam.

This is an exciting opportunity to take a leadership driving growth by taking to market DNV's exciting and innovative portfolio of supply chain services, while leading project teams in the Netherlands and across Europe.

You will take to market DNV's full suite of supply chains services to help customers: improve their commercial performance; enhance supply chain resilience; reduce ESG risks in their supply chains; improve safety and EHS in their operations and supply chains; accelerate their digital transformation; drive their decarbonization agenda; enhance traceability and transparency and differentiate their products and services in the market.

You will get the opportunity to win, lead and develop projects with key customers and new customers on a wide range of Supply Chain, Digital Assurance and Sustainable supply chain services. By solving real world customer and industry issues you will further develop DNV's value propositions drawing on an impressive array of technical, digital, and expert capabilities.

When doing this, you will get the opportunity to engage with many of the leading companies and brands across a wide range of sectors and to leverage a suite of services and digital technologies to scope sell and deliver innovative solutions.

Key Accountabilities:

You will be expected to lead the growth of the sales and delivery for a range of Sustainability and Supply Chain services and may have specialism and expertise in several of them, including:

  • Supply Chain Risk Management (Strategy, Sustainable sourcing, Supplier engagement…),

  • Supplier Assessment and Audit (Social Audits, Environmental Audits, Process and Quality Audits…)

  • Supply Chain Traceability with DNV's Digital Assurance solution (Track & Trace, Blockchain…).

  • Experience in food of solving supply chain sustainability challenges in specific industries such as food and beverage or FMCG industries.

You will be expected to make proposals, win projects, and lead project teams as well as helping to grow the business through the following activities:

  • Proactively seeking to identify customer needs, developing tailored solutions, and selling these to new and existing clients

  • Directing projects, ensuring they are executed to meet or exceed clients' expectations, on time, on budget and to DNV quality standards

  • Leading and communicating effectively with your project teams and clients.

  • Introducing services from your own/ existing discipline(s) to new clients and new services to existing clients


  • Experienced consultant level ideally, with at least 5 years of experience in a market facing sustainable supply chain leadership role

  • Proven track record in sales and business development in sustainable Supply Chains Sustainability services

  • Proven track record of leading & delivering professional services as a trusted advisor and thought leader in the domain of sustainable supply chain management

  • Academic qualifications relevant to sustainability subject areas

  • Proven project and/or team leader, delivering service excellence

  • Able to clearly delegate tasks and provide sufficient guidance, support, and feedback on performance to teams of experts and Consultants

  • Willingness to travel and work around the Netherlands and the Western Europe area and on occasions overseas.

  • Fluency in English and Dutch is a prerequisite

DNV GL offers an exciting innovative opportunity to accelerate your career in a leadership role as part of a rapidly growing multi-disciplinary, dynamic, and international team. You will have an abundance of opportunities for professional and personal growth in the role and in formal professional development with unique exposure to the cutting edge of digital supply chain traceability solutions. Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including an attractive benefits package and an incentive scheme. If you are interested or would like to find out more, please reach out to Dulce Flores via dulce.flores@acre.com.