Director of Sustainability




Posted 7 months ago

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Acre is delighted to be retained by a leading global Petrochemical company in their search for a Director of Sustainability. Reporting directly into the executive team, you will have the opportunity to shape the company's sustainability strategy at a global level.

Based in the organisation's diverse and vibrant Rotterdam office, you will manage a driven team and engage with key stakeholders to deliver a visionary sustainability action plan.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Drive and develop the organisation's circular economy strategy with reflection throughout the entire value chain
  • Build the company's outward facing engagement plan with key internal and external stakeholders, sustainability being at the heart of the business's growth and evolution
  • Act as the go-to sustainability expert, providing knowledge, support and context to ultimately engender and foster a culture of sustainability
  • Support compliance efforts around GHG emissions and single use plastics
  • Manage the publication of regular company sustainability reports and related communications

You will be capable of positioning sustainability within the wider commercial narrative of the corporate business strategy, winning hearts and minds of key decision makers internally and externally.

You Will Have:

  • Excellent leadership qualities, with an innate ability to motivate stakeholders towards a common goal
  • Experience leading a sustainability function within a complex and international corporate setting
  • Ability to contribute to joint decision making as well as capability to initiate action and make difficult and time sensitive choices
  • A track record of adding commercial value and meeting deadlines and objectives
  • Effective communication and engagement skills within a relevant industry

This senior hire presents a rare opportunity to influence decision makers within an industry currently at the forefront of the global sustainability narrative. You will drive sustainable change within an evolving company putting sustainability at the heart of their future.

If you are an ambitious leader with a deep understanding of challenges within the European sustainability industry and passion for change-making, reach out or Apply Below today.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Tanith Allen 0207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH8399