Sustainability Manager | Netherlands
|Position Type:||Full Time|
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|Application Close Date:||18-Aug-2019|
Sibelco mines and manufactures a wide range of mineral products for both local and international markets. Founded in 1872, Sibelco began in Europe and has grown into one of the largest industrial minerals companies in the world - privately owned and multinational, our vision is to be the best Global Material Solutions Company. We are market driven, operationally excellent and offer a compelling culture.
Sustainability at Sibelco:
Sustainable development and responsible business practices are some of the core values that guide Sibelco. We recognize that today's decisions can have long-term consequences, and we need to proactively manage our operations and resources to ensure a beneficial and sustainable future for our employees, customers, community members and stakeholders. To find out more about Sibelco's outlook on sustainability visit: https://www.sibelco.com/sustainability/
Sibelco are proud to share that news that at the recent IMA-Europe Recognition Awards an independent expert jury awarded Sibelco Belgium/UK/Netherlands the Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services Award for the project “Heathland Restoration in a whole-of-life approach”. Read more here: https://www.ima-europe.eu/award/award
Geertruidenberg is the preferred location for this role. However, Sibelco recognises the need to source talent from a variety of locations as a result the position could be based at a different Sibelco Netherland site such as Maastricht or Papendrecht.
Sibelco Netherlands is comprised of 8 sites, 2 quarries and 6 mineral processing sites of varying sizes.
Sustainability at Sibelco focuses on stakeholder and community engagement near Sibelco sites, long term continuity of Sibelco sites, reduction of environmental impact wherever possible and focuses on leaving a positive legacy through multiple areas of the business
As Sustainability Manager you will support Sibelco in delivering leading Sustainability and Environmental performance by balancing short and long term priorities to drive enduring value to our stakeholders and business.
You will be the internal expert and project leader of permits, compliance and risk management within the environmental field and our representative when interacting with authorities, land neighbors and other stakeholders.
• Managing strategic permitting for the operations within the Netherlands to assure the legal and social license to operate
• Managing environmental and sustainability compliance and risks
• Managing legacy and continuing access to land
• Stakeholder engagement and reputation; proactively engage with stakeholders at different levels
Skills and Experience
Do you have:
- Significant experience in a relevant industry or market (mining, zoning authorities, legislative bodies, environmental consultancy, other heavy industry).
- Knowledge of environment & sustainability laws concerning water, air emission, land use, mining, quarries and biodiversity
- The ability to interact comfortably in both spoken and written Dutch and English?
- The interest and flexibility to travel regularly across the Netherlands and sometimes internationally?
Then this role could be for you!
When you join Sibelco, you have the opportunity to build an exceptional career. You will be part of an international organization that has a clear vision, common goals and a purposeful and compelling workplace culture.
Please submit your application by clicking the link and registering on our recruitment portal to be formally considered for our role. Due to the holidays 1st Interviews for this role will be held late August / early September.
If you would like to discuss this position before applying please enquire by contacting Michelle Lucas +33610014406. Please note we will not be engaging with recruitment agencies for this role.
Sibelco recognize the strength of our diverse global workforce and value difference and inclusion for all. Our rich mix of people bring an exciting exchange of ideas and knowledge to keep us moving forward and innovating new solutions. We seek talent of all backgrounds and abilities and continue to develop our leaders and our culture to help all employees to grow and reach their full potential.