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Our client is a well-known and global industrial company with headquarters in the northeastern part of Switzerland. On its behalf we are looking for a strong and confident personality as
Head Corporate Sustainability (m/f) 100%
In this strategic, operational and multifaceted function, you may and shall make a lasting difference. You will be responsible for ensuring and further developing the entire sustainability management system, which is an integrated part of the corporate strategy. Accordingly, the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee are strongly involved. With the support of your local and international team, you will anchor sustainability and EHS (Environment, Health, Safety) in the globally operating divisions. In doing so, you will incorporate the relevant sustainability aspects into the company-wide risk management. The keywords here are sensitization, persuasiveness and willingness to engage in dialogue while taking into account the different regional and business-related circumstances. Due to your enthusiasm for “your topic”, you will be able to motivate the various stakeholders to take action. Without losing sight of the feasibility and entrepreneurial relevance of your projects, you will implement the sustainability strategy with vigour. The controlling and reporting on ecological and social key figures and the maintenance of the Group’s internal sustainability management system will also be part of your tasks.
Our ideal candidate is a committed and assertive doer, preferably with a university degree and further training in sustainable finance, corporate responsibility or sustainability management. Several years of professional experience in the fields of sustainability, project management and communication in an industrial environment and familiarity with current sustainability trends are equally required. You think and act in a networked and analytical manner plus have excellent communication and strong presentation skills. Moreover, you are fluent in English and preferably have a good knowledge of German. Every other language is an advantage. In the global context of your role, a maximum of 30% willingness of travelling is essential. Within your area of expertise, you demonstrate a clear leadership approach and maintain a cooperative exchange with internal and external partners.
You may look forward to a wide range of tasks and exciting functions in a renowned company. A friendly corporate culture with a great team spirit that promotes transparency and honesty are also worth mentioning. Sabine Biland-Weckherlin will be happy to answer any questions you might have and looks forward to receiving your complete application in English (letter of motivation, CV with photo, work certificates and diplomas) in pdf format. Thank you very much.