Director, Sustainability

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Director, Sustainability, Fazer Group

We are looking for an experienced Sustainability Director with a passion for sustainability topics. You will lead our team of professionals and you manage and develop Fazer Group’s sustainability strategy. We expect you to have a deep knowledge of sustainability in a business context. In addition, the understanding of and experience in managing stakeholder relations is considered an advantage.

Sustainability at Fazer
We want to do good for people and the planet. This is part of our strategy, our heritage and our future. Fazer sees food as a solution. How we grow, produce and consume food has a significant impact on the environment, on society and on our well-being. To reflect our ambitions, we renewed our sustainability approach in 2018 and chose four core goals to guide our work. We aim to reach these goals by 2030. 

Fazer is transforming into a modern sustainable food company with a joint direction and sustainability is one of our key focus areas. As Director, Sustainability, you will be responsible for heading our sustainability approach and strategic level initiatives related to that. You will develop our sustainability agenda as well as follow up on and plan current and emerging sustainability issues and stakeholder expectations. You will lead the sustainability team and manage internal sustainability related forums. Further, you will have an active role in Fazer’s stakeholder dialogue and in ensuring that the Group’s businesses align with the sustainability approach and develop sustainability actions accordingly.
We are offering a permanent position.

Why choose Fazer?

You’ll be working in a supportive and welcoming environment, surrounded by colleagues who will inspire you to be your best. We are serious about taking sustainability forward and understanding our role and responsibility in taking the right steps for a more sustainable future for people, planet and business. Fazer was ranked as the second most sustainable brand in Finland in the Sustainable Brand Index in 2019. Our ambitious core goals guide us in our daily work towards a more sustainable future. At Fazer, you and your work will make a difference.

What you will bring to the team

We are looking for a sustainability professional with extensive experience. Strategic and conceptual thinking combined with the ability to implement ideas are needed in this position. In addition, you will have a good understanding of leading teams and experience in change management. You are an inspiring leader with high integrity and a good communicator. On a more personal level, you are known as a gifted social networker with a talent for inspiring, motivating and creating commitment in others as well as promoting cross-functional collaboration. A degree in a relevant field is required. You communicate fluently in English, Finnish and/or Swedish. You will be a key member of the Fazer Group Communications & Branding Management Team and report to the EVP, Communications & Branding, Fazer Group. You will be located in Vantaa, Finland.

Apply now to create moments that matter.

For further information, please contact Ulrika Romantschuk, EVP, Communications & Branding, Fazer Group (ulrika.romantschuk@fazer.com, +358 40 566 4246).

To apply, please use the link here: 
https://www.fazergroup.com/globalassets/global/vacancies/fo/qs3fk026203f3vbqb79v78nh1/components/details.html?jobId=95121

and attach your CV and application with salary request no later than 31.1.2020.