Sustainability Manager

    • Category: Quality & Safety
    • Location: Asnaes, DK; Warszowice, PL; Cologne, DE; Falun, SE; Broendby, DK

    Do you want to play an important role in driving and coordinating the sustainability agenda at NKT?
    At NKT we are proud of our purpose “Connecting a Greener World”. The sustainability agenda is one of our top-5 priorities, which requires full focus from a professional working on building, facilitating, and executing of our sustainability strategy. Does this spark with you? Then you could be the one we are looking for! 

    Be the anchor point to drive and coordinate our sustainability journey
    We are looking for a passionate manager who will be responsible for building sustainability projects from the ground and improving the sustainability in the factories of our business line Applications. You will manage change projects end-to-end across sales, operations and product development to create more sustainable practices. This will involve looking at topics including CO2 emissions, production, and energy efficiency.

    As a Sustainability Manager you will:

    • Identify sustainability improvement projects across the value chain from R&D to sales support in the business line Applications
    • Ensure that sustainability projects are executed and results are reached in time 
    • Manage and steer resources across departments, and escalate and resolve resource conflicts 
    • Be a change agent ensuring the implementation of given projects

    The open-minded sustainability enthusiast with a structured approach
    To succeed in this role, you need to be emphatic and easygoing while simultaneously being able to execute the tasks and manage the team. Your previous experience in the sustainability field will help you work in a cross-level organization, without hesitation in approaching employees and managers at all levels. You will manage a small team, currently consisting of a Project Manager.

    Your resume might include:

    • 3+ years of experience working as a consultant or in-house leading sustainability projects and driving a sustainability agenda
    • Academic background e.g. in sustainability, engineering, or environment
    • Profound interest in working both strategically and hands-on with sustainability
    • Strong analytical skills and data management experience.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills. 
    • Experience in working in an international environment 
    • Excellent English language skills

    Contact and application
    NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. We offer you an interesting job in a small, diverse, and flexible international team. 

    Please apply with your CV and personal letter via the link below, at the latest 31st of March 2023. As we are looking for the right talent, this position can be filled from our offices in either Denmark, Sweden, Poland, or Germany. Hence, any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact

    Recruiting Manager, Susanne Breiner, or +45 2329 8721,
    HR Business Partner DK, Renate Pedersen, or 
    HR Business Partner PL, Katarzyna Organ, 

    Kindly note that due to GDPR regulations, we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. Be aware that personality and adaptive tests might be included in the recruitment process.

    We welcome your application!

    About NKT
    Offers a broad range of building wire, low- and medium-voltage power cable supporting both safety in the building sector and the European energy transition. NKT markets high-quality products exceeding high customer expectations and has developed ergonomic solutions that are easy to install. Here, you will join a diverse and international organization operating from five main production sites with strong market positions across Europe driven by customer centricity and a growth focus. 

    At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology - designing, manufacturing and installing low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions and accessories that support the green transition. NKT is headquartered in Denmark, employs 4,500 people in more than 15 countries, and realized revenue of EUR 2,1 billion in 2022. We connect a greener world.

    What we offer:

    Remote work possibilities

    Flexible working hours

    Strong safety culture

    Exciting career development opportunities

    Global company & Scandinavian culture

    Hightech industry environment

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