VP, Head of Group Sustainability

  • Category: Other
  • Location: Broendby, DK

Lead our sustainability journey towards connecting a greener world

Sustainability is central to NKT’s overall business strategy and is at the top of our agenda. We are therefore investing heavily further in our Group Sustainability team with an experienced VP, Head of Group Sustainability. We would like to invite a strategic sustainability leader to join and be the driving force contributing to our green agenda. 

At NKT, we are dedicated to power cable technology and our purpose is to connect you, us and society to a greener world by enabling sustainable energy transmission and distribution. NKT has been a signatory to the UN Global Compact since 2009 and runs our business in accordance with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. 

Would you like to be part of our growth journey, join a globally leading cable company and set your footprint in our business?

Have a significant impact on our business  

  • Continue the development and implementation of our Sustainability strategy in close collaboration with internal stakeholders.
  • Own NKTs target setting, ensure compliant, accurate and timely reporting towards external and internal stakeholders 
  • Lead a team of highly engaged sustainability specialists 
  • Interact closely with all business lines and functions to ensure focus and progress
  • Drive continuous improvements and provide benchmark data and expert support for decision-making
  • Assess and mitigate sustainability-related risks in own responsibility area

You will report to the CCO and be an active member of the leadership team in the CCO department. You will be exposed to stakeholders at C-level, our ESG Committee and relevant key stakeholders in our manufacturing part of NKT. You will ideally be located in our HQ in Brøndby, Copenhagen. We offer a hybrid work-life balance with flexible working hours. Travels, mainly within Europe, are to be expected.

Strategic sustainability leader who builds lasting results and relationships

You have a strategic mindset and the ability to influence others. You are decisive, good at communicating and self-motivated. Since you will work closely with stakeholders and your team, a collaborative mindset and an ability to build and sustain relations are important. An analytical and innovative mind and the ability to drive results are key since you will handle complex matters.

You also have:

  • Several years of experience developing and implementing sustainability strategies.
  • Experience working for or with a listed company is preferable.
  • A good business and financial understanding and the ability to provide solutions that meet strategic and operational business needs.
  • Robust knowledge of sustainability legislation in the Nordics and EU as well as of international charters respected by the company. Understanding of the ‘soft law’ in the area of sustainability.
  • Robust knowledge of investor-related ESG requirements
  • Experience as a manager is preferable, but we’re open to a candidate with proven people skills. 
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English

Lead, contribute and grow
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. 


This role will offer you exciting possibilities to contribute to NKTs purpose to connect a greener world. You will be taking a seat in a large, international organization giving you endless career development opportunities.

 “As a leader I expect my team to take full responsibility for their respective areas, meet or exceed our set targets whilst supporting a flexible way of working, through great collaborative spirit. I look forward to working with you!” 

Michael C. Hjorth, Hiring Manager 

Read more about our offer and listen to some voices of NKT Connectors here!!

We will review applications continuously but we recommend you to apply no later than the 11th of October. Be aware that assessments will be included in the recruitment process.

In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to Global Talent Attraction Specialist, Angelina Nilsson, angelina.nilsson@nkt.com. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations, we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.


Be a Connector of the green tomorrow!

About NKT
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. www.nkt.com

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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Ann-Charlotte has had the opportunity to work in many different departments at NKT. She’s currently working within the installation department and appreciates the opportunities for personal and professional development within NKT.

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