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Sustainability Manager (maternity leave cover)

October 2018 – the World Steel Association (worldsteel) is hiring a Sustainability Manager to join our Sustainability Team. This is a full time maternity leave cover position for 11 months (November 2018 – September 2019) based in Brussels. Starting date is ideally November 2018.

Job description

As Sustainability Manager you will be expected to manage:

  • Sustainability Indicators Data Collection: data collection, verification and analysis
  • Sustainable Steel Indicator reporting publication: content creation and production
  • Sustainability Champions Recognition Programme: organising 2019 recognition ceremony and programme communications
  • Sustainability Action Map: content coordination and webpage production
  • Excellence in Sustainability Steelie Awards: collecting nominations, coordinating evaluation with external judges and producing programme summaries
  • Communications with members, especially with Sustainability Reporting Expert Group
  • Continuous update of the key sustainability topics (Supply Chain, Water, Air Quality, Recycling, Co-products, Environmental Investment, Steel products)
  • Management of a value chain initiative
  • Oversight of various promotion programmes

The list is not exhaustive and may vary subject to the changing requirements within the Sustainability Team or the association.

Your qualifications

You have a university degree and 3 - 6 years’ experience in an international organisation or trade association.

You have experience and good understanding of current sustainability reporting trends and practices within the context for industry and manufacturing. This covers matters including the UN Sustainability Goals, industry sustainability programmes and global reporting standards/indices (GRI and Dow Jones Sustainability Index etc).

You have strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office tools (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel).

You are excellent in written and spoken English. Chinese is not a must but an asset.

You are performance-oriented, conscientious and enjoy working in the cross-cultural environment.

You have good organisational and communications skills.

Please send your curriculum vitae and introduction letter by 31 October 2018 to:

Christine Barthelemy
Head, Central Services
Email: barthelemy@worldsteel.org