Corporate Sustainability Manager

Skånemejerier, Malmö

Publicerad: 2021-12-15

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Skånemejerier is Sweden’s second largest dairy company, with an annual turnover of just over SEK 4 billion. The company is producing and distributing a wide range of of dairy products, cheese and fruit drinks and the vision is to become the most sustainable dairy in Sweden. The company has about 700 employees and is headquartered in Malmö. Among the brands are market-leading brands such as Skånemejerier, Bravo, Allerum, Hjordnära, Åsens, Salakis and Lindahls. Since 2012, Skånemejerier has been part of the French Groupe Lactalis Group, one of the world’s largest dairy groups. 

Milk is not just a naturally nutritious raw material that contributes to a healthy diet. Milk also plays a key role in Swedish agriculture, the species-rich diversity of our nature and a society where both urban and rural areas can survive.

In this role you will work with efforts and challenges through the milk chain from farm to finished consumer products. Do you want to join us in this central and very important role and lead our journey towards becoming Sweden’s most sustainable dairy?

Corporate Sustainability Manager

The Corporate Sustainability Manager role is a strategic position making sure practices, processes, products and procedures are fulfilling expectations in terms of social, environmental, and economical requirements in line with a sustainability strategy. Sustainability topics include animal welfare, climate impact, food waste and packaging among other things.

The Corporate Sustainability Manager is responsible for defining framework and focus for Skånemejerier to remain relevant and leverage its full potential to support Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals. An important step in 2022 is to have climate goals validated by Science Based Targets. The role includes capturing the essence of challenges to be tackled by turning them into operational commitments. You will anchor KPIs throughout the value chain and together with Sustainability Leaders form action plans to drive and accelerate the improvement work. You will participate in the group’s global CSR network to drive improvements, inspire and learn from colleagues around the world. As part of the role you will support strategic sustainability communications. 

You will be based at our headquarters in Malmö, but since we have four production sites and farmers in southern Sweden the role will require some travel. The job is fulltime, and you will report to the Director Communications & Sustainability. You will have budget responsibility.

Main tasks

  • Identify relevancy in line with legislation, standards and initiatives on the market and ensure that the company develops in line with legislative requirements connected to the sustainability field. 
  • Integrate Agenda 2030 and United Nation’s sustainability goals in the entire value chain. 
  • Sustainability reporting in line with ÅRLs requirements and GRI. 
  • Develop and manage yearly budget and CSR plan. 
  • Define and anchor sustainability targets and strategies in the management team.
  • Coordinate internal sustainability data, projects and information and manage measurements downstream and upstream.
  • Gather external information and research to further improve our management of sustainability risks and opportunities. 
  • Work in close collaboration with Sustainability Leaders across the value chain, as well as other internal and external stakeholders, to develop CSR objectives and content.
  • Compile complex information into presentations and training material to further improve and facilitate implementation of our sustainability strategy.
  • Participate in supplier meetings.
  • Support communication of core sustainability areas to employees, consumers, customers and other stakeholders and act as spokesperson in sustainability related matters.

Who are you?

We believe you have a minimum 5 years of relevant experience within the field, preferably from a producing industry and/or food business. Experience of and successful management of sustainability reporting is required. ISO 14001 auditing experience is preferred as well. 

We are looking for an extrovert, proactive person with excellent project management, communication- and leadership skills, who is self-motivated with a high energy level. You are able to build strong relations. You have the capacity to adapt quickly to change and you are “hands-on” with a strong ability to work and take responsibility in cross-functional teams and a matrix organization.

You can work independently based on given goals and assignments, but also have good collaboration skills with colleagues as well as internal and external counterparts. You are able to work analytically and in a structured way

The position will demand considerable inputs on your part, offering you possibilities to make an impact on the CSR activities and overall future performance.

We offer

Skånemejerier is the leading dairy company in southern Sweden, a challenger nationally and part of the world’s biggest dairy group Lactalis. We are a company that treasures the values of the locally produced as well as the strengths of collaborating globally.

Guided by ambition, engagement and simplicity all our employees work towards the same goal – to develop and produce really good food that both tastes and does good. Our range includes locally produced dairy products, Sweden’s most purchased juices and cheese specialties from Sweden and Europe, under an umbrella of beloved and well-known brands.

Our vision is to become Sweden’s most sustainable dairy, and that’s not just about offering products that are good for both people, animals and environment, but also about being a sustainable workplace. We cherish job satisfaction, good leadership, rewarding collaborations and a welcoming, stable and inclusive work environment. Together with us, you get the opportunity to develop your expertise, take your own initiative and influence our common path ahead.

We have our roots in the Scanian soil but our gaze fixed upon the world. Here you get access to an international network with 85,000 colleagues in almost 100 countries. Depending on your role, you may have exchanges with colleagues in France, South Africa or Australia. Maybe a position abroad will attract you at some point in the future?

No matter where your future lies, we look forward to being a part of your journey and career. Welcome to Skånemejerier!

Contact and application

In this recruitment process Skånemejerier is cooperating with HEIM Executive. Please apply already today, we´ll interview continuously during the process. For further information about the position, please contact Recruitment Consultant Louise Edeheim, HEIM Executive,

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At Skånemejerier we work for a safe, good and drug-free working environment. External final candidates for the position will therefore be asked to present an extract from the criminal record, conduct a drug test. As part of our preventive work, we also carry out random alcohol and drug tests.

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