Sustainability Coordinator

Aviko assumes a leading role in sustainability by actively contributing to a future-proof chain.. As Sustainability Coordinator, you will support Aviko in reducing our footprint throughout this entire chain, from farm to fork.

Where are you going to work?

Aviko has the ambition to take a leading role in sustainability in our chain, from farm to fork (scope 3). As Sustainability Coordinator, you will have a coordinating role to further map out our scope 3 footprint, together with colleagues from various functions, and translate it into reduction targets and action plans.

As Sustainability Coordinator, you will become part of Aviko's Sustainability department. This is a small team with short lines of communication and big ambitions. We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague who, like us, has a passion for making Aviko and the entire chain more sustainable!

Do you want to contribute to making the processes and products that Aviko stands for more sustainable? Do you enjoy persuading people through facts and figures to choose for a sustainable solution? Are you someone who easily connects with people at all levels, can work well independently, is solution-oriented? Then we are looking for you!

What will you do?

  • You will map out the CO2 emissions throughout the entire chain (scope 3) together with different departments and external parties (suppliers and customers)
  • Together with your colleagues you will determine strategic reduction targets and coordinate progress towards achieving them
  • You will assist in building a dashboard for monitoring and steering our scope 3 emissions
  • You will look for ‘quick wins’ together with the Sustainability Manager
  • You will take the initiative to work towards a more sustainable chain, with the ultimate goal of carbon-neutral chains, from farm to fork
  • You will be the point of contact within Aviko and on behalf of Aviko to the Cosun group for scope 3, and you will also become part of various platforms to share knowledge

What do you bring?

  • You have completed a bachelor's or master's degree with a focus on sustainability. Preferably in the fields of Life Sciences, Sustainable Food Systems, or Life Cycle Science
  • You are strongly motivated to contribute to a sustainable world and enjoy staying up-to-date on the latest innovations and developments in this field
  • You enjoy taking on new challenges, you feel responsible and know how to manage projects well
  • You are a true connector and with your communication skills, you can bring all stakeholders within and outside the organization along
  • You have approximately 5 years of work experience and preferably have experience with sustainability and CO2 during your studies/work
  • You have excellent communication skills in both Dutch and English

What can we offer you?

  • A company that is committed to sustainability and corporate social responsibility with global initiatives
  • An open, people-focused culture where you can be yourself and differences are embraced
  • All possibilities for a tailor-made package of conditions and a good work/life balance
  • A visible and important role with great significance for Aviko, colleagues and your customers
  • Lots of variety and dynamics in the intensive collaboration with strong professionals in an international context: lots of learning, lots of experience, lots of fun
  • A proud employer with an excellent total package of conditions

Questions about this vacancy?

Please contact:

Thomas Bos


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About Aviko

Aviko is the world’s largest European producer of fresh, frozen and dried potato products and one of the top four global market leaders for potato products. Since 2002 we are part of Royal Cosun. We’re proud of these achievements! Everyone at our 13 production locations in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Poland and China we passionately serve 2.5 billion tables per year. Our goal is to bring people, cultures and tastes together worldwide. Our drive is the great potential of our products and the impact this has on quality, service, innovation and sustainability within our chain: from farm to fork.

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