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Packaging Sustainability Expert - Benelux

Packaging Sustainability Expert - Brussels, Belgium
Leap29 are working with an industry leading food processing and packaging business and our client have an exciting opportunity for a Sustainability Expert to join them and support the Benelux region. You will be responsible for implementing sustainability programmes with a focus on developing collection and recycling programmes for post-consumer packages.
Responsibilities:
•Support deployment of sustainability initiatives to implement the Tetra Pak Group strategy in the assigned countries. Major focus is on developing collection and recycling programmes for post-consumer packages - either independently or in collaboration with stakeholders.
•Manage local recycling and/or collection programmes incl. investment projects, prepare business cases.
•Monitor project development, installation, commissioning and performance of small-medium projects.
•Secure compliance with local collection/recycling regulation/targets as applicable. Secure reliable accounting and reporting of collection/recycling rates.
•Help the Sustainability Transformation Director to provide feedback on customer needs.
Requirements:
•Technical University degree required (preferably in the area of environmental studies)
•Minimum 2-3 years relevant work experience in sustainability focused roles, preferably in the Food & Beverage industry
•Experienced in waste management and recycling
•Excellent spoken and written Dutch, French and English
•Experience in advocacy, communication, sustainability strategy execution
•Experience from leading and managing projects and ability to work independently
•Good understanding of financials
•Strategic mindset, with the openness and ability to be involved on operational hands-on tasks as well
•Proactiveness, drive and focus on delivering results
•Ability to think out of the box and willingness to participate in creation of innovative solutions
•Excellent presentation skills, diplomacy and tact
•Strong team player with good interpersonal skills
Please follow the think below to apply, for more information please do not hesitate to contact me.



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