bpost group is always on the move. For our people, we create an environment of challenging projects, inspiring partnerships and state-of-the-art technology, with attractive job opportunities and training programs for everyone.
bpost group wants to be a committed social player in the Belgian society and in the foreign markets in which it operates. To achieve this, the company integrates this commitment into its culture and organisational structure. Sustainability translates the company's purpose into its social commitment and aims to create added value for our society.
In close collaboration with our Head of Group Sustainability, the Group Sustainability Officer implements the corporate responsibility strategy, ensures sustainability reporting, structural monitoring of external ratings and projects through internal governance. Through the establishment of a mature stakeholder dialogue and adequate performance reporting, demonstrates its sustainability achievements to the general public, investors, customers, employees and market influencers.
Process definition and implementation
You play an important role in implementing and defining essential sustainability processes. To this end, you are responsible for internal and institutional sustainability reporting and ratings. You ensure smooth integration and use of the sustainability data tool '' within the subsidiaries. In addition, you will define and closely monitor the KPIs in the area of sustainability. You will assist in the sustainable transformation of the company/group so that its practices, processes, products and procedures are ethical, sustainable and environmentally friendly.
In line with the strategy chosen by the CEO and the different Units (Corporate and Business, including the subsidiaries), you will be co-responsible for aligning, implementing and contributing to the execution of the sustainability strategy planning. Within the framework of our sustainability strategy planning and based on the quality standards that the project must meet, you will channel, analyse, defend and implement the change requests.
You will provide the necessary documentation on the projects to all parties involved during the various successive phases: communication of progress, drafting of reports and balance sheets, deployment of indicators and evaluation tools, management of the various stakeholders, promotion of the actions carried out among colleagues and for the media (events, meetings, awareness-raising actions, trainings).
You actively contribute to change management and the realisation of the strategic plan - by stimulating synergies and cooperation between people from different departments with their interests. You will participate in actions with communication around the company's reputation. You will encourage structural (cf. sustainable procurement policy) and behavioural changes (energy, fleet, well-being, partnerships) throughout bpost group.
In your role of Sustainability Officer you are clearly a strong project manager with good reporting (data analysis) and presentation skills. You are a team player who combines solid strategic thinking with a hands-on approach. We highlight the following qualities:
You hold a Master’s degree preferably in Environment (health & safety) with already 3 to 5 years of proven experience in sustainability.
Project management has no secrets for you and you are an expert in organization and planning.
You have an excellent understanding of the sustainable norms and market and you can work out of your comfort zone.
You enjoy working with large sets of data and you already have experience with sustainable reporting and -assessments/ratings.
As a strong communicator, you have influencing and networking skills. You enjoy explaining your reports and like to give presentations. You can manage internal (C-level and other BU’s) and external stakeholders (providers, politics, NGO’s, unions).
You like motivating people to ensure continued embedding of the sustainable guidelines.
To effectively communicate within the group, you should speak French, Dutch and English.
bpost group is a modern and efficient postal operator with a network of more than 1,336 postal outlets, providing the universal service in Belgium, serving every letterbox five days a week and delivering around 7 million letters and 250,000 parcels on a daily basis, as well as banking and insurance services (through bpost bank).
Just like many other companies, we offer an attractive package of benefits alongside your monthly salary, including lunch vouchers, healthcare insurance, group insurance, disability insurance, a bonus, a car, the regular 20 days’ annual leave plus an additional seven days’ leave, an end-of-year premium, double holiday pay, fixed expenses and many benefits at more than a hundred bpost partners.
This is where we really distinguish ourselves:
You have an impact on the outside world, because as an international service provider of parcel and e-commerce logistics, we connect millions of people, businesses and communities.
You won’t stop growing. Thanks to our many training programs and the many career opportunities.
In the coming years, bpost group will pursue additional growth opportunities, internally and externally, within the frame of its core competences. Admittedly, this creates some complexity, but above all, it creates many challenging projects (from which you get full ownership).
The atmosphere, the collegiality and the inclusive bpost culture are unique. And we will prove it.
You can focus 100% on your job, while being optimally supported by our internal services.
You can count on a flexible homeworking policy. Work-life balance is not a goal, but an evidence.
You are part of an international story. After a series of acquisitions, we have expanded our geographical footprint to 14 countries around the world. Internationally active, but managed from Belgium.
With the flexible My Benefits My Choice plan, you can tailor your benefits to your needs. Decide for yourself what you need and where you want to spend less on.
As an international service provider of parcel and e-commerce logistics, we create real connections between millions of people, businesses and communities. Our team of +34,000 employees is our greatest asset in this story. Thanks to them, we continue to play a key role in our rapidly changing society.