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      30 May 2022

      Sustainability Specialist


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      Sustainability Specialist 

      The Waste-to-Energy business is growing rapidly and the generation of energy from household waste is accepted to be very useful application of our waste streams. A residue remains after the incineration process; this residue is called “bottom ash”. This bottom ash is a mixture of unburnt material, minerals, ferrous metals and precious non-ferrous metals.

      The Blue Phoenix group operates IBA processing installations globally and helps the EfW sector with an alternative sustainable solution for their bottom ash. As we see different needs from country to country the Blue Phoenix group has developed a suite of solutions to assure the right solution for any situation. Blue Phoenix Group is the market leader in bottom ash processing. By processing the bottom ash with the most modern techniques, we make scarce metals and minerals usable again for use in various economic sectors.

      Within the Group, the Blue Phoenix entities operate as the IBA processing entities. The QR Metals entities are the metal reprocessing upgrading facilities. We are a dynamic growing organization with a strong foundation, active on 4 continents and owned by private equity.

      Help us achieve our objectives as Sustainability Specialist. We are looking for a person for our Business Development Team that will allow us to realize our sustainability ambitions and drive the change required to become a sustainable company. In this position you are reporting to a senior Business Development Manager.

      Objectives of the job

      You will play a central role in the development of the ESG strategy and on- and offline marketing with a strong focus on Blue Phoenix group’s sustainability profile.

      Job responsibilities

      • Drive ESG program and initiatives throughout the company.
      • Gather ESG data across departments. Quantify GHG emissions.
      • Write yearly ESG Report (published every year) and identify global ESG indices, standards, benchmarks and ratings.
      • Follow developments in ESG reporting and ensure the optimization of the internal reporting process;
      • Develop and update the ESG strategy (e.g. identify Scope 3 impact categories, update KPIs, create a yearly action plan).
      • Conduct Life Cycle Assessments and Environmental Product Declarations.
      • Organise and drive the internal engagement programme.
      • Collaborate with the Marketing department to improve the communication of BPG’s sustainability contribution.


      In this role you are supporting Blue Phoenix Group management and business development team with growing the business. You have the ability to work in a technical environment and can translate technical data (achievements & solution benefits) into internal and external communications. You function best in a team that collectively is working on deal making and you are either an engineer with marketing skills or a marketeer with a technical background.

      Required qualifications, skills & competencies

      • A self-starter with a high energy level and ability to meet deadlines;
      • Outstanding communication & presentation skills with the ability to build strong relationships internally and externally;
      • A team player, able to work with professionals from different disciplines and cultural backgrounds, while being capable to operate independently.
      • Bachelor / Master's degree, with links to Environmental management or Sustainability;
      • Some years of experience in the field of ESG reporting and cultural change management
      • Good knowledge of international Sustainability related standards (GRI, UNGC, SBTi)
      • Strong command of English language.
      • Strong knowledge of computer software applications (MSWord, PowerPoint, Excel)
      • Seeking continuous improvement in all aspects of the job
      • Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines and budgets

      Blue Phoenix Group offers the perfect environment to have impact. We'll provide you with a safe and friendly working environment, tools and support for your career and personal development. We value talents with different backgrounds, who want to be part of something bigger. At Blue Phoenix Group we are building a sustainable future.

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