Procurement Sustainability Officer

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  • Promote and clarify the Procurement Sustainability Policy
  • Create a noticeable sustainability impact across Eneco's Supply Chains
  • Support and advise the Procurement MT

Why choose for Eneco?

Eneco is active in very competitive markets in different countries in Northwestern Europe, offering a broad number of products and services in the energy space to many different customer segments. Eneco has big ambitions in terms of driving the energy-transition and to achieve carbon neutrality in 2035 for all activities including customers. To enable the realization of Eneco's ambitions in the described highly competitive, as well as fundamentally and continuously changing, business environment, the procurement function within the organization needs to be best-in-class and able to unlock full value from the relevant supplier markets. Full value includes value in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility that can only be achieved when supported by an ambitious and state-of-the-art procurement function.

What you’ll do

As Procurement Sustainability Officer you create a noticeable sustainability impact across Eneco's Supply Chains, with clear focus per spend category and you make a noticeable difference in the field of sustainable procurement which makes that Eneco is successful in ESG ratings. You manage our supplier CSR assessment program and make sure that it is fully integrated in the way of working; buyers and suppliers participate actively, follow-up (reward or improvement plan) on scorecard outcome and higher scores overall.
Eneco has a Procurement Sustainability Policy that you bring to the next level. In the end through your efforts Procurement achieves a more sustainable Eneco supplier portfolio.

Is this about you?

Most important is that you carry sustainability close to your heart and you are not afraid to show it. You have guts, a high energy level, a positive attitude and execution power with which you are able to mobilizes and influence internal and external stakeholders based on your expertise. You are a strong networker ("connect & collaborate"), constructive and confrontational if necessary and you are able to quickly familiarize yourself with new environments and situations.

Further you bring:
  • Academic work & thinking level,
  • ≥ 4 years of relevant work experience with CSR, project management and Stakeholder Management,
  • You have an affinity with purchasing processes, systems and data
  • Completed ISO20400 training,
  • Clear vision of Sustainable Procurement strategy and awareness of relevant developments in the market,
  • Experience in the field of CO2 reduction and/or circularity and/or CSR risk management in the value chain,
  • Tactical insight,
  • Good command of the Dutch and English language is a must (oral and written), German and French are a plus

You’ll be responsible for

  • Support and advise the Procurement MT,
  • Promote and clarify the Procurement Sustainability Policy across the Procurement function, business stakeholders and to suppliers,
  • Actively support, provide knowledge, advice and guide buyers, investment buyers and category leads in their efforts to procure sustainably,
  • Translate implications of new developments regarding sustainable sourcing & contracting into the Eneco context,
  • Coordinate, evaluate and improve the supplier CSR assessment program with buyers, suppliers and supporting assessment platform,
  • Integrate the sustainable procurement way of working in the different procurement related systems and templates and set-up, maintain and keep the toolbox for sustainable procurement updated containing working instructions, templates and guidelines (policy to practice),
  • Drive improvement on procurement sustainability performance and actively support and co-execute projects in the context of making the Eneco supplier portfolio and purchased products & services more sustainable,
  • Improve reporting mechanism for sustainable procurement together with the Sourcing Excellence Officer
  • Perform control measures and analyze reporting outcome to ensure quality of data and performance in relation to the sustainability performance,
  • Share (inspiring) examples of sustainability in tenders and agreements, lessons learned, sustainability projects and progress with suppliers in One Procurement events, in articles and posts on Intranet and the Eneco supplier website,
  • Provide input for the ESG ratings regarding sustainable procurement policy, actions and performance

This is where you’ll work

The Procurement department is responsible for the procurement within all Eneco companies, and is organized based on the following Procurement Teams: 'Professional Services', 'IT, Innovation and Operations', 'Renewable Heat', 'Renewable Power' and 'Wind Offshore', supported by 'Procurement Excellence'. 

You'll be working next to the Sustainability Development Officer in support of the CPO and the Procurement MT. Your role implies that you are not part of the teams mentioned above, but will be working with them closely.

What we have to offer

Gross year salary of
between €62.000 and €87.500

Including 8% holiday allowance, a good pension and parental leave.

FlexBudget on top of
your gross salary

Have it paid out, use it to buy extra holiday days or save it up for something nice - it's up to you.

Personal and professional growth

Eneco is fully committed to help you in your personal and professional development.

Hybrid working, at home or in the office

You work 40% at the office and 40% at home. The other day you decide what works best for you.

Working at Eneco is for everyone

Our customers are diverse, and so are we. More than 3,000 Eneco-talents ensure an open, pleasant culture in which everyone can grow and thrive. In this way we create the ideal situation for creative insights and innovative solutions. And we can use that to achieve our ambitious mission: to be climate neutral by 2035. You know what the fun is? We can never have enough talent at Eneco. So get in touch and apply. 

Werken bij Eneco is voor iedereen
Samen naar klimaatneutraal

Together towards climate neutrality

Ask a colleague about our joint mission and you will hear it again and again: Eneco wants to be climate neutral by 2035. Everyone works together to realize this ambition. We help customers switch to sustainable energy with good advice and smart, affordable products. We develop wind farms, install large solar roofs and invest in heat networks. We see opportunities everywhere. Are you in?

This is how the application procedure goes

Want to know more about this job function?

Would you like to know more about this vacancy at Eneco? Ilse van Andel, Sustainability Development Officer, will be happy to answer your questions via +31 (0)61 44 67 260.

For more information about the application procedure please contact our recruitment assistants via [email protected]

Applying straight away? Of course you can also apply via our recruitment system. Click on the 'apply' button and send us your CV with motivation. You will receive a response as soon as possible.

Please note, it is important for this position that you have good command, both written and spoken, of the Dutch language.

An online assessment is part of the selection procedure.

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