Sustainability Specialist

Van Hessen

Van Hessen is the leading global player in the harvesting, processing and distribution of natural casings, meat products and raw materials for the pharmaceutical industry. Thanks to the worldwide operation of gutrooms inside slaughterhouses, we are able to operate closely to the source and secure a constant flow of raw materials for our customers. Controlling and supervising all steps in the supply chain enables us to ensure the quality of our products and services.

About the role

Working within the Van Hessen Business Unit, the successful candidate will be working closely with the Sustainability Manager based in our Netherlands Head Office. Within the sustainability team you will be contributing to the development and implementation of sustainability initiatives across Van Hessen’s worldwide operations. In this role you will collaborate with various departments and local teams to help facilitate ESG reporting and drive progress towards the organization’s sustainability objectives and goals.


  • Serve as a key user, administrator, and resource within the organization’s ESG data management system, helping to facilitate regular reporting and data consolidation
  • Work across regions with local management and finance personnel to identify and address data gaps to enhance data scope & quality, and carbon accounting in-line with reporting requirements
  • Take an active role in identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating sustainability/decarbonization projects
  • Generate performance and progress reports for environmental metrics
  • Develop and disseminate communication materials to raise awareness of sustainability program objectives across the group
  • Help monitor relevant regulations and help ensure compliance with ESG reporting requirements
  • Assist in the coordination of stakeholder engagement to increase quality of indirect emission calculation and potential collaborations
  • Collaborate across departments & regional management teams to help facilitate the development of sustainability/decarbonization action plans

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