ESG Coordinator Area West Europe

Van Oord takes its sustainability responsibilities seriously – we uphold to the vision that in executing our projects we should not impact adversely upon the environment, we should deliver social benefit for the communities in which we are working, and we should support economic growth. To this end, its Area West Europe, being Van Oord’s Dredging & Infra focused entities in the UK and Ireland, is seeking an ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) Coordinator with the following anticipated responsibilities:

YOUR IMPACT

As a ESG Coordinator (Environment, Social, Governance) you are the focal point for sustainability within Area West Europe, liaising with Van Oord’s Rotterdam based Sustainability, Environmental Engineering and Compliance teams (amongst others, as required), developing and delivering UK and Ireland focused initiatives and liaising with UK and Ireland project teams. You will ensure that policies, procedures and templates for identifying, managing and monitoring ESG matters are up-to-date. 

  • You are responsible for internal and external reporting on ESG matters;
  • You will provide ESG support to tenders;
  • You will take part in sustainability related work groups such as the UK Environment Agency’s Sustainability Community of Practice;
  • Your responsibility is to develop Area West Europe’s Social Value framework, which will involve initiatives at Corporate, Area and project levels, including corporate-social responsibility initiatives;
  • You will annually update our Modern Slavery Statement and Modern Slavery Supplier Due Diligence report and annual review all other UK and Ireland specific policies (e.g. Equality and Diversity, Anti-Slavery, etc.) to ensure they reflect the current market, including the drafting of new policies as and when appropriate;


YOUR WORKPLACE 

You will normally be based in our branch office located in West Sussex (Small Dole), however some home working can be considered.  

ABOUT YOU

  • You have at least 5 years’ experience in this or similar field;
  • You are  well organized and self-motivated, with the ability to plan your own time to deliver outcomes, including prioritising actions;
  • You are willing to work closely with various departments such as Area West Europe Commercial and QHSE, plus other teams and departments based within Van Oord’s Rotterdam head office;
  • Current residency and right to work in the UK, preferably in the West Sussex area or a willingness to commute, together with eligibility to travel to and within the EU; the role will be based in Van Oord UK’s Small Dole office but will require visits to projects sites in the UK and Ireland, and occasional visits to Rotterdam. Some home working can be considered;
  • A driving licence is required. 

 

WE OFFER YOU

Van Oord is an equal opportunities employer and provides equal employment opportunities regardless of ethnic origin, gender, nationality, religion, physical ability, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status and / or medical history.  As such we operate a merit-based recruitment system.

A challenging position within a vibrant and international operating organization, with opportunities for personal development and growth in many areas. You’ll become part of a small but dynamic and professional team in an environment where innovation, automation, quality, flexibility and creativity are key to meet our company goals. Furthermore, you will benefit from:

  • A salary that suits your experience and responsibilities; 
  • Competitive employments benefit package, including hybrid working, annual salary review, pension, annual company bonus, 30 days annual leave per year (for full time employees) and long service & other recognition programmes; and
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities.


INTERESTED? 

 

Interested? Then apply now using the application button!  

#LI-MV4

Acquisition by outside agencies is not appreciated.

 



YOUR IMPACT

As a ESG Coordinator (Environment, Social, Governance) you are the focal point for sustainability within Area West Europe, liaising with Van Oord’s Rotterdam based Sustainability, Environmental Engineering and Compliance teams (amongst others, as required), developing and delivering UK and Ireland focused initiatives and liaising with UK and Ireland project teams. You will ensure that policies, procedures and templates for identifying, managing and monitoring ESG matters are up-to-date. 

  • You are responsible for internal and external reporting on ESG matters;
  • You will provide ESG support to tenders;
  • You will take part in sustainability related work groups such as the UK Environment Agency’s Sustainability Community of Practice;
  • Your responsibility is to develop Area West Europe’s Social Value framework, which will involve initiatives at Corporate, Area and project levels, including corporate-social responsibility initiatives;
  • You will annually update our Modern Slavery Statement and Modern Slavery Supplier Due Diligence report and annual review all other UK and Ireland specific policies (e.g. Equality and Diversity, Anti-Slavery, etc.) to ensure they reflect the current market, including the drafting of new policies as and when appropriate;


YOUR WORKPLACE 

You will normally be based in our branch office located in West Sussex (Small Dole), however some home working can be considered.  

ABOUT YOU

  • You have at least 5 years’ experience in this or similar field;
  • You are  well organized and self-motivated, with the ability to plan your own time to deliver outcomes, including prioritising actions;
  • You are willing to work closely with various departments such as Area West Europe Commercial and QHSE, plus other teams and departments based within Van Oord’s Rotterdam head office;
  • Current residency and right to work in the UK, preferably in the West Sussex area or a willingness to commute, together with eligibility to travel to and within the EU; the role will be based in Van Oord UK’s Small Dole office but will require visits to projects sites in the UK and Ireland, and occasional visits to Rotterdam. Some home working can be considered;
  • A driving licence is required. 

 

WE OFFER YOU

Van Oord is an equal opportunities employer and provides equal employment opportunities regardless of ethnic origin, gender, nationality, religion, physical ability, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status and / or medical history.  As such we operate a merit-based recruitment system.

A challenging position within a vibrant and international operating organization, with opportunities for personal development and growth in many areas. You’ll become part of a small but dynamic and professional team in an environment where innovation, automation, quality, flexibility and creativity are key to meet our company goals. Furthermore, you will benefit from:

  • A salary that suits your experience and responsibilities; 
  • Competitive employments benefit package, including hybrid working, annual salary review, pension, annual company bonus, 30 days annual leave per year (for full time employees) and long service & other recognition programmes; and
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities.


INTERESTED? 

 

Interested? Then apply now using the application button!  

#LI-MV4

Acquisition by outside agencies is not appreciated.

 



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