Environmental Sustainability Lead

Manage the environmental sustainability strategy and contribute positively to our planet. It is within reach with this full-time job as environmental sustainability lead.

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Manage the environmental sustainability strategy and contribute positively to our planet. It is within reach with this full-time job as environmental sustainability lead in Almere (Hybrid). We are CommercewithinAthlon. Getting you there.

Your road to success

Left or right, you are responsible for the execution of the environmental part of the sustainability strategy (Protect our Planet), both from an internal and external perspective. As a member of the ESG Team of Athlon BeNeLux you will encounter an environment where accountability, responsibility and flexibility are key and where possibilities and new opportunities are and can be created by yourself! In this role you work primarily on a Benelux level, but also have close contact with our other colleagues in the other countries on environmental topics. You can do this as an environmental sustainability lead with full focus on:

  • the execution of the environment sustainability strategy, driven by our firm beliefs.
  • creating inspiring leadership based on the strategy, both internal as external.
  • implementing the CSRD on environmental aspects, create a dashboard, maintain and improve the CO2 footprint.
  • participating pro-actively in the most relevant external networks and organize internal and external communication regarding to environmental sustainability. Answer questions from the value chain.
  • develop input and/ or pilots, related to environmental sustainability, for existing and new products, projects and services.

Let’s talk Athlon

Hi there! We're Athlon. The international market leader in modern mobility solutions and part of the Mercedes-Benz Group. With a rich history of more than a hundred years, you can conclude that we have already covered the necessary kilometers. Do we take that lead for granted? Absolutely not. It makes us more ambitious to provide even better personal service to our customers. Together with around 1,700 colleagues, we are shaping sustainable mobility. We're proud of that. From vehicle leasing to fleet solutions and from electrification to contributions to the sharing economy.

Leave it to us

Athlon is a leading mobility provider and understands the importance of Sustainability. An inspiring vision, a carefully considered strategy and a concrete plan of action for implementation are essential to implement these topics throughout the whole organization. Despite the primary focus on the BeNeLux cluster, you will get the chance to expand you impact towards our other European Athlon markets. You will do this by sharing your knowledge and experience, you can inspire them to join the sustainability movement of Athlon. We have a strong believe that Sustainability is an important part of the overall core strategy of the company and it serves as a driver for innovation. At Athlon, Sustainability focusses on 3 key ESG Drivers:

  • Protect our Planet
  • Connect our Community
  • Steer our Impact

We live through thought leadership by actively sharing our knowledge and being a role model in doing so.

"As an environmental sustainability Lead in the ESG team, you get the chance to really create impact on the environment to Protect our Planet by defining and implementing concrete actions." – Klaas Pool, ESG Director.

Motivation has four wheels

Become the best version of yourself. Very normal at Athlon, because all our colleagues run on a healthy dose of ambition. What do you take with you as environmental sustainability lead for at least 38 of hours per week? Absolutely your enthusiastic, proactive and creative mindset. You also have the drive to act as a sustainability spokesperson within and for Athlon. In addition, you have:

  • a master’s degree in business, economics or similar education.
  • relevant experience in sustainability projects within a commercial organization and creating thought leadership based on Athlon’s environmental strategies.
  • a professional proficiency in English & Dutch.
  • good project management and implementation skills.
  • The ability to think outside-in and influence surroundings with an energetic and inspirational leadership style.

Always on the move

Athlon is always on the move, just like you. To grow in our rapidly changing world, we are constantly looking at how you can get the best out of yourself every day. Creating an optimal workplace that fits you is an important part of this.

In addition to building an (international) career, as an environmental sustainability lead, based on 38 hours per week, you can count on a:

  • gross yearly salary up to € 74.945,- (including holiday allowance and 13th month).
  • employee budget of € 555,- gross per month (this is used, for example, for a mobility scheme, extra salary, extra leave days or pension investment).
  • contribution-free pension.
  • potential bonus up to 10% of your annual salary including holiday allowance and 13th month (the bonus is 100% based on Mercedes-Benz company results).
  • thirteenth month.
  • holiday allowance of 8% and at least 26 vacation days.
  • 12-month contract with the prospect of permanent employment.
  • an extended working from home package.
  • laptop and mobile phone.
  • vitality plan.
  • a relaxed working environment in a newly furnished office that is fully adapted to hybrid working. Our office is a place to connect and meet with a nice company restaurant, table tennis and table football competitions and sports facilities.
  • regular team or company drinks, often combined with a (sport) activity in advance.
  • Benefits at Work (you can save a lot of money thanks to nice discounts on fashion, electronics, days out and more).
  • on behalf of all new hires two trees are planted by Trees for All. The first tree is planted in a sustainable forestry project abroad and the second tree is planted in our very own Athlon forest in The Netherlands. By planting trees, we help to make our planet green and healthy. As proof of our donation, you as our new colleague will receive a unique certificate.
  • social involvement is important to us, therefore, you can spend two working days annually volunteering for a local charity. We facilitate this via our Social Impact platform, where you can participate in or initiate ideas for volunteer projects. Would you like to know more about our Corporate Social Responsibility? Read more here. There you can also download the 2022 CSR report.
  • Let’s OpenUp: for your mental well-being. At Athlon we believe it is important that you feel good mentally and that you can be the best version of yourself. That's why we work together with OpenUp, an online platform for mental well-being. Via this platform, you can talk to a psychologist unlimitedly and free of charge, practice mindfulness and work on your mental well-being at your own pace with, among other things, check-ins, online programs and master classes.

A seat for everyone At Athlon we believe in a diverse workforce and that everyone deserve a seat at the table. If you bring something different, we highly encourage you to apply. We want to get to know you and see if we can facilitate your needs, so you can become a part of our team.

We are an inclusive employer and we take every opportunity to remove unconscious bias from our recruitment process. This includes providing training for all hiring managers to make sure they are recruiting in the right way. Therefore, please do not feel obligated to include photographs, your age/date of birth or gender on your CV. Click here for more information.

Route to your new job

So environmental sustainability lead get behind the wheel yourself. Go for Manage the environmental sustainability strategy and contribute to our planet. How? Apply before June 7th. After this date, this vacancy is closed.

Your application procedure looks like this:

  1. If your application fits, we will contact you for an intake over the phone.
  2. Are we both excited? Then a digital first interview will follow.
  3. An online assessment is part of the selection procedure.
  4. During the second interview, we will talk more extensively about the content of the function.
  5. Do we have a match? Then you will receive the proposal with the terms of employment in your inbox.

Do you have any questions about the vacancy or application procedure? Our recruitment team is more than happy to help you via 036-5474207. We are getting you there.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.


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