Sustainability Specialist

Job Family:  Group staff
Business Unit:  Group Staff

Roskilde, DK, 4000

Sustainability Specialist with a strategic and analytic mindset

DLF is a global leader in plant breeding and seed production. We are a Danish farmer-owned cooperative with 150 years history. The company is dedicated to advancing agriculture with respect to the environment. We take great pride in pioneering sustainable solutions for farmers and nature conservation. Our portfolio includes innovative varieties engineered for drought resistance, contributing to climate adaptation. Trusted by farmers worldwide, DLF delivers locally-adapted products to over 100 countries. 
With over 2.000 dedicated employees worldwide, we seek a passionate Sustainability Specialist as our environmental lead to drive activities from strategy to data development and eventually develop data-driven impact initiatives.


Do you speak to mother nature with good quality data?
The ambition is clear. People are our focus, and environmental sustainability is our global value. We are centering our corporate strategy around them as our cornerstones. With reference to the VP of Sustainability and Corporate Communication, you will work out of our head office in Roskilde and be responsible to mature our ESG data, prepare for CSRD, as well as develop data-driven activities. You will be an important part of how we are going to prioritize our effort and projects over the coming years. You are expected to have both an operational and strategic mindset, so you know where to go and how to get there.


If you are passionate about making a better future for our business and the world, we look forward to welcoming you to our unique culture at DLF.


A look into some of your responsibilities and tasks…
•    Be an inspiring role model on Sustainability in DLF.
•    Thrive to navigate in unclear waters and make them clearer.
•    Drive data collection and turn analysis into concrete recommendations.
•    Enjoy collaborating with colleagues from all over the world and motivating them to contribute to living our values and inspiring them to contribute to our sustainability ambition whenever and wherever possible.
•    Help communicate our sustainability ambition and progress externally.
•    Contribute to and drive parts of our annual sustainability report.


The Ideal Team Player for this position is one who is motivated to be part of DLF and who knows that the best results come with being humble, hungry, and smart in the way we co-operate and do business.


What we expect…
•    You know your way around sustainability data and know how to gather them.
•    You have a strategic mindset and know how to translate data into clear, compelling, and inspiring goals and recommendations.
•    You have knowledge on environmental sustainability – climate, nature, water and biodiversity – knowing your way around a farm will be a valuable trait.
•    You are motivated by working and driving projects in a global organization.
•    You want more than the status quo and are motivated by chasing facts, data, numbers, and improvements within your responsibilities and throughout the full value chain.
•    You like people and facts and know how to inspire with solid data, numbers, and business targets.
•    You could have an educational background in farming, engineering, or just have several years of experience working with sustainability.
•    You speak and write perfect English.
•    You want to be part of the exciting journey and greener future at DLF.


If you want to hear more about the position, you are welcome to contact VP Sustainability and Corporate Communication, Geraldine Bagger, +45 23 82 31 41.
We only need a few words about why you have been waiting for this job opportunity.


We will invite candidates on a regular basis, so we recommend you to apply as soon as possible. We do not need a application, but would appriciate a motivated CV.