Sustainability Monitoring Process Expert [Online Recruitment Process]


Lebbeke-Wieze, VOV, BE, 9280

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At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

About the role

The Sustainability Monitoring Process Expert will facilitate important discussions at a global level on sustainability data collection processes and definitions, and support the reporting on sustainability data. By defining the processes by which Barry Callebaut will execute its sustainability strategy, the monitoring process expert will contribute directly to the Forever Chocolate ambitions: zero child labor, farmers out of poverty, being carbon and deforestation positive.

Location of the position: Wieze (Belgum) or Lodz (Poland) or Zurich (Switzerland)


Key responsibilities:

  • Standardize the processes of the monitoring and evaluation teams in the cocoa origin countries so that they provide the relevant data in the most accurate and efficient way.

  • Align with stakeholders to define what sustainability data is required, how that data will be collected, what the definitions are, what the rules are, and how the data will be reported.

  • Lead projects to implement or change processes and/or data elements.

  • Participate in sustainability projects for customers, donors or countries, as an expert on the monitoring and evaluation deliverables.

  • Build and analyze reports that help to evaluate and understand the sustainability activities and their impact.

  • Deliver reports to show our sustainability activities and their impact to customers and donors.

  • Document data processes, definitions, rules.

  • Participate in audits where customers or 3 rd party bodies verify and challenge the sustainability reportingTogether with content experts, deliver learnings from our extensive datasets.


About you:

  • University level degree

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a multinational corporate environment with exposure to different stakeholders.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Fluency in other languages will be an asset.

  • Able to perform data analysis with spreadsheets and reporting software.

  • Strong analytical and project management skills.

  • Ability to write professional reports and presentations.

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.

  • Able to operate in ambiguous and multi-stakeholder environment.

  • Any of these experiences are an asset: working with/in developing countrie, sustainability workprocess modelling, data management and/or governance.


We offer:

  • Stable employment in an international organization.
  • Annual bonus based on your work results.
  • Private medical care for you and your family.
  • Employee Pension Program.
  • Sport card.
  • Life insurance.
  • Luncheon vouchers.
  • Discount card for cultural events.
  • Christmas benefits.
  • Chocolate, fruit and vegetables in the office.
  • Opportunity to purchase the company's products at reduced prices.

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

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