Sustainability Controller at Fagerhult Group AB

Stockholm Heltid

Fagerhult Group creates professional lighting solutions where design, performance, aesthetics and energy-efficiency are embedded in the Group’s philosophy, culture and values. High quality, innovative solutions, and a strong customer focus are Fagerhult Group’s hallmarks. Equally important is the sustainability work that is carried out throughout the Group, where clear and defined focus areas guide decisions and strategies throughout the value chain. Fagerhult Group has had its near- and long-term goals approved by the Science Based Target initiative.

Fagerhult Group is now recruiting a highly committed and ambitious Sustainability Controller, based in Stockholm. The role of the Sustainability Controller is a central part of the Group’s crucial competence area of sustainability. The essence of the role is to work alongside the Head of Sustainability and other forums and organizations to drive sustainability issues across the Group companies. This involves ensuring strategic, focused, and long-term work on sustainability topics with expertise, enthusiasm, energy and drive. It’s a role where personal commitment to sustainability issues is essential for success!

Your main areas of responsibility as Sustainability Controller
More specifically, as a Sustainability Controller, you will coordinate the process and be a part of developing the Group’s Sustainability Report, which is integrated in the Annual Report. The work includes handling environmental and social data, the EU Taxonomy and developing the structure and presentation of sustainability information in the report. You will be involved in the carbon emission baseline updates, monitor and implement laws and regulations, manage the Fagerhult Group’s sustainability platform (Worldfavor), participate in sustainability forums, engage in and drive various projects within the Group’s sustainability agenda, and educate employees in various functions and companies on sustainability-related matters. The role has a strong international focus and involves many different contact points, both internally and externally.

As a Sustainability Controller at Fagerhult Group, you will work in a company where sustainability is a high priority. Important sustainability topics are a clear part of the business strategy, placing them at the forefront throughout the Group. There are exciting opportunities to be part of and drive the sustainability agenda within the Fagerhult Group.
In this role you will work closely with Head of Sustainability who you also report to.

Qualifications and experience
A recognized university degree in business/engineering or similar in a relevant field. If you have specialized in sustainability during your education, it’s a clear advantage. You have gained several years of experience in sustainability work in companies where some form of manufacturing process is at the core of operations. You are well-versed in sustainability reporting, have worked with or are familiar with climate calculations and the GHG protocol. You have knowledge of the EU Taxonomy and are familiar with the most common sustainability concepts. If you have experience working with Worldfavor, that is a plus, as well as experience in accounting/financial controlling and project management. You can express yourself fluently in English, and preferably also in Swedish.

Personal characteristics
Your interest, passion, and commitment to the entire sustainability field are strong. You are a communicative and inspiring individual, which, combined with good pedagogical skills, makes it easy for you to enthuse and gain support from others. You are positive, curious and skilled in spotting opportunities and solutions. You collaborate well with people in your environment while also possessing a strong sense of self-leadership and a clear initiative. Taking responsibility, ensuring quality, and completing tasks comes natural to you. Since the role has a strong focus on data collection and analysis, you are a numbers-driven and analytical person.

What does the company offer you?
You are offered a very interesting and developing role as a Sustainability Controller in one of the leading companies in the lighting industry. Your contribution will be highly significant for the ongoing development of Fagerhult Group’s sustainability efforts, and you will have competent colleagues both within and outside of Sweden. Sustainability is a top priority on Fagerhult Group’s agenda, and the role of Sustainability Controller will offer many exciting development opportunities, provided you have ambition and deliver results.

Location: Stockholm

About the company
Fagerhult Group is a leading global manufacturer of professional lighting solutions. Our operations encompass four business areas with 12 leading brands within professional lighting. With our in-depth knowledge and insight about the impact of light on humans, we create innovative and sustainable lighting solutions, adapted to a range of different application areas. Fagerhult Group is governed by a Group Management Team and supported by a central team based in Stockholm. The culture is characterized by curiosity and collaboration, fostered through inclusive leadership and a non-hierarchically organization. The Fagerhult Group share is traded on Nasdaq Stockholm.

Fagerhult Group has an ambitious sustainability agenda that is an integrated part of our business strategy and defines four focus areas with long-term ambitions and defined activities. We’ve recently had our net-zero targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative.
Visit https://fagerhultgroup.com/ for more information.

Application
In this recruitment process, Fagerhult Group collaborates with Meritmind. For more information, please contact the responsible recruitment consultant at Meritmind, Anette Wickholm 070-712 9808 or Charlotte Ekenstam 073-637 0189. Interviews and selection will take place continuously, so please send your application as soon as possible. You can apply for this position if the ad is available on our website.

Meritmind works based on competence to promote objective and non-discriminatory recruitment. This means i.e. that you will be allowed to take occupational psychology tests if you proceed to an interview in this process. In most appointments, a background check is also carried out.

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