Sustainability Officer

Perth
CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs
Consulting & Strategy
Environment & Sustainability Consulting
Full time
Posted 10d ago

Tattarang, formerly known as Minderoo Group, is one of Australia’s largest private investment groups and is owned by the Forrest family. Our investment portfolio spans across agri-food, energy, resources, property, hospitality, sport and entertainment. The group is made up of six business divisions: Harvest Road Group, Fiveight, Northport Marine Services, Squadron Energy, Wyloo Metals and Z1Z. We believe in investing for growth and pursue opportunities in both the listed and unlisted space with a long-term investment horizon.

Harvest Road Group’s vision is to deliver Australia’s finest sustainable produce to the world.  We are an expanding agri-food business with a growing portfolio of fine food and beverage brands for domestic and international markets, exporting to over 40 countries. We are a family-owned business committed to improving the environment and animal welfare. Harvest Road strives towards industry leadership throughout a vertically integrated beef business and our aquaculture operations. 

The Opportunity:

You will play a vital part in the development and implementation of a world leading Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Strategy. 

This role is to support the environmental sustainability workstream for Harvest Road Group as we strive to cause zero harm to any part of the environment from our operations. 

As part of Harvest Road Groups commitment to environmental sustainability this role will work closely with all business pillars to roll out sustainability improvement activity with a focus on sustainable packaging and manufacturing waste.

The role will assist to develop a management control & reporting system to effectively measure sustainability performance across the group, setting baselines, targets and tracking actuals with the use of a clear reporting suite.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist to develop, implement, and monitor environmental and sustainability strategy, packaging and waste initiatives and targets across HRG and partners.
  • Assist to develop the Environmental Management System and in line with packaging and waste accreditation requirements
  • Application and management of environmental sustainability packaging and waste accreditations.
  • Understanding of the commercial packaging and waste ESG space and competitors’ interactions
  • Synthesise volumes of information for leadership team and other key stakeholders
  • Understanding of funding and grant opportunities relating to environmental sustainability and leading the application process when applicable
  • Assist to develop and manage a management control and reporting system to track sustainability performance across the group

What we are looking for:

Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualified in Science, Manufacturing, Engineering or other related disciplines

Essential:

  • Expertise in sustainable packaging and/or waste
  • Ability to collaborate across multiple teams, both internally and externally
  • Ability to undertake multiple tasks with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated track record of project management and delivery of sustainability across a wide range of assets
  • An understanding of environmental sustainability accreditation
  • Must have a passion for ESG

Desired Skills:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in sustainable manufacturing
  • Experience in the agri-food industry
  • Understanding of the commercial ESG space and competitors interactions
  • An understanding of environmental sustainability accreditation

What’s in it for you:

Based in the iconic Swan Brewing Building not only will you have stunning swan river views we also offer: 

  • Flexible working arrangements with the ability to work from home
  • Catered lunch
  • Career growth opportunities

Our business endeavours to provide a safe, encouraging and family-oriented work environment to all staff, to ensure you have the necessary support to achieve your best results. We are constantly evolving, with long-term career opportunities available for successful candidates with the right attitude.

Apply now and be part of one of Western Australia’s largest agricultural businesses.

Harvest Road embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity. We actively encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, and those with Disability to apply.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Sustainability Officer?

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