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ESG & Sustainability Specialist

Date:  Feb 1, 2023

Lisboa, PT

Company:  Ascenza Agro


Rovensa is a global leader of sustainable solutions for agriculture with a great history and an ambitious dream: to feed the planet by helping farmers to produce healthy and nutritious food for all, all over the world.

Safety, Empowerment, Ethics, Dedication and Striving are our SEEDS. It defines how we work every day, and the responsibility we all have towards our colleagues, our customers, our farmers, our business partners, and our planet.

We are determined to keep our SEEDS growing. We need the right people on our team - those that love what they do and strive to contribute to Rovensa’s mission.

So, if you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, plant our SEEDS with us and grow along the way, while cultivating a better future for the next generations.

Your mission:

We are looking for an ESG Data & Reporting Specialist to support our Corporate Communication and Sustainability department. Your mission will be to make Rovensa’ sustainability journey more transparent and thereby driving real ESG progress. The role requires ongoing tracking and management of a large and growing set of Environmental, Social, and Governance performance metrics of all Rovensa Companies and its operations, globally. It will be a critical role to help Rovensa Group get ready to comply with new regulations for ESG reporting.


We will love you if you:


- Have strong project management skills,


- Communicate confidently in English and easily reach out to and connect with colleagues from various cultures in an international environment.


- Are digital savvy and have strong analytical skills to turn data into insights.


- Enjoy working with standards, data, are structured and detail-oriented and make things happen.


- Excel at communicating sustainability performance information



Your main responsibilities will involve (but not limited to):


  • Work cross functionally with different groups in Rovensa to make sure ESG reporting requirements are met and in line with sustainability standards
  • Gather and aggregate all environmental, social and governance performance data from multiple sources and focal points from our Group’s companies, corporate entities, and industrial plants
  • Gather and organize all detailed data for Scope 1, Scope 2, and relevant Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions of the Group
  • Explain and ensure a common understanding of ESG definitions/assumptions across the Group, as well as data owners, processes, data controls, and accuracy for all metrics
  • Strengthen and help to implement a process to efficiently collect and consolidate all ESG information and data needed to compile in our Sustainability Annual Report, including mapping and selecting the right IT tooling as well as assisting with the external audit regarding sustainability topics
  • Regularly answer ESG questionnaires from our shareholders and other stakeholders from the financial community
  • Research about ESG reporting emerging trends


The talent that we search for:


  • Degree in environmental science, sustainability, business, finance, analytics, engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years in a related position with previous relevant experience (ideally in a consultancy firm)
  • Previous experience in sustainability data management and reporting processes side
  • Ability to manage large and complex data
  • Previous experience with ESG standards and frameworks knowledge, including SASB, GRI, TCFD, SBTi, among others
  • Proven project management capabilities and ability to cope with multiple priorities
  • Hands-on attitude, committed, accountable and willingness to learn
  • Very well organized and high attention to detail
  • Dedicated and pro-active team player with a positive attitude who can easily adapt in a continuously changing environment
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all ESG internal points of contact
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, in English (mandatory), Spanish is a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, etc.) and strong ability to work with digital software.


What we have to offer:

  • A very challenging project, in a corporate and international environment, which aims to have a positive impact on agriculture industry
  • Growing together to seed a greener future. Healthy and nutritious food for all.
  • Compensation and benefits according to position and experience.

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