Nordic Head of Sustainability

NCC Industry has a wide range of activities reducing our carbon footprint, enhancing biodiversity and promoting circular economy. We are closely connected to many Sustainable Development Goals and to the Green Deal. We have made great progress in recent years and now we need your help to continue this priority work and this successful and sustainable journey.



The role as Nordic Head of Sustainability

As Head of Sustainability, you have an important role in supporting and managing the business so that NCC Industry's goals and strategies in the area of sustainability are achieved. You will propose and initiate strategic sustainability projects within the business area (BA) and prioritize and follow up on these. You will be responsible for developing long- and short-term sustainability goals for NCC Industry and ensure that business goals set within our two divisions, Asphalt and Stone Materials, are in line with mentioned sustainability goals.


Key responsibilities and tasks:

• Coordinate development of sustainability criteria´s related to our products, methods and services

• Be responsible for NCC Industry’s environmental processes, including the EPD process

• Coordinate and drive sustainability reporting

• Be NCC Industry's point of contact for all sustainability matters towards NCC Group and other BA´s in NCC

• Be a center of excellence in NCC Industry in matters of sustainability and ensure competence development within our BA

• Coordinate energy reviews within NCC Sweden

• Support and drive customer dialogue and politician dialogue to create strategic business benefits based on sustainability

• Pursue external sustainability positioning of NCC Industry in consultation with the NCC Group

• Follow trends and requirements connected to sustainability within society and among stakeholders



Your profile

You have a bachelor’s or master's degree in science or technology with minimum 5-10 years of experience of independently conducting sustainability and environmental work at a strategic level. We do also believe that the right candidate has:


• Experience in setting and following up sustainability goals

• Experience of evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of various sustainable solutions from an environmental, social, and economic perspective

• High level of knowledge about environmental management systems, environmental declarations, energy calculations and optimizations as well as environmental impact assessments connected to natural values, chemicals, noise, vibration, dust, nitrogen and phosphorus.

• Experience in sustainability and government reporting as well as experience in interpreting laws and regulations

• Experience of reporting according to the GHG protocol and knowledge of a certified EPD process

• Excellent written and verbal skills in English, it is meritorious if you speak a Scandinavian language.


As this is a role with many contact points at different levels, we are looking for you who understand the importance of close collaboration with colleagues, authorities and other stakeholders. You are communicative, analytical and credible and can talk about sustainability in a non-prestigious and pedagogic way.



Additional information

The location of this position will be at any NCC office in Sweden or Denmark after agreement. The position will require travels within the Nordic countries. 



Contact and application

Please register your application and CV in English below. Selection is ongoing, so please apply as soon as possible but no later than 2021-05-23.


For further information on this position, please contact Frank Pettrem, Head of Business Support & Operations Development, For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Karin Strandh, HR Partner,


Welcome with your application!



About us

At NCC, you become part of an organization with good values, high environmental awareness and a strong will to succeed together.


Every day, our more than 15,500 employees make decisions that improve people's everyday lives, both today and tomorrow. Here you work in a strong community together with committed and professional colleagues who are driven to learn new things, achieve goals, share experiences and make a real difference together. We challenge ourselves to drive development and create sustainable solutions that move society forward with new knowledge.


As one of the Nordic region's leading construction and property development companies, we develop commercial properties, build schools, hospitals, homes, roads, bridges and other infrastructure that shapes our way of life, work and travel in society. Through our industrial operations, we offer products and services with a focus on stone materials and asphalt production, paving assignments.


We safeguard a sustainable working life with a strong focus on safety, personal development and a balance between work and leisure.


NCC must reflect our customers as well as society at large and is dependent on employees with different skills. We strive to employ people with different backgrounds and value the knowledge and experience it brings.


We kindly but firmly decline contact with recruiters and sellers of advertising or staffing solutions.



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