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Environmental Sustainability Officer

JBS Australia is a division of JBS, Brazil's largest multinational in the food sector, and the world's largest meat company. JBS, a family owned company, exports to more than 150 countries and attributes its success worldwide to ensuring that all its facilities and processes are fully compliant with the demanding international market. In Australia, JBS has an extensive presence along the Eastern seaboard, with operations including 10 meat processing plants and 5 feedlots. The business currently has 8,500 employees and is continuing to rapidly expand.

Well trained, motivated employees are the key to our success. We understand that employment is a partnership. We are committed to offering a dynamic work environment, continuous learning and appropriately rewarding the people who make our company a success. We expect your best. In return, you choose how far you'll go with JBS.

Currently we are looking for an Environmental Sustainability Officer to be based at our Dinmore Plant. Reporting to the Group Environment Manager your brief is simple, develop, deliver and maintain a sustainability program for the business.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Develop and deliver a sustainability program for the business
•Integrate the sustainability program into our environmental management system and programs.
•Liaising with internal and external stakeholders you will be responsible for the following
•Defining the sustainability program and initiatives
•Monitoring and evaluation of environmental risk and environmental performance projects and drive bench marking activities
•Coach, train and advise colleagues on sustainability.
•Promote a culture of sustainable development and improvements
•Maintain records, prepare statistics, write reports and investigate complaints
•Auditing and compliance management will also be an essential part of the role.
•Provide technical advice and practical solutions for effective environmental management to all JBS sites.

CRITERIA:
•Experience with commonwealth reporting (NPI, EEO, NGER)
•Relevant tertiary qualifications in environmental science or related discipline.
•Be able to demonstrate an extensive track record in sustainability management and relevant legislation.
•Developed a sustainability programme from scratch.
•Have previously worked within a large multi-site business, with a focus on asset maintenance and programme delivery.
•Experienced in project management would be highly regarded
•A minimum of 3-5 years' experience in a similar position.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Drivers Licence and the ability to travel
•Salary and package will depend on experience

We believe that people are our most important asset and our future is in the hands of our employees. It is for this reason that we employ quality people and are committed to providing a challenging and rewarding work environment. We do this by offering career development and structured training programs.

Applications (including a covering letter and resume) should be forwarded to:

JBS AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED
ATTENTION: Stacey Middleton
E-mail: stacey.middleton@jbssa.com.au