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Internship Sustainability Reporting Specialist - Global

Internship Sustainability Reporting Specialist - Global

Interfood is looking for an intern to support the Group Control Team in ensuring the quality of sustainability reporting. The team is based next to the Central Station in Eindhoven, and has a unique position on the verge of non-financial and financial reporting. If you are passionate about sustainability and looking for a challenging role in an enabling environment, this will be the internship for you.

As Sustainability Reporting Specialist Intern you will be responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting sustainability data and KPIs. You will be asked to contribute to the continuous improvement of our sustainability performance control environment, both in terms of input and output. This entails monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing the financial and operational aspects of sustainability initiatives, ensuring efficient resource allocation, cost-effectiveness, and measurable performance outcomes in alignment with sustainability goals. By contributing to both sides of the Sustainability Reporting Specialist function you will play an important role in realizing our sustainability targets and driving positive change.

During your internship, you can expect to undertake a variety of tasks and responsibilities. Some of the key areas where you will contribute include:

  • Sustainability Data Collection and Analysis: Collect and analyze data related to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance. Collaborate with internal stakeholders to gather relevant information and ensure data accuracy and integrity.
  • Performance Metrics and KPIs: Develop and implement sustainability performance metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure progress towards sustainability goals. Monitor and analyze trends, identify areas for improvement, and recommend strategies to enhance sustainability performance.
  • Cost and Performance Control: Monitor, analyze, and optimize the financial and operational aspects of sustainability initiatives, ensuring efficient resource allocation, cost-effectiveness, and measurable performance outcomes in alignment with our sustainability goals.
  • Reporting Frameworks and Standards: Stay up to date with the latest sustainability reporting frameworks and standards such as Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), and other relevant standards and legislation to ensure comprehensive and transparent reporting.
  • Integrated Report: Contribute together with other stakeholders and external parties to our annual Integrated Report by ensuring the report complies with relevant sustainability reporting requirements and highlights the performance on our sustainability related KPI’s.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including sustainability, finance, operations, and communications, to gather data, align reporting processes, and ensure transparency and consistency in sustainability reporting.

Throughout your internship, you will have the opportunity to learn from professionals operating in different fields. Being part of the Group Control team offers you an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic, international environment. You will get a diverse range of responsibilities and opportunities, combined with sufficient guidance from internal and external specialists, to ensure you can enhance your skills and broaden your professional horizon. This makes the Internship a perfect start to your career in Sustainability reporting.

Your profile

Bachelor or Master student in a business economics field.
Good language and communication skills in English, both verbally and written.
Effective time management, setting priorities and being able to work with deadlines.
Analytical ability and a well-developed understanding of numbers.
Affinity with automation systems and Microsoft Office.
Enterprising, looking for opportunities and proactively coming up with ideas and solutions.
Accurate and attentive to details.
Flexible and able to act fast.

Our offer

  • An exciting and challenging internship, with guidance and support from experts in the field, sharing knowledge and expertise.
  • An attractive compensation and good secondary conditions.
  • Free delicious and healthy lunch.
  • A family-like, team-oriented and informal working environment within a young and dynamic team.
  • A financially healthy organization with a good reputation.
  • International working environment.

About Interfood

Do you like to work for an international company? Do you value professionality and quality? Are you comfortable in a dynamic environment? But on the other hand looking for cooperation in a close and informal team? Then Interfood is the ideal employer for you.

The Interfood Group is a leading global dairy trading company (milk powders, butter, cheese, dairy blends etc.). The Group consists of 14 offices in all continents with more than 350 employees. Our constant strive for optimal quality, up-to-date knowledge and a profound focus on service, enables Interfood to create the difference for its robust network of both clients and suppliers.

Interfood keeps on growing and developing by its proactive market approach.

We stimulate personal development and initiatives from our employees. Interfood, originally a family-based company, proves that global professionalism can still be combined with a unique personal company culture, in which we focus on following values: Teamwork, Commitment, Continuous Improvement, Professionalism & Responsible Leadership. All contributing to our purpose: Together for better.

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