Overview

We currently offer a fantastic opportunity to join a successful Fresh Produce supplier, who are at the forefront of their product categories within the industry. We are seeking a Compliance and Sustainability Assistant to work within the technical division of the business, with a dedicated Compliance & Sustainability team.

The opportunity of Compliance and Sustainability Assistant will report to the Head of Sustainability and become a key member of the team, supporting the Group Technical Director and Group Head of Responsible Sourcing with the delivery of the Group Sustainable Development Strategy and Environmental Sustainability Policy.

The Compliance and Sustainability role will assist in managing 4 key areas; Food Waste, Energy & Green House Gas (GHG) Emissions, Sustainable Agriculture, and Sustainability Insights, Data & Reporting.

Responsibilities include;

  • Work with attention to detail across all technical / compliance platforms
  • Work with colleagues to monitor and maintain supplier due diligence
  • Support the technical compliance team in an administrative function
  • Data gathering, through supplier contact and relationship building.

We require;

A Graduate with a relevant Environmental Science / Geography / Agronomy Degree, with exposure to climate change, food waste, sustainable agriculture / manufacturing

Exposure to the Fresh Produce sector, with Fruit categories being highly advantageous

Ability to communicate confidently at all levels, with professionalism and commitment

High level of Administration and team support ability in a fast paced environment

The ability to work accurately and with attention to detail being paramount

High IT competency; MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Hours; Monday – Friday, 8.00am – 5.00pm, with some flexibility required

Salary; £25-27k + excellent benefits – dependent on experience

Location; South East England / Kent

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