Sustainability Lead North Asia

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Date: Sep 10, 2022

Location: Shanghai, CN

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert ( is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.



Purpose of the Job

A highly cross-functional role, the head of Sustainability North Asia will play a critical role to establish the direction and implement, measure, and report on Bekaert Sustainability initiatives in North Asia in close collaboration with the businesses and across multiple departments and key stakeholders. The person will be responsible for monitoring the Sustainability landscape, evaluating how sustainability trends and requirements will impact Bekaert, and recommending and prioritizing key strategies, key performance indicators, and programs to improve sustainability outcomes. The role will be both strategic and able to execute with independence, will serve as the sustainability reporting expert for the company. 



Your Role

  • Work across a diverse group of stakeholders to define goals – derived from Bekaert’s global goals -  for each division and partner effectively to implement and track progress against these goals
  • Continuously monitor sustainability developments, industry standards, and regulations that may affect the company, adapting the program as appropriate
  • Apply relevant standards and framework to Bekaert efforts, use data, benchmarks and insights to evolve sustainability to evaluate company performance 
  • Lead and coordinate companywide tools for measurement and monitoring , monitor compliance with related policies 
  • Own reporting and tracking for sustainability metrics 
  • Develop the overall narratives for Bekaert efforts on sustainability in partner with marketing and internal communication 
  • Represent Bekaert externally with relevant industry coalition and internally to employees and executives


Your Profile 

  • Sustainability and care are part of your personal purpose and values.
  • 5 years of relevant experience in the sustainability area
  • Excellent communication skills and relationship-building skills and be able to work alongside all stakeholders
  • Fluent English speaker



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