Environmental Compliance Specialist with Project Management skills (f/m/d)

  • Neumann Gruppe GmbH
  • Marketing / Communication / Editing
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Our company

We are Neumann Kaffee Gruppe. And we love coffee.
For us at Neumann Kaffee Gruppe, everything revolves around coffee. As a globally active green coffee service group, our more than 3,000 employees in 26 countries work with dedication for and with green coffee, which is always the focus of our services along the entire coffee supply chain. Our fields of work are just as diverse as our employees and we are proud to live this diversity.

Become part of our coffee family and start in our holding company, Neumann Gruppe GmbH, located in Hamburg HafenCity Hamburg as a

Environmental Compliance Specialist with Project Management skills (f/m/d).

In this role, you will leverage your extensive project management expertise within an international context, working closely with various stakeholders to ensure compliance with forthcoming deforestation regulations in the EU, UK, US, and other regions. Your primary responsibility will be to establish a comprehensive group-wide due diligence system.

Exciting tasks are waiting for you

  • Solution-driven: Implement and further refine the roadmap for compliance with the upcoming regulations related to deforestation.
  • Engaging: Lead communication between internal stakeholders (board, management, trade, supply chain management, sustainability teams of importing and exporting companies worldwide) and support external communication activities.
  • Future-focused: Lead the implementation of internal NKG due diligence systems for deforestation compliance, including selection and contract negotiation with third parties, accounting for existing structures and requirements of relevant regulations.
  • Customer-focused: Serve as first entry point within NKG for any requests related to deforestation.
  • Collaborative: Coordinate our team of experts from different departments (compliance, sustainable business unit, legal, supply chain management, procurement) and group companies worldwide.
  • Entrepreneurial: Drive the operationalization of the DD system, including IT systems for information sharing, supplier management, shipping procedures, and contractual implications.
  • Strategic: Synthesize new regulations on deforestation and identify implications for NKG business.

This is what you can offer 

  • Education: University degree in business administration, supply chain management, sustainability, (tropical) forestry, agronomy, or international law.
  • Background: Relevant work experience, preferably in global supply chain management, supplier management, the setup of due diligence systems, deforestation, certifications, FLEGT/EUTR, or ESG reporting. You should possess expertise in effectively communicating complex concepts to diverse audiences, along with proven experience in project management, preferably in an agile environment.
  • Supply chain sharpness: Your entrepreneurial mindset and experience in supply chains of coffee or other commodities are a plus.
  • Personality: Analytical working style, good communication skills, solution-driven mindset, service mentality and openness to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Internationality: You demonstrate strong intercultural skills and an excellent command of English; Spanish, Portuguese or German is a plus.
  • MS Office: You have a good command of the MS Office package, especially Excel.

This is what we offer

  • Scenic workplace: A modern atmosphere in a central location with Elbphilharmonie views awaits you.
  • Hybrid flexibility: Enjoy flexible working hours and mobile working options with our hybrid models.
  • Investing in you: Benefit from a €2,000 annual training budget and numerous development opportunities.
  • Green commuting benefits: We support eco-friendly commutes with Deutschland-Ticket and JobRad subsidies.
  • Attractive benefits: Access a competitive company pension scheme and discounted lunch offers.
  • Team connection: Join us for summer parties, Christmas dinners, and coffee lounge chats in our family-like environment.

Have we sparked your interest?

We are pleased to receive your application documents directly via our job portal, stating your period of notice and salary expectations.

Human Resources
Coffee Plaza, Am Sandtorpark 4
20457 Hamburg, Germany
Tel: +49 (40) 36123-0

Your contact person is:
  • Fatma Kuyucuoglu