Sustainability Program Coordinator, Clas Ohlson

Clas Ohlson söker Sustainability Program Coordinator

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The journey

Clas Ohlson has started the implementation of the new strategy – a strategy that will affect the whole eco system of the company. We want to be perceived by our customers to be passionate about simplifying life in all kinds of homes. It means that we will continue to sharpen our product offerings, but also broaden our offerings to include relevant services. New partnerships are formed, investments in competence development initiated and new ways of working implemented.

Clas Ohlson started the company 100 years ago with the ambition to provide customers with smart and innovative products at great value. The heritage and the culture is a foundation from where we find guidance and relevance in what we do. As part of the strategy we are reviewing the values and culture to do our best in making sure it is fit for the coming, if not 100 years, at least 10 years. What would Clas Ohlson have emphasized and made use of if he had founded the company today?

Sustainability play a vital role in driving as well as supporting the strategy implementation, not the least as we are transforming the company – at the same time we are convinced that our history and roots are a competitive advantage that we are keen in protecting.

The role of the Clas Ohlson sustainability function is to define, align and operationalize the sustainability agenda across the business. The sustainability agenda is defined based on an understanding of our impacts, risks and opportunities and how we can create value for our stakeholders. At Clas Ohlson, the sustainability function is a part of Legal & Compliance.


Are you up for a challenge?

Our overall sustainability framework, From Here to Sustainability, comprises eight prioritised areas and outlines how we strategically tackle sustainability issues. We have made good progress in integrating our sustainability framework into our strategy and our processes but there is naturally more to be done.

Clas Ohlson is now recruiting a Sustainability Program Coordinator, with the main responsibility to assist in improving the sustainability agenda and its integration in the corporate strategy, support and coordinate the execution of the sustainability agenda throughout the organisation, assist with the regular assessment of risks connected to sustainability, strive to ascertain that sustainability is sufficiently high on the agenda at Clas Ohlson and contribute to creating engagement and commitment to the sustainability framework, agenda and targets.

This is a permanent full-time position, being based in Stockholm or Insjön and with start according to agreement.


  • Coordinate the execution of the sustainability agenda throughout the organisation
  • Assist in continuously developing and improving the sustainability agenda over time.
  • Defining, supporting implementation and following-up on environmental targets and KPI’s together with function owners.
  • Convening and facilitating the internal sustainability forum consisting of key functions and the CEO, reporting to the management team.
  • Staying abreast of development about environmental and social issues.
  • Supporting marketing and communication on sustainability communication and messaging.
  • Contribute to creating engagement internally in relation to the sustainability agenda (internal communication and educational efforts).
  • Assist in identifying risk in the sustainability context.
  • Sustainability reporting, including CDP reporting.


Are you the one we are looking for?

We are looking for someone who has a university degree in a relevant field and at least three-five years of business experience in sustainability. Experience in working in an international matrix organization is an advantage. You may also come from the general business side of a company active in a field with a strong focus on sustainability.

You have solid knowledge and experience of environmental and/or social issues and experiences in data collection and quality assurance of data for sustainability reporting, including CDP reporting. Additionally you have a strong commercial foundation with lots of energy for sustainability issues.

To be successful in this position you need to have good network and communication skills, with the ability to build good relationships with different functions, stakeholders and other departments within the company. Good skills in English and Swedish, both spoken and written, are required for this position. Knowledge in other languages such as; Mandarin, German, Finnish and/or Norwegian is meritorious.

You can read more on our sustainability work on

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Ansök via direktansökningsknapparna senast 2018-08-31 och ange att du sökt via Aktuell Hållbarhet.



Placering: Stockholm, Insjön

Yrkeskategori: Sustainability Program Coordinator

Omfattning: Tillsvidare, heltid

Lön: Månadslön enligt överenskommelse

Tillträde: Enligt överenskommelse

Sista ansökningsdatum: 2018-08-31



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Tina Englyst

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Sandra Hansson


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