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Change & Communications Specialist Non-Financial Reporting

Date: May 2, 2023

Location: Amsterdam, NL


  • Do you have experience in Change and Communications and passion for Sustainability? Then this is the job to apply for!


    In this exciting, new role you will work with various functions within HEINEKEN to drive the change and tell the story on CSRD implementation. All in close alignment with the Brew a Better World strategy and communication roadmap.




    Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (“CSRD”) Reporting Responsibilities (80%):

  • Developing the cross-functional communications plan and materials (trainings, webcasts, etc.) as well as the people and stakeholder engagement to roll out CSRD implementation that puts the project on a path to success, including, but not limited to:
  • Raising awareness and understanding of what is changing as it relates to CSRD and how it can greatly improve business performance
  • Specific functional and OpCo stakeholder engagement moments to introduce the project and explain requirements and benefits
  • Supporting function storyline creation for key functions including Finance, Corporate Affairs, Supply Chain, Procurement and Global People
  • Support the CSRD project team with translating challenges into creative solutions (people engagements, communication material, stakeholder engagement etc.)
  • Co-drive the collection and communication of success stories and positive impact of the change
  • Define the picture of success to allow the project team to define the tasks & behaviours required by departments and OpCos impacted by the CSRD implementation
  • Link activities to the HEINEKEN Change Model
  • Support and co-create the training for departments and Opcos impacted by the CSRD implementation


  • Change & Communications Hub Responsibilities (20%):

  • Deploy new HEINEKEN Change Management Model within the finance function
  • Support the building of the change capability as we upskill the organisation in change management


Our ideal candidate has:

  • Education: Master Degree
  • Work experience: 10+ years of experience in leading and implementing change and communicating on a variety of complex business topics, projects and transformational activities
  • Fields of expertise: Experience in change management and communications; strong preference for experience working within non-financial reporting, sustainable development and/or awareness and understanding of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) within the EU
  • Functional skills: Experience with engagement and collaboration tools like MS Teams Live events, knowledge of communications & engagement trends
  • Communication skills: Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), presentation skills, and stakeholder engagement; ideal candidate should be strong in building and maintaining collaborative relationships with stakeholders.


  • Your working conditions

    When we talk about a good compensation, we mean more than just a good salary. Having fun in your work and a good balance between work and private life is at least equally important. The more you will enjoy your job, the better your contribution to our products will be. A career with HEINEKEN offers great challenges combined with exciting opportunities to own and grow your career in line with your aspirations.


    HEINEKEN is a proud, independent global brewer committed to surprise and excite consumers with its brands and products everywhere. The brand that bears the founder’s family name – Heineken® – is available in almost every country on the globe and is the world’s most valuable international premium beer brand. The Company’s aim is to be a leading brewer in each of the markets in which it operates and to have the world’s most valuable brand portfolio. HEINEKEN wants to win in all markets with Heineken® and with a full brand portfolio in markets of choice.

    The Company is present in over 80 countries and operates more than 165 breweries. HEINEKEN is Europe’s largest brewer and the world’s third largest by volume. HEINEKEN is committed to the responsible marketing and consumption of its more than 300 international premium, regional, local and specialty beers and ciders. The number of people employed is over 85,000.


    Interested? Then please apply attaching your cv and a covering letter.


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