Head of Sustainability Solutions (m/ f / x)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

Your mission
Are you a seasoned professional with experience working with large corporations to implement decarbonisation and net-zero pathways? Are you an empathetic leader with a proven track record of building empowered teams in a fast paced agile environment? Then you’ve come to the right place! We’re looking for a compassionate and experienced leader in climate action to lead our fast-growing Sustainability Solutions Team.
How you’ll make an impact
  • Own the Sustainability & Carbon Accounting strategy. Align and develop upon first principles, and work with other Product leads to establish best in class Carbon Management, Decarbonisation, and Reporting & Compliance services into our software products
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to existing team members to excel in their respective roles
  • Create and foster a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere; execute effectively in a Berlin based and remote distributed workforce environment
  • Drive the recruitment process, assess and hire new talents to expand the team
  • You stand on the science point of view and harmonise the different thought streams in sustainability
  • Collaborate with other departments to establish effective workflows to service our fast growing base of clients and prospects across all steps in the customer lifecycle
What we’re looking for
  • University degree in a relevant field, preferably environmental or climate sciences
  • 5-7 years professional experience in a corporate sustainability/environmental discipline
  • 2-4 years people management experience with direct reporting line responsibility of a team greater than 5 people
  • Working knowledge and experience in relevant frameworks, regulations and standards in the sustainability field (e.g. GHG protocol, EU taxonomy, SBTi, TCFD, CDP, CSRD)
  • A proven track record in addressing sustainability performance and implementing decarbonisation strategies in a corporate setting
  • Data and target-driven mentality and a fearless approach to your work
What makes you stand out (optional)
  • A cover letter that explains your motivation for this role will make you stand out! 
What you can expect from Plan A
  • Contribution to a bigger purpose. Push the needle on climate action by contributing to the success of our carbon management and ESG software! 
  • We value collaboration over competition. You will become part of a collaborative and cross-functional environment, where we regularly share knowledge.
  • We are always growing and so are you. Our formalised bi-annual performance and development sessions allow us to support you in hitting your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy the perks of remote work but always feel free to join us in our office in the heart of Berlin.
Benefits for our employees
  • Access to online learning platforms (e.g. Masterclass, Master Plan) and online magazines (e.g. FT and Sifted) 
  • Discounts and benefits via the Plan A Corporate Benefits Platform
  • Employee Stock Options (VSOP)
  • Mental health coaching 
  • Monthly team activities, company on- and offsite and weekly team drinks on a Friday evening
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Flexibility to work remotely, in-office, or a bit of both
  • 28 vacation days per year, 30 days working-from-anywhere, plus annual educational leave and sabbatical leave
Our Values
At Plan A we live by our values, using them as a compass in all areas of our work and communication!
We empower Progressing for the better by taking actions with peers and stakeholders.

We collaborate Connecting the dots together and tackling our complex mission with courage.

We are positive Embracing kindness and self-reflection with an optimistic attitude.

We walk the talk Acting as role model by balancing people, planet & profit, sustainably.

We are pioneers Leading the way with a science based approach to deliver solutions to the climate crisis.
About us

Plan A believes that companies have the power to pave the way to a more sustainable future. We exist to help fast-acting businesses build a decarbonised and sustainable economy. We do this by providing a digital platform for companies to reduce their environmental impact, engage their employees and create ESG reporting. Plan A’s platform combines data processing power with a team of scientists to guide companies. We are based in Germany, France and the UK and were founded in 2017. 

At Plan A, we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values diversity and encourages you to be you. We believe that businesses should represent the world we want to live in, so we encourage applications from people of different ages, sexual orientations, ethnicities and physical or neurodiversity. We value the contribution you bring, regardless of where it comes from, and look forward to your application!

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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