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EU Corporate Sustainability Strategist

Posted 13 Jul 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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Your Role in Our Story:

In essence, your role involves:

Commercial Outreach and Research

  • Researching and developing new corporate sustainability products and programs, expansion of coverage for existing ACT corporate sustainability products (EACs for electricity, biomethane, carbon products)
  • Developing new approaches and solutions to sophisticate sustainability solutions for corporate clients (e.g., insetting solutions)
  • Monitor all key regulations (EU and national) linked to carbon accounting and ESG regulatory responsibilities
  • Coordinate corporate sustainability topics across geographies (information exchange)

Client engagement

  • Providing insights to clients on corporate sustainability trends
  • Understanding broad topics related to corporate sustainability and how they fit into ACT's customers' sustainability journey: e.g., Power, Scope 3 options
  • Together with Sales and Marketing teams, you will create deliverables for our corporate clients

Knowledge building: internal

  • Building and deepen the knowledge of the sales team on corporate sustainability topics, with regular updates
  • Creating internal guidance documents

Your Expertise, Our Shared Success:

To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates with the following qualifications and attributes

  • Masters graduate of Environmental Management, Sustainability, Business, Finance, or another relevant study with a focus on environmental or sustainability topics;
  • An affinity for corporate sustainability standards (GHG Protocol, SBTi, CDP) and trends, Scope 3 accounting and solutions, and carbon markets with knowledge of carbon products related to the Paris Agreement
  • Fluent in English. French, German, Spanish are pluses
  • A Commercially minded approach to your work
  • Intellectually curious and able to demonstrate structured problem-solving and analytical skills;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Aptitude for taking initiative, a commercial and creative mind with an entrepreneurial attitude;
  • Motivated and pragmatic individual who goes off the beaten path.

If you meet these criteria and are ready to contribute your expertise to a dynamic and challenging environment, we encourage you to apply.

Our Commitment to You:

  • Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme;
  • Business and communication related training;
  • Exciting quarterly target incentives;
  • Career Coach;
  • Challenging and exciting work environment with a flat hierarchy;
  • NS Business Card (if applicable)

ACT helps organizations achieve their climate action goals, no matter how ambitious. Since our founding in 2009, we have become a reliable partner for high-impact climate projects that generate carbon credits, energy efficiency projects and certificates, and experts in renewable electricity and gas markets, renewable fuels, and emission allowances.

Active in 4 countries
299 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 34 years