Consultant Climate & Sustainability (100%, m/f/d), Zurich

We are an international management consultancy with broad expertise and 20 years of experience in integrating sustainability into corporate strategy, day-to-day business and reporting. With offices in Switzerland, Germany and the USA, we aim to shape a future where sustainable value creation is the norm. Everything we do is focused on driving meaningful change in the world every day.

Join our multidisciplinary Climate & Data team as a Consultant. Together, we will further support our clients in the development and management of their sustainability approach (including development of carbon accounting, climate strategies and targets, roadmaps and action plans).

These are your tasks

  • As a new team member, you will be involved in a variety of projects in sustainability consulting. Your focus will be on climate and other environmental topics such as Scope 1-3 analysis and SBTi climate target development.
  • You support our clients in the development of strategies, action plans and reporting on various sustainability topics.
  • You analyze environmental and other ESG data and information and derive meaningful conclusions for our clients' sustainability reporting.
  • Strategic and practical guidance of other project managers in the team in advising clients on environmental and climate issues
  • Working closely with our teams in Zurich, Frankfurt, Boston and Nashville as well as external partners, you will support the further development of our consulting approach to climate and other issues and the tools for collecting and analyzing ESG data.
  • As part of our global strategy, you will contribute to the marketing and sales activities of Sustainserv in Switzerland in the field of environment and climate.

These are your qualifications

  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Natural or Environmental Sciences or similar education.
  • 1-2 years of relevant professional experience, for example in the fields of environmental accounting or corporate sustainability management.
  • Practical experience in project management.
  • Very good oral and written German and writing skills, as well as fluent business English skills.

What you bring with you

  • Great interest and passion for corporate sustainability
  • Ability to quickly learn new topics
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to communicate complex topics in a way that is appropriate for the target audience
  • Self-motivation, exceptional commitment and high quality awareness

This gives you a clear advantage

  • Professional experience in environmental analytics and management on the corporate side or in a management consulting firm
  • Hands-on experience with energy and carbon accounting (scopes 1-3) and science-based targets (SBTs) development
  • Excellent quantitative data analytics skills
  • Profound knowledge in Excel (VBA)

What you can expect from us

  • To be on the pulse of the times and to make an active contribution to climate and environmental protection of companies
  • Being part of a motivated, dedicated and international team that approaches corporate sustainability in a holistic and interdisciplinary way
  • Working in a network instead of hierarchies
  • Help shape a growing company where you can take on responsibility at an early stage
  • Flexible working in our office in Zurich and in the home office (hybrid)

    About Sustainserv

    Sustainserv was founded in 2001 by a team of PhD scientists with the goal of driving meaningful change that has a positive impact on business, the environment and society. Our services cover all aspects of sustainable business value creation, from sustainability strategy development, data collection and analysis, to sustainability and integrated reporting. We offer global perspectives, innovative approaches and actionable results.

    Did we spark your interest in this position? We look forward to your application!
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    Sustainserv GmbH – Auf der Mauer 2 – 8001 Zurich – Switzerland