Sustainability Lead (m/f/x)

Germany, Bayern, MunichSustainability

Job description

Tanso is a purpose-driven company, aiming to remove the structural barriers that hinder corporations to reach climate neutrality. We leverage the power of data and machine learning to help industrial manufacturing companies transition towards a lower carbon economy. We are a product-driven company using state-of-the-art technology and scientific research to tackle climate change the right way.

πŸš€ Your Mission

In your role, you leverage your experience from sustainability consulting to help us build a scalable software product that enables our clients to reach their sustainability goals and comply with regulations and buyer requests. As an interdisciplinary contributor to product and sales, you take part in defining our product roadmap while scoping and managing projects with our development partners. Being an expert in environmental reporting and climate action, you are building up an interdisciplinary team leveraging the latest insights from science to help industrial manufacturing companies transition towards a lower carbon economy at scale.

🎯 Your Objectives

  • Enable our clients to take climate action: Owning projects with Head of Sustainability at our development partners, you manage scoping, integration and after-sales projects helping our clients to achieve their sustainability goals, e.g. in cooperation with external consultants
  • Define regulatory requirements for our product: Together with our product team and experts from academia and industry, you work out requirements for our software to make it comply with the latest regulations and deliver maximum impact. As an essential contributor of our product team, you help define, assess and deliver standalone parts of our product roadmap
  • Build up a team of sustainability experts for continuous product improvement: Leveraging your personal network and our scientific advisors, you build up a team of dedicated sustainability experts

πŸ‘ What We Offer

  • A highly motivated environment where you can grow and learn by working on ambitious challenges together in cross-functional teams
  • The clear perspective of building up your own team from scratch
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Equity package for ownership in the company as part of our VSOP program
  • A great, modern and sustainable office in the middle of Munich
  • Loads of fun with amazing colleagues and team events you will not forget

πŸ’š Our Values

  • πŸ•ŠοΈ Trust in people: We trust that people are by default working for the right reasons and having good intentions. If our hiring process is strong, our team member will put in the work necessary to navigate around unknown territory (= growth mindset beats hard skill)
  • 🧠 Learning culture: Direct, actionable and frequent feedback (among each other, upwards, downwards). Embrace the unknown (if you ask a good question, it's likely this already makes you the person with the most knowledge about the topic)
  • πŸ§—β€β™€οΈ Never let another person fail: We're always there for each other as a team. If it's urgent + important we make it a priority together
  • πŸ—£οΈ Honesty and direct communication: Honesty isn't a one way street - it requires everyone to allow for. Being bold but always humble and respectful
  • πŸ’― We don't fill jobs, we hire great people: Transparent hiring process (Timeline, Process, Expectations, Reference Calls). Make every hire feel special (Job Offer, Communication, Onboarding Process)
  • 🀜 Ownership & At cause attitude: At cause culture - If it's broken, let's fix it β†’ Embrace the things we're not good at yet and empower every team member to be best equipped to deliver at their best. We'll make (many) mistakes - Let's celebrate our f*ck ups but let's make sure that we flag issues early and offer full transparency on roadblocks

🀍 Equal Opportunities for Everyone

Tanso is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are open to all groups of people without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristics.



Job requirements

πŸ–– Skills and Requirements

  • Relevant professional experience from sustainability transformation projects for enterprises, e.g. in sustainability management or sustainability consulting (4+ years)
  • Study background from in business, engineering, sustainability management or similar
  • Strong domain expertise in Corporate Carbon Footprint calculation (experiences in supply chain analysis and product LCA are considered a big plus)
  • Demonstrated project leadership experience, managing multi-stakeholder client situations
  • Academic work (e.g. PhD) in sustainability is considered a strong plus
  • Quantitative mind with ability to break down complex problems into manageable pieces
  • Excitement to transition industry towards a more scalable way of managing sustainability
  • Willingness to become part of our product development and bring in your expertise as well as insights generated interacting with our customers as well as academia
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Genuine interest in and curiosity about sustainability tech

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