(Senior) Project Manager – Carbon Footprint Improvement/ Sustainability Certification

Permanent employee, Full-time · Köln

Your tasks
At Meo we are a close team of highly motivated, supportive and committed young professionals with a multitude of backgrounds. Due to our continued growth, we are looking for at least one more Project Manager – Carbon Footprint Improvement in a permanent full-time position. If you feel we are a fit, we are looking forward to welcoming you in our team in at our head office in Cologne.

  • You will develop customized LCAs / Carbon Footprint calculations for entire supply chains applying different tools and standards
  • You will support the development of a sustainability certification scheme
  • You will be responsible for consulting projects with a focus on circular economy, agriculture, bioeconomy, renewable fuels and energy, plastic waste and recycling, chemical products and many more
  • You will perform data research, analysis and evaluations for specific customer requests and the preparation of reports and market studies
  • You will implement the concepts and processes together with our customers
  • You will support the further development of our service portfolio and manage proposals and tenders
  • You will be responsible for the whole project lifecycle including scheduling, stakeholder management, documentation, controlling, participation in client meetings and project workshops
  • You will perform company presentations at public national and international events

Your profile
  • University degree in environmental management / engineering, sustainability management / sciences, natural sciences, engineering or other related fields
  • At least 2 years of professional experience after graduation
  • At least 1 year of professional experience in greenhouse gas calculations / LCA after graduation
  • At least 1 year of professional experience in project management
  • Proven hands-on experience in Life Cycle Assessments / Carbon Footprints for different products, allocation application, End-of-Life modelling, applying e.g. sustainability certification schemes (e.g. ISCC, FSC) as an auditor or consultant will be of advantage
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English and German (both at least C1), other languages of advantage
  • Excellent and proven writing skills with regards to proposals, project documentation and reporting
  • Very strong presentation skills as well as the ability to explain complex issues in simple terms and to prepare professional presentations according to target group
  • High degree of initiative and commitment combined with an independent working style and pragmatic, hands-on attitude
  • Very good computer and MS Office skills as well as high general IT proficiency
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally
Why us?
Our team is our core asset and we want to support our people as best we can. To help you build your future and thrive with us, we offer:
  • Three days home-office, four weeks remote work at a place of choice, flexible working hours and trust-based working time
  • Permanent contracts
  • 30 vacation days and 3 additional vacation days (Christmas eve, new year’s eve, carnival monday)
  • A bonus scheme
  • A generous pension scheme in line with our sustainability values
  • JobTicket/Deutschlandticket and JobRad options
  • Many free language classes
  • Sabbatical options
  • An attractive and modern office in the centre of Cologne with many lunch and shopping options close by
  • Close collaboration with our sister companies 4C Services, ISCC System, GRAS Global Risk Assessment Services and ClimatePal, giving you even more development opportunities
  • Professional onboarding to help you have an ideal start with us
  • An individual learning and development path
  • Urban Sports Club
  • Active Break scheme with daily sessions such as Yoga, strengthening or breathing techniques
  • Free fruits, snacks, tea, coffee …
  • The opportunity to work independently and shape processes
  • Great team events
Ready to join our team?
Then we would be happy to hear from you soon! Please apply to the link below with a meaningful cover letter, CV and any relevant certificates.

We are looking forward to your application and hope to welcome you in our team soon!
We are a company with equal opportunities for everyone and encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, gender or any other criteria that is not a professional qualification for an open position.

Contact: Lisa Mies
About us

Meo Carbon Solutions is an independent consulting company focusing on sustainability advancement. We support public and private sector clients worldwide in the strategic orientation and implementation of goal-oriented measures towards more sustainable production pathways and ecologically and socially responsible business activities. Our aim is to help clients achieve carbon-neutrality and net-zero by developing corporate sustainability strategies, calculating product and company carbon footprints as well as implementing sustainability measures, emission compensation and carbon trading. We are also involved in the development and implementation of sustainability standards to ensure sustainable value chains and social compliance.

Our close-knit team of dedicated, supportive, and highly motivated professionals at MEO come from a variety of backgrounds, which contributes to the diverse and dynamic work environment. We all work together with a shared enthusiasm for sustainability and a common objective. We look forward to having you join our team at the ISCC headquarters in Cologne if you think we are a good fit for you.

Your application

Thank you very much for your interest in working with us.

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