Head of Sustainability

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May 28, 2020


Berlin, Germany

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In One Sentence

You lead our sustainability expertise and establish best-practices for our clients to become a part of our mission in making corporate Europe more sustainable, one company at a time.

How you will make an impact

PLANETLY is aiming to become the largest platform for analyzing, reducing and offsetting CO2 in corporations across Europe. Founded by two serial entrepreneurs (Co-Founder of Outfittery and Co-Founder of Helpling) in early 2020, we believe that we can make a difference on a large scale by enabling companies to become planet positive. As we see ourselves as ‘for-purpose – for-profit’, we’re committed to employing all entrepreneurial abilities to solve one of our generation’s most pressing problems with the help of technology, data, and outstanding people. If you want to become a part of our mission in making corporate Europe more sustainable, one company at a time, we would be thrilled to hear from you.


  • You lead our sustainability expertise and establish best-practices for our clients
  • You understand our customer organization’s production, manufacturing, and other processes as they relate to sustainability, environmental impact, and regulatory compliance
  • You steer and contribute to customer-centric carbon accounting tools as well as verification and certification processes
  • You identify inefficiencies or areas where our customers can improve their environmental impact
  • You write reports detailing results of evaluations and present them to management, along with recommendations for improvement
  • You set guidelines and benchmarks for our customers’ environmental impact
  • You work with various departments within the company to incorporate sustainability practices and set conservation and environmental goals
  • You stay up-to-date with the changing regulatory ESG landscape
  • You design and lead training sessions or workshops on sustainability practices for employees and clients
  • You provide support on the development and maintenance of GHG accounting tools, including updating emission factors and giving technical support for clients
  • You regularly participate in management or board meetings with Planetly’s leadership team to inform strategic business and product decisions


  • You have 5-10 years of multi-industry experience and have seen how a variety of companies deal with sustainability topics
  • You have diverse hands-on experience in topics of sustainability as a consultant or in various corporations
  • You have a university degree (Bachelor and/or Masters) in Social Sciences, Business, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Science, Sustainability, Finance, or related disciplines
  • You have shown you can work on a team and deliver results together on time
  • You love to communicate and can turn complex information into easy and convincing messages
  • You love working with data & technology – Excel, databases, MS PowerPoint, and other apps are no biggie for you
  • You speak fluent English, German is a big plus


  • Great personal & professional development opportunities in an early-stage fast-growing start-up with an international, ambitious and experienced team
  • Flat hierarchies for creative ideas and unconventional approaches
  • Work in cross-functional teams with business development, product and development colleagues
  • A highly entrepreneurial environment where everyone has ownership and freedom to move towards our ambitious goals while getting strong enablement by our management
  • Attractive & competitive salary package
  • Working in a great office in the heart of Berlin close to Monbijouplatz
  • An open company culture with additional services such as free drinks, snacks & shared lunches
  • Regular team events such as dinners, laser tag, stand-up paddling, escape rooms, summer and Christmas parties

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