Global Sustainability & ESG Director

As a key player in driving our sustainability and ESG initiatives, you will be at the forefront of integrating sustainable practices across our operations and spearheading projects that align with our commitment to environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and ethical governance. This role is perfect for someone who is eager to make a significant impact, lead change, and help shape the future of our business in a way that promotes a healthier planet and a more equitable society. If you have a strategic mindset, a passion for sustainability, and the drive to lead transformative projects, we encourage you to apply.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Lead a small team of XSYS sustainability experts and guide the management team at corporate level on strategically relevant sustainability and ESG-subjects
• Report to CEO and being key point of contact with private equity company in terms of sustainability & ESG
• Responsible for coordination of periodic internal and external sustainability/ ESG reporting and disclosure according to international standards, the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) in particular
• Co-lead with CFO on building up and ongoing development of EU-CSRD reporting including related audit procedures with the group auditor in line with the requirements from regulations
• Coordinate, analyze and operationalize periodic external sustainability assessments, e.g. UN Global Compact Communication on Progress (CoP) and CDP
• Coordinate investor and customer queries concerning sustainability & ESG
• Coordinate and support projects in environmental protection, e.g. GHG accounting, sustainable procurement, and circular economy
• Generate, collect, prepare/ process and provide data and information relevant to sustainability/ ESG, database administration and maintenance
• Manage development of the sustainability/ ESG management system at corporate level, including double materiality assessment, management of impacts, risks and opportunities, as well as relevant, policies, metrics, targets and actions
• Observe, identify and track relevant sustainability/ ESG trends and requirements
• Opportunity for learning on the job and professional development
• Willstätt-based, on site and home office

 

QUALIFICATIONS

• Degree or specialization in sustainability management, environmental sciences or equivalent
• 3 years of working experience in sustainability/ ESG management, preferably within a manufacturing company
• Experience in external sustainability/ ESG reporting, e.g. DNK, GRI, ESRS
• Experience in external sustainability/ ESG assessments and ratings, e.g. UN Global Compact CoP, CDP, EcoVadis
• Experience in GHG Accounting, climate risk and decarbonization management
• Working experience in supply chain sustainability is of advantage
• Working experience in a sustainable finance environment is of advantage
• Working experience in a management environment is of advantage
• Good knowledge and understanding of management systems and frameworks, familiarity with requirements under CSRD/ ESRS in particular
• Sustainability enthusiast with the passion to strive for project and business goals
• Analytical thinking and good understanding of business environments
• Quick comprehension, self-starter mentality and structured workflow
• Good computer literacy and command of MS 365, Excel in particular, ideally experienced in working with online reporting and disclosure platforms
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Project management skills
• Proficient in written and spoken English and German
• Willingness to travel internationally to XSYS locations abroad

 

OUR OFFER

  • An international collaborative and innovative work environment
  • Plenty of scope for personal development and space to get involved in shaping XSYS sustainability standards
  • Competitive salary and benefits based on candidate experience

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