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Project Manager* climate action and carbon offset
Mainz, DE-RP, Germany
The ongoing climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time.
SCHOTT takes on this challenge. That is why we have made climate protection one of the main pillars of our corporate strategy and as the world’s first special glass company set ourselves the goal of being climate-neutral by 2030 – a real challenge in an energy-intensive industry.
In order to achieve this ambitious goal, we are looking for you as a new member of our sustainable procurement team, which is continuously developing and conducting measures to drive the implementation of our holistic climate strategy. Among other things we carefully select and invest in certified, high-quality carbon offset projects to compensate for currently unavoidable emissions. If you are a project manager* with passion for sustainability topics, become our Project Manager* and manage and further develop our project portfolio of carbon offset and further climate protection projects.
Develop and implement demanding compensation strategy for the voluntary CO2 market and manage and monitor a company specific portfolio of global short, medium and long-term compensation solutions
Manage projects comprehensively, including scouting, due diligence, contract negotiation, project support / coordination, certification and exploitation
Develop and implement own climate protection projects in line with leading standards and upcoming internation
University degree in Environmental Engineering / Science, Engineering with a major in environment, sustainability management/economics or similar relevant fields
At least 2 years of professional experience in a climate-focused consultancy and/or in sustainability areas / carbon management in an international industrial company
Experience of managing projects in the fields of sustainability, climate action or carbon offset
Excellent communication and negotiating skills
Proven ability to work independently even with high qualitative demands and drive necessary activities.
Business fluent in English and German
Experience with and knowledge about Nature based Solution projects and/or social impact projects as well as international certification standards such as VERRA, VCS & Gold Standard and UN SDGs are beneficial
At SCHOTT, you can expect a unique corporate culture where we emphasize equity, diversity and inclusion. We know: motivated and committed employees are the condition for the success of our company.
Subsidized pension plan
Holistic corporate health management
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*At SCHOTT, it’s your personality that counts – not your gender, your identity, or origin.
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