Sustainability Project Manager – Food Sector

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Quantis is a leading sustainability consultancy pioneering approaches to solve critical environmental challenges. For nearly two decades, our dynamic and visionary team has partnered with organizations across the globe to transform their industries and pave the way for a planetary economy that aligns business with nature. We strive to be agents of change, helping companies transform from business as usual to business at its best.

We believe that sustainable transformation is possible and within our power. We’re contributing to this transformation by combining the latest science with strategic business insights. Our advice enables global leaders in our focus sectors to understand how to reduce their environmental impacts, implement the changes and operate within planetary boundaries.

Motivated by this common purpose, our 300+ talented professionals cultivate a unique, collaborative culture that we call the Quantis Spirit. We are innovative. We are impact-oriented. We are science-based. We are Quantis.

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As a Project Manager at Quantis you will:

  • Simultaneously manage multiple projects involving one or more standard offerings
  • Develop productive working relationships with client contacts in Food sector

You will be successful in your role if you:

  • Have a solid understanding of traditional project management methodologies
  • Reliably deliver time / cost / budget
  • Can explain Quantis offer to clients in project context in Food sector


  • You’re motivated to put your technical expertise to work towards our mission of aligning businesses with Planetary Boundaries.
  • For 4+ years you’ve been sharpening your skills and technical expertise in a professional setting, ideally with some experience in the consulting and private sector.
  • You have strong project management skills, and can organise workload, project streams and priorities to deliver in a timely manner.
  • You have a good understanding of sustainability topics such as sustainable procurement/supply chain transformation, nature/biodiversity, environmental-related risk, transformation of scope 1 e 2
  • You have the capacity to listen to client needs to create and communicate creative and adapted solutions.
  • You’re motivated for teamwork and able to integrate and work with a diverse team, including a range of scientific and creative profiles.
  • You believe in the power of science and get excited about guiding companies to understand and design transformative and science-based strategy.
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • You communicate effectively in fluent Italian and English.



Manage and deliver client project work related to Food sector:

  • Deliver and support sector projects with a strong focus on metrics-based methodological development
  • Manage all aspects of client projects from project scoping to crafting solutions to developing high-standard, timely deliverables
  • Build, develop and manage efficient and balanced consultant projects teams
  • Identify and articulate project risks
  • Ensure team well being and contingency plan with support
  • Build and nurture optimal and trustful client and industry relationships, with a good understanding of client organisation and business goals

Support business development efforts:

  • Develop and manage existing and new client relations across the Food sector
  • Coordinate communications and marketing strategies and actions, including meeting prospects, writing proposals and presenting to potential clients
  • Support sales process as requested, including scoping, pricing, proposal development and client meetings



  • Show up as team collaborator with a win-win attitude: empathetic, attentive and supportive of colleagues when co-designing or co-delivering a project.
  • Take responsibility and ownership for your work: think and act with autonomy or authority, while knowing when to ask for help.
  • Take initiative if something needs to be done.
  • Be positive! Use positive language, look at challenges not as bottlenecks, but as problems to solve, and see setbacks as lessons learned.
  • Practice open and transparent communication; welcome effective dialogue and productive disagreement with minimal tension.
  • Self-Manage: be in the driver’s seat of your professional growth and ambitions all the while valuing the learning journey and opportunities within Quantis.



  • Location: Italy (Milan or other locations) according to a distributed workforce framework (on-going project)
  • Optimal start date: As soon as possible
  • Frequent collaboration with other Quantis branches (France, Germany, Switzerland, USA) via web-conferences
  • Ability to travel (eventually), approximately 30%



Quantis has a distinctive, fluid structure nurtured by our Quantis Spirit and our way of collaborating that provides a positive and unique working environment.

At Quantis we believe that equality, diversity and inclusiveness are central to our mission of building a sustainable future. Quantis is an equal opportunity employer that embraces people from diverse backgrounds including race, color, nationality, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital or parental status, disability, religion, creed, politics, or any other non-merit factor. It is our daily commitment to ensure that each Quantisian works in an environment where they belong and where they can thrive.

To learn about the Quantis Spirit and what makes us exceptional, check out our Braver New World  video.


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