Sustainability Expert – Chemicals

Why you’ll love Quantis

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 the consumer goods and finance industries to understand how to reduce their environmental impacts, implement change successfully, 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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The role

This role supports the development and delivery of sustainable solutions that address key challenges that Quantis clients in the Chemicals sector face, ensuring that the proposed delivery meets clients’ needs. Your mission will be to maintain Quantis at the cutting edge of your area of expertise to maximize the quality and impact of our advice to transform our clients, and to continuously improve our offerings.

As a Sustainability Expert at Quantis you will:

  • Be a subject matter expertise for Quantis in the field of Chemicals
  • Contribute to multiple client projects, including significant projects at key account level
  • Develop credible, trusted relationships with senior client project contacts
  • Support sales process on complex, significant opportunities at key accounts

You will be successful in your role if you:

  • Master Quantis offers within your expertise area (Chemicals)
  • Reliably deliver error-free and insightful analyses and recommendations in challenging analytical contexts
  • Are seen as an effective team leader on projects and in the expert community

Does this describe you and your next role?

  • You’re motivated to put your technical expertise to work towards our mission of aligning businesses with Planetary Boundaries.
  • For 5+ 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 a science-based orientation, and a deep intellectual and business curiosity, combined with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate complex information in clear, understandable ways to internal and external audiences.
  • You’re able to provide subject matter expertise in Chemicals from your background in chemical engineering, in a role related to technical product or project development.
  • You have experience / strong interest in working on sustainability topics in the Chemicals sector including trends such as CCU, chemical recycling, green chemistry. LCA/footprinting experience would be a plus.
  • You’re motivated for teamwork and supporting a team.
  • You’re able to use your technical experience to provide technical support, coaching, and technical review both internally and externally.
  • You get excited about guiding companies to understand and design transformative and science-based strategy.
  • You have a Master’s or PhD degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
  • You’re fluent in English. German would be plus.
  • You have demonstrated the ability to coach, teach, and mentor others with your knowledge and skills, in an academic and/or corporate setting.


As a Sustainability Expert, here’s a preview of what type of work your days will include:

  • Supporting project managers & strategists in understanding and implementing solutions, advising clients and reviewing project deliverables or proposals.
  • Developing unique innovative solutions to address challenges related to Chemicals together with other Sustainability Experts, Project Managers and Strategists.
  • Ensuring internal consistency and excellence of the Quantis approach in your expertise area.
  • Identifying sustainability issues across the entire scope of complex problems in a rigorously manner
  • Communicating complex sustainability issues and opportunity for business value in clear and actionable way
  • Providing reliable proposal review
  • Proactively identifying further sales opportunities at active clients
  • Challenging an operating budget with additional services
  • Mentoring and guiding Sustainability Specialists
  • Enabling the successful delivery of projects in every stage of own work


Some logistics to consider:

  • Location: Berlin (preferred) or home office with flexibility to be based in another region in Germany (regular visits to the Berlin office would be required)
  • Optimal start date: As soon as possible
  • Frequent collaboration with other Quantis branches (France, Italy, Switzerland, USA) via web-conferences
  • Ability to travel occasionally

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