Sustainability Specialist – Climate

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 acumen. 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 250+ 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.

Join us!

As a Sustainability Specialist - Climate, you will support the delivery of high-quality environmental sustainability consulting services to leading global companies.

Does this describe you and your next role?

  • You’re motivated to put your consulting and analysis skills to work towards our mission of building a sustainable future.
  • You get excited about guiding global companies to understand and improve their environmental performance and collaborate on deploying actions to drive change in their organizations as well as to communicate credibly on their efforts.
  • You’re a team player that works quickly, independently and on schedule. You know how to structure your own work and build relationships with teammates and clients.
  • As a Strategic thinker, you can lead processes and provide our clients with clear recommendations in the climate strategy field
  • You always think of the Big Picture: while you pay close attention to the details and synthesize them, you are able to put them into a more global context
  • You feel comfortable in working in a fast paced environment and delivering high quality standards
  • You have a first experience, 1 to 3 years with Climate Strategy performing, managing, interpreting and/or communicating the outcomes (familiar with Science Based Target frameworks and decarbonization strategies).
  • You’re familiar with carbon accounting and key accounting frameworks such as GHG Protocol, ISO 14064 and other reporting frameworks (GRI, CDP).
  • Familiar with client engagement, you communicate effectively in both Italian and English
  • You have at least a master degree in environmental engineering, science or similar discipline 

As a Sustainability Specialist – Climate in Italy, here’s a preview of what type of work your days will include:

  • Consulting with clients to assist them in understanding and implementing Climate Strategy topics with our experienced project managers
  • Developing unique solutions to address Climate Strategy challenges together with the related key account manager
  • Topics will include (SBT, neutrality, compensation, reduction roadmap, carbon pricing, risk analysis, etc)
  • You will be working cross-industries (food, apparel, energy, etc.)

To thrive in the Quantis culture, you’ll:

  • Show up as a team collaborator with a win-win attitude: empathetic, attentive and supportive of colleagues.
  • Take responsibility and ownership for your work: think and act with autonomy, 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 failure as a lesson 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.

Some logistics to consider

  • Location: Italy (Milan) according to a distributed workforce framework (on-going project) 
  • Job type: full-time contract
  • Optimal start date: ASAP
  • Punctual collaboration with other Quantis offices (Berlin, Boston, Paris, Lausanne, Zurich) via web-conferences, in English
  • Ability to travel, primarily in Italy, and at times Europe
  • Eligible for tax relief for workers returning to Italy

Quantis has a distinctive, fluid structure nurtured by our Quantis Spirit and our way of collaborating that provides a positive and unique working environment. Salary will be determined based on potential for contribution to the organization’s success.

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.