Carbon Accounting Director (m/ f / x)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

Your mission

Are you a seasoned professional with experience working with large corporations to implement decarbonisation and net-zero pathways? Are you an empathetic leader with a proven track record of building empowered teams in a fast paced agile environment? Then you’ve come to the right place! We’re looking for a compassionate and experienced leader in decarbonisation to lead our fast-growing Carbon Accounting Team.

How you’ll make an impact

At Plan A, you will lead a team of professionals across different experience levels and empower them with the skills, structure, and knowledge required for them to achieve operational excellence across the different functional areas of the department. We are looking for someone to: 

  • Own the Carbon Accounting strategy. Align and develop upon first principles, and work with other Product leads to establish best in class Carbon Management, Decarbonisation, and Compliance services into our software products
  • Mentor and coach existing team members to excel in their respective roles
  • Drive the recruitment process, assess and hire new talents to expand the team
  • Collaborate with other departments to establish effective workflows to service our fast growing base of clients and prospects across all steps in the customer lifecycle
What we’re looking for
  • 5-10 years professional experience consulting in a sustainability/environmental discipline
  • 3-5 years people management experience with direct reporting line responsibility of a team greater than 5 people
  • Working knowledge and experience in applying the framework of the GHG Protocol and/or other carbon accounting standards (e.g. ISO 14064)
  • Past experience implementing decarbonization strategies in a corporate setting
  • A proven track record in addressing sustainability performance of businesses on Scope 3 emission activities (e.g. procurement of goods) 
  • Data and target-driven mentality and a fearless approach to your work
  • Master’s degree in environmental or climate sciences
  • A talent for communication in English. You can adapt your communication to different situations and scenarios and are able to express yourself well across written and spoken formats
  • You can execute effectively in a remote first and distributed workforce environment
  • Knowledge in creating a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere where people can thrive and be themselves
What makes you stand out (optional)
  • Past experience working with Product Development teams in an agile environment

What you can expect from Plan A
  • Contribution to a bigger purpose! Push the needle on climate action by contributing to the success of our carbon management and ESG software! 
  • We value collaboration over competition. You will become part of a collaborative and cross-functional environment, where we regularly share knowledge.
  • We are always growing and so are you. Our formalised bi-annual performance and development sessions allow us to support you in hitting your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy the perks of remote work but always feel free to join us in our office in the heart of Berlin.
Benefits for our employees
  • Access to online learning platforms (e.g. Masterclass, Master Plan) and online magazines (e.g. FT and Sifted) 
  • Discounts and benefits via the Plan A Corporate Benefits Platform
  • Employee Stock Options (VSOP)
  • Mental health coaching 
  • Monthly team activities, company on- and offsite and weekly team drinks on a Friday evening
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Flexibility to work remotely, in-office, or a bit of both
  • 28 vacation days per year, 30 days working-from-anywhere, plus annual educational leave and sabbatical leave
Our Values
At Plan A we live by our values, using them as a compass in all areas of our work and communication!
 
We empower our stakeholders and peers to progress for the better.
We collaborate with a supportive can-do attitude and embrace change. 
We value self-reflection, honesty and an open mind.
We act sustainably, we balance people, planet and profit.
We drive our mission to deliver solutions for complex problems.
About us
Plan A believes that companies have the power to pave the way to a more sustainable future for our world. We exist to help companies build a decarbonised and sustainable economy. We do this by providing a digital platform for companies to reduce their environmental impact, engage their employees, and drive their own agenda towards reaching net-zero emissions.

We have developed an ESG reporting and decarbonisation platform for fast-acting businesses. We combine our platform's data processing power with a team of scientific experts to guide industry-leading companies towards achieving their sustainability and ESG goals.

Plan A is based in Berlin, Munich, Paris & London and was founded in 2017. We’re a happy team of sustainability-minded humans from different countries across the world. We want to create true change where it matters.

At Plan A we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values diversity and encourages you to be you. We believe that businesses should represent the world we want to live in, and so we encourage applications from people of different ages, sexual orientations, ethnicities and physical or neurodiversity. We value the contribution you bring, regardless of where it comes from, and look forward to your application!
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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