Location Berlin
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Competitive
Reference 15339

This position requires fluency in German, we will not be able to consider your application otherwise. The position can be located anywhere in Europe.

Are you looking to take your next step into a leading player in strategic energy & climate consulting? Acre is working with Schneider Electric Sustainability Consulting business to strengthen its team. Schneider Electric is at the forefront of the development and delivery of strategic solutions to address climate action, sustainability consulting, data and resource management, renewable energy procurement, and supply chain decolonisation.

Schneider's sustainability consulting team is looking for a Senior Consultant to bring climate strategy expertise to their German Team. You will take the lead on several high-profile consultancy assignments in the areas of climate strategy, climate risk and ESG consulting.

Your key responsibilities in this role are to:

  • Lead and partner with clients in developing sustainable energy and resource management strategies.

  • Coach, engage and manage junior team members.

  • Develop or recommend initiatives for energy reduction, green energy adoptions, or GHG reduction, including progress toward Net Zero goals or Science Based Targets (SBTs).

  • Prepare and revise client communications for sustainability performance aligned to key industry reporting platforms.

  • Research emerging information and trends relating to global sustainability initiatives such as environmental and carbon legislation, renewable and efficiency incentives, and reporting programs and provide direction on which areas to prioritise and focus on.

  • Organise, inform and partner with multi-disciplinary teams within Schneider Electric to help coordinate service and solutions delivery.

  • Build and support relationships with regulatory entities, vendors and product/service companies.

  • Contribute to the development of training resources for both internal and external clients.

The ideal candidate for this role has/is

  • A track record in consulting and as a trusted advisor at board-level.

  • Experience in the field of climate, sustainability, or ESG strategy.

  • Highly developed analytical and conceptual abilities.

  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills.

  • Self-driven, honest, curious and highly motivated to succeed.

  • Fluent in German (mandatory) and English.


Acre is supporting Schneider Electric in the hiring process for this role. Only applications through our website will be accepted. Should you have any questions about the role, you can contact Peter Vos, Senior Research Consultant at: Peter.Vos@acre.com