Location Vienna
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Competitive
Reference 14403

Constantia Flexibles (CFLEX) is one of the world's leading manufacturers of flexible packaging. With over 8,350 employees, 36 production sites in 16 countries, CFLEX manufactures tailor-made packaging solutions for consumer, personal & home care, and pharma industries.

As a global company, CFLEX is very aware of the economic, social and environmental responsibility they carry and has incorporated sustainability into their mission and vision to rethink packaging in order to provide both people and the environment a positive, sustainable, and meaningful contribution.

About the role

In light of achieving their goal in providing a better and more sustainable future, the general purpose of this position is to drive the implementation of sustainable product solutions and strategy through direct customer consultancy, product development, and internal technical consultancy. The Sustainability Manager has a key role in fostering sustainability-related innovation within CFLEX's Pharma Division. The position holder strengthens the organization in terms of knowledge exchange and best practice sharing, acting as a Subject Matter Expert and coordinating all relevant product related sustainability activities with the sales business units and operations.


  • Developing, implementing and monitoring the portfolio strategy with regards to sustainability in Pharma

  • Drives customer relevant sustainable innovations and product development in the Pharma Division

  • Introduces and implements new products at our customers with the local Sales and Technical teams, as well as leads the resolution of key sustainable issues with customers

  • Supports direct sales in customer visits through technical presentations / expertise to reach customers´ sustainability goals

  • Transforms our sustainability solutions into business

  • Sharing expertise with regards to sustainability across the Pharma sales and technical organization, keeping the sales and technical community informed about the sustainability portfolio

  • Acts as first point of contact for internal and external sustainability-related questions and matters in Pharma

  • Works towards finding new, innovative and sustainable products in strong alignment with key interfaces (e.g. R&D department)

  • Coordinates product related sustainability initiatives within CFLEX. Measures and steers sustainable product related performance

  • Performs market intelligence studies (market & competitive intelligence) regarding material, machinery suppliers and end-customer needs together with the customer, R&D, Sustainability, internal Sales and technical teams

  • Cooperation with external organizations (customers, suppliers, research institutes etc.) in order to find new product related approaches

  • Represents special interests of the Pharma Division outside of CFLEX (lobbying)

Who are you?

  • Experience in Business Development and Sales & Marketing

  • Demonstrated 5 years of experience in a Pharma related industry with sustainability responsibility

  • Proven track record in delivering projects in large international organizations

  • Experience in developing sustainable solutions (e.g. knowledge of evaluation methods and certification ratings)

  • Technical mindset and background, preferably holding a packaging engineering degree/diploma or material scientist or expert or equivalent

  • Strong communication and presentation skills (verbal and written), ability to moderate workshops

  • Project management skills will be an advantage

  • High proficiency in English language, proficiency in German will be an advantage

  • Passionate about sustainability

  • Willingness to travel occasionally

If you are interested and would like to find out more, please reach out to Thaddeus Tan via thaddeus.tan@acre.com.