Location Nederland
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Competitive
Reference 16406

Are you a sustainability professional looking for international exposure and high-impact projects? Schneider Electric has an incredible opportunity for you.

About Schneider Electric

Corporate sustainability has quickly become a topic of global importance over the last decade. Schneider Electric is at the forefront of this trend, developing and delivering strategic solutions to address climate action, sustainability consulting, data and resource management, renewable energy procurement, and supply chain decarbonisation. Schneider Electric creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives, with 135,000+ employees thriving in more than 100 countries.

Acre is working with Schneider Electric to strengthen its Sustainability Consulting team. Apart from their technical expertise, Schneider is strongly committed to a more sustainable and equal world. Their company culture aims to promote diversity and provide a safe but challenging workplace environment for people from all walks of life.

The role: Sustainability Solution Architect

The aim of this role is to establish and grow Schneider Electric Sustainability Consulting Services (ESS) business in Belgium and the Netherlands. To facilitate and expand Schneider's sustainability consulting in the Benelux region, they are looking for a sustainability professional who will support the team and the clients by providing in-depth technical knowledge of the sustainability domain and services.

What will you be doing in this role?

  • You will support the commercial team in communicating the value of the Schneider sustainability services and solutions in strategic sales engagements.

  • Develop subject matter expertise to ensure prospect discussions are supported from a technical and implementation perspective.

  • Support discussions to identify pain points (understand what the clients' needs are) and qualify the perceived value of the service.

  • Provide Respond to functional and technical elements of RFP's/RFI's, guiding client development resources in the preparation of industry-leading contents.

  • Communicating with the international Schneider organisation and the global solution architect community to further improve Schneider's services.

Who are you and what do you bring?

We know skills and competencies show up in many ways and can be based on your life experience. If you do not necessarily meet all the requirements that are listed, we still encourage you to speak to us about this opportunity.

  • Experience in sustainability within a consulting context, where you have been responsible for both delivery and commercial results.

  • You have subject matter expertise in sustainability standards and regulations, carbon footprint, ESG, life cycle analysis, and non-financial reporting. Knowledge of corporate sustainability programs and the issues facing the leaders in this space.

  • You have a solid track record of developing strong client relationships with C-levels of large organisations. Ability to communicate and present technical concepts to a non-technical audience.

  • You have a detail-oriented, self-motivated and highly organized mindset with solid problem-solving skills.

Dutch and English language skills are a must-have, and you will need to be fluent in both to drive change in this role. While this role allows remote work, being based in either Belgium or the Netherlands is mandatory.

Acre is supporting Schneider Electric in the hiring process for this position. If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Jacopo Cesari at jacopo.cesari@acre.com.

Please note that only applications directly through our website/link will be considered.

Schneider Electric is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Take a closer look at how Schneider Electric Embrace Difference & Build Respect. Schneider Electric are proud to promote their Global Family Leave Policy and provide great support in Managing Your Unique Life and Work. Take a look at their D&I Policy here. Find out more about how Schneider Electric 'Walk the Talk' on D&I with their 'HeforShe' Campaign here.

Schneider Electric was named a Financial Times Leader in Diversity (2021) for the second year in a row.