Senior Sustainability Consultant
PRé Consultants bv

Do you have experience in applying life cycle thinking in business?

Are you looking for a new challenge to support global companies to build sustainability capability?

At PRé, we believe that by using smart metrics solutions, sustainability can be a source of tremendous business opportunity and untapped value to reduce resource costs, enhance reputation, develop new innovation and access new markets.

Focusing primarily on Life Cycle Thinking, PRé has been at the forefront of sustainability for more than twenty years. We have built a worldwide reputation as leaders in impact assessment, providers of state-of-the-art methodology, tools and client support to integrate sustainability metrics to unlock business value. To support life cycle assessment, PRé has developed SimaPro, one of the leading professional LCA software used by industry, consultancies, and research institutes across more than 80 countries.

Our staff is our greatest asset. We are passionate about the work we do, the clients we serve, and the impact we make every day. PRé has a fast‐paced work environment where creativity and dedication are highly valued.

In a rapidly changing world, we believe that sustainability will become a core business capability and a key value driver. We now face increasing demands for our services and seek to expand the consultancy team in The Netherlands with a fulltime (80-100%) ….

Senior Sustainability Consultant

….with a passion for sustainability, experience of applying life cycle thinking in business, and the ambition to work for a respected international company in the field of sustainability metrics.

Main tasks and responsibilities:
  • Provide services to clients within the LCA field. You will work primarily in more complex and larger projects, ensuring a balance between best practice sustainability advice, technical accuracy, stakeholder management and client satisfaction and profitability.
  • Steer or perform LCAs and help the customer to create maximum value with the results.
  • Give LCA and metrics integration trainings to clients
  • Represent PRé Consultants at seminars, workshops and consortia
  • Support development and implementation of strategies for integrating sustainability metrics into client organisations
  • Ensure transfer of knowledge, insight, technical information and direction to the analyst team.

Your profile

  • You are a results-oriented individual who wants to make a difference, takes initiative, self-starting, and likes to make things happen
  • You have a good understanding of planetary and business cases for sustainability and the related challenges companies are facing
  • You have proven experience as a project leader in large projects, together with stakeholder engagement and collaboration
  • You are able to identify and act upon new business opportunities.
  • You contribute to the methodological development of PRé’s metrics systems. You are informed of the developments in the market and in your field.
  • Travelling is part of your job and a flexible attitude towards working hours is required.
  • This position will report to the Consulting Director.

We ask:

  • University degree with further qualification in an environmental or sustainability discipline
  • At least 5-7 years relevant work experience in the field of LCA or sustainability metrics, including 3 years work experience in a business environment. Some experience in a commercial, supply chain or product development role within a multinational product manufacturing organization would be advantageous.
  • Experience with LCA software, data processing and general environmental developments
  • Project management skills (capable to manage large projects)
  • Experience in facilitating and leading workshops and discussions.
  • Able to write high quality technical proposals and reports
  • Confident and engaging presentation skills
  • Fluent in English both verbally and written
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills
  • The ability to translate technical information to business solutions and non-technical audiences
  • A flexible, result-oriented team player
  • EU citizen with a working permit for The Netherlands

We offer:

  • A creative, inspiring and challenging working environment with an open and informal culture
  • A comprehensive salary and benefits package
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • The possibility to contribute to a better world
  • Great responsibilities
  • The possibility to work with a large range of (international) clients
  • Flexible working hours
  • Public transport compensation and a bicycle plan

This position for employment will be located in our office in Amersfoort, The Netherlands. For more information regarding this position, you can contact Mr. Simon Evitts, Consulting Director, tel: +31 33 4504300. Your motivation letter and CV can be sent in English to Margreet Riedstra, email:    

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vacature geplaatst op 17 Jul 2013 door PRé Consultants bv



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