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Head of ESG (m/f/d)

Hamburg, Germany
Closing date
May 19, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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About the company

Our client is an asset company with fast-growing investors in long-life infrastructure assets with a focus on rail freight. The group owns and manages more than 14,000 rail freight assets and is pursuing a clearly defined growth strategy with the aim of becoming one of the three largest integrated European rail freight providers in the market and expanding its geographic footprint.

  • Developing and designing the ESG strategy and implementing ESG reporting in coordination with the relevant departments
  • Creation of a stakeholder mapping to explain their involvement in/with the company (SLO)
  • Coordinating ESG projects and measures (e.g. CO2 accounting, determining ESG key figures)
  • Analyzing and evaluating statutory and market targets and deriving recommendations for action
  • Formalize a decarbonization roadmap (with a quantified carbon reduction target trajectory that can be monitored and ultimately communicated)
  • Implementation of a gender-specific remuneration policy with Human Resources
  • Preparing ESG reports in accordance with legal requirements or customer requirements
  • Implementation of ESG KPIs
  • Contact person for auditors and clients in relation to ESG
  • Establishing and further developing processes and ensuring compliance with the processes
  • Conducting and supporting internal and external audits
  • Advising and training the departments

  • High degree of organizational skills, reliability and personal responsibility
  • Professional experience in a similar position and experience in project management
  • Structured and analytical way of working as well as strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Very good written and spoken German and English skills
  • Successfully completed studies related to sustainability
  • Specialist knowledge of ESG standards and reporting requirements according to GRI, CSRD, ESRS etc. as well as a strong commercial and technical understanding
  • Confident handling of Microsoft® Office and an ERP system (ideally Microsoft Dynamics)

Job Offer
  • Active portfolio management in a high-growth environment with frequent deal flow
  • Highly diversified portfolio of tasks combining operational, investment, financing and investment management tasks
  • A high degree of autonomy, personal responsibility and freedom of action
  • Contact with high-ranking stakeholders and flat hierarchies
  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Company social benefits, sports and health programs are offered

Salary info

  • This position can be filled in Hamburg (DE) or Lucerne (CH).
  • Performance-related remuneration depending on your qualifications and professional experience

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