Sustainability Lead

Scope 3, Sustainibility, CO2 emissions, Project Management, Supplier Management


CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency specialised in chemistry & life sciences.
For our client DSM Firmenich we are searching for a Sustainability Lead.

  • Scope 3
  • Sustainibility
  • CO2 emissions
  • Project Management
  • Supplier Management

As a Sustainibility Lead, you will be responsible for ensuring compliance with Scope 3 emissions reporting requirements, and driving sustainability initiatives within the organisation. This is a critical role in helping reduce the carbon footprint and support their commitment to environmental stewardship.
You will work closely with cross-functional teams to collect data, analyse emissions, and develop plans to mitigate their environmental impact. In addition, you will collaborate with suppliers, customers, and other stake holders to enhance transparency and accountability throughout the supply chain. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of greenhouse gas accounting, sustainability reporting frameworks, and regulatory requirements related to Scope 3 emissions.
  • Reporting and Program implementation;
  • Planning and monitoring program execution;
  • Project co-ordination and managing project interdependencies;
  • Identifying and addressing problems and risks;
  • Program documentation;
  • Stake holder communications, negotiations, and problem-solving.


The ideal candidate has a relevant background and is an expert in Scope 3. You have experience with building cross functional GHG Scope 3 reduction roadmaps and you are able to support Group/BU’s with sustainability reporting and knowledge. You have good project management and supplier management skills. You are able to develop content background for projects, environmental reporting, and standards and you are able to support with trainings and communication.
Are you the Scope 3 expert we are looking for?


Start: Feb/March 2024
Project for 6 months with option to extend
Office hours: 2 days at the office (Heerlen), 3 days from home
Hours: 40
Days of leave: 25 + 3
See here our other employment terms for this vacancy

Company profile

DSM-Firmenich – innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty. They bring progress to life by combining the essential, the desirable, and the sustainable.

From their master perfumers and flavorists to their expert nutritionists and scientists, their trailblazing teams work closely with customers, supporting their ambitions with 150+ years of R&D expertise.

With a passionate and talented team of close to 30,000 employees, they are determined to be a force for good. And to work together to positively impact people and planet.


Interested? Send us a detailed curriculum vitae, accompanied by an application letter indicating your motivation. Please use our online application form. (See URL) (Vacancy number A2400001)
Location Heerlen
Sustainability Lead

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