Sustainability Manager (m/w/d)

Arbeitsort: 40210 Düsseldorf


Mitsui & Co., Ltd. is one of the leading trading companies with 129 offices in 63 countries. Within a worldwide network, our skilled employees focus on customer-oriented solutions. Mitsui & Co. Deutschland GmbH is mainly active in the fields of chemicals/plastics, infrastructure/machinery, steel, information technology and logistics.

In our Chemicals Business Administration Department, we would like to fill a vacancy soonest possible:

Sustainability Manager (m/f/d)

  • Full time 38,5 hrs/week – permanent employment

Your tasks

  • Active engagement as coordinator for sustainability related initiatives
  • Reporting to the CPO (Chief Procurement Officer) and collating information and key decisions on all sustainability issues through close communication with the CPO
  • Drive the sustainability programme with corporate and business departments, Mitsui offices globally, including Tokyo headquarter and branches in Europe
  • Interact with sustainability service providers and coordinators
  • Research policies, trends and best practices related to greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting and disclosure, climate change mitigation, science-based targets (SBTi), life cycle assessment (LCA), sustainable development goals (SDGs), renewable energy, hydrogen, circular economy strategies and other sustainability topics
  • Summary of research results in key topics
  • Information and analysis to develop conclusions, recommendations, and proposed solutions
  • Preparation and explanation of complex information in clear and meaningful documents (fact sheets, presentations, dashboards, reports) for knowledge sharing within Mitsui
  • Travel to conduct/support sustainability-related analysis/research in Europe and if required globally (approx. 10%)

Your qualification

  • Successfully completed degree in climate change, environmental science, environmental management, environmental economics, climate/energy policy or comparable qualification
  • Industry experience in sustainability management, e.g., GHG, ESG, CSR, climate change, EU taxonomy, TCFD, sustainable investments, preferably in combination with IT development/implementation
  • Knowledge of key global environmental and sustainability trends
  • Experience in project management is an advantage
  • Business fluent in written and spoken English
  • German language skills desirable
  • Quick perception, analytical skills as well as a structured and solution-oriented way of working
  • Strong communication skills to build networks
  • A high degree of initiative, flexibility, and team spirit
  • Excellent MS Office user skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Driving license class B/3

We offer

  • A pleasant working atmosphere
  • Salary commensurate with performance
  • Social benefits and career opportunities in a globally operating trading group


Please send your complete application in English, stating your salary expectation and possible starting date, by e-mail to:


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