Vacancies Consultants Sustainable Business closed

 Vacancies Consultants Sustainable Business closed
Publ. date 6 Nov 2018

Due to the continued growth of our company, Finch & Beak is expanding its teams in Barcelona and Breda. To support our growing number of corporate clients with the acceleration of their sustainability performance, we are looking for two international 

Consultants Sustainable Business 


Both positions at Finch & Beak, a leading European sustainability consultancy, represent an outstanding opportunity for a second step in your career. If you are a passionate, go-getting professional who aspires to work on sustainability challenges of leading companies from across Europe, this might be your position! One position is based in Barcelona, Spain and the other in Breda, the Netherlands. 

Required Knowledge and Experience 

  • Knowledge of key sustainability issues, stakeholders and how sustainability affects different areas of business management; 
  • a degree in economics, general business management, marketing or similar university education; 
  • 2-5 years hands-on experience in international business environments, professionally or similar. Experience working in the field of consultancy is considered a plus; 
  • For the position in Barcelona we are looking for a professional with experience in working in Spain and Catalunya. 

Skills and Personality 

  • Analytical and pragmatic: ability to gather data, analyze issues and make rational judgements based upon relevant information; 
  • Commercial awareness, strong in communications, result driven, takes initiative, not afraid to challenge;  
  • Positive team player; 
  • Professional level in English (written, speech) is mandatory. Castellano is a big plus as are French, German and/or Italian. Dutch is not required. 

Responsibilities 

  • Understanding client needs, at the intersection of sustainability and business strategy;  
  • Developing Finch & Beak’s active customer base of European sustainability frontrunners; 
  • Managing projects and run client workshops in collaboration with fellow Finch & Beak consultants; 
  • Research and analysis with Sustainability Performance Benchmarks such as Dow Jones Sustainability Index, Oekom, Sustainalytics, Vigeo and CDP; 
  • Trend and peer/competitor analysis and research for materiality assessments. 

Our offer 
At Finch & Beak, you will become part of a committed team of professionals who work for frontrunner companies across Europe. You’ll be rewarded with a competitive employment benefits package. In addition, we will challenge you to get the max out of your talents and accelerate your learning curve. Internally you will be trained and familiarized with the tools and methods we have developed. For further personal development we work with top-level business schools such as INSEAD, IMD Lausanne, and ESADE Barcelona.  

Application Process
If you see yourself as part of our team, we’d love to hear from you! Please email your CV and cover letter (both in English) stating why and how you want to make a difference at Finch & Beak, to Josée van der Hoek at josee@finchandbeak.com before 21 November 2018. Invitees will meet the team, deliver on an assignment and take an assessment as part of the hiring process.

About Finch & Beak 
Finch & Beak is a dedicated consultancy with twenty years of experience on developing sustainability as a mainstream practice. Today, our rapidly shifting society and its global challenges call for change with no time to waste. Finch & Beak vividly supports companies in speeding up their business evolution. 

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