Planet A is looking for an LCA expert based in Germany (full-time - f/m/n)
Planet A Ventures is a Greentech VC supporting start-ups that have a measurable positive impact on our planet while building profitable, scalable businesses. We want to contribute to an economy that operates within the planetary boundaries. As a small team with flat hierarchies, we value commitment, transparency and a humble attitude. We offer a great, mission-driven and fun-loving working environment.
The ideal candidate should be located in Germany with the option of working remotely.
Analyze the environmental performance of investment opportunities and identify potential risks
Assess the impact of innovative products and services across different sectors and regions as part of the research team
Calculate Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) of products and services, gather data in consultation with start-ups; analyze ecological footprints in terms of energy, water, waste, air emissions etc.
Further develop Planet A’s impact assessment methodology (eg. in regards to biodiversity protection)
Prepare environmental research to form new investment hypotheses
Support portfolio startups (on request) and work closely with our internal and external network of experts
Develop and maintain relationships with portfolio companies
A Degree in Environmental Science, Chemical/Mechanical/Industrial or Industrial ecology, Natural Sciences or similar with outstanding academic results. A strong technical or engineering background is required.
Academic or industry research experience conducting Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) is a key requirement.
Knowledge of consequential LCA or methods to assess biodiversity is an asset but not a must.
Passion for calculating and understanding environmental impact with excellent analytical skills, an eye for details, structured work approach and prioritizing skills as well as problem-solving orientation and planning skills.
A self-starter, able to work independently and take initiative but also a team player with a strong work ethic, humility, a can-do attitude and a collaborative mindset.
Strong written and verbal communication skills together with solid stakeholder management skills.
Fluent in spoken and written German and English.
Experienced in using Google or MS-Office applications, esp. Excel/Google Sheets; Aptitude for learning new software.
Open-minded, communicative team player with the urge to learn and grow together within flat hierarchies.
Planet A is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and encourages people of all ethnic & racial origins, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions & ideologies, socio-economic statuses, educational backgrounds, ages, and individuals of all abilities to apply.
Updated: 1 week ago
Job ID: 6402597
About Planet A Ventures
Venture Capital & Private Equity
Planet A Ventures is an impact investment fund supporting start-ups that have a measurable positive impact on our planet while building profitable, scalable businesses. We want to contribute to an economy that operates within the planetary boundaries.
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