Regional Sustainability Lead

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Google is recruiting for a Regional Sustainability Lead.

Serving as a cross-functional sustainability Leader in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, you’ll work influence and drive strategy with a diverse group of regional leaders, acting as as the regional point of contact on sustainability and as such also the internal and external spokesperson.


  • Serve as the external and Internal sustainability spokesperson in the EMEA region. Proactively initiate cross-functional regional sustainability strategy, projects and processes.
  • Manage complex regional sustainability programs, identify and implement process improvements, and exercise business and technical understanding to drive long-term regional sustainability objectives.
  • Lead engagement on sustainability with EMEA based clients and policy makers at the EU, national, and local level. Partnerships with relevant industry associations and NGOs.
  • Provide content and thought leadership in the region that pushes the envelope on sustainability solutions (e.g. publish white papers externally or give Tech Talks internally).
  • Establish influence and credibility across the organizations in the region making decisions about priorities and driving programs across organizations.

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience working on sustainability matters and strategies (i.e. carbon footprinting, life cycle assessment, sustainability reporting, sustainability data analysis, environmental policy, environmental education/engagement).
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience with vendor/supplier management, contracts, and procurement.

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience leading a corporate sustainability program.
  • Experience resolving sustainability challenges in large, complex organizations.
  • Multi-country work experience in EMEA.
  • Cross-functional/organizational relationship-building skills.
  • Ability to speak and write in English and an additional EMEA-region language fluently.

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Regional Sustainability Lead


Friday 26th March 2021


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