Head of ESG (m/f/d) for Vantage Towers

Vantage Towers • Düsseldorf


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The opportunity

At Vantage Towers, we’re on a mission to power Europe’s sustainable digital transformation. As a leading tower company, we’re ushering in an era of technology-driven advances to help connect people, businesses, and internet-enabled devices like never before. We combine the scale, stability and quality of our tower network with the agility, optimism and energy of a start-up.

As a young TowerCo, we have already achieved strong results with a continued focus on accelerating growth and a special emphasis put on sustainability. As part of our team, you’ll work in a dynamic and multicultural environment that embraces open communication, collaboration and teamwork. 

If you’re ready to take responsibility and shape the future of telco infrastructure with us, then let’s level up in your career and reach the top – together.


Your contribution: 

  • You are responsible for driving Vantage Towers ESG agenda internally and externally to deliver and showcase results
  • Refining and delivering a comprehensive ESG strategy designed to make VT a fully compliant ESG frontrunner
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders to identify ESG priorities and ensure integration into overall business strategy
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the alignment of ESG initiatives with business functions, including but not limited to HR, Technology, SCM, Legal and Commercial
  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness of ESG programs 
  • Cultivate relationships with external stakeholders, including investors, regulatory bodies, NGOs, and local communities


What makes you stand out:

  • At least 10 years of relevant operational or corporate work experience in the field of environment, health & safety, energy management or consultancy
  • A successfully completed university degree, ideally in science, environmental management, engineering, energy management or  sustainability, and a specialization in the topic of sustainability/ESG
  • Successful prior implementation of sustainability/ESG projects and specific expertise as well as demonstrated project management skills
  • You are familiar with current ESG requirements of the capital market, international ESG ratings, the GRI reporting framework, the Sustainable Development Goals as well as regulatory requirements (e.g. CSR-RUG or CSRD, Supply Chain Act, EU taxonomy)
  • Strong leadership skills / comfortable presenting to senior management
  • You characterize yourself as a motivated, resilient, and reliable personality
  • Fluent German and English skills written and spoken

What we offer:

  • A diverse, multicultural setup based on our values – respect, teamwork, responsibility and honesty – and the unique opportunity to shape the organisation 
  • An attractive salary package
  • Maximum flexibility: With Full-Flex Office, you can freely decide how you’ll work. Choose between the regular working schedule, part-time options (at least 30 hours) and work without fixed working time. You can even work from other EU countries for up to 20 days per year
  • Free home office equipment: In addition to a laptop and mobile phone, we provide a monitor, keyboard, mouse, headset and desk chair
  • Full-Flex credit: discount on private internet costs and mobile products
  • A total of 30 days in holidays with the option of 10 additional days against salary waiver
  • Support during parental leave to have the best work-life balance possible
  • Extensive learning opportunities and individual support for your professional and personal development
  • A subsidized company pension scheme, bike and car leasing, fitness and health offers, access to corporate benefits, international career opportunities, exchange possibilities, insurance for company conditions and many more ...


Interested? Send us your CV with your desired salary in English. Depending on the role, we generally invite you to two rounds of interviews before you receive your offer.

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Employee testimonials

Andrea Weber
Legal Director, Vantage Towers Group

“The legal team is by far the most diverse and driven team I ever had the pleasure to join. With diverse backgrounds, different work experiences, and fascinating life journeys, everyone enriches the team in their own way. We believe in a culture of sharing ideas and being hands-on – this helps make Vantage Towers successful.”

Patricia Ferreira
Legal Counsel Specialist, Vantage Towers Portugal

“Sustainable growth – the importance of doing right by society and the environment. I’m absolutely in-tune with this mission – especially the ‘doing it right’ part and the engagement spirit it comprises!”