Deadline: 08.01.2023

Climate Strategy Director/


Job Description

Do you want to make a difference by leading on climate reduction strategy, if so, apply today!



Core Responsibilities

You will set and maintain a clear pathway and strategy to achieving the LEGO Group SBT for 2032 and a potential future Net Zero target, including developing specific strategies e.g. for renewables. Other core responsibilities will include:

  • With our CFO organization, co-drive the development and roll out of a group wide climate critical metric and associated education that will engage and inspire our entire organization.
  • With our sustainability reporting, procurement, and digital development teams, improve the granularity and visibility of climate related data in key areas, with particular focus on our supply chain
  • Build on the successful implementation of our Shadow Carbon Price (SCP) and build into an organization wide methodology for assessing the marginal abatement costs and impacts of key projects
  • Develop a comprehensive carbon measurement approach for our supply chain emissions, ideally based on LCA methodology
  • Create a certification strategy and ensure correct purchasing and allocation of carbon certificates and mechanisms to maintain ‘CO2 balanced’ approach
  • In conjunction with the above, and in partnership with the CFO organization, co-develop a clear set of financial instruments to enable clear choices and balance between climate reduction in own operations, our value chain, and compensation.
  • Own and manage key aspects of climate reporting such as CDP and engage with customers (retailers) to support their own climate strategies
  • Work to evaluate complex carbon accounting related to book and trade/mass balance of material consumption and production
  • Through exemplary stakeholder engagement and management, engage and solve difficult tradeoffs between business operations, finance, and communications to deliver cost effective yet ambitious progress
  • Stay ahead of a fast-evolving field and lead the development of industry standards especially where they can directly benefit the LEGO Group ambitions



Play your part in our team succeeding

At the LEGO Group, we’re playing our part in building a sustainable future and creating a brighter world for children to inherit. We’re joining forces with children and parents, our employees, partners, experts, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to have a lasting impact and inspire the children of today to become the builders of tomorrow. As the lead on our climate reduction strategy and execution, you will play a critical role in developing a clear strategy and supporting the delivery of key initiatives towards our 2032 Science Based Target. Operating within a complex ecosystem you will guide the dynamic balance between financial, impact based, reputational and practical considerations to deliver on a practical yet ambitious reduction strategy.



Do you have what it takes?

  • Experience (minimum 10 years) working in a global organization (corporate/NGO/consultancy).
  • Program Management experience in a global corporation.
  • Experience in strategy development and execution at corporate level.
  • Strong experience in carbon accounting, auditing and carbon instruments e.g. MACC analysis and SCP prioritization
  • Background working alongside sustainability reporting, financial, operational and communication teams
  • Experience working with climate data, reporting and auditing with specific experience in digital platforms.


What’s in it for you?

Here are some of what to expect:


  • Family Care Leave – We offer enhanced paid leave options for those important times.
  • Insurances – All colleagues are covered by our life and disability insurance which provides protection and peace of mind.
  • Wellness – We want you to be your best self, so you’ll have access to the Headspace App and lots of wellbeing initiatives and programmes run by local teams where you are based.
  • Colleague Discount – We know you’ll love to build so from day 1 you will qualify for our generous colleague discount.
  • Bonus – We do our best work to succeed together. When goals are reached, you’ll be rewarded through our global bonus scheme.
  • Your workplace – Our offices will be your primary workplace with flexibility to work from home during your working week. Your People Leader will discuss the principles of our hybrid work model, role eligibility and frequency with you.


Children are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. We strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture of play at the LEGO Group, where everyone feels safe, valued and they belong.


The LEGO Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and equal pay regardless of e.g. race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity.


The LEGO Group is fully committed to Children’s Rights and Child Wellbeing across the globe. Candidates offered positions with high engagement with children are required to take part in Child Safeguarding Background Screening, as a condition of the offer.


Thank you for sharing our global commitment to Children’s Rights.


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