Plan A has set itself the ambitious goal to decarbonise a million businesses within the next few years, using science and technology. We offer a software for carbon accounting, decarbonisation and ESG reporting capabilities, that enables businesses of the likes of BMW, Mollie, Sorare, GANNI, Chloé and N26, to successfully manage their net zero journey. Building and growing Plan A has been only possible thanks to our ever-expanding team across Europe.

We’re looking for an Emissions Management Associate for our Sustainability Solutions team, preferably based in Paris or Berlin. If our mission is aligned with your values and personal goals, we want to get to know you!

Your responsibilities

At Plan A, you’ll be working with hundreds of companies to successfully manage their net zero journey and ESG reporting. We are looking for a curious and driven team member to help our Sustainability Team scale Plan A’s software features while keeping a close eye on the latest developments in carbon accounting and decarbonisation. We are looking for someone to:

  • Conduct GHG accounting with special attention to Corporate Carbon Accounting
  • Perform data management and analysis: primary or secondary activity and conversion factor data; scoping of (organisational and operational) boundaries
  • Work closely with product/engineering teams to support the development of our Carbon Management, Decarbonisation, and ESG Reporting software
  • Create educational materials and toolkits on emission scopes and categories
  • Support co-creation of software development projects with clients across industries (e.g. financial institutions, apparel) and conduct research, data collection, and analysis
  • Communicate methods, results, and strategies to clients through reports and presentations


  • You hold a university degree and/or other equivalent training in a relevant field, preferably in environmental sciences, environmental engineering or other relevant technical background
  • You have >1-2 year of working experience in a relevant field: technical implementation of carbon accounting; corporate sustainability, consulting, academia
  • You have demonstrated experience in carbon accounting, specifically with the GHG Protocol Corporate Standard, and the Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard
  • You have demonstrated experience in data management and proficiency in Excel or similar spreadsheet tools
  • You have existing knowledge of the science of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
  • You have a strong command of the English language. You are able to communicate complicated technical topics both internally and to clients or other external stakeholders verbally and in a written form
  • You have an understanding of the multiple dimensions of diversity and the ability to work with people from different backgrounds

What makes you stand out (optional)

  • You have experience working with Enterprise
  • You have experience in decarbonisation, specifically in the Science Based Targets framework
  • You have existing knowledge in Python, SQL, Tableau, or similar
  • You have existing knowledge in automatisation of data management
  • You have experience with openLCA, SimaPro, Ecoinvent
  • You have existing knowledge in supply chain management
  • You have experience with reporting frameworks GRI, CDP, TCFD, etc.
  • You have experience working with or at Fashion, Fleet Management, and/or Financial Institutions
  • You have proficiency in German or French, additional languages are beneficial


  • Employee Stock Options (VSOP)
  • Discounts and benefits via the Plan A Corporate Benefits Platform
  • Access to online learning platforms (e.g. Masterclass, Master Plan) and online magazines (e.g. Sifted)
  • Monthly team activities, company on- and offsite, and weekly team in-person gatherings on a Thursday evening
  • Flexibility to work remotely, in-office, or a bit of both
  • 28 vacation days per year, 30 days working-from-anywhere, plus annual educational leave and sabbatical leave

What you can expect from Plan A

  • Contribution to a bigger purpose! Push the needle on climate action by contributing to the success of our carbon management and ESG software!
  • We value collaboration over competition. You will become part of a cooperative and cross-functional environment, where we value sharing knowledge and best practices.
  • We are always growing and so are you. We support you with “My Plan A”, your personalised career journey, in hitting your professional development goals and your vision for life.
  • Enjoy the perks of remote work but always feel free to join us in our offices in Berlin, Paris or Berlin.