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Global ESG Specialist

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios, we deliver innovative and flexible solutions to help utilities solve their complex challenges in Smart Metering, Grid Edge Intelligence and Smart Infrastructure. With sales of USD 1.7 billion in FY 2019, Landis+Gyr employs approximately 5,500 people in over 30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at the Lands+Gyr website landisgyr.com


To support the growth of our sustainability culture, located in our Company HQ in Cham, we are looking for a highly motivated:


Global ESG Specialist


The Global ESG Specialist will be responsible for driving ESG strategic initiatives across the Landis+Gyr organization.The incumbent will understand the ESG landscape frameworks, assess areas of innovation in ESG solutions to better identify opportunities, and coordinate the environmental and social initiatives across all operating locations.

Overall Objectives:
The incumbent will support the promotion of enterprise wide ESG goals with a focus on execution, project management and reporting. He/she will demonstrate an understanding and passion for ESG topics and will be able to demonstrate entrepreneurial thinking within a global landscape. Core responsibilities include the following:

  • Staying abreast of ESG developments, competitor positioning, investor needs, customer initiatives and collaborating with other internal stakeholders on developing products / solutions / strategies
  • Leading and motivating ESG workstreams across the organization to ensure consistency, integration and executable outcomes, including an impact on organizational culture 
  • Supporting the internal and external marketing, investor relations and communication initiatives related to ESG, including ownership of the topic for the Annual Sustainability Report
  • Participating in various working groups to develop leadership, and to further embed Landis+Gyr’s global role and positioning in the ESG landscape

Expectations for Skills & Experience:

  • Experience with UN Global Compact and GRI norms; related ESG certifications a plus 
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • Experience with ESG strategy development and implementation, notably experience gained in either the ESG/sustainability consulting sector, or in a corporate environment operating in an industrial sector
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to use data to highlight trends and communicate important messages, coupled with a proven track-record in project management
  • The ability to think in a commercial, creative and pragmatic way
  • Gravitas, credibility and the ability to influence internally and externally
  • Intercultural sensitivity
  • Fluent written and oral English and German; all other languages a plus


We offer an exciting opportunity in an international and innovative environment at an industry leading company. If you enjoy working with people from different cultural backgrounds, and you have a robust track record of successfully delivering process improvement results within cross-functional matrix environments, this could be the next career step for you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Global ESG Specialist


Cham, ZG, CH

Requisition ID:  1982
Date Posted:  Feb 23, 2021

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