Sustainability Manager Consumer (m/f/x)

  • Location: ​Hamburg, Norderstedt - tesa Headquarter
  • Entry as: Permanent
  • Work Area: Marketing, Sustainability


What you will do


Taking on more responsibility for the world around us is becoming increasingly important – for us as a company, for our employees and for our business partners and customers.

That is why we aim to make sustainability a priority at tesa® and get to work with this crucial transformation of our business significantly faster and more urgently than previously envisaged. Our challenge is to rapidly reduce emissions, to improve the sustainability of our products and packaging and to ensure responsible procurement. 

The holder of the position Sustainability Manager Consumer will be the key player within the Management Unit Consumer enabling the whole organization to think, act and execute in an outstanding manner with regards to Sustainability.

Your impact:

  • be part of the transformation of tesa consumer turning towards sustainability
  • review and further develop existing sustainability strategy in a team
  • broadening the scope of sustainability by defining further purposes
  • become the consumers sustainability voice by identifying segments, needs and pain points
  • report continuous progress on sustainability
  • become a go to person for sustainable materials regarding product, packaging and marketing and communications
  • lead interesting sustainability projects such as green claiming
  • support development and execution of a communication strategy to position tesa® as the most sustainable adhesive consumer brand
  • challenge all levels of management as well as employees thus ensuring a new spirit and sustainable mind set
  • be part of the tesa sustainability network including several working groups

What you will need

  • Relevant university degree in the field of sustainability management/science or communications/marketing, business administration, or equivalent, ideally with a focus on sustainability
  • Several years of professional experience related to sustainability management
  • Proven experience and success in developing a sustainability strategy and positioning a brand as sustainable market leader
  • Ability to think and work strategically, conceptually, and analytically
  • Experience in structuring processes and managing and reporting data
  • Good project management skills: maintain focus, set priorities and stay well organized
  • High self-motivation, and intrinsic motivation to drive sustainability topics forward
  • Assertiveness, team spirit and excellent stakeholder management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and German

What you can expect

tesa is one of the world's leading manufacturers of adhesive tape solutions, with a range of more than 7,000 products.  With passion for technology, we drive innovation, reliability, and sustainability to shape a better future.

Our solutions make a difference in the work, products, and lives of our customers across a variety of industries, including Automotive, Electronics, and Home applications. With this, we address a broad segment of business customers, but also you as a private consumer.

You might be surprised to discover the many places where our adhesive solutions are at work, from the battery in your electric car, to the display of your mobile phone, and even in the elevator in your building. Wherever you look, you'll find tesa - holding the world together since more than 125 years.