Sustainability Cosmetics and Personal Care Sector Lead & Senior Account Manager

Title: Cosmetics & Personal Care Sector Lead & Senior Strategist (Senior Account Manager)

Location: Remote

As a Cosmetics & Personal Care Sector Lead & Senior Account Manager (Senior Strategist), you will lead developing and implementing winning sustainability strategies for our Cosmetics & Personal Care clients in the US, as well as contribute to the expansion of Quantis’ sustainability strategy solutions. You will lead and nurture a small team growing this new sector at Quantis and work closely with the Global Cosmetics & Personal Care team. This role is a blend of account management, sales, strategy creation & implementation, and relationship building. This is a leadership position reporting to the Managing Director and leading a team. This is a remote position able to work out of most states in the USA.

Why you’ll love Quantis

Quantis is a leading sustainability consultancy pioneering approaches to solve critical environmental challenges. For nearly two decades, our dynamic and visionary team of talents have partnered with leading organizations across the globe to transform their industries and pave the way for a planetary economy that aligns business with nature — business at its best.

We believe that sustainable transformation is possible and within our power. We’re contributing to this transformation by combining the latest environmental science with strategic business insights. Our advice enables global leaders in the consumer goods and finance industries to understand how to reduce their environmental impacts , implement the changes and operate within planetary boundaries.

Motivated by this common purpose, our 300+ talented professionals cultivate a unique, collaborative culture that we call the Quantis Spirit. We are innovative. We are impact-oriented. We are science-based. We are Quantis.

Join us!

Does this describe you and your next role?

  • You’re motivated to put your strategy development, client relationship development and consulting skills to work towards our mission of aligning business with Planetary Boundaries and building a sustainable future.
  • You’re an experienced and motivated account manager or consultant in the cosmetics & personal care sector (or similar sector) looking for an opportunity to work with top sustainability leaders and experts.
  • You have 5+ years of business development and sales experience primarily focusing on growing key accounts and executing sales initiatives to bring on new clients in collaboration with sales enablement support.
  • You’re eager for a fast-paced and diverse role: Developing and implementing sustainability strategies for our key clients, leading account relationships with some of the world´s most influential companies, mentoring other team members on strategy skills, and helping to design the next generation of winning services and solutions.
  • You have an understanding of business strategy and/or strategy consulting, complemented with expertise in the corporate sustainability space. You are motivated by the challenges of transforming the world’s largest companies into more sustainable businesses.
  • You’re a team player that works quickly, independently and on schedule. Your analytical and organizational skills are top-notch. You communicate effectively and efficiently, both verbally and in writing. You’re experienced at and passionate about supporting the growth and development of your colleagues.
  • For 5-10 years, you’ve had exposure to and interest in corporate sustainability. You have a successful track record in building and deploying strategies for internal or external clients. You have the ability to anticipate client needs and proactively offer solutions to help the client along their sustainability journey.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit to be part of a team finding new solutions using this expertise to change the world. You’re highly motivated by the challenges of guiding global companies on a sustainable change pathway, adapting your strategy expertise to new challenges and innovating new paths to success.

As the Cosmetics & Personal Care Sector Lead & Senior Strategist at Quantis in the US, here’s a preview of what type of work your days will include:

Client consulting sustainability strategy responsibilities:

  • Account Management: Leading and growing key stakeholder relationships, while accelerating the transformation of the clients toward sustainability.
  • Sales & Business Development: Leading sales processes and business development conversations
  • Leadership: Lead the Cosmetics & Personal Care team consisting of Strategists and Project Managers in conducting sales activities and successfully implementing consulting solutions.
  • Strategy & Solutions Creation: Leading the implementation of sustainability strategy projects, working with senior sustainability leaders to develop their sustainability strategies, managing their implementation and change pathway.
  • Strategic Implementation: Supporting the shaping and delivery of all Quantis solutions around the strategy, bringing in our expertise on science, metrics, tools, communications and more.
  • Training & Mentorship: Leading and/or collaborating with a team and with Quantis globally; providing mentorship and developmental support to other team members.
  • Teamwork: Collaborating with our other Quantis team members to strengthen our delivery of strategy-related services.
  • Innovation: Supporting efforts within Quantis’ innovation activities to develop a new generation of smart sustainability strategy solutions.

To thrive in the Quantis culture, you’ll:

  • Show up as team collaborator with a win-win attitude: empathetic, attentive and supportive of colleagues when co-designing or co-delivering a project.
  • Take responsibility and ownership for your work: think and act with autonomy or authority, while knowing when to ask for help.
  • Take initiative if something needs to be done.
  • Be positive! Use positive language, look at challenges not as bottlenecks, but as problems to solve, and see failure as a lesson learned.
  • Practice open and transparent communication; welcome effective dialogue and productive disagreement with minimal tension.
  • Self-Manage: be in the driver’s seat of your professional growth and ambitions all the while valuing the learning journey and opportunities within Quantis.

Some logistics to consider

  • Location: Any location in the US. You’ll have the possibility to work collaboratively in the Boston office as needed as well as to regularly meet your colleagues on team retreats.
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Ability to travel, approximately 30% of work time for client or internal Quantis work and conferences

Quantis has a distinctive, fluid structure nurtured by our Quantis Spirit and our way of collaborating, that, in combination with our paid time off and other benefits, provides a positive and unique working environment. Salary will be determined based on potential for contribution to the organization’s success. The compensation target for this role ranges from $132,000 – $150,000.

At Quantis we believe that equality, diversity and inclusiveness are central to our mission of building a sustainable future. Quantis is an equal opportunity employer that embraces people from diverse backgrounds including race, color, nationality, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital or parental status, disability, religion, creed, politics, or any other non-merit factor.