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Lifecycle/EPD Expert (Munich)



Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Lifecycle/EPD Expert (Munich)

Check out our Careers Page to learn more about Emidat! Apply for this role HERE or shoot an email with your CV to work@emidat.com.
Being an early hire, we offer a considerable amount of stock options as part of the compensation package - next to a competitive salary.

What you will work on

This is your once-in-a-lifetime chance to contribute to the first product- and manufacturer-agnostic, pre-verified EPD tool on the market!
Your mission
Ensure scientific correctness of our software and execute EPD projects with current and future customers.
In the first 6 months, you will
Closely work with the sales team to take over customer projects and onboard them through data acquisition. Conduct lifecycle assessments and generate EPDs.
Closely work with our software engineering and product team to integrate EPD methodology into the calculation logic of Emidat’s calculation backend.
Work closely with program operators to get our software verified in multiple countries.
Refine our methodologies to create Product Carbon Footprints (PCFs), Lifecycle Assessments (LCAs), and Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs).

How we support you

You will work with
Lisa (Co-Founder & CEO)
Jona (Customer Success Manager & LCA Expert)
Florian (Co-Founder & CTO)
Elias (UI/UX Advisor, prev. Co-Founder Unu)
Your team lead will be
Lisa (Co-Founder & CEO)
Note that this is a cross-functional role. You’ll be working with both the commercial as well as the product and tech team. Potentially, you’ll build up your own climate intelligence team.
Your mentors can be
Paul Curcio (Environmental Design lecturer at UC Berkeley)
Roman Lentz (Sustainable Construction Expert, prev. Chief Digital Transformation Officer at Heidelberg Cement)
Theresa Hauck (Sustainable Finance Founder)
Friedrich Neuman (Serial entrepreneur and urban impact investor)
We have built up a strong network of supporters in the sustainable construction space who want us to succeed with our software solution. You’ll have access to experts in the field of EPDs and lifecycle assessment for construction products from day 1. However, this is a specialist role - we really rely on your experience here.
Meet the rest of the team HERE
It is important to us to give you the best frame conditions to grow. This is why we have designed our cap table in a way that all our early employees get functional experts as mentors by your side. See some of our other angel investors and mentors HERE.

What you bring along

Based on what you know about the role 👆 you know best if you could thrive in this job.
These are some things that would help
You have 3-5 years work experience in lifecycle assessment - having worked as an LCA researcher, professional or consultant.
You have holistic knowledge of the most important norms and best practices in lifecycle assessment (LCA) and environmental product declarations (EPD).
You have actually conducted lifecycle assessments before - ideally for construction products.
You are up to date with developments in the climate-tech and climate regulation space (especially for the construction industry).
Time commitment: full-time
Start date: as soon as possible
Location: Munich (our thoughts on remote work)
If you aren't completely confident that you meet our criteria, we recommend just taking the chance and applying anyway! Curiosity, eagerness to learn, a passion to tackle climate change, a collaborative spirit, and a growth mindset are most important to us.

What perks you can expect from us

💌 Access to our top-notch founder, investor and advisor network to benefit your development
💸 Attractive compensation package incl. stock options
🏖️ 25 days of vacation days per year
🏋️ A fitness subscription so you can clear your head in your time out of the office.
💻 Any hardware you need to accomplish your work
🎉 Fun team events, retreats and regular feedback
🥗 A beautiful office in the heart of Munich