Ecological Challenges Expert

Date:  Nov 26, 2023
Department:  Corporate Engineering
Job Type:  Direct Employee
Team:  Industrial Operations & HSE
Contract Type:  Permanent

Parma, IT

About us

Based in Parma, Italy, Chiesi is an international research-focused pharmaceutical and healthcare group with over 85 years’ experience, operating in 30 countries with more than 6,000 employees (Chiesi Group). To achieve its mission of improving people’s quality of life by acting responsibly towards society and the environment, the Group researches, develops and markets innovative drugs in its main therapeutic areas: Discover more here

We are proud to have been awarded with B Corp Certification, a recognition of high social and environmental standards. We are a reliable company that adopts and promotes a transparent and ethical behavior at all levels.

We believe that the success of Chiesi is built and shaped by our people and our strong set of shared Values and Behaviors. Our people make a critical difference to our success, which is why it is vital that we attract and retain the right talent who will continue to enrich our culture by living and breathing our values and behaviors.

We are committed to embrace diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. In fact, we are a global family made up of different cultures, different genders, generations, ethnicities, abilities, sexual identities and many other enriching diversities. 


Chiesi Global Manufacturing Division

Chiesi Group has three production plants: Parma (Italy); Blois-La Chaussée-Saint-Victor (France); Santana de Parnaíba (Brazil). The plants produce a total of over 110 million units per year.

The production plant in Parma covers a total area of more than fifteen thousand square meters and it is the strategic hub for the production and distribution of our products, being an international supply center that exports to more than 80 countries. The Parma plant produces solid medicinal products, such as tablets and inhaled dry powders; inhalation solutions and suspensions, either pressurized or sterile single-dose vials; vials of sterile suspension for endotracheal administration; liquid forms such as drops, syrups and nasal sprays.

Santana produces pressurized solutions and suspensions for inhalant therapy (MDIs) and supplies both domestic market and Group’s Affiliates and exports to licensees and distributors. Blois specializes in Dry Powder Inhalers and final assembly stages of the Metered-Dose Inhalers (MDIs), supplies Group’s Affiliates and distributes directly to clients at a local level and in export markets.


Who we are looking for


The figure will be included in our Ecological Transition team and will contribute to integrate ecological transition challenges within the company business, promoting the identification of solid strategies for measuring and improving the environmental impacts of all aspects not related to climate change (e.g. water, waste, environmental sustainability assessment of company products and processes).

Main Responsibilities

The focus is on ecological transition challenges different from climate change topics, with the aim of measuring the impact of company products and process, identifying possible strategies to manage and reduce environmental impacts. He/She will manage ecological transition projects focused on the continuous improvement of environmental performance in a multidisciplinary and international context. Ecological transition aspects will be completely integrated within the existing company programs for the assessment of company processes environmental impacts, with the aim of strategically developing the area, also considering possible international frameworks and legislation evolutions.

Experience Required

At least 5 years of working experience dealing with sustainability topics within structured companies or consulting firms 


Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Chemistry or similar fields


Fluent English (both written and spoken)

Soft Skills

  • Proactivity and curiosity
  • Communication skills
  • Creative/innovative mindset
  • Capacity to deal with top management
  • Ability to coordinate external consultants

What we offer

You would join a dynamic, fast-growing, challenging and friendly environment.
In Chiesi we firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we invest in continuous training, learning and development. Therefore, we strive to continuously promote and satisfy development needs, paying particular attention to the quality of our working environment and to collective well-being.
We want our people to come to work happy every day, and we know how important it is to find the right work-life balance in order to be able to give our best. That is why we offer flexible working approach, remote working, support in the relocation process, tax assistance service for foreign colleagues and many other people-care services.

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