Management Consultant – Sustainability Excellence

Management Consultant - Sustainability Excellence


Specialized within implementing sustainability and efficiency in R&D organizations.

On behalf of our client IPU P/S we are looking for two management consultants who will take the lead in shaping and delivering cutting edge management and technology consulting services to R&D organizations in leading Danish and international companies. A particular focus will be on implementing Sustainability Excellence across clients´ technology development activities.

You will work in a highly skilled environment consisting of ingenious and motivated colleagues where you are expected to exploit and develop the market potential both with existing clients but also in attracting exciting new clients and projects.

The job

You will be responsible for these 4 major pillars:

  • Business and service development targeted towards leadership teams in clients´ technology development functions.
  • Selling projects and services focusing on shaping clients´ future R&D operating model fit for the sustainability challenge and improved efficiency.
  • Project execution, delivering to the point – direction setting guidance, facilitation and implementation support in shaping R&D processes, tools, roadmaps and development portfolios.
  • Project and engagement management – for management consulting projects and combined management consulting and technology development projects.

The profile

We believe you hold an education within engineering maybe supplemented by a commercial degree. We also expect you to have a proven track record as a Management Consultant within consultative selling and project- and engagement management within operational excellence and operating model implementation, preferably within R&D. We expect you to be strongly motivated by the opportunity to deliver substantial ESG impact -and you are The Trusted Advisor.

This is underlined by a personality characterised by strong analytical and problem-solving skills, an excellent communicator and relationship builder, adaptable to changing project conditions with a clear ethical compass.

You will enter a company that offers learning and development in the job – hence providing you with skills that emphasizes you as a trusted advisor in even the most complex projects/cases. The setup within IPU focuses on creating an environment that sets the framework for the individual employee´ s work/life balance.

Eager to know more?

So – you are hereby invited to take an even more active part in building your own future! The choice is yours!

The above mentioned is just the tip of the iceberg, but if you are still interested and want to learn more – give us a call!

The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group. If you want to learn more about this position before submitting your application, please do not hesitate to contact Director Niels Lorenzen or Research Consultant Ida Heuser at +45 70 20 12 75. As we process CVs continuously, we encourage you to submit your CV at your earliest convenience if you are interested. Please note that all enquiries will be handled with confidentiality and that we will reply to the email address from which you send your CV.

About IPU

IPU backdates to 1956 where it was started by four professors from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Today it is a partnership with a non-profit research-supporting foundation as majority partner. Based in new surroundings in Virum outside Copenhagen IPU today consists of approx. 40 international specialists and the company develops customized complex technology solutions for industry clients – both from a digitalization as well as from a sustainability perspective.

IPU has been a pioneer and frontrunner within sustainability and eco-design in Denmark for more than 20 years, and within technology development for almost 70 years. R&D organizations are facing significant new challenges in coping with the sustainability challenge as well as becoming more effective in delivering competitive products, manufacturing processes, and services. IPU intends to be the leader in implementing sustainability and efficiency in technology development functions as well as providing technology development.

Deadline: As soon as possible
Workplace: Virum
Reference: 2306.279
Company: IPU P/S