ESG / Sustainability-Expert in Purchasing (f/m/d)

Deutsche Börse AG • Frankfurt am Main

Learn. Develop. Grow. But always: Share value

Join our international team that drives positive change, united by a spirit of openness and curiosity. We empower you to have an impact and to grow – personally and professionally. With us, you work at the heart of financial systems and evolve the way markets operate. We’re excited about the future because we are the ones shaping it. Let´s do this together by sharing value!

Who we are

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies for security, transparency and integrity on the markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations.

Frankfurt am Main

Your career at Deutsche Börse Group

Field of activity:

The aim of the Corporate Purchasing function is to efficiently organize the sourcing process within the Deutsche Börse Group, and to ensure the supply of materials and services, to identify potential innovation within the relationship between internal customers and the market partners and to take advantage of procurement synergies.
In the new, vital role of "ESG / Sustainability Expert", you will work together with the team to implement and further develop responsible supply chain management and the integration of due diligence obligations from legal requirements into the supplier compliance risk management systems.


You will interface with colleagues of internal control functions and your colleagues in the subsidiaries of the Deutsche Börse Group and support the development and optimization of procurement processes, standards and working methods according to the requirements of internal and external Supplier Risk and ESG requirements.

Your responsibilities:

  • As a driving force and forward thinker, you will play a decisive role in the Purchasing team shaping the breakdown of sustainability goals and requirements within Corporate Purchasing, the integration of ESG in supplier performance and risk management, ESG-compliant contracts and the monitoring and management of ESG performance.
  • You monitor the existing supplier portfolio on the basis of the legal ESG requirements and internally defined KPIs as well as with regard to the contractually agreed services and obligations and participate in the supplier selection, approval and development.
  • In your role, you will be responsible for the creation and implementation of preventive measures, risk analyses, assessments of suppliers; in case of deviations, you will proactively initiate corrective measures and regularly report the status to the responsible internal control functions .
  • Through feedback and sparring, you promote a powerful team culture that is defined by cohesion, humanity and an agile mindset.

Your Profile:

  • You have a degree in law or economics or a comparable degree.
  • You are passionate about topics such as sustainable finance, circular economy, green deals or human rights.
  • You should already have proven experience with supplier risk management as well as with the topic of ESG and ideally the Supply Chain Duty of Care Act.
  • You also have strong experience and expertise with analysis processes of supply chains.
  • You have robust project management skills, are very perceptive and are able to analyze complex legal and economic issues, necessary and apply them to the company.
  • Your self-confident and professional appearance in cooperation with internal partners and service providers as well as your strong communication skills are tried and tested.
  • You deal with conflicts at different management levels in a self-confident and professional manner by acting in a solution-oriented, convincing and persevering manner.
  • Your business fluent German and English skills round off your profile.

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment which makes our employees both feel at each other and reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidate with the suitable position.

Exciting, cutting-edge projects

“Boredom” is a concept unknown to us. With us you are part of a growing company that is shaping the future and where you can make a difference and actively participate – by supporting companies and start-ups going public, developing trading technologies or designing the cloud infrastructure for a highly regulated environment.

International environment

Our market infrastructures are connected globally: whether in Singapore, London, Chicago, Luxembourg or Dubai – working with us means collaborating with like-minded colleagues and teams across over 60 locations from more than 100 nations.

Security and growth

Our company is experiencing healthy growth, not least due to our diversified business model. As a globally active exchange organiser, we provide market participants with consistently safe infrastructures that stimulate growth along the entire value chain. For you this means: a secure and promising workplace!

Diversity & Inclusion

We embrace diversity. As the cornerstone of our success, your contribution counts – irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or worldview, disability, age, sexual preference and identity.

Our values

We at Deutsche Börse create trust in the markets of today and tomorrow. We want to achieve this common goal with performance, reliability, integrity, openness and responsibility. Mutual respect and appreciation are of particular importance. Our values shape our culture and behaviour – both within our organisation and externally.

Team spirit

Our employees work in great teams that drive positive change – and therefore they enjoy working with us. This is reflected in our annual employee surveys. No matter how great the challenges posed by the markets might be – we support each other, work together closely to successfully complete projects and face change with a positive, collaborative approach.

Work-life balance

We offer a work environment, in which professional and private life can interact individually. Flexible working time models, allowance for childcare, working remotely, studying alongside your job or part-time models – we give you the opportunity to adapt your job to your life situation.

Careers with a future

Whether you are an apprentice, a trainee, a young or experienced professional – with us your career is off to a good start that holds many different paths to develop and reach the next level. Your professional future is in your hands – as a manager, expert or project manager. You can count on our support as well as further education and training measures.

Meal allowance

We take care of your culinary well-being. With our meal allowance you can choose from a variety of dishes in our staff restaurant or get your breakfast or snacks in the bistro for that extra boost of energy in between. Drinks such as tea, coffee, water and juice are available free of charge.

Our hybrid work model

Personal exchange and the collaborative atmosphere at our offices are an important part of our corporate culture. At the same time, we offer our employees the flexibility to work remotely several days per week in line with business needs and local regulation.

Pension scheme

We top up your pension! You will be registered at BVV, to which we pay a monthly pension allowance for you. Furthermore, you have the option to pay an additional part of your salary to increase the amount of your future pension payment.

Campus Recruiting

Campus Recruiting

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Recruiting Team

Recruiting Team

Take your career to the next level with us and embrace new challenges!


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