Circular Economy Project Manager


Leipzig, DE

An introduction to Etex

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. By joining Etex, you won’t just be joining an international leader, you will inspire people around the world to build living spaces that are ever safer, more sustainable, smarter and beautiful. You’ll be joining a company who wants to inspire change.

We are committed to making a positive human impact on the world. In return, we’ll reward you by investing in your development and your personal well-being. Whilst our core values help us develop those effective and sustainable lightweight solutions we’re known for, it’s our people that matter most!

Our diverse and inclusive workforce always strives for excellence. We have over 100 years of experience manufacturing high-performance building solutions. Etex is a company that is committed to success - and when you join us, we’ll be committed to you.


What you’ll do

- Develop a strategy and cycle to return product waste from our customers to our plants 
- Generate ideas for reuse of reclaimed materials for other industries or products   
- Identify customer requirements related to sustainability and develop a roadmap for products and services
- Work closely with product management to transform the technical aspects of solutions into go-to-market strategies and deliverables
- Build business cases to improve sustainability in the URSA product portfolio 
- Proactively inform on local and European regulations as well as advances and new technologies related to circular economy 
- Work closely with the URSA-wide team of experts
- Form interdisciplinary teams to identify problems and find solutions
- Follow up on project progress and provide regular data analysis 
- Regular reporting to the management 

What you’ll bring:

- Completed university degree in marketing, engineering, business administration with a technical focus or a comparable qualification
- At least 3 years of professional experience in a comparable position 
- Experience in project management as well as business model development and design
- Proficient handling of MS-Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
- Good command of written and spoken English
- Assertiveness
- Strong analytical and problem-solving thinking skills

Why Work at URSA

- Mobile working
- Teamspirit & collegial working atmosphere
- Health promotion and prevention
- JobBike
- Accident insurance
- Company pension plan
- Intensive support & versatility

Our Social Responsibilities  

Etex has a clear commitment to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and working on innovative solutions for the building industry. 

Our ambition is to reduce negative effects and scale up positive impacts. We prioritise decarbonisation, including the use of renewable energy, as well as circularity, with a first focus on waste management.

We engage in a wide range of voluntary initiatives which offer support to local communities through partnerships and social projects. Our teammates know their local communities best, we are proud of the numerous projects and actions initiated around the world that are based on the awareness of their communities’ needs.


Commitment to diversity 

We’re incredibly proud of the community we’ve created at Etex. We form a global team of over 11,000 individuals from an enormous variety of backgrounds, races, faiths, and genders. Our diversity is our strength, and we are committed to ensuring that all of our teammates feel included and happy at work. 

If you require any additional support with your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch so that we can make arrangements for you.

Good luck with your application 

As you have seen, our Teammates mean the world to us, they enable us to Inspire Ways of Living. If this role appeals to you, click apply now and discover how a career at Etex will help you learn, grow and lead. We look forward to hearing from you.