LCA and Climate data manager

Since 1968 Royal Canin has worked to make nutrition cats and dogs first medicine. It is our way of making a better world for pets.

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As part on its sustainability journey, Royal Canin is working relentlessly towards improving our impact on pets, planet and people, by making our activities more sustainable and socially responsible. More specifically, Royal Canin committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025. Our key priority in this journey is to reduce its carbon emissions and contribute to Mars Incorporated commitment to reach Net Zero by 2050.

Définition de poste

This role ensures the link between the delivery of our sustainability objectives, with a strong focus on climate, and our visibility of performance results, strengthening business decision-making, ensuring that Sustainability data and information actionable for business leaders, and enabling lower-footprint innovation through much improved systems and tools.

Role responsibilities include working with relevant Royal Canin’s functional teams and Petcare/Mars Central experts as climate data lead, to pilot and then deploy successful accounting programs, systems and tools. The role requires technical expertise in Life Cycle Assessment as well as strong project oversight, governance skills and stakeholders management skills. 

Context and Scope

Reports to the Global Climate Lead in Royal Canin. Has responsibility as the climate data and analytics manager for the accuracy of impact factors, data and results, working and in collaboration with all relevant functions (i.e. R&D, Commercial, Demand, CA, S&F, Supply) within Royal Canin and Petcare/Mars Central when needed.  

In strong collaboration with Petcare and Mars Incorporated teams:

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) lead for Royal Canin

  • Responsible for the development of supplier and project specific impact factors, especially for raw materials, together with other LCA leads within Mars Inc. 
  • Responsible for translating future or existing LCA standard into the business accounting rules, and contribute to set accounting rules for internal Mars Inc. use when standards do not exist yet;
  • Identifying data gaps or issues, escalation for support when needed, working together with Petcare and Mars experts to address them;
  • Support teams in assessing the potential reduction during the development of carbon reduction initiatives;
  • Contribute to the development and deployment of methodological changes within Mars Inc.

Reporting and glidepath, supported by analytics and tools

  • Responsible for tracking Royal Canin’s carbon performance for different geographical scale, at corporate and products level; manage the validation and/or external assurance of data; generate performance reports to enable robust understanding of results internally and externally;
  • Serves as carbon and climate analytics subject-matter expert in Royal Canin, providing analytics support to functional and brand teams to enable the delivery of climate goals, based on a deep understanding of carbon accounting, carbon intensity, allocation of benefits, and other critical climate accounting considerations. 
  • Serves as climate subject-matter expert for the digital transformation aiming at providing tools essential to Royal Canin and Petcare’s ability to deliver its sustainability goals over time, helping inform and shape strategic choices and business decisions.
  • Responsibility for tracking Royal Canin’s sustainability performance on a quarterly basis

Lead the carbon neutrality certification

  • ​​​Responsible for the assessment of the performance of the products in the scope of the certification, working in close collaboration with other functional teams;
  • Further develop and update the methodological report on an annual basis;
  • Further develop and update the certification report on an annual basis, incl. connecting with the relevant experts to get an update of the climate strategy;
  • Manage the LCA verification and certification process.
  • Responsible for guaranteeing the compliance of the certification with existing laws.

 ​​​​​​​Increasing Access & Capability

​​​​​​​Responsible for ensuring that relevant teams across functions have access to key Sustainability data and have the right capability and awareness in order to access it, utilize it to make business decisions, and to build into their existing teams stronger capabilities over time. 


  • Degree in agronomy, finance or a sustainability related topic
  • 5-8 years experience in Life Cycle Assessment
  • 5-8 years experience in the Sustainability

​​​​​​​Hard Skills

  • Experience across data collection and reporting systems including audit requirements and processes
  • Ability to facilitate data driven discussions to influence business strategy and growth
  • Demonstrated creativity in problem solving and the ability to take an idea through to implementation
  • Ability to translate key aspects of Life Cycle Assessment to various non sustainability audiences, with patience and creativity
  • Ability to and experience with engagement of internal expert Sustainability groups

Soft Skills

  • Drives results
  • Resourcefulness
  • Plans and align
  • Collaborates
  • Manages ambiguity
  • Optimizes Work Process


  • Position based in Aimargues
  • Possibly felxible


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