Sustainability Director

Looping aims to provide customers of all ages an entertaining, unique and educational experience while focusing on safety, human, visitor satisfaction, value for money and respect for the environment.

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Notre client

A pan-European organization headquartered in France, Looping owns and operates 18 local and regional leisure parks, including theme parks, waterparks, wildlife parks and aquariums, attracting over six million visitors a year. The Group generates revenues of c.€200 million across eight European countries, including France, the UK, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Croatia, Germany and Portugal.

Looping is led by an experienced management team, headed by co-founders Laurent Bruloy and Stéphane Da Cunha, who retained a significant shareholding in the business. Looping employs a total of c. 1,600 people (of which c.50% are permanent) across 18 sites in Europe, including themes parks (9 parks), waterparks (6 parks), wildlife (3 parks) and aquariums (2 sites).
The Group is led by a very committed management team overseeing central functions and transversal experts, and empowered park-level management teams, in a decentralized model, across eight European countries.

Définition de poste

The main responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the group sustainability ambition and roadmap.
  • Executing the group sustainability strategy and programme through collaboration with senior leadership and departmental managers.
  • Drafting and implementing suitable organisational policies and procedures relating to sustainability.
  • Leading and driving the implementation of the CSRD directive within Looping, creating reporting structures and liaising closely with different departments such as finance and compliance.
  • Take charge of the Carbon Accounting project internally and drive the carbon footprint assessment programme.
  • Leading the Sustainability Committee: drafting and preparing reports, presentations and proposals for the Chief Executive Officer, Board of Directors and other key internal stakeholders and attending senior leadership meetings.
  • Reporting and communicating on sustainability performance for external stakeholders when required.
  • Maintaining working knowledge of, and ensuring compliance with, all applicable sustainability related laws and regulations.
  • Defining, owning, and driving all projects under the sustainability programme including the launch of a Looping Foundation.
  • Achieving and maintaining appropriate sustainability certifications (on-going reflections on B-Corp certification for instance).
  • Acting as the central resource and river guide for all sustainability matters.

Team and reporting line:

  • The Sustainability Director will report to the CFO of Looping. The Sustainability Director will work closely with the CEO & Co-Founder, MD & Co-Founder, CFO, COO and other peers in the Group.
  • The Sustainability Director will benefit from support by central functions (legal, compliance, HR and controlling) and by local entry points at park level for all Sustainability related topics.


  • 7+ relevant years of experience, with at least 1 to 2 years of experience leading a Sustainability function.
  • Previous experience from an industry that is more mature in ESG would be beneficial. Experience within F&B, leisure parks or Looping’s adjacent industries would be preferred, but not a prerequisite for the role.
  • Fluent French. Working knowledge of English is a must and another language would be a plus.

Hard Skills : 

  • Experience in executing on a forward-looking sustainability strategy.
  • Experience working to implement CSRD directives, familiarity with gap analysis, and carbon footprint assessments.
  • Experience in integrating local sustainability activities into a global sustainability agenda.
  • Strong ability to develop sustainability processes and policies and enable sustainability transformation.
  • Familiar with working across multiple countries and regional levels.
  • Ability to act as an advisor to senior leaders on the full spectrum of sustainability issues.

Soft Skills :

  • Critical Thinking
  • Collaboration
  • Accountability
  • Flexibility
  • Positive approach and Can-do attitude
  • Willingness to "roll up sleeves"
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A strong desire to make a difference


  • Position based in Paris
  • Frequent travel is to be expected
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