Working at ISCC

ISCC is one of the leading certification systems for sustainability, traceability and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. More than 7.000 companies in over 100 countries worldwide use the ISCC System.

ISCC covers all sustainable feedstocks, including agricultural and forestry biomass, circular materials and renewables. As a no-deforestation standard with a strong commitment to protect forests, high-carbon stock lands and biodiversity, ISCC strives for a world where biomass and other raw materials are produced in an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable manner. 

To achieve these goals, we rely on our committed team of highly qualified, motivated and supportive young professionals. With our combined international experience and variety of scientific backgrounds we are well equipped to tackle the current and future requirements of sustainability enhancement. Since the foundation in 2010, ISCC has experienced a healthy organic growth, taking on even more momentum with the increase of demands and awareness in the area of sustainability. To expand our team, we are therefore looking for talents from economics, law, biochemistry, agricultural science or similar fields with a quick mind, a true sense of accountability and a high degree of initiative. If you feel we are a fit, we are looking forward to welcoming you at our ISCC head office in Cologne.

Sustainable · Flexible · Family-friendly

We know that our team is our core asset and we want to support you as best we can. Combining your work and private life isn’t always easy. This is why our core working hours are from 10 am to 15 pm – giving you time to take your kids to school in the morning or refresh with some exercise or time out in the park in the afternoon. Want to visit your family abroad? In addition to 30 days holiday we offer four weeks remote work wherever you like, so you can plan a long stay and travel sustainably. To help you build a healthy future and thrive with us, we have also set up a green company pension scheme and support you in your individual learning path.

At ISCC we foster a culture of openness, trust and transparency. Please find our Internal Compliance here on the ISCC website.

Cultural Fit

Cultural fit is more than a buzzword. If we’re not a perfect match, we won’t achieve our common goals. We expect high performance and initiative, and offer the support and leeway to get there. Our culture is built on fairness, respect and empathy. We build trust and show appreciation. We are visionary and recognize potential. We lead by example, act with integrity and make our expectations clear. We motivate and inspire, we share knowledge and invite feedback.

Our Benefits at a Glance

  • Three days home-office, four weeks remote work at a place of choice, flexible working hours and trust-based working time
  • Permanent contracts
  • 30 vacation days
  • 3 additional vacation days (Christmas eve, new year’s eve, carnival monday)
  • A bonus scheme
  • A generous pension scheme in line with our sustainability values
  • JobTicket/Deutschlandticket and JobRad options
  • Many free language classes
  • Sabbatical options
  • An attractive and modern office in the centre of Cologne with many lunch and shopping options close by
  • Close collaboration with out sister companies MEO Carbon Solutions, 4C Services, GRAS Global Risk Assessment Services and ClimatePal, giving you even more development opportunities
  • Urban Sports Club, free fruits, snacks, tea, coffee …
  • Active Break scheme with daily sessions such as Yoga, strengthening or breathing techniques
  • Professional onboarding to help you have an ideal start with us
  • An individual learning and development path
  • The opportunity to work independently and shape processes
  • Great team events

Our Vacancies

Application Process


We know you have taken great care with your application and we will match that effort. Each application will be evaluated thoroughly by qualified people management staff. The screening process will take up to one week.

First interview

The next step will be the first interview where we can get to know each other a bit and compare expectations. It does not include any assignments or tests that would require preparation. The first interview will be held online and take about one hour. You will receive the feedback on this interview within one week.

Aptitude test

Depending on the role, we will then send you and aptitude test that will require a maximum of two hours of your time. This test will give you a good idea about what to expect in your daily tasks. It will be professionally evaluated with a meaningful and transparent result communicated to you within one week.

Technical interview

Depending on the role, you will also have the chance to talk to the team lead in a technical interview. This is where you can engage in an expert discussion and find out in detail if the role matches your skills as well as your requirements. The technical interview will also be held online and take about one hour. You will receive the feedback on this interview within three days.

Final interview

The last step is an online interview with our management. Here you and us assess the cultural fit and clarify all details we both need for the final decision.

Your Contact

Ready to Join our Team?

Then we would be happy to hear from you. Please use our online application system. We are looking forward to your application and hope to welcome you in our team soon!

We are a company with equal opportunities for everyone and encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, gender or any other criteria that is not a professional qualification for an open position.

Haven’t Found a Suitable Job Vacancy? 

We’re happy to receive your speculative application, including motivation letter, CV and respective references! Please use our online application system.

Sister Companies

At ISCC, we are closely collaborating with out sister companies Meo Carbon Solutions, 4C Services, GRAS Global Risk Assessment Services and ClimatePal. If you haven’t found the right position with us right now, check out their current vacancies.