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Public Policy Manager, Sustainability



Tallinn, Estonia
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023
We are looking for someone to lead Bolt’s global public policy work related to environmental sustainability.

About Us

Bolt is one of the fastest-growing tech companies in Europe and Africa, with over 100 million customers in 45+ countries. We’re a global team of more than 100 nationalities joined on a common mission – to make cities for people, not cars. And we need you to make it happen!

About The Role

We are looking for someone to lead Bolt’s global public policy work related to sustainability. The successful applicant will work with teams across our rides, rentals and delivery verticals to set and implement Bolt’s environmental sustainability strategy, associated targets, and reporting. They will routinely engage with the company’s ESG committee and pilot initiatives to increase Bolt’s positive impact. They will also represent the business on environmental issues externally, leading engagement and providing thought leadership on the sustainability of the shared mobility sector.

Your daily adventures will include:

  • Monitoring environmental policy developments across all of Bolt’s verticals to ensure the business knows of the upcoming changes well in advance and is adequately prepared for transition.
  • Creating policies and positions on key issues such as the electrification of fleets, food waste management, decarbonisation of supply chains and circular economy.
  • Taking the lead on initiatives such as sustainability scores and other research projects on key issues such as modal shift and emissions savings.
  • Drafting positions papers and responses to sustainability criteria in e-scooter and e-bike tender processes.
  • Supporting the work of the Environmental Social and Governance Committee in relation to Bolt's global public policy work.
  • Supporting the work of the Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) Committee in setting sustainability and environmental strategies and project managing delivery.
  • Establishing and maintaining key partnerships with organisations related to environmental sustainability.
  • Finding ways for Bolt to collaborate with other influential organisations such as cycle enthusiasts, city planning groups and environmental campaigners and taking the lead in such initiatives.
  • Organising forums to share learnings and best practice, finding areas of commonality and potential changes which could improve standards for the sector as a whole.
  • Preparing reports and presentations on Bolt’s environmental policies and initiatives in relation to Bolt’s global public policy work.
  • Representing Bolt at conferences/events/meetings in various markets, including speaking on panels.

About you:

  • Significant experience and credentials in environmental sustainability topics and with relevant knowledge and understanding of the electric mobility domain.
  • A skilled political operator with significant experience and a clear understanding of the sustainability issues in the shared mobility sector.
  • A pragmatic attitude and approach to achieving progress on sustainability issues in a commercial business environment.
  • Excellent project and knowledge management skills.
  • Excellent communication in English (written and spoken) other languages is an advantage.
  • Expert in research and dissemination of diverse complex topics into actionable advice.
  • Great presentation and networking skills, including public speaking in front of large audiences.

Experience is great, but what we really look for is drive, intelligence, and integrity. So even if you don’t tick every box, please consider applying if you feel you’re the kind of person described above!

Why you’ll love it here:

  • Play a direct role in shaping the future of mobility.
  • Impact millions of customers and partners in 500+ cities across 45 countries.
  • Work in fast-moving autonomous teams with some of the smartest people in the world.
  • Accelerate your professional growth with unique career opportunities.
  • Get a rewarding salary and stock option package that lets you focus on doing your best work.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of working in a hybrid mode.
  • Take care of your physical and mental health with our wellness perks.
  • Some perks may differ depending on your location.