International Manager Climate & Energy

Summary

The Manager, Climate and Energy will win, manage and deliver climate policy, carbon market, renewable energy and adaptation contracts for European Commission, governments and private sector clients, working within a team of analysts, modelers, economists and technical specialists across our international network of offices.  Ideal candidates will have a strong track record in developing policy at an EU level, deep economic / technical expertise, flexibility to work across a range of subject areas and an entrepreneurial approach.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Win, manage and deliver climate policy, carbon market, renewable energy and adaptation contracts for European Commission, governments and private sector clients.
  • Lead the growth of the European climate business in at least one of our strategic focus areas, working with experienced technical, strategic and policy staff in the US and UK. 
  • Build and maintain relationships with a range of European Commission, government and private sector clients.
  • Provide technical contributions for a range of economics and policy/strategy projects.
  • Manage project teams and subcontractors, taking responsibility for meeting client needs within quality, time and budget constraints.
  • Market the company at client meetings, events and networking groups through presentation of papers on pertinent topics.
  • Develop expertise and intellectual property within the company on European climate policy and carbon market issues.
  • Contribute to the development of global market strategies in climate policy and carbon markets.


Requirements

  • Degree in economics, engineering or science. 
  • 6+ years relevant professional experience in a consulting background.
  • Experience winning and successfully delivering climate policy and carbon market contracts for European Commission, governments, utilities and finance clients.
  • Expertise in market-based instruments, Cost-Benefit Analysis and  competitiveness impact assessment
  • Deep knowledge of a broad range of EU climate change and energy legislation, especially EU ETS and policies affecting non-EU ETS sectors.
  • Knowledge of climate change impacts and adaptation strategies would be an advantage.
  • Sales and marketing experience.
  • Project management experience, preferably including international projects.

Preferred Skills/Experience:
  • Relevant masters degree preferred.
  • Analytical skills specifically in climate policy and economics.
  • Willing to travel within Europe and to the United States.
  • Ability to work independently and achieve challenging targets.
  • Ability to lead and work within multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary teams spread across several countries and time zones.


Permanent/Part Time: Permanent

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