Multiple Openings – Ecofys

(Senior) Consultant International Climate Policy (m/f) 

The position 

The Strategy Cluster of Ecofys works on analysis and strategic advice in four main areas: technology and innovation; energy and climate policy evaluation and design; energy market developments and climate change. The international cluster has a multidisciplinary staff carrying out projects for multiple clients including local, regional and (inter)national governments, the European Commission, multilateral organizations (UNFCCC, IEA) as well as corporate clients and NGOs.  

The (Senior) Consultant International Climate Policy will be responsible for the management of projects on post-2012 climate policy issues within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), e.g. Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs), sectoral mechanisms, financing. 

Acquisition of projects is an important aspect of your job. Furthermore, as a senior we expect you to coach junior consultants in the (international) projects where you act as a project leader. You bring good knowledge and experience with international climate policy and translate this into results which serve the needs of our clients.  
 

Your profile 

If you are enthusiastic about the job described above and you meet the following criteria, then we would be happy to meet you!

• University degree and a minimum of 4-5 years working experience (best in research and/or consultancy on issues related to international climate policy)  

• Good knowledge and experience with assessment of international climate policy  

• Excellent project management skills and experience with managing bigger projects  

• Strong analytical skills 

• Team player with independent working style 

• Capable to communicate clearly, both verbally and written, about complex issues  

• Commercial attitude and keen on delivering results for clients 

• Excellent command of English; command of German is an asset 
 

Working for Ecofys

With our deep know-how in energy-efficiency, renewable energy and climate change we develop smart policies and concepts and bring them to life. We are a pioneer in sustainable energy, energy-efficiency and climate change solutions for sustainable energy projects worldwide. We have over 220 employees in offices in the Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom and a worldwide network of specialists. Working for Ecofys means working together with inspiring colleagues in an informal company culture, with room for own initiative and growth. We offer you an attractive package of secondary employment benefits. 
 

Interested? 

For further information, please contact Sabine Feldmann, Human Resources Consultant, by phone +49 (0) 27070347. To apply, send your CV and covering letter with the subject “Senior Consultant International Climate Policy” to the HR-department jobs@ecofys.de
 

Senior Consultant 

The position 

The carbon market strategies and industrial energy  use (CMN) unit within Ecofys is active in strategic consultancy in the field of the carbon market (EU ETS, international energy carbon markets) and industrial energy and carbon policies. The unit is up-to-speed with the Greenhouse Gas Mitigation and energy efficiency options available to industrial clients, but also with the key policy developments important for business operations. The unit supports government clients in the design of effective industrial and carbon market policies and strategically supports corporate clients to incorporate energy and carbon efficiency into their daily business. 

In the CMN unit, we operate at the interface between government and industrial corporate clients. Government clients we serve with services such as the design and evaluation of policies related to thecarbon market and industrial energy efficiency. Building on this strategic advice to policy makers, we serve industrial clients with elements of their energy and carbon policies such as carbon foot prints, energy and carbon roadmaps, and greenhouse gas abatement potential studies.    

To further grow our business, we are looking for an experienced senior consultant with proven knowledge on carbon market and (industrial) energy use policies and proven skills as manager of larger consultancy projects involving multiple clients and partners.  

As senior consultant in this role, you will manage  larger projects for both industrial and government clients from start to end and also support other senior consultants, consultants and junior consultants in their work with hands-on expertise on carbon market and (industrial) energy use policies, industrial energy and carbon efficiency options and potentials. 

In this position, you will have a sales target. You will be expected to generate these sales via leads coming from your in-depth knowledge of the market and your existing network, but, as senior consultant, will also acquire work by developing concrete acquisition ideas targeting new markets and clients with new and innovative products and solutions.  
 

Your profile 

If you are enthusiastic about the job described above and you meet the following criteria, then we would be happy to meet you! 

• University education (preferably natural sciences / engineering) and several years of professional  experience in the field of  Carbon Market and (industrial) energy policies 

• Preferably experience in both consultancy and business positions 

• Entrepreneurial and commercial skills/experience in identifying and seizing opportunities in a competitive market place 

• Extensive project management, proposal writing and presentation skills 

• Strong analytical skills 

• Excellent oral and written command of English or Dutch 
 

Working for Ecofys 

With our deep know-how in energy-efficiency, renewable energy and climate change we develop smart policies and concepts and bring them to life. We are a pioneer in sustainable energy, energy-efficiency and climate change solutions for sustainable energy projects worldwide. We have over 220 employees in offices in the Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom and a worldwide network of specialists. Working for Ecofys means working together with inspiring colleagues in an informal company culture, with room for own initiative and growth. We offer you an attractive package of secondary employment benefits. 
 

Interested? 

For further information, please contact Charlotte de Jong, HR Consultant, by phone number +31 30 662 3969. To apply, send your CV and covering letter with the subject ‘Senior Consultant Unit Carbon Market Strategies’, to the HR-department; jobs@ecofys.com. 

 



 

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