Multiple Openings – South Pole Carbon

Junior Project Manager Forestry (based in Mexico City)

Duties
• Working on Forestation and REDD+ projects, including Due Diligence, Baseline development, PDD development, preparation for validation, monitoring and verification
• Providing distinctive consultancy services to clients in the area of forest carbon, nature conservation and ecosystem services
• On a case-by-case basis, supporting the implementation of non-forestry CDM/VER projects and consultancy mandates in Latin America as needed

Qualifications & Experience
• Degree in forestry, environmental sciences, renewable energy, engineering or related field
• Basic understanding of the CDM/VER project cycle
• Understanding of sampling techniques and statistical analyses in forest (carbon) monitoring, due diligence and/or field assessment in forest carbon projects
• Interest in climate change policy and the carbon market
• Work experience in Latin America a plus

Your Skills
• Excellent intercultural communication skills in English and Spanish
• Ability to work independently and prioritise tasks
• Entrepreneurial approach
• Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
• Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
• Willingness to travel internationally frequently
• Knowledge of ArcGIS, GEOMOD, SIMAMAZONIA or similar a plus

Please apply
South Pole offers a competitive salary and excellent boni related to your qualifications and performance. If you are interested in joining a young and international team looking to make a difference to the world we would be happy to hear from you! Please send your CV in English language to Christian Dannecker:
c.dannecker@southpolecarbon.com
Phone: +57 4 306 1595, Mobile: +57 311 7870 924

Sales Director (based in Zurich)

Duties
• Coordination of sales activities globally, including coordinating with the marketing team and with regional offices on the project side
• Acquisition of customers for Voluntary Emission Reductions (VERs)
• Negotiating terms and contracts
• Engaging in marketing of South Pole’s projects, and communicating their sustainability benefits to potential buyers

Your Profile
• 4-5 year experience in the carbon markets
• Very good team leadership skills, interpersonal and communication skills, ability to manage work effectively and to prioritize tasks, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Excellent knowledge of both compliance and voluntary markets
• Strong negotiation skills and track records in structuring sales contracts
• Master degree in environmental studies, economics or engineering, preferably with a focus on Climate Policy/Carbon markets.
• A dynamic, hard-working mentality and a desire to be involved in a fast-paced
environment
• Fluent in English. Knowledge of German is a plus.

Please apply
South Pole offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits/boni related to your qualifications and experience. If you are interested in joining a young and international team looking to make a difference to the world we would be happy to hear from you!
Please send your application to Dominique Schmid, HR:
d.schmid@southpolecarbon.com

Senior PoA Manager (based in Zurich)

Responsibilities
Together with our dedicated PoA team and regional PoA experts you are responsible for:
· Identification and development of strategic PoAs globally
· Commercial/legal structuring of PoAs and CMEs
· Documentation of PoAs and CPAs (writing/reviewing PoA-DDs and CPA-DDs)
· Coaching of PoA experts globally
· Acquisition and execution of PoA advisory and management mandates

Qualifications and experience
· Degree in finance, law, engineering or another field
· Minimum of 4 years work experience in relevant fields
· Experience in structuring/managing PoAs or PoA type ventures
· Successful registration of CDM projects
· Passionate about the future of carbon markets

Skills
· Demonstrated entrepreneurial ability
· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in a multicultural environment
· Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
· Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
· Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
· Willingness to travel

Salary and Benefits
South Pole offers performance related bonuses, excellent benefits and a competitive salary related to yourqualifications and experience.

Please apply to:
Patrick Horka – p.horka@southpolecarbon.com – Mobile +41 78 855 63 35

Project Manager, Latin America (based in Mexico City)

Duties
• Managing the CDM/VER project cycle from PDD to successful registration
• Interacting with project developers and maintaining good client relationships
• Working with project partners and third parties preparing validation and verification of projects including technical analysis
• Technical support to Business Development
• Successful implementation of consulting projects

Qualifications & Experience
• 2 to 4 years work experience in the carbon market
• Involvement in the full project cycle of at least 2 carbon projects (CDM or voluntary)
• Experience in implementing carbon consulting projects (i.e. footprinting, feasibility studies, etc.)
• Strong technical skills and experience in, or familiarity with the energy, waste or industrial sectors
• Degree in engineering, renewable energy, environmental sciences or related field

Your Skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
• Ability to manage own work effectively and prioritise tasks
• Good working knowledge of all Microsoft office applications
• Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
• Fluent Spanish (native speaker preferred) and fluent English

Please apply
South Pole offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits / boni related to your qualifications and experience. If you meet the Qualifications & Experience required and are interested in joining a young and international team looking to make a difference to the world we would be happy to hear from you!
Please send your CV to Andrea Quintana:
a.quintana@southpolecarbon.com Phone: +52 55 5564 6793, +52 55 5531 9013

Project Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa

Duties
· Screening consulting and project opportunities in Africa and specifically delivering on the mandates
· Systematically identifying aid and other funding opportunities in Africa, and evaluating how these can be applied to projects
· Forming and managing relationships with relevant local offices of donor organisations
· Guiding post-graduate students in research collaborations
· Ensuring PDD is written in a high quality manner and deadlines are met

Qualifications
· Degree in engineering, renewable energy, environmental sciences, finance or a related degree

Experience
· 2 to 4 years work experience in related relevant fields. This must include deep experience in both consulting and environment, preferable with a focus on the CDM
· Interest in climate change policy and the carbon markets
· Passionate about Africa and sustainable development

Skills
· Demonstrated entrepreneurial ability
· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
· Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
· Ability to manage own work effectively and prioritise tasks
· Good working knowledge of all Microsoft office applications
· Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail

Salary and Benefits
South Pole offers performance related bonuses, excellent benefits and a competitive salary related to your qualifications and experience.

Please apply to
Bruce Wylie – b.wylie@southpoleacrbon.com – Mobile +27 83 991 8383

CDM Project Implementation Manager (based in Mexico City)

Reporting to the Regional Manager Mexico & Central America, you will be responsible for:
• Managing the CDM/VER project cycle from PDD to successful registration
• Interacting with project developers and maintaining good client relationships
• Working with project partners and third parties preparing validation of projects including technical analysis

Your qualifications and experience
• Degree (Licenciatura or Maestría) in engineering, renewable energy, environmental sciences or related field
• 1 to 3 years work experience related relevant fields, preferably CDM
• Strong technical skills and experience in, or familiarity with the energy, waste or industrial sectors
• Interest in climate change policy and the carbon market

Your skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
• Ability to manage own work effectively and prioritise tasks
• Good working knowledge of all Microsoft office applications
• Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
• Fluent Spanish (native speaker preferred) and fluent English

South Pole offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits / boni related to your qualifications and experience. If you are interested in joining a young and international team looking to make a difference to the world we would be happy to hear from you!
Please send your CV to Alberto Carrillo Pineda:
a.carrillo@southpolecarbon.com
Phone: +52 55 5564 6793, Mobile: +52 55 5252 6292

Business Developer/Analyst (based in Bangkok, Thailand)

South Pole offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits/boni related to your qualifications and experience. For ex-patriates, South Pole provides a work permit for Thailand.

Duties
- Support our Chief Growth Officer with the identification, assessment and acquistion of new business opportunities.
- To support the global coordination and marketing of new business development initiatives between our global offices.

Qualifications
- B.A. or M.A. in International Relations or Environmental Policy or MBA preferably with a focus on Climate Policy/Carbon Markets

Experience & Skills
- 2 years plus work experience in analytical capacity in the private sector (consulting, finance, technology) ideally including at least 1 year of business development experience in carbon markets and hands-on experience with carbon credit origination/certification preferred.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to manage own work effectively and prioritise tasks, excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
- Thai Nationals as well as expatriates are encouraged to apply.
- Work experience in Japan and Japanese language skills or US work-experience a plus.

If you are interested in joining a young and international team of entrepreneurs looking to make a difference to the world we would be happy to hear from you!
Please send your CV to: Ingo Puhl, Chief Growth Officer: i.puhl@southpolecarbon.com

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