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Consultant, Carbon Offset Projects (London)

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London United Kingdom


South Pole

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South Pole is looking for an experienced climate change consultant to join its environmental markets team. In this role, you will be entirely focused on Greenhouse Gas (GHG) mitigation consultancy and project development, including project-based advisory and policy advisory. You will be joining a high performing and growing carbon market advisory team as its key offset expert. This is a perfect role for a seasoned carbon offset expert, who enjoys team work and engaging directly with clients.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Lead the planning, management and execution of consulting mandates related to carbon offset project development and carbon market policy
  • Advise and provide technical leadership on consulting mandates
  • Ensure efficient and high quality mandate implementation
  • Engage with and build relationships with key clients and partners
  • Collaborate with the Key Account Management team in the execution of business development for the corporate sector

Your profile

  • University degree, ideally in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Energy Engineering, Economics, or sustainability-related disciplines
  • Minimum 5 years overall experience in carbon markets/environmental policy
  • At least 3 years of experience in carbon offset development
  • In-depth understanding of compliance carbon markets and environmental policy
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with project-based carbon standards, technologies and project development processes
  • Experience in project management in a multi-stakeholder and international context an advantage
  • Experience working with international teams
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English, Spanish or other languages are a plus
  • National or holder of a valid work permit

We offer

  • Excellent team spirit
  • Be part of a growing and multicultural company
  • Work experience in a leading sustainability consultancy firm with the opportunity to work with a wide range of experts from a broad range of sustainability fields
  • Work autonomously as well as within a large and international team
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