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Project Manager European Projects

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Amsterdam Netherlands


South Pole

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In this position, you will be responsible for developing and managing climate mitigation activities in Europe with a strong focus on the existing and emerging European GHG schemes and voluntary carbon scheme. You will lead several EU carbon projects while complying to the relevant standards, South Pole’s requirements and client requests. In addition, you will also be responsible for the preparation of documents and gathering information, relevant for our projects’ success.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Responsible for the implementation and management of climate mitigation activities in Europe with a strong focus on the existing and emerging European carbon schemes and the voluntary market
  • Leading of several EU carbon projects through their validation, MRV and issuance of carbon credits under different standards (e.g. ISO standard)
  • Preparing new carbon mitigation methodologies for innovative European projects in the AFOLU, Waste, Energy and Industry sectors
  • Leading, co-drafting and supporting proposal preparation and tender submissions for project development related opportunities in Europe
  • Represent South Pole towards external stakeholders during business development processes and maintain good relationships with project owners, clients, auditors and other counterparts
  • Ensure timely follow-up of projects and manage associated budgets

Your profile

  • University degree in Environmental Science, Agronomy, Engineering or any related field
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in project management and/or consulting
  • Experience in the forestry, agriculture and/or environmental sector is desirable
  • Familiarity with climate change topic, GHG accounting project, carbon projects, carbon footprinting
  • Affinity for climate-relevant technology and solutions
  • Ability to solve problems independently
  • Excellent English skills, proficiency in German, French and/or Spanish is considered a plus
  • Independent working style
  • Decision making ability, as well as efficient work style
  • European national or holder of a valid work permit

We offer

  • Work in a growing global profit for purpose company with a real commitment to sustainability and fighting climate change
  • Excellent team spirit, work within a large and international team of sustainability passionate professionals
  • The opportunity to work with professional experts all around the world
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