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Senior Portfolio Manager Voluntary Carbon

In this role you will be part of our Portfolio Management team, responsible for overseeing and developing business for the sales of carbon credits for the voluntary market. You will work in coordination with our Projects and Marketing teams to draft proposals in order to meet Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) needs. In addition, you will participate in different events and forums with the objective to create new business opportunities

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Key Account Management team to introduce our offering to potential clients
  • Lead and draft written proposals for the voluntary carbon market
  • Coordinate the offering process in terms of resources, content and timeline
  • Establish and maintain track of resource utilisation, select the best resources available to deliver proposals based on skills and availability, reassign resources when needed to meet the needs of the business
  • Client acquisition, including attendance to exhibitions and other corporate events
  • Analyse client needs, gather market intelligence and identify industry trends

Your profile

  • A University degree in a relevant field (e.g. Environmental Management, Sustainability) or a broader field with evidence of a focus on environmental or sustainability issues (e.g. Engineering, Business/Management/Finance) is preferred
  • At least 5 years experience in environmental markets, particularly in carbon markets
  • Thorough understanding of carbon products and markets, preferably including project-based carbon standards, technologies and project development processes
  • Experience working on tenders and complex offers to clients
  • Excellent analytical skills including high level of numeracy, competency with Excel and, as an advantage, financial literacy
  • Experience working with information management systems (CRM, accounting, databases, etc.)
  • Experience working in international teams an advantage
  • Demonstrated belief in and commitment to climate change mitigation and broader sustainability objectives
  • Language skills: Excellent written and oral command of English, other languages, especially German and French are a plus
  • National, or holder of a valid required work visa in host country

We offer

  • Work in a growing global company with a real commitment to sustainability and fighting climate change
  • Excellent team spirit, work with a dedicated and enthusiastic international team around the globe
  • Attractive compensation and benefits package as well as exciting career opportunities
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