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South Pole is an energetic, global company offering comprehensive sustainability solutions and services. With offices spanning all six continents, we strive to create a sustainable society and economy that positively impacts our climate, ecosystems and developing communities. With our solutions we inspire and enable our customers to create value from sustainability-related activities.
Our Consultancy & Advisory Services team provides our clients with outstanding technical expertise that enables the successful implementation of complex sustainability projects. Our expertise spans across multiple topics including land and water management, climate strategies, renewable energies, environmental impact assessments, green products, climate policy, carbon pricing, climate finance, and sustainable finance, to name just a few. If you are a smart, ambitious and dynamic sustainability professional with a strong passion to make a real difference in the fight against climate change, the below position may be right for you!
As part of the Renewable Energy Services team within the Consultancy & Services Unit, you will focus on the delivery of high quality consultancy mandates. You will develop renewable energy strategies and advise corporates on the implementation of renewable energy solutions (green tariffs, energy attribute certificates (EACs), corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs), on-site renewables, alternative fuels). As a Consultant you will be responsible for the implementation of mandates, lead the development of proposals and participate in business development activities. This is a fast growing and dynamic business area with global market potential.
Main tasks & responsibilities:
Implement and project manage consulting mandates for international clients
Plan consulting mandates with necessary know-how and skill set to ensure the most efficient and highest quality implementation
Develop proposals with the responsible key account managers and senior consulting staff
Interact with and build relationships with clients and manage the delivery of corporate consulting mandates on corporate climate risks and opportunities
Support senior consulting staff and our key account management team in business development in the corporate sector
Support senior consulting staff and key account management team to further develop thought leadership, services and marketing materials, to develop further our corporate offerings
Interact closely with our international internal team of consultants
Topics of engagement may include: global renewable energy strategies, RE100 roadmaps, energy attribute certificates, green tariffs, corporate PPAs, on-site renewables, RE100 compliance and CDP/RE100 reporting.
A university degree, ideally in topics such as energy markets, engineering, business management, environmental or sustainability related disciplines
Relevant work experience (the expectation is between 3 and 6 years) in energy trading, energy procurement, renewable energy or sustainability working for a utility, trading house, corporate, project developer or a consultancy
Relevant corporate consulting experience. In particular, experience in advising corporates on PPA transactions.
Sound understanding of energy markets and the procurement of energy.
Understanding of renewable energy challenges in multinational companies
Experience in advising on renewable energy sourcing strategies and/or EACs markets would be beneficial
Experienced project manager in a multi-stakeholder and multi-geographies context
Commercial skills and good business sense to be able to identify and seize opportunities in a challenging and competitive market environment
Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent oral and written skills in English (mother tongue or equivalent)
What we offer:
At South Pole, we care about our employees as much as we care about the planet. South Pole is not just an employer, we are a Team. South Pole does not just offer people a job, we offer you a career. By joining our team, you will find strong purpose and deep meaning in everything you do. You will have the chance to make a real difference for our clients and for the planet, working alongside a passionate team of like-minded colleagues, while building your knowledge/skills and developing your career in a fun, dynamic, international and fast-growing organisation.
We’re a planet of 7.5 billion unique and different people. We all have a contribution to make; South Pole is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status or disability. Our recruitment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.