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Principal Climate Change Strategy Consultant

Posted about 1 year ago by Acre
Location London (Greater)
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £50,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
Sector Consultancy, Energy / Carbon Management, Planning, Environment, Carbon, Sustainability
Posted about 1 year ago
Apply by Tuesday, 13 September 2016
Acre has been engaged by a boutique consultancy to find a Principal to Associate Director level Consultant, to lead the delivery of bespoke Climate Change, Project Development and Sustainable Energy development projects. Our client is operational in over 80 countries and works predominantly with large multilaterals, such as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).The successful candidate will:Lead a team on projects focused around, Multilateral Development, Compliance and Reporting, Resource Assessments and Renewable Energy FinancingProvide technical oversight and management to direct reports, leading projects from conception through to deliveryDrive new business and expand the sustainability consultancy offering, hitting revenue and profitability targets as laid out in the business planAttend client meetings, pitch for new business and attend site visits, often in developing countriesThe successful candidate will have:A first degree and ideally an MSc (or equivalent) in an appropriate subjectExtensive experience in developing and implementing Climate Change Resilience and development programmesProven commercial experience; and a history of bringing in new businessAdditional experience of energy auditing and knowledge of the various regulatory regimes with regards to GHG (CRC, CCA, EUETS, ESOS)Relevant professional membership (preferably IEMA)Strong track record in business development, and existing client networkDemonstrable advisory skills on sustainability issues in a consulting and / or corporate settingHighly Desirable:Relevant experience in Asia, Eastern Europe or AfricaFluent in another languageFor the successful candidate, this is an excellent opportunity to deliver bespoke projects for some of the biggest multilaterals in developing countries across the globe.

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