Specialist, Carbon Removal

Specialist, Carbon Removal

South Pole

Amsterdam, Brussels, London or Berlin

Job summary:

The goal of the Specialist is to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality analytical tasks and active stakeholder management as part of action platform mandates. The thematic focus is on action platforms dedicated to engineered carbon removal technologies and systems, as well as connecting technologies such as carbon capture and storage.

You will play a role in the development and overall management of such stakeholder action platforms, preparing smaller funding proposals, as well as supporting analytical tasks in the implementation of action platform mandates. You will act as a collaborator to the Manager Carbon Removal Platforms, providing specific inputs or serving a specific role on a mandate.

Specific to platform management mandates, you will take part in stakeholder engagement, network management, thought leadership, organization of events/meetings (physical or on-line) and communications. Where relevant, you will also be involved in seeking synergies with other South Pole business lines around climate funds, climate policy, carbon markets and corporate climate action advisory solutions.

Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Provide support for and manage analytical tasks for action platforms throughout the entire project cycle: initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure;
  • Plan and implement tasks to ensure the most efficient and highest-quality implementation of action platform mandates, taking into account South Pole’s strategic objectives and external reputation;
  • On occasion, interact and build relationships with our international, regional or local clients and stakeholders, and manage the timely delivery of action platform mandates;
  • Develop and improve specialised skills and knowledge linked to the topics and services offered by South Pole, with a particular focus on engineered carbon removals, carbon capture and storage or utilisation, and industrial decarbonisation more broadly;
  • Undertake stakeholder landscape research and manage stakeholder engagement efforts.

Requirements:

Essential

  • University degree in politics, economics,engineering or a sustainability-related field;
  • Relevant work experience (the expectation is a minimum of 2 year including internships) in sustainability or related fields;
  • Good project management skills, from both a technical and administrative standpoint, and optimally in a multi-stakeholder and multi-geographies context;
  • Excellent communication skills, with proven experience engaging with internal and external stakeholders at a senior level;
  • Excellent writing skills, with proven expertise in creating high-quality written documents (proposals and deliverables);
  • Some knowledge of potential clients, collaborators and other relevant stakeholders in the areas of industrial decarbonisation, engineered carbon removals and/or carbon capture and storage or utilisation;
  • Good understanding of industrial decarbonisation challenges and international climate change mitigation policies;
  • Prior exposure to multi-stakeholder action platforms or coalitions in the areas of industrial decarbonisation, engineered carbon removals and/or carbon capture and storage or utilisation;
  • Autonomous yet collaborative approach to work;
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English.

Desirable

  • Relevant work experience in platform management, sustainability consulting, grant management, knowledge management, stakeholder engagement or other related fields;
  • Industry-relevant connections, with a network of potential clients, collaborators and other relevant stakeholders such as governments, civil society stakeholders, development finance institutions, development agencies, and other public or private donors/stakeholders;
  • Analytical skills and mindset;
  • Good working knowledge of all Google Suite applications and MS Word;
  • Diligent, reliable and proactive;
  • Comfortable operating in a fast-paced international environment;
  • Good prioritisation and time management skills.

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