Job Title: Financial/Budget Manager
Type of Position: Contingent
Location: Seattle, WA, United States
The position would entail business development and marketing for various Carbon commodities such as CERs, VERs, etc from the company’s portfolio, with an emphasis on building relationships and networks with end-users and buyers of such commodities. The person would also be responsible for building the firm’s Climate consulting & advisory customer base.
The suitable candidate will be expected to represent the firm at conferences, engage with stakeholders and the carbon market community, follow- and be up to speed with international regulatory policy, especially to the extent that it affects CER/VER trading.
You must have experience and / or aptitude with direct marketing – you will be expected to position the firm in the climate change business, make visible its name and credentials and engage in communication efforts led from the head office.
Minimum Requirements : Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or related field and at least 5 years of job related experience or equivalent along with prior experience in carbon offset project development and market trade. Microsoft Office package skills are essential. Organizational skills and the ability to perform detail-
oriented work are required along with exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Position may require travel.
2-3 years experience working with CER / VER credits in a commercially focused position – Strong relationships in the CDM and Voluntary world – Excellent communication skills – Knowledge of market fundamentals, factors affecting, and recent trends in Voluntary and Compliance markets – Masters degree in Economics / Finance / Environmental Markets / or relevant appropriate with quantitative skills
1. Strong interpersonal and communication skills
2. Ability to work under pressure and to tight timing deadlines
3. Excellent organizational and management skills
4. Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
The described position is available immediately. Please send your resume with cover letter quoting the job title and with an indication of your availability to firstname.lastname@example.org.