Investment Manager – Global Carbon Fund

Job Description
  • Key leadership role in global carbon investor and project developer
  • Originate and manage investments in carbon projects
  • Sydney based, with significant international travel
This is a rare opportunity in a blue chip backed fund involved in origination, management and development of Carbon / Renewable Energy projects including CDM / VCS, Forestry, REDD+
   
The Investment Manager / Director will provide leadership in originating, assessing and managing carbon project investments. Working with a small team including investment, technical, community, and legal professionals, the candidate will play a key role in investment decisions and managing on-going project development. Focussed on our investments in developing countries, the role will require excellent counter-party management and engagement with key regulatory and government agencies.    
   
The role will be responsible for:
  • Leading due diligence of current portfolio investment opportunities with specific focus on commercial and implementation feasibility  
  • Identifying and engage with promising new investment opportunities globally  
  • Establishing effective relationships with key regulatory agencies, particularly in relation to government approvals and support of key project activities  
  • Coordinating project design and management, including oversight of third party contractors and management of key relationships (including NGO implementing partners, landholders and technical consultants)  
  • Coordinating the development of project design documentation as required by key carbon and co-benefit standards    
Desired Skills & Experience
 
The role will suit a dynamic individual with proven experience in project origination and management. Excellent analytical and communication skills are paramount, as is a strong interest in environmental or carbon markets. The preferred candidate will have:    
  • Experience in a commercial environment  
  • Sound understanding of carbon markets (compliance and voluntary carbon markets)  
  • Familiarity with general requirements of carbon standards and carbon accounting  
  • Excellent language and communication skills, and an ability to be persuasive  
  • Resilience in dealing with complex situations  
  • Technical experience in carbon project development would be highly desirable and familiarity with VCS forestry requirements and / or renewable energy projects an advantage  
  • Experience in a developing country context  
  • Fluency in other languages would be a definite advantage  
  • A passion for environmental sustainability and community development would be desirable.  
  • Willingness to travel  
NOTE: International candidates are encouraged to apply as relocation and visa sponsored will be arranged for the right person.
 
Please call Gareth Clarke on +61(0)2 8243 0500 for more information or submit your CV to gareth.clarke@bradmanrecruitment.com    
   
Company Description
 
Bradman Recruitment Group is a leader in the recruitment of energy and carbon professionals. We have been recruiting senior level executives, engineers, technicians, finance professionals and consultants in the energy and carbon sector for 5 years and have been in business for 13 years. Our carbon and energy recruitment division is now recognised as one of the leading recruitment companies in this field.
 
Contact Details : Gareth Clarke
Tel : +61(0)2 8243 0500
Email : gareth.clarke@bradmanrecruitment.com
Web Address : http://www.bradmanrecruitment.com/

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