South Pole Carbon – Multiple Openings

Bangladesh national, Social Development Specialist (based in Bangladesh)

This is for a short-term, 2-person months consultancy between September 2011 and April 2013

Duties
• Review documentation is in line with Bangladesh regulations
• Conduct surveys to establish baseline socioeconomic data in the project areas
• Analyze access to electricity, affordability, consumption levels and consumer satisfaction across socio-economic groups in project area

Qualifications & Experience
• Demonstrated experience (minimum 5 years) in the energy sector and social development impact assessment and safeguards in Bangladesh
• Familiarity with Bangladesh national laws and regulations, familiarity with land acquisition and involuntary resettlement regulation a plus.
• Familiarity with project management, consulting operations and project evaluation highly desirable

Your Skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to work as a part of a team as well as independently
• Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
• Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
• Good English language skills

Please apply
Please send your CV and daily/monthly rates by July 31st to : consulting@southpolecarbon.com and
Emilie Jessula, Proposal Manager e.jessula@southpolecarbon.com

Energy Economist (short-term consultancy, home-based with some travel)

This is for a short-term 2-person months consultancy between September 2011 and April 2013

Duties
• Economic and financial analysis of concentrated solar power and wind power project
• Evaluate the direct and indirect environmental impacts and carry out economic analysis of these impacts in terms of NPV and internal rates of return
• Perform other tasks as needed

Qualifications & Experience
• Demonstrated experience (minimum 6 years) in economics and/or engineering in the energy sector, particularly wind and concentrated solar
• Demonstrated experience with environmental impact assessments and economic and financial analysis
• Familiarity with project management, consulting operations and project evaluation highly desirable

Your Skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to work as a part of a team as well as independently
• Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
• Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
• Good English language skills

Please apply
Please send your CV and daily/monthly rates by July 31st to : consulting@southpolecarbon.com and
Emilie Jessula, Proposal Manager e.jessula@southpolecarbon.com

Bangladesh national, Renewable Energy Specialist (based in Bangladesh)

This is for a short-term, 6-person months consultancy between September 2011 and April 2013

Duties
• Assist the team leader to develop a renewable energy strategy and action plan for the Bangladesh power sector
• Provide logistical, secretarial coordination, and research support during meetings, reviews, interviews and workshops
• Conduct secondary research for data and information through meetings with relevant
stakeholders
• Assist in in supervising the procurement, installation and commissioning of wind measurement station

Qualifications & Experience
• Demonstrated experience (minimum 6 years) in developing renewable energy projects, preferably in Bangladesh
• Familiarity with national laws, regulations and policies of the energy sector in Bangladesh
• Familiarity with project management, consulting operations and project finance highly desirable

Your Skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to work as a part of a team as well as independently
• Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
• Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
• Good English language skills

Please apply
Please send your CV and daily/monthly rates by July 31st to : consulting@southpolecarbon.com and
Emilie Jessula, Proposal Manager e.jessula@southpolecarbon.com

Bangladesh national, Environmental Specialist (based in Bangladesh)

This is for a short-term 2-person months consultancy between September 2011 and April 2013

Duties
• Preparing rapid environmental assessment checklist
• Preparing project descriptions and a summary of environmental issues identified
• Preparing initial environmental examinations

Qualifications & Experience
• Demonstrated experience (minimum 5 years) in the energy sector and environmental assessments and safeguards.
• Familiarity with Bangladesh environmental impact assessment framework and approval requirements related to environmental clearances for power sector investment project.
• Experience with assessing energy projects funded by international finance institutions.
• Familiarity with project management, consulting operations and project evaluation highly desirable.

Your Skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to work as a part of a team as well as independently
• Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
• Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
• Good English language skills

Please apply
Please send your CV and daily/monthly rates by July 31st to : consulting@southpolecarbon.com and
Emilie Jessula, Proposal Manager e.jessula@southpolecarbon.com

Sales Manager (based in Zurich)

Duties
• Sale activities globally, including coordinating with the marketing team and with regional offices on the project side
• Acquisition of new customers for Voluntary Emission Reductions (VERs) offsetting
• Negotiating terms and contracts
• Engaging in marketing of South Pole’s projects, and communicating their sustainability benefits to potential buyers

Qualifications & Experience
• Strong successful sales background with ideally 1-2 year experience in the carbon markets
• Very good team skills, interpersonal and communication skills, ability to manage work effectively and to prioritize tasks, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Excellent knowledge of voluntary markets and
• Strong negotiation skills and track records in structuring sales contracts
• Master degree in environmental studies, economics or engineering, preferably with a focus on Climate Policy/Carbon markets.
• A dynamic, hard-working mentality and a desire to be involved in a fast-paced international environment and be a commercial success.
• Fluent in English. Knowledge of German is a plus.

Please apply
South Pole offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits / boni related to your qualifications, experience, and performance. If you are interested in joining a young and international team looking to make a difference to the world we would be happy to hear from you!

Please apply latest by August 2, 2011.

Please send your CV to Michael Tournier, Sales Director:
m.tournier@southpolecarbon.com
Phone +41 43 501 3550

Senior carbon consultant based in Zurich (or in another office)

Responsibilities
Reporting to the CEO you will be responsible for:
· Strategic positioning of South Pole’s consulting practice
· Acquisition and management of consulting mandates
· Coordinating our global consulting activities / coaching regional directors on regional consulting mandates

Qualifications and experience
· A degree in (environmental) science/engineering, economics or other relevant field
· At least 4 years of work experience as a consultant (ideally in the field of carbon policy and strategy)
· In-depth experience in flexible market-mechanisms
· Experience authoring CDM methodologies
· Passionate about the future of carbon markets

Skills
· Excellent team leader in a multicultural environment
· Demonstrated entrepreneurial ability
· Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
· Ability to manage own work effectively and prioritize tasks
· Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
· Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Salary and Benefits

South Pole offers performance related bonuses, excellent benefits and a competitive salary related to your qualifications and experience.

Please apply to Zoe Gehring – hr@southpolecarbon.com
phone +41 43 501 35 50

Brand Manager (Permanent 50% Part Time, based in Zurich)

This role will ideally suit a marketing professional who is seeking to return to the workforce on a part time basis and to use their skills to make a difference in the fight against climate change.

Duties
• Manage and coordinate marketing, PR, advertising and promotional activities
• Conduct market research to determine market requirements for existing and future products
• Analysis of customer research, current market conditions and competitor information
• Develop and implement communications plans and projects for new and existing products
• Manage the productivity of the communications plans and projects
• Collaborate with the sales and the marketing team in bringing premium projects to market

Qualifications & Experience
The successful applicant will have a degree in marketing, communications or a related discipline and at least 5 years experience in a marketing role at a senior level

Your Skills
• A proven background in a senior marketing role, ideally in a high-tech business to business environment
• Proven experience in establishing successful relationships with media and communications organizations
• Experience in managing large projects simultaneously and working with lean budgets.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet objectives without supervision
• Ability to lead by example in a competent and professional manner
• Fluent in English & German with excellent written and oral skills. Knowledge of a third language a plus

Please apply
South Pole offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits / boni related to your qualifications, experience, and performance. If you are interested in joining a young and international team looking to make a difference to the world we would be happy to hear from you!

Please send your CV to: Mike Tournier
E-Mail: m.tournier@southpolecarbon.com

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