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  • Posted: Jan 11, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • South Pole is an energetic, global company offering comprehensive sustainability solutions and services. With offices spanning all continents across the globe, we strive to create a sustainable society and economy that positively impacts our climate, ecosystems and developing communities. With our solutions we inspire and enable our customers to create va...
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    Senior Climate Project Sourcing Specialist for Sustainable Technologies

    Main tasks and responsibilities:

    •  Collect data from Partners or another third party for due diligence, financing plans, and budgets, technical, financial, and legal documentation
    •  Research and develop strategies for approaching new clients
    •  Establish and build relationships with partners, via "cold calls" and network approaches
    •  Present and discuss the South Pole technical and commercial offer
    •  Frame, screen, and progress project opportunities
    •  Support development of the commercial agreements.
    •  Develop and manage a pipeline and opportunities, reporting to management on a regular basis an accurate view of the pipeline and actions to achieve closure
    •  Negotiate and secure partners' contracts, maximizing commercial opportunity but minimizing risk for South Pole
    •  Be able to qualify opportunities through early analysis by collecting data and detailed information from partners
    •  Support broader strategies to meet company growth objectives
    •  Conduct research relevant to new project leads, project developers, project owners, and applicable regulatory regimes/policies in African countries
    •  Collect and research relevant data related to Sustainable Technologies (ST) projects, including renewable energy, biogas, community-based projects, etc, to generate project opportunities/leads
    •  Manage and maintain databases (i.e., Salesforce), ensuring that information regarding project leads and opportunities are well recorded and updated
    •  Ensure that sourcing flows and processes (including documentation and interaction with other teams) align with the company guidelines
    •  Support global project sourcing operations activities for carbon credits and possibly other environmental market products offered by South Pole
    •  Where relevant, attend meetings/seminars/workshops/events that are strategic for sourcing team activities related to Sustainable technologies (Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, household/ community devices, and waste projects).


    Essential -

    •  University degree in Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Business or other relevant disciplines
    •  Relevant experience working in business development or partnership development
    •  Experience with deal origination and evaluation
    •  Ability to develop and grow relationships
    •  Experience and interest in Client Management and networking — people skills
    •  Demonstrated interest or skills in commercial transactions and business acumen
    •  Comfortable working with international and multicultural teams
    •  Strong presentation, writing, and communication skills
    •  Professional proficiency in English language skills, both oral and written
    •  Attention to detail and comfortable working on administrative tasks
    •  Comfortable working with international and multicultural teams
    •  National, or holder of a valid work visa for Kenya or South Africa

    Desirable -

    •  Ideally a Master's Degree or above
    •  Experience in project identification and screening for potential leads
    •  Professional proficiency in one or more other African languages is a definite plus
    •  Basic knowledge of carbon credits and related international voluntary standards

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