Senior Manager - Sustainability

Posted 21 February 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy & InfrastructureNet Zero & Sustainability
Contact NameLouis Blaser

Job description

About the Client:

They are an autonomous, knowledgeable associate of prominent corporations globally. Their focus is on advising organizations, governments, the public sector, and financial institutions on their prospects in a sustainable, low carbon world. They operate and manage multi-year, multi-stakeholder ventures to yield genuine results, and also furnish self-governing authorization and assurance services that recognize accomplishments in sustainability. They believe that environmental sustainability and economic prosperity are complementary as we tackle the climate crisis.

Primary Responsibilities:

Business Development:

  • Bring original and creative ideas to new propositions to drive innovation and encourage clients to adopt energy transition solutions

  • Drive business development by generating leads, responding to competitive tenders, and writing bids and proposals

  • Develop and strengthen relationships with key stakeholders and clients in the low carbon energy sector

  • Represent the Firm at client meetings, conferences, workshops, and trade shows


  • Devise and execute creative projects that address energy transition challenges, such as coal-to-clean conversion, energy system flexibility, hydrogen, and energy storage

  • Manage and oversee client projects of varying complexity from inception to completion, including problem-solving, analysis, research, and quality assurance

  • Manage project teams, including sub-contractors and communicate with clients on day-to-day project matters

  • Manage project budgets and finance

Strategy and Team Management:

  • Support the Asia team in overall strategic planning for the Firm’s offerings and activities in the energy transition space

  • Supervise at least two junior colleagues

Knowledge Management and Learning:

  • Lead the development and operation of the energy transition knowledge management plan for the Asia teams

  • Monitor the development of low carbon energy policy, technologies, and market trends to understand market potential and develop new capabilities

  • Stay informed of relevant topics, including energy transition, energy flexibility, hydrogen, renewable energy, smart grid, and energy storage

  • Keep up-to-date with new propositions and initiatives across the Firm, and ensure that the office's knowledge management systems are efficient

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Desirable knowledge of energy transition includes fossil fuel phase-out, renewable energy grid integration, heat decarbonisation, hydrogen, and associated business models

  • Proven ability to develop successful bids in the low carbon energy sector across a range of private and/or public sector clients

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build client and partner relationships and influence stakeholders

  • Proven ability to manage small teams and deliver high-quality consulting projects in the low carbon energy sector

  • Excellent strategic problem-solving skills and solution development

  • Excellent project management and delivery skills

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral), with the ability to lead and run workshop sessions, present to audiences, and write high-quality reports

  • Ability to work effectively in a complex team environment, take the initiative and deliver projects independently when required

  • Proficient in MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint

  • Organized and efficient

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Preferably a master's degree in a relevant field

  • Considerable experience leading strategic consulting projects in the low carbon energy sector

  • Experience in business development, including proactive and responding to formal tender processes in the low carbon energy sector

  • Experience in building and managing client relationships

  • Experience of developing and winning new business

  • Experience/knowledge of energy policy, technology, and finance

  • Experience in designing or delivering innovation projects and programs.