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Senior Adviser EU and International Climate Change Policy

14th July 2021

Position Title: Senior Adviser EU and International Climate Change Policy
Business Unit: Advocacy
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Role type: 1.0 FTE; 3-year fixed term

Position Purpose

The Senior Adviser EU and International Climate Change Policy is responsible for engaging the European Commission, European Parliament, and Government Missions in Brussels. It is also responsible for engaging with relevant CCS bodies in Brussels, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and its subsidiary bodies and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

The Senior Adviser will be the recognised face and voice of CCS in climate policy circles. They will hold, develop and use networks and individual contacts at a very senior level in relevant institutions, national government delegations, associations, and NGOs. This role is the Institute lead for providing advice on and facilitating the development of fit-for-purpose advocacy efforts and initiatives within the UNFCCC and the IPCC in particular.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engage with the European Commission, European Parliament, and Government Missions in Brussels to encourage the development and implementation of CCS supportive policies and mechanisms
  • Act as a contact for the Institute with other relevant European CCS bodies in Brussels, to promote effective coordination of effort and activity to maximise the opportunity to accelerate CCS deployment in Europe
  • Actively contribute to the development of the Institute’s climate policy options, especially by bringing expert understanding of the UNFCCC and IPCC processes, opportunities and limitations as well as sensitivities and messaging nuances
  • Follow climate policy negotiations to identify and deliver on opportunities for CCS in international or European climate change policy discussions
  • Identify policy consultation opportunities with the European Commission and lead the drafting of the response
  • Network with Members with an interest/expertise in climate change policy and negotiation to ensure that their knowledge is leveraged and to ensure they are informed of Institute objectives, activities, and achievements
  • Contribute to the development and lead the execution of strategies and tactics to increase the support for CCS in international climate change policy discussions
  •  Engage with senior and influential individuals in the climate policy community, including media, to promote the credentials of CCS and the need for supportive settings for its deployment
  • Working closely with the General Manager Advocacy and, as appropriate, the Client Engagement and Commercial Groups, ensure up-to-date political intelligence informs the Institute’s advocacy strategy on key objectives
  • Other duties as required

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrated expert working knowledge of the processes and operations of the European Institutions and the UNFCCC as well as the economic implications of international climate change mechanisms (including carbon markets) on the broad-based commercial deployment of CCS
  • Demonstrated experience in developing advanced policy options to address the deployment of clean energy technologies, preferably including CCS
  • Demonstrated superior advocacy and influencing skills, ideally including an existing network of senior office holders, influencers and opinion formers in the global clean energy and climate change arena
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Proficiency in English

Desirable

  • Proficiency in a second European language
  • Experience working in a global organisation with a matrix structure

Position Description

Manager – Gulf Cooperation Council Region

8th April 2021

Position Title: Manager - GCC Region
Business Unit: Client Engagement
Location: Masdar City, Abu-Dhabi
Role type: 1.0 FTE, 2-year fixed-term contract

Position Purpose

The Manager - GCC Region will be the local representative for the Global CCS Institute in the GCC region to achieve the Institute’s ambitious growth strategy by developing profitable business opportunities with new and existing Members and clients. The Manager - GCC region will also lead on regional CCS market development needs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build a targeted pipeline of potential new members and clients in the GCC region to achieve approved revenue targets for the region
  • Create, maintain and grow effective relationships with potential new and existing members and clients
  • Promote the Institute’s services amongst target sectors in government and industry as appropriate and assess future levels of local demand
  • Identify, develop and deliver local Institute-branded CCS community events, such as seminars, workshops or webinars
  • Identify and engage with potential CCS-related partners in the region
  • Advise and guide Institute management on local market development opportunities
  • Lead internal communications on local CCS-related activities and trends
  • Manage local operations, including staff, budget and day-to-day activities such as
    — Administrative, HR and finance support,
    — Office lease enquiries and procurement,
    — Contract management with relevant third parties, and
    — Coordination with third parties as required

 

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role with an engineering, energy, government or consultancy organsiation
  • Deep knowledge of CCS and energy transition issues, whether in a project development, strategy, policy and advocacy or applied analysis context
  • Tertiary qualification in a related field, such as engineering, business or international relations
  • Previous local experience in the GCC region in a client-facing role with applied understanding of business practices and preferences
  • Relevant experience in identifying opportunities, building strategic relationships and networks internally and with clients, managing clients and pursuing new business
  • People management experience

Desirable

  • Experience in B2B business development and relationship management activities
  • A strong existing network amongst local industry, government bodies, agencies and businesses that are most likely to be part of a new CCS community
  • Experience in working independently to build a strong local business presence from an initially small beginning, as well as developing staff and resources to match growing service demands
  • Experience working in a global organisation with a matrix structure
  • Proficiency in Arabic

 

Position Description

Senior Consultant Economics

16th March 2021

Position Title: Senior Consultant Economics
Business Unit: Commercial
Location: Melbourne, London or Washington DC
Role type: 1.0 FTE, ongoing

Position Purpose

The Senior Consultant Economics operates globally and is responsible for providing member services, producing thought leadership, supporting advocacy activities and delivering fee for service work to achieve revenue targets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver consultancy services to clients, at the agreed utilisation rate, contributing to overall revenue targets
  • Provide market-valued, authoritative insights and analysis to Members and clients by maintaining and using deep knowledge of CCS technology, markets, trends, industry practices, regional, global and subject matter developments
  • Produce, edit and publish materials about CCS issues, conveying information appropriately for intended audience and medium
  • Deliver high-quality work products to meet and exceed expected timeframes, budget (costs and margins) and Member and client satisfaction
  • Contribute to growth of the Institute’s commercial business by contributing to the development of proposals for fee for service work and participating in business planning activities
  • Maintain and comply with commercial related system process and procedure requirements, such as accurate and timely data input
  • Provide expertise and support for advocacy activities, including thought leadership outputs
  • Other duties as required

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Advanced knowledge of economics as applied to energy and climate change
  • Demonstrated capability and experience in developing or maintaining energy/economic models
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and understand the economic impacts of actual or proposed policy
  • Relevant tertiary qualification

Desirable

  • Demonstrable commercial acumen
  • Experience working in a global organisation within a matrix structure

 

Position Description

Senior Consultant Policy and Commercial

16th March 2021

Position Title: Senior Consultant Policy and Commercial
Business Unit: Commercial
Location: Melbourne
Role type: 1.0 FTE, 2-year contract

Position purpose

The Senior Consultant Policy and Commercial operates globally with a specific focus on the Asia Pacific region and is responsible for business development and delivery of consultancy services to achieve revenue targets.

Key responsibilities

  • Identify and develop specific opportunities to provide consultancy services to clients including client liaison, negotiation and writing proposals
  • Deliver consultancy services to clients, at the agreed utilisation rate, contributing to overall revenue targets
  • Support the ongoing development and implementation of the Institute’s Business Development Strategy with a particular focus on the APAC region
  • Participate in business planning activities
  • Maintain deep knowledge of policy and commercial issues relevant to CCS, markets, trends, industry practices, regional, global and subject matter developments
  • Maintain and comply with commercial related system process and procedure requirements, such as accurate and timely data input
  • Other duties as required

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Strong technical writing skills, specifically for clients and or external parties
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen and business development skills
  • Relevant experience in identifying opportunities, building strategic relationships and networks internally and with clients, managing clients and pursuing new business
  • Relevant experience related to CCS or climate policy, specifically policy analysis and development:
    — in a consulting or engineering organisation providing services to CCS projects, or
    — as an employee of a CCS project, technology developer or relevant governmental organisation
  • Recognised expert in field of specialisation
  • Relevant tertiary qualification

Desirable

  • Experience working in a global organisation with a matrix structure
  • Proficiency in a language from the Asia Pacific region, in addition to English

 

Position Description

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