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Apr 13 / BARD CEP

Junior Consultant, Climate Focus – Netherlands

Organization: Climate Focus

Position Title: Junior Consultant

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Dates and compensation: Initial contract term is one year with the possibility to become open ended. Competitive salary based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline: April 17, 2015

Description: For our Amsterdam office we are looking for a qualified individual as a junior consultant. The team in Amsterdam focuses on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from energy, industry and transport, mostly in developing countries. Core areas of consulting include the development and implementation of protocols for monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV), assisting clients with their strategies for low-carbon development and the securing of sources of international climate finance for projects and policies that reduce emissions. Climate Focus typically works in multidisciplinary teams of staff and external partners that bring together specific technical, legal and business expertise.

Responsibilities: § Analysis and advice on the quantification of reductions of greenhouse gas emissions; § Development, application and implementation of protocols for monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of emission reductions; § Contribution to the development of smart monitoring tools applying mobile phone technology and cloud-based computing; § Policy research into low carbon development and market mechanisms to mitigate emissions; § Supporting Climate Focus in preparing proposals and in developing business plans for new ventures.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have: § Master in Science, Business Administration or Economics or Environmental Sciences; § Proven interest in sustainable development and climate change; § Experience in a similar position; § Strong analytical capacities and interest in quantitative analysis; § Good writing and communication skills; § Fluency in English (spoken and written), additional languages a plus; § Permission to work in the Netherlands; § Willingness to travel internationally. The candidate should be a team player that enjoys working in an international field of business.

How to Apply:  Application If you are interested in the position please submit your resume and a cover letter in English via e mail until 17 April to Climate Focus Adriaan Korthuis, Director Direct line +31 20 262 10 31 Email a.korthuis@climatefocus.com

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