Sustainable Finance Consultant

Strive · Madrid, Madrid
Department Strive
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

A top environmental commodities trading firm is looking for a


Sustainable Finance Consultant

Position based in Madrid



JOIN THE FASTEST-GROWING FINANCIAL MARKET

AND HELP CORPORATIONS TRANSITION TO A LOW-CARBON ECONOMY!


Our mission at Vertis is to inspire and empower businesses to make the transition to a zero-carbon economy. We have been a pioneer in the carbon markets since 2001 and our drive is relentless to move the world towards a greener future.

We see a growing demand, coming from corporates and from individuals, all looking to understand what their zero-carbon pathway looks like, and build the new capabilities required as part of this transformation.   Our Strive team focused on the voluntary market - is continuously innovating to provide the best sustainability advisory and carbon offsetting services to corporate players globally, to help them transition to a zero-carbon world.

We provide our clients with direct access to markets for buying & selling voluntary offsets and renewable energy certificates and advising them on how to reduce their CO2 emissions.

If are passionate about sustainability and climate action, we offer the opportunity to become our new Sustainable Finance Consultant at one of the fastest-growing carbon trading companies in Europe. 


Job description


The goal of the Sustainable Finance Consultant is to ensure the delivery of high-quality consultancy advice to international clients on sustainability topics for the financial services sector. You will be fully responsible for the development and management of sustainable finance proposals and for the implementation of projects. You will provide technical guidance to the project teams and act as the main point of contact for the client. In addition, you will lead the development of new climate finance products and services in Strive. 


More about the role

  • Manage and supervise consulting projects throughout their entire cycle: initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling, and closure
  • Plan and implement projects to answer client’s needs
  • Develop proposals with the sales team and generate own leads, actively contributing to the business development activities of the company
  • Provide guidance on and technical leadership in the development of proposals for the financial sector on topics related to GHG accounting of investments and lending and implementation of advisory projects
  • Work topic will include general GHG accounting for different types of clients (from different sectors), GHG accounting of Scope 3 emissions from investment and lending (financed emissions, PCAF), TCFD advisory including gap analysis, physical and transition risks, and disclosure.


We think you might be good for the role if:

  • University degree, in a sustainability-related field including environmental science, economics, finance, engineering,
  • At least 4 years of experience in sustainability consulting or related fields. Specific experience within the sustainable investment space, knowledge of methodologies for financial risk evaluations, climate-related risks, and understanding of relevant sustainable finance industry context is a big plus
  • Good knowledge of financial products and instruments
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent writing skills and expertise in creating and reviewing high-quality written documents
  • Excellent client management skills
  • Deep understanding of environmental sustainability challenges
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English. Fluency in other languages is an advantage


Our benefits and perks 🏆


  • The opportunity to join a top player pioneer in environmental certificates trading on an incredible growth trajectory
  • Work for an inspiring vision for a more sustainable future
  • Work among a diverse team of passionate, and high-calibers individuals located across the world
  • Great career development opportunities
  • We have a hybrid and flexible work from office policy 
  • Team events to bring our people to amazing destinations across Europe
  • A competitive salary, and a variable revenue
  • You can sleep well at night knowing you are helping organizations toward a greener future


“Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you. Please click “apply” to submit your resume. 


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  • Location
    Madrid, Madrid
  • Department
    Strive
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level