Manager, Climate and Carbon

Talent Nation (Sydney NSW, Australia) 7 days ago

The company

Our client is one of Australia’s leading diversified energy infrastructure businesses across gas and renewable assets. As an organisation they are located in all mainland Australian capital cities, as well as regional centres and towns scattered across the thousands of kilometres of infrastructure that they manage and operate.

Following the recent appointment of one of Australia’s most accomplished sustainability leaders, a new role has been created for a Manager, Climate and Carbon on a permanent, full-time basis.

The role

Reporting to the General Manager Sustainability and Community, this senior role will be responsible for strategic insight and subject matter expertise to the organisation on climate, carbon and emissions policy, management and performance.

This role will also lead the implementation of the Climate Change Management Plan and associated targets, metrics and initiatives, and provide SME leadership to identify and evaluate emissions reduction and carbon management opportunities.

In addition, you will:

  • Define requirements and support new business opportunity due diligence in the areas of climate and carbon
  • Design, manage and monitor organisation performance against climate targets and metrics
  • Support finance, commercial and treasury teams to develop, maintain and embed consideration for climate ambition within financial, economic and commercial models and to evaluate climate financing mechanisms
  • Monitor the domestic and international policy and regulatory environment related to climate and carbon
  • Lead periodic resilience assessment and TCFD disclosures and reporting processes

About you

This role will suit someone with a technical grounding who can bridge the gap between climate and economic/ finance language. You will have had enough exposure to engineering to make meaningful contributions when assessing opportunities and an authentic engagement approach.

Ideally you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in finance, economics or commerce and climate/ environmental science
  • Substantial knowledge and experience bridging commercial/economic, climate and carbon management in an operational and/or corporate environment
  • Proven track record of the change management required to integrate climate and carbon risk management into BAU
  • Exceptional communication; and risk identification and management skills

The rewards

This role will suit a big picture thinker who is excited by the climate ambition of this ASX25 entity. The business is highly engaged in this space and there is a strong desire for this role to help shape the future of the business. This will be a career defining role for the right person as you set the benchmark for how energy businesses operate in a low emission environment.

For a confidential discussion please contact Richard Evans on 0431 414 883 or apply using the forms below. Please use Word format for any documentation.

Talent Nation strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sex and genders.

Manager, Climate and Carbon

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