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Energy Specialist

at responsAbility Investments AG in Bangkok

About the Job

We are looking for a new colleague in the function of an Energy Specialist with well-founded expertise to support Partner Institutions of the GCPF (Global Climate Partnership Fund –, in developing their portfolio of projects that reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions. The role is based in our Bangkok office. You will be able to apply your well-founded professional skills in Energy Efficiency by supporting the Carbon Impact Specialist in delivering relevant services mainly to the Energy Debt department but also to third parties.

Your Main Tasks
• Support Financial Institutions (FIs) with creative solutions to identify new investment opportunities that save energy or produce clean power
• Identify, collect and analyze information related to energy consumption for a wide array of technologies, so as to accurately determine future energy savings vis-à-vis an appropriate baseline
• Monitoring FI portfolios of renewable energy (RE)/energy efficiency (EE) projects and environmental and social risk management systems with a focus on identifying additional opportunities to expand impact and market depth
• Provide technical advice to the investment team in the assessment of the RE/EE market in key target countries
• Manage and coordinate energy audits of RE/EE projects in order to create demonstration effects and kick-start demand
• Coordinate field work of external consultants under Technical Assistance (TA) programs

Your Experience and Skills
• Degree in engineering with background and/or experience in Energy Efficiency
• Minimum of 6 to 8 years of work experience either in EE project development, EE consulting or RE/EE investment firm; experience in an energy consulting firm and/or energy audit firm is preferred
• Knowledge of Greenhouse Gas accounting is a plus
• Knowledge of Banks' operating model is preferable
• Strong motivation and desire to make a difference in the Climate Finance sector
• Strong writing and speaking skills in English are required
• Willingness to travel (~30-40%)

An exciting job, located in our Bangkok office, with plenty of room for personal initiative and within a multicultural growth environment, awaits you.
For any questions, please contact Karlette Joseph.

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responsAbility Investments AG

responsAbility is one of the world’s leading asset managers specializing in development-related sectors of emerging economies. These sectors comprise the areas of finance, agriculture and energy. responsAbility provides debt and equity financing to non-listed companies with business models that target the lower-income section of the population and can thus drive economic growth and social progress. responsAbility offers professionally managed investment solutions to both institutional and private investors.