This is a newly created role to provide support to the new Environmental trading desks and portfolio managers.
As it is a new role the initial task will be varied and the right candidate will have the ability to multi task and prioritise their workload, whilst bringing experience and best practice from their current position. The role will continue to evolve as the trading and investments desks execute more deals, therefore the candidate should be aware that the responsibilities will change as the business grows.
Work with portfolio managers in building out controls and system enhancements.
Understand carbon offset project monitoring and verification flows, monitor forecast and status updates made by PMs and process trade events alongside Middle Office.
Provide support to the Environmental trading desks including (not limited), deal validation, alleging or accepting emissions certificates on registry, setting up access on relevant government sponsored schemes.
Work closely with portfolio managers in providing assistance in ongoing management of carbon projects.
Assist with due diligence of new carbon projects, KYC processes.
Maintain various Emissions Registries & take the lead on any set up required for new registries around the world.
Working closely with multiple teams within the organisation and in multiple locations (IT, legal, Trading and Middle Office).
Analyse and develop team procedures in line with market requirements.
Own onboarding of new products/markets, working closely with stakeholders to ensure required set up in the system is complete.
Provide coverage for different operational functions of the trade flow as required.
Regular communication and updates to senior management.
Any other tasks as directed by your line manager.
Ensure that all risk items are prioritised and escalated where appropriate.
Ideal candidate will have 5+ years’ experience within Environmental operations
Possess knowledge of nature-based and non-NCS solutions, global environmental standards and frameworks.
Good understanding of emissions compliance schemes and their secondary markets.
Excellent numerical and Excel skills.
Experience of monitoring work flow by reliance on Risk Systems.
Ideal but not a requirement, experience of the commodities physical market would be advantageous.
Able to work independently without direct supervision but also happy in working as a team on projects.
Committed to seeing issues through until they are resolved.
Project ownership and delivery experience