Lead Carbon Originator

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  • Sector:

    Gas, Power and LNG

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  • Contact:

    Richard Tregarthen

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)7906 272852

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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We are looking to strengthen the London based trading team of an established, award-winning energy commodity trading firm by developing a global carbon origination team.

Our client has a long history in the carbon markets and is hiring a project sourcing specialist to lead an origination initiative to identify, acquire and manage carbon project credits for proprietary investment and trading purposes.​


  • Build on existing and grow global network of carbon project developers & voluntary carbon offset aggregators

  • Work closely with sales and trading team in sourcing / developing carbon offset product/portfolios for the client base

  • Work closely with management and trading functions in development of proprietary primary investment strategy

  • Provide advisory support to clients through navigating and understanding market mechanisms and best practice

  • Help develop and assist manage a portfolio of carbon projects for proprietary investment and trading purposes

Skills and Experience

  • Deep experience of and extensive technical expertise related to carbon project sourcing and risk management

  • Good experience in establishing global partnerships with carbon related organizations and strong track record in deal structuring and negotiations

  • In depth knowledge of global carbon crediting frameworks (current and emerging), carbon market infrastructure, corporate sustainability initiatives

  • Experience using CRM systems to track clients requirements and project flow

  • Master’s degree in Environmental Science, Management, Business Administration, or other similar fields

What the business can offer you

  • Dynamic, award winning trading desk, strong culture of excellence and an environment in which to succeed

  • Cross sector/industry client base, complimented by the breadth of the business activities

  • Strong experience and track record of originating and executing carbon and energy commodity deals

  • Competitive salary and benefits, clear and competitive commission structure

If you are interested to know more, please contact Richard Tregarthen +44 (0)7906 272852 or richard@elevenrecruitment.com