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(ML) ED, Carbon Credits & Removals Procurement

Standard Chartered Bank New York, United States
Posted 5 days ago Permanent Competitive
The Role Responsibilities
You will have the opportunity to source and lead new carbon removals
projects across our net zero compensation and neutralization portfolio, interfacing with internal and external partners. You will act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) when interfacing with external parties and work cross-functionally internally to coordinate our removals strategy
Responsibilities
Standard Chartered has an ambitious goal to be the world's most sustainable and responsible bank, underpinned by a series of commitments including the Sustainability Aspirations and the Group's commitment to achieve net zero emissions from its operations by 2025 and financing by 2050.
The role holder will contribute to the carbon credits evolution of the Bank's Sustainability and Net Zero strategy, through......
Carbon Removals
  • Support strategy development and coordinate cross-functionally across bank net zero and procurement teams on avoided emissions, nature based and technology-based carbon removal strategies.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on technology-based and highly durable nature-based carbon removal related credits and methodologies.
  • Structure, source and manage technology-based and high durability nature-based removal projects, including contract negotiation, business case development, value chain analysis and project execution;
  • Source and manage external engagement with partners and coalitions related to high durability removals strategies (e.g. DAC, BECCS/BICRS, biochar);
  • Lead standard methodology development for existing and emerging technology-based removals solutions, in collaboration with internal stakeholders and leading carbon market standards developers;
  • Conduct regular research on developments in the field, and draft progress reports on our portfolio approach and strategy.
Avoided emissions:
  • Manage current avoided emissions portfolio for the bank's Net Zero programme;
  • Monitor potential new carbon credit projects and identify new strategic opportunities for project development and sourcing;
  • Lead coordination of Carbon Credit Buyers Club activities.
Key stakeholders
  • Global Head, Carbon Markets
  • Procurement.....
  • Global Head, Transition Finance....
  • Members of Carbon Buyers Club
Our Ideal Candidate

Required Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in a climate-relevant scientific or engineering field such as: chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, physical chemistry and/or energy;
  • 7-10 years of experience managing a carbon credit and/or removals investment or procurement programme
  • Demonstrated experience structuring and/or executing carbon credit transactions
  • Technical expertise in technology-based carbon removals solutions across a diversity of solutions (e.g. DAC, BECCS, BiCRS)
  • Knowledge of and experience with emission reduction project-based carbon standards, methodologies, technologies and project development processes;
  • Advanced knowledge of net zero standards
Desired Qualifications:
  • Economic or financial analysis or modeling experience;
  • Direct experience working for a technology-based removals company;
  • Experience working on project origination in carbon markets or other environmental assets.
  • Experience sourcing and/or structuring credit procurement transactions in emerging markets
Role Specific Technical Skills And Competencies
  • CCIB - Channel Management - Managing Change
  • CCIB - Channel Management - Product Design and Development
About Standard Chartered
We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.
Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:
  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do.
  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well.
  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others and work collectively to build for the long term.
In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.
  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations.
  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum.
  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns.
  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits.
  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning.
  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.
Recruitment assessments - some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you've applied to. If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process.
Expected annual base pay range for the role is $245,000 to $409,000 . The final offer will be determined on an individualised basis using a number of variables, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience and education, internal relativity, and specific work location. At Standard Chartered Bank, Base pay is only part of the total compensation package. Discretionary variable pay and a range of attractive bank sponsored benefit programs are available and designed to foster employee overall health and well-being including, but not limited to, a best in class 401k plan with up to 8% employer match, robust medical plan coverage with employer funded Health Savings Accounts, inclusive family building benefits, and flexible/hybrid working arrangements for many of our positions subject to role specific considerations.
Visit our careers website www.sc.com/careers
Job ID  2200028591
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London, United Kingdom
85000 Employees Corporate Banking
We’re an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we’ve worked to make a positive difference for our ...
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