China Analyst

China Analyst

Contract Term: Permanent 

Location: Beijing with regular travel within China and occasional travel to London and other international locations

Closing date: 21 September 2018.

Salary: Competitive  

About the role:

The objective of this role is to support the growth of the Carbon Trust’s activities and impact in China. 

Carbon Trust China is part of the not-for-dividend Carbon Trust group, which has its headquarters in London. Carbon Trust China is based in Beijing with a small team serving a broad range of clients, including international development partners, philanthropic foundations, national and sub-national governments, and Chinese and international companies. 

You will leverage the expertise of our experts in the UK and other offices, and adapt this to the needs of the Chinese market to strengthen our position as a trusted and respected partner on low-carbon policy, finance and technology. Responsibilities will include:

• Delivering contracted work to a high standard by working closely with colleagues in Beijing, London and elsewhere, including carrying out desk-based research, quantitative and qualitative analysis, stakeholder engagement, and report and presentation preparation.
• Supporting proposal writing, while contributing to the broader business development process of market research, partner identification and relationship building with key stakeholders in China.
• Monitoring the low carbon policy landscape, market potential and technology development in China, while keeping up-to-date with the latest activities across the global Carbon Trust group. 

You should possess following experience and skills:

• Masters level qualification or equivalent in environmental science and engineering, ideally one degree from a Chinese university and one from a foreign university
• At least two year’s work experience after your Masters related to one of the topics listed below 
• Native Mandarin, fluency in English
• Excellent quantitative skills
• Advanced computer literacy including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Excellent organisational and time management skills
• Knowledge of China’s energy and climate change policy landscape and regulatory environment

In addition, experience in at least two of the following areas will be necessary:

• Renewable energy and/or energy efficiency finance, policy and technology
• Green finance, including green bonds and credit lines
• Clean technology innovation, including incubation services and RD&D programmes
• Green consumption, product life cycle analysis (LCA) and carbon footprint
• Energy system modelling, including smart energy solutions, micro-grid and energy storage
• Sustainable urban development, including low-carbon buildings, transport and waste management
• Emissions trading schemes, including MRV systems, allowance allocation and market linking mechanisms

About us 

The Carbon Trust's mission is to accelerate the move to a sustainable, low carbon economy. We are independent experts on carbon reduction and resource efficiency, who reinvest surpluses from group commercial activities into our mission. 

The Carbon Trust provides innovative advice to governments and businesses around the world to support the global transition to a low carbon economy. We work closely with decision makers and implementers in key institutions in the UK and across multiple emerging and developing countries on low-carbon finance, programmes, policy and technology.

Salary & Benefits

We offer a competitive salary package, participation in the company’s annual bonus and profit sharing scheme, and paid annual leave in addition to China’s national public holidays.

Joining the Carbon Trust provides an opportunity to work alongside some of the leading practitioners in the low carbon arena and to have a material impact on the long-term sustainability of the Chinese economy. 

We are an equal opportunities employer, value diversity in our workforce and make our decisions based on your skills and experience. We can only accept applications from those who can prove their eligibility to work in the UK. No agencies or publications.

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Closing Date:
21/09/2018

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