Standards Advocacy Lead (APAC)

Category
Full-time
Location
APAC (remote, no visa sponsorship)
Application Deadline
30-July-2024
Start Date
Q3 2024
Contact person
Yevheniia Kyrychenko (yevheniia@energytag.org)

EnergyTag is a mission-driven, independent non-profit that advocates for and enables granular electricity carbon accounting. We bring hundreds of the world’s leading organizations together to develop the world’s only real-time electricity tracking standard. This is a critical step to delivering truly clean products like green hydrogen and ensuring more transparency in corporate carbon accounting. We regularly advise governments and international standards bodies on how to modernize electricity carbon accounting to make it more transparent, accurate, and impactful. We are looking for a highly mission-driven candidate to lead our efforts in the Asia Pacific region to embed best-in-class clean electricity accounting and claims in global carbon accounting standards. 

The candidate will ideally be based in APAC.

Your Mission

  • Research and develop a strategy to achieve greater adoption of high-granularity electricity accounting in key Asia Pacific markets.
  • Develop a strategy for integration of granular accounting into global carbon accounting norms (e.g. ISO, GHG Protocol) 
  • Build a broad stakeholder coalition to advocate for granular accounting in APAC.
  • Organize and lead workshops, seminars, and public speaking events.
  • Manage projects with external consultants as necessary to execute specific deliverables.
  • Create materials and communications strategies to grow granular accounting in APAC.
  • Participate in key industry conferences, policy discussions, and public forums.
  • Contribute to technical working group meetings of ISO/GHG Protocol as necessary.
  • Advance granular accounting in other relevant policies and standards (e.g Green Hydrogen Rules, EU CBAM, ISO Net Zero, SBTi Net Zero).

 

Your Skills

Required

  • 5+ years of electricity sector expertise and advocacy/campaigning experience.
  • Passion for contributing to decarbonization.
  • Understanding of basic electricity procurement and market concepts.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and public speaking skills.
  • Highly mission-driven and autonomous.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders.
  • ​​Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities.

 

Desired

  • Knowledge of the GHG Protocol and its application in electricity carbon accounting.
  • Knowledge of electricity procurement concepts like PPAs and EACs. 
  • Experience working with standards organizations such as ISO/IEC.
  • Ability to translate complex scientific information into clear, persuasive language for non-technical audiences.

 

The Offer

  • Flexible working hours and remote work.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package. 
  • Opportunity to work in a highly mission-driven environment.
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