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(Senior) Consultant Biomass

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Germany (East) - Europe
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Company Name Ecofys
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To strengthen our team, we are looking for a (Senior) Consultant Biomass with experience in management / strategy consulting, excellent knowledge of bioenergy and biomaterials and the desire to have a real impact in transitioning the world to a sustainable energy system.

The international bioenergy consultants within Ecofys support clients throughout the entire chain. It starts from the beginning by developing and designing a sustainable strategy and works through to the end of the process until the realisation of projects. Our clients vary from local, national and international governments to industrial, financial or agricultural clients who own biomass, would like to use bioenergy or put their biomass technology into the market. The focus of projects covers a range of areas, for example the development and implementation of biomass related strategies. On top of that, we are one of the leading consultancy companies in development and implementation of sustainability criteria for governments and industries. We work together on making the ideas of today into the reality of tomorrow.

You will be primarily responsible for the acquisition and successful delivery of projects on the design and implementation of bioenergy strategies for corporate and public clients. You will be a representative of Ecofys in the market of bio-based products and services: food, energy and materials.

Specifically, you will be responsible for identifying issues, structuring problems, forming hypotheses, designing and conducting analysis, synthesising conclusions into recommendations, and helping to implement change with our clients. Throughout your assignments, you will guide junior team members. You will be leading discussions and presentations with senior clients, and will actively nurture relationships with them.

You will act as role model and leverage your experience. In this role, you report directly to the Managing Partner Sustainable Industries & Services.

The successful candidate will also provide support to Ecofys’ business development activities for the above described services. The job may require as much as 25 percent travel.


Your profile

If you are enthusiastic about the job described above and you meet the following criteria, then we would be happy to meet you!

  • University degree from a leading institution, preferably an advanced degree in energy-related disciplines, natural sciences or an MBA;
  • Proactive and convincing personality with an edge for coaching and development of others
  • 4-7 years of work experience in management or strategy consulting, preferable in the field of biomass production, processing and application;
  • Strong commercially oriented approach and business skills in identifying and exploiting opportunities in a      competitive market;
  • Demonstrated excellence in solving problems that require logical reasoning, creative thinking, strong analytics, the ability to untangle complex issues, understanding viewpoints and interests of stakeholders and the ability to find constructive solutions;
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly, and gain the respect of clients and colleagues;
  • Proven ability to lead teams and motivate others to deliver results;
  • Affinity with sustainable energy and/or international climate developments;
  • Excellent English language skills and ability to work in English; knowledge of another language, especially German, is beneficial.


The company
Established in 1984 with the vision of achieving “sustainable energy for everyone”, Ecofys has become the leading strategic consultancy in renewable energy, energy & carbon efficiency, energy systems & markets as well as energy & climate policies. Ecofys creates smart, effective, practical and sustainable solutions for and with public and corporate clients all over the world. Ecofys has offices in the Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom, and Belgium where over 200 experts work on solving energy and climate challenges.

Working for Ecofys means working together with a broad range of inspiring colleagues – from deep technology experts to commercially-oriented generalists – who are united behind the same mission. Our unique blend of clients – ranging from utilities to governments and NGO’s – creates amply room for own initiative and growth. Ecofys offers an excellent work-life balance environment in an informal company culture, with limited travel.



For further information, please contact Izaäk van der NeutInternational HR Consultant, by phone number +31 30 662 3716. To apply for this vacancy, visit our website: www.ecofys.com/en/jobs/ and click on “(Senior) Consultant Biomass

Intermediaries will not be appreciated.

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