Energy & Resource Efficiency Finance Specialist (m/f)

  • Finance in Motion
  • Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Oct 16, 2018
Full time Business Development Energy Energy Efficiency Green Jobs - Green Business Management Renewable Energy Research Sustainability

Job Description

Working area:

Energy & Resource Efficiency Finance


Frankfurt am Main

Working hours:

Full-time / Part-time

Key responsibilities:

  • Support investment staff as an expert in the areas of Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Resource Efficiency. Including support for business development, due diligence and investment proposals for financial institutions and corporates
  • Support the development of innovative financing and fund concepts, including the assessment of regulatory, financial and technical features of green investments in new markets
  • Implement strategic projects related to green lending adapted to market needs, contribute to business planning, and support the diversification and broadening of investment activities
  • Perform portfolio-screenings at partner financial institutions to identify and evaluate sectors and technology types of lending activities contributing to energy, emission and resource savings
  • Maintain and continuously improve monitoring and reporting processes and tools for the tracking of energy/resource savings and greenhouse gas emission reductions
  • Develop and manage technical assistance to: support partner institutions; facilitate awareness raising and market enabling activities; and provide strategic advice through research and analyses
  • Maintain a good overview of green investments in target markets and technology trends in those regions
  • Take ownership of various aspects of the above activities and proactively engage in ongoing development of these topics

What we expect:

  • Strong understanding of Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Resource Efficiency technologies; experience with water/waste investments is an advantage
  • Experience in the financing and/or economics of relevant projects, including with the financial sector and/or international development cooperation
  • A degree in a relevant technical field with additional training and/or work experience
  • At least 5 years relevant experience. Additional work experience and experience in emerging markets is preferred; experience in Asia is an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of English, both written and oral; business fluency in additional languages relevant for Finance in Motion´s current/future operations is an advantage
  • Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills, also in multicultural contexts
  • International travel required

What you can expect:

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with over 40 nationalities who strive to uphold our start-up spirit and profit from the opportunities of a growing company
  • A job with a great degree of autonomy that achieves real impact through cooperation and joint responsibility
  • A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company culture that rewards above-average results
  • An organization dedicated to providing effective training and upskilling to its employees

Our more than 180 employees working from our 17 offices worldwide are dedicated to promoting sustainable development through market-based finance solutions. If you enjoy tackling complex challenges in a hands-on manner and prefer a communication style that suits the flat hierarchies and cooperative mindset we value, we would definitely like to hear from you. If you are interested, please use our online application system to submit your full application including a CV and meaningful cover letter.

Job Level



Business Services

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