Energy from biomass and organic residues is one of the key element to reach renewable energy and bio-based economy ambitions. Biomass provides a unique range of options such as renewable transport fuels, feedstock for the chemical industry, renewable electricity and heat or steam and green gas. For the electricity and heat sector, bio energy is one of the most economic options, ensuring a reliable supply at any time of the day, regardless of weather conditions.
As a Unit Manager you are responsible for market development, acquisition and client relations, content development and people management, ultimately reflecting in unit performance. You manage a team of approx. 20 people, ranging from junior consultant to expert, that is situated in Utrecht, Berlin and London. You steer the sales process and the project execution process and are yourself actively involved in acquisition and stakeholder management. The strategy for this unit is directed at growth in new working areas. You are capable of directing this growth, inspiring others and making use of the available synergies within the company. You report to the Division Manager Renewable Energy.
The unit Bio delivers services such as strategic consultancy, due diligence and feasibility studies in the field of biomass supply and bioenergy generation. We service our clients in the whole biomass project development chain with two focus areas: A sustainable biomass supply including biomass sustainability issues as well as potentials and secondly energy generation and other biomass usage including biomass combustion and co-firing, biofuel production and bio-based economy.
If you are enthusiastic about the job described above and you meet the following criteria, then we would be happy to meet you!
- An academic background and 7 years or more of relevant working experience, preferably in the consultancy business;
- You demonstrate good business sense and excellent commercial skills;
- You are known for your leadership qualities and could act as a role model for Ecofys;
- You are able to show vision on the challenges in the Bio Energy sector based on your knowledge of the topics and can translate this into a concrete business plan.
- A network in bio energy and good knowledge of potential partners/competitors or the ability to quickly have an overview of the market and it’s opportunities is essential.
Please note we are looking for one Unit Manager, who can be based in one of our international offices.
Working for Ecofys – experts in energy
Established in 1984 with the vision of achieving “sustainable energy for everyone”, Ecofys has become the leading expert in renewable energy, energy & carbon efficiency, energy systems & markets as well as energy & climate policies. The unique synergy between those areas of expertise is the key to success. 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, China and the US where over 250 experts work on solving energy and climate challenges.
Working for Ecofys means working together with inspiring colleagues in an informal company culture, with room for own initiative and growth. We offer you an attractive package of secondary employment benefits.
Izaak van der Neut
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