Starting today, Vault will feature the day's top overseas green jobs. Let us, however, break down what "green" stands for. Green jobs extend to not just traditional energy and environmental industries but also to accounting, communications, product and project management, technology, sales, media, entertainment, and even the executive suite.
With so much being written and discussed about climate change and the stimulus money President Obama has assigned to build a green economy, it is clear that more jobs will be created--and not just in the U.S. but overseas as well. In fact, Europe is ahead by leaps and bounds in creating green jobs. And this job creation will be across industries and sectors. As companies get ready to become more responsible, they will need Corporate Social Responsibility experts, strategists, sustainability consultants, energy efficiency experts and managers who understand green.
Starting today, we will bring you the top international green jobs.
Here, then are today's top jobs:
London, United Kingdom
Candidates must have 2 to 4 years experience in strategy consulting, either in one of the main strategy consulting houses or from other leading firms with experience in carbon, climate change, cleantech and/or with particular experience in sectors such as energy, oil & gas and mining.
He/she will be responsible for project based and improvements to sustain safe, efficient manufacturing operations. Primary responsibilities include ensuring a safe work environment through employee coaching and engagement and strict adherence to safety policies and procedures.
Bachelor's in Engineering or Technology preferred. At least five years experience in a manufacturing setting.
Environmental Assessment Biologist/Project Manager
Spencer Environmental Management Services Ltd.
Will be responsible for undertaking environmental investigations relating to wildlife and vegetation, managing interdisciplinary environmental assessment teams and preparing environmental assessment documents for proposed development projects. Must have at least seven years experience in environmental field.
The School for Field Studies
Puerto San Carlos, Baja, Mexico
Will ensure smooth management of our facilities (including buildings, grounds & vehicles), includes regular maintenance and repairs, as well as administrative duties such as purchasing and bookkeeping.
Senior Legal Officer, Environmental Law
International Development Law Organization (IDLO)
Reporting to the Manager of the Social Development Programs Unit, the Senior Legal Officer will be responsible for conceptualizing, designing and implementing a dynamic portfolio of environmental legal reform programs in accordance with the Strategic Plan and Unit Work Plan objectives. In partnership with team members, the Senior Legal Officer will set priorities and deadlines for new concepts as well as create standards and targets for project execution.
Law degree required. Master's preferred. At least eight years experience in environmental law and international development. At least two years experience in program development.
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