KEO International Consultants

Senior Carbon Specialist

Job Location(s) Portugal-Lisbon
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/22/2024 3:16 AM)
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KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration – through conceptualization – to realization of planning, design or project delivery in the built and natural environments. For over 57 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities.


As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 225 International Design Firms; in the Top 20 International PM/CM Firms; and by World Architecture as 50th largest global architecture firm and #1 Firm in the Middle East Region in their 2021 WAS 100 Survey.


We invite you to join us.


Our newest opportunity is for a talented Senior Carbon Specialist to join our award-winning team based in Lisbon, Portugal (we are flexible to have this role to be based in either Lisbon or Porto).


This position is responsible for designing decarbonization strategies and Net-Zero roadmaps, including policy white papers, government procedures, and energy transition monitoring tools.


We envisage success in this role to include;

  • Conducting Carbon Counting for Scope 1, 2, and 3 based on GHG Protocol.
  • Setting Carbon Reduction Targets based on Science Based Targets Benchmarking.
  • Identifying and evaluating opportunities to achieve energy, GHG, and resource reductions.
  • Consulting clients across the supply chain focusing on Energy Efficiency, Energy Demand Side Management, Energy Strategy, Policies, Frameworks, Circular Economy, and Net Zero Development.
  • Developing energy framework programs, climate action plans, strategies, performance targets, and policies for our clients.
  • Providing technical expertise and preparing templates to implement energy management and asset management systems, such as ISO 50001 and ISO 55001.
  • Responsible for market research, drafting technical and commercial reports, and preparing presentations.
  • Completing client deliverables and reports with the support of team members.
  • Consulting ongoing projects across the power value chain, smart infrastructures, smart meters, digital grid, sustainability living programs, industrial energy symbiosis, renewable energy & storage integration, and electricity & water demand response.
  • Proactively engaging new and existing clients with respect to business development.


To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that your career journey to date will include a minimum of 5 years work experience in Carbon Management Sector partnered with a Bachelors Degree preferably in Architectural or Mechanical.


Potential candidates should have strategic thinking with an understanding of energy policy/regulatory frameworks. Also good English writing and communication skills with analytical thinking for preparing persuasive presentations and workshops.


KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work.

We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award-winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.


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