Location United States
Job-type Permanent
Salary $Competitive
Reference BBBH12525_1613141034

Acre is thrilled to work with a leading climate solutions provider seeking to appoint a Regional Director who will oversee their rapidly growing North American business. If you want to make a real difference in the fight against climate change, this could be the job for you.

Our client is a global company offering comprehensive sustainability solutions and services. They aim to create a sustainable society and economy that positively impacts our climate, ecosystems and developing communities, enabling their clients to create value from sustainability-related activities.

The Regional Director will have overall regional responsibility for business performance in North America, driving business development, leading a passionate team and growing the company's presence in North America.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive business performance in the North American region by defining and implementing the regional go-to-market strategy and ensuring the Company has the resources and ability to deliver the results

  • Translate the Company's product offerings into a coherent and localized business strategy for North America

  • Directly lead, develop, coach and inspire a fast-growing team

  • Lead the identification and creation of new business opportunities to grow the Company's market presence, negotiate and close deals with existing and new clients, and coordinate deliverables with our implementation team

  • Identify cross functional gaps in our product offerings in North America, by collecting market feedback in a structured way, and proactively addressing these, in close collaboration with the implementation and marketing teams

  • Partner closely with the project development teams to ensure a close alignment between North American market demands and the company's existing portfolio of carbon credits / RECs

Key Experience:

  • University degree in Environmental Sciences, Business or other relevant discipline

  • Senior commercial or business development leader with at least 12 years of relevant experience in sales roles, and at least 5 years in a people management capacity

  • Working experience in sustainability, or at least strong understanding of the most important pledges and drivers of the demand for climate action from corporates

  • Sound knowledge of at least one of the following topics: renewable energy, carbon markets, corporate responsibility, sustainable development or climate

  • Proven track record in relationship building and negotiation

  • Strong business acumen, with the ability to understand the specific needs of our clients in a fast-growing competitive market and translate these into compelling solutions that are commercially sound

  • Proven track record of managing cross-functional, high-performing, diverse, teams and successful experience in leading a team and achieving strong sales results through them

  • Experience in budget development and management

If you are interested in learning more, please contact Emily.Goetsch@acre.com or click below to apply!