Are you excited by working in an entrepreneurial environment? Do you have the skills to establish and grow a unique international company’s business in Singapore? Are you passionate about environment, sustainability and urbanization, and supporting Singapore’s ambition of becoming a global leader in these areas? Do you have the energy and drive to work as a consultant and open new business channels? If the answer is yes, be bold and talk to us! We can match your ambitions as at the moment we are looking for a business leader to join Quercus Group’s management team for establishing and growing the business in Singapore and the region.
As part of the management team you will:
Lead the company’s operations and development in Singapore and surrounding geographies
Lead our flagship project 'Access Cities' by connecting Danish and Singaporean companies and institutions to create joint business and innovation partnerships
Build the Quercus Group brand in Singapore and South East Asia
Contribute to the development of the Group’s overall strategy and growth
What you will gain from joining Quercus Group:
Be part of a small, nonetheless, dynamic and growing consulting firm where you can impact decision-making
Work cross-functionally and cross-sectorally between cleantech, sustainability and urbanisation
Access to a strong global network within the cleantech, sustainability and urbanisation sectors
Work in an environment where creativity, humour and individual character are valued
Have P&L responsibility and report to the partners in Copenhagen, Denmark
Be responsible for implementing projects and developing a strong pipeline in Singapore and surrounding geographies.
You're the ideal candidate, if:
You have an entrepreneurial mindset; persistently developing innovative businesses and a proven track record of closing transactions
You are passionate and have an in-depth knowledge and experience within sustainability, cleantech, environment and urbanisation
You possess a reliable and extensive local, regional and international network in public, private and knowledge sectors
You have at least 10 years of overall work experience with at least 3 years in either the environment, sustainability or urbanisation sector
You are honest, reliable, proactive and a people’s person that thrives in diverse settings
You have had some exposure to the Danish cleantech and sustainable urban development agenda
You are structured, but can work in a dynamic and sometimes hectic environment
You have a master’s degree or equivalent education
You possess fluent English communication skills, written as well as spoken.
About our 'Access Cities' project
'Access Cities' is a new global alliance between the cities of Copenhagen, Aarhus, Singapore, New York and Munich – aiming to stimulate business and innovation through international partnerships and co-creation of solutions for the cities of tomorrow. The approach is to identify major challenges in the cities and facilitate collaboration between Danish solution providers and Singaporean challenge owners including businesses and institutions.
Quercus Group is the Singaporean anchor point of the Access Cities platform and our new colleague will thus play a key role in creating partnerships, Danish export opportunities and driving the daily operations as our project manager. The role will include collaboration with the Danish Trade Council as well as the other founding partners of the platform.
About Quercus Group
Quercus Group is a consultancy firm headquartered in Denmark with offices in India and Kenya. We have been working in Singapore for the last 3 years and were recently awarded the 'Access Cities' project, which demands a local presence in Singapore.
As a company we specialise in sustainable regional growth through strategic partnerships and cross-border collaboration. Our services include technology aggregation, process facilitation, project development and management, capacity building and multi-stakeholder engagement to foster innovative solutions within cleantech sustainability and urbanisation. Our unique value proposition stems from the fact that we not only advise but also implement projects for our clients.
Our portfolio covers a variety of public bodies, institutional intermediaries and private actors from regions around the globe counting Europe, Asia, Africa, North America and Latin America.
Start date: 1st January 2019, or upon agreement
Contact person: Neelabh Singh, Partner
To apply for the position please email your application and CV by the 25th of November 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis.