Associate Originator, Environmental Markets, APAC

Join a leading renewable energy company in Singapore as an Associate Originator, Environmental Markets, APAC. Contribute to empowering organizations for a sustainable future.

Singapore  UTC+08:00   Hybrid   Full Time   101-250   19 days ago

At 3Degrees, a leading company in renewable energy and environmental commodities, we're on a mission to empower organizations to achieve a sustainable future. This role offers an exciting opportunity to be a key player in that mission. As a Renewable Energy Commodities Originator, you'll play a vital role in originating, managing, and supporting the trading of environmental commodities like RECs, Carbon Credits, and Clean Fuel Standard Credits.

You'll collaborate within a dynamic and collaborative team, leveraging your skills and knowledge to support our portfolio managers and drive the success of our origination efforts. Working at a B Corp, you'll be part of a company that prioritizes social and environmental responsibility. Our workplace fosters diversity, equity, inclusion, and mutual respect.

This position is open to candidates based within a commutable distance of our Singapore office, where you can enjoy a flexible, hybrid working pattern. This role reports to the Singapore based. Asia Lead - Origination, Environmental Products. 3Degrees does not provide sponsorship and /or relocation assistance for non-nationals in any of our roles. Therefore pre-existing right-to-work status or full work visa for the locations listed above is a prerequisite in order to be considered for this position.

What You’ll Do

The success of our renewable energy origination team hinges on a multifaceted approach. In this role, you'll wear several hats, from collaborating with portfolio managers on market research and trade execution to maintaining accurate portfolio data and fostering collaboration across departments. There are three key areas of focus including:

Commercial Support

  • Support buy and sell-side activities such as:
    • Create comprehensive counterparty pipelines and call lists to facilitate the origination of environmental commodities
    • Generate trade proposals, confirmations, RFP-related documentation, and risk reviews
    • Conduct market analysis & research and track with market dynamics in support of origination & trading activities
  • Originate REC purchase & sale agreements in close collaboration with the APAC origination lead

Pricing & Portfolio Management

  • Engage with portfolio database to ensure all positions and price data are clearly and correctly reflected, including entering deals to the database in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assist with deliveries, as well as portfolio optimization and allocation of REC supply

Operational Support

  • Develop, manage, and improve tools that support origination goals (including KPIs to track performance)
  • Support cross-departmental collaboration between sales, marketing, and market intelligence to improve efficiency

About You

You pride yourself on your attention to detail and excel at managing competing priorities. Others would say you are a quick learner, and you are seeking to build a career in renewable energy and/or energy commodities. You have experience as a member of a fast-paced and progressive team and you enjoy managing a variety of tasks. You have a natural ability to identify opportunities for process improvement and proactively drive solutions. We believe an individual with the following skills and experience will have the best opportunity for success in this role:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Experience in a fast-paced, high growth, startup environment and comfort with customer outreach
  • Team player with a hunger to learn or expand your knowledge of environmental commodities, origination, trading and the renewable energy sector across international markets
  • Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion as a key driver to business success and demonstrated passion for our mission
  • Familiarity with Tableau and SQL queries would help you be successful in this role
  • 3-5 years of professional experience
  • Individuals with a Degree in business, environmental studies, economics or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and professional experience have the best opportunity to be successful in this role

How We Define Success

At 3Degrees, we believe in setting clear expectations and celebrating your achievements. This section outlines the key milestones that will define your success within the role:

Within 30 days,

  • Gain a solid understanding of 3Degrees' mission, business strategy, and the specific goals of the origination team
  • Become familiar with the team structure, key players, and their roles
  • Develop a working knowledge of the core systems, processes, and tools used by the origination team
  • Build strong working relationships with your colleagues and key stakeholders across different departments such as sales, trading & portfolio management
  • Begin to expand your knowledge of international EAC markets

Within 90 days,

  • Demonstrate proficiency in core responsibilities like creating counterparty pipelines, generating trade proposals, and tracking market dynamics
  • You are actively contributing to origination efforts by supporting portfolio managers with account research and trade execution in 30+ international markets
  • You have acquired a strong understanding of environmental commodities like EAC’s Carbon Credits, and Clean Fuel Standard Credits

Within 6 months,

  • Independently manage and execute all aspects of origination activities with minimal supervision
  • Develop and implement tools and KPIs to improve origination efficiency and track team performance
  • Foster and maintain strong cross-departmental collaboration to optimize origination strategies

Within 1 year,

  • Consistently exceed targets and contribute significantly to the achievement of departmental and company goals
  • Become a subject matter expert in renewable energy commodities and origination best practices
  • Proactively identify and implement innovative solutions to optimize origination processes

Compensation & Benefits

  • Compensation: We offer a competitive salary package in line with the candidates' experience, qualifications and industry standards, ensuring that your hard work and contributions are duly recognized and rewarded
  • Benefits: Our global company offers a range of benefits that may vary depending on your country of residence. In addition to the benefits required or customary in your country, we offer additional benefits such as; flexible paid time off, a yearly wellness stipend and learning and development stipend. In addition this role may be eligible for reimbursements including broadband and mobile phone expenses, or setting up a remote new starter home office equipment. Additionally, we have a company profit-sharing scheme, along with other localized benefits tailored to your specific country
  • Supplemental Pay: This position may be eligible to participate in discretionary bonus programs based on personal, department and company goals

(This compensation and benefits information is based on 3Degrees’ good faith estimate as of the date of publication and may be modified in the future)

Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

3Degrees is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where different perspectives contribute to better solutions. 3Degrees welcomes people regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or gender expression, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other category protected by law.

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About the role

Jun 24, 2024

Full Time


Dec 11, 2024



3-5 years of professional experience


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