Chief Executive Officer

United Arab Emirates

Guildhall Executive Search proudly presents an innovative venture dedicated to revolutionizing carbon markets. Our client's platform offers a transparent solution to carbon offsetting, making environmental responsibility accessible to all. By ensuring complete transparency in the certification, origin, provenance, and verification of each carbon credit and its environmental impact, this venture instills trust in market participants.
This pioneering venture boasts cutting-edge solutions for carbon footprint evaluation and emission management, utilizing state-of-the-art technologies such as AI and blockchain. With a unique tokenization engine, advanced monitoring tools, and seamless e-commerce integrations, our client sets new standards in the industry.

Job Description:

Guildhall Executive Search is seeking a visionary Chief Executive Officer to lead a dynamic team in Dubai. As our CEO, you will have the opportunity to shape the future of this venture. Your mission will involve identifying market growth opportunities, driving platform development, and shaping company strategy. You will be instrumental in steering the company through crucial growth phases, nurturing top-tier talent to develop innovative solutions and strategically scale, positioning our client as a leader in the sustainability sector.

Responsibilities:

- Develop and execute the company's business strategy and long-term vision.
- Establish and implement business performance targets and metrics, overseeing the overall team performance.
- Manage a high-performing team, fostering effective communication and collaboration.
- Provide ethical and positive leadership, promoting the venture’s mission and values publicly.
- Drive company growth and expansion by identifying new business opportunities and partnerships.
- Oversee key project development activities, ensuring quality and performance of deliverables.
- Cultivate a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within the organization.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including registries, clients, and industry leaders.
- Monitor industry trends and competitive landscape to identify potential risks and opportunities.
- Maintain transparent communication with the board, presenting key opportunities and strategies.
- Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.

Requirements:

- Proven experience in C-suite leadership positions or similar executive roles.
- 5-10 years of experience in carbon accounting, energy consulting, environmental policy, climate tech, or related industries.
- Strong business acumen with a deep understanding of carbon markets and the broader ecosystem.
- Exceptional leadership and managerial skills.
- Excellent strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Track record of driving growth and success in previous roles.
- Ability to thrive in dynamic, fast-paced environments, with preferred experience in hyper-scaling startups.
- Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; Master’s/MBA preferred.
- Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
- Knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry standards in the sustainable energy sector.
- Willingness to travel as required.

Benefits:

- Competitive salary and employee stock ownership plan.
- Comprehensive health and wellness programs.
- Opportunities for professional growth and development.
- Collaborative and innovative work environment.
- Access to the latest technology and tools in the industry.

Join us at Guildhall Executive Search, where your leadership will drive innovation and shape the future of the carbon credit industry. We eagerly await a leader who shares our passion for sustainability and technological advancement.