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Senior Engineer in Energy Efficiency – Italian market

Milan, Italy

Origination and Business Development

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In joining STX Group, you become part of a diverse and dedicated team of 500+ professionals from 60+ nationalities at the forefront of the transition to a sustainable world. From our offices around the world, we offer services from comprehensive trading and investment in environmental commodities to tailored decarbonization strategies. Embark on a purpose-driven career with us and make a tangible difference in accelerating green growth. We’re looking for an ENGINEER IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY to join our business and the extremely dynamic market we operate in, and to embark on a journey with us towards a better tomorrow. 


“Among the group’s ambitions is the scale up of our Energy Efficiency business unit dedicated to the origination and financing of Energy Efficiency Projects. This enhanced proposition will complete STX Commodities’ carbon reduction service offering enabling us to further create decarbonization solutions at our clients’ operations.” – Carlos Marín, Head of Energy Efficiency


For more than ten years, STX Commodities has been active in trading of energy efficiency certificates in France, Poland and Italy. The team is looking to expand its activities to enable the origination and access to finance for energy efficiency projects. With origination activities already in place in France and Poland, the team is looking to expand its activities to the Italian Energy Efficiency Market. As the Senior EE Engineer, you will play an important role by establishing the technical team that will work with STX’s clients in the identification and definition of the most suitable energy efficiency projects, which will allow them to reduce their scope 1 carbon emissions.

The role is based in Milan


  • Establish the internal systems, processes and capacities to obtain a status of ESCo certified under the UNI CEI 11352 standard
  • Build and manage a Technical team of EE engineers
  • Support in prospecting energy intensive customers by identifying energy efficiency projects
  • Lead the technical & financial feasibility analysis of EE projects, coordinate with external parties when necessary
  • Lead the process for the obtention of the Titoli di Efficienza Energetica (TEE) of each project.
  • Lead the prospection of EPC and ESCO partners which will implement the projects identified by the Technical team.
  • Manage portfolio of projects under implementation & operation as well as the overall commercial relationships with technical partners
  • Monitor economic, regulatory as well as private and public initiatives of the market
  • TECHNICAL (for projects in which STX will structure the financing needs)
    • Coordinate & review investment grade energy audits and feasibility studies developed by technical partners for projects that are selected for investment
    • Develop technical project documentation for tendering projects to implementing parties
    • Define operation & maintenance specifications
    • Establish Performance guarantees in project contracts
    • Establish measurement and verification programs for each investment
    • Evaluate & select optimal project offers
    • Monitor projects implementation as well as energy performance during operational phases
    • Control that the project’s CAPEX, timeline and specifications are met.

    Growing the global green economy. Ready to make it your mission?

    Key Responsibilities

    • Work together with the Head of Origination in the implementation of the commercial strategy in Italy

    What does a rewarding career mean to you?

    Key Requirements

    • 5 years of work experience in the field of energy efficiency with a Master’s degree in Energy related issues
    • Certified EGE (Esperto in Gestione dell’Energia) under UNI CEI 11339:2009
    • Good financial understanding for assessment of project financial return
    • Experience gained in one or more of the following areas is strongly desirable:
    • advising, consulting, and executing projects in energy efficiency and engineering, tendering, financial planning, etc.
    • energy performance (shared savings) and/or energy as a service contracts
    • Deep technical knowledge to generate value added solutions
    • Experience in the implementation of the IPMVP for measuring and verifying energy savings of EE projects. CMVP certification is a plus.
    • Excellent Italian and English language skills




    Compensation and benefits

    Assistance with relocation to the respective office location

    Company-sponsored private medical health insurance

    Competitive remuneration package

    Pension scheme contributions

    Sport and training opportunities

    Strong focus on personal and professional development

    Diversity Statement

    We encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to enhance our team and contribute to a more inclusive work environment. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are more than just concepts – they are part of our everyday work culture, ensuring employees are welcomed and experience true camaraderie.

    At STX, we ask applicants to think holistically about roles. If the role sounds exciting and a great fit for you but some of the criteria or required experience doesn’t 100% line up, we still encourage you to apply!

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    If you have any questions or would like to talk about this position. Please do reach out to:

    Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Elisabetta Castellan

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    Assessment + recruiter intake

    Online assessment and recruiter intake call


    Two rounds of interviews

    We will assess your skills and alignment with the role and team, including a business case if applicable



    We will make you an offer, take care of your onboarding and welcome you to the STX family

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