Carbon Conservation – Multiple Openings

Asian Based Forest Carbon Specialists

Positions:                                   2 Forest Carbon Specialists

                                                          1 x Sr. Forest Carbon Specialist

                                                                  1 x Jr. Forest Carbon Specialist  

Term:                                                   Full-time

Location:                                     Based in Asia (Singapore and Indonesia)

 

Carbon Conservation, project developer of the CCBA registered Ulu Masen REDD project is seeking dynamic results-orientated individuals with experience in forest and carbon standards.  The position is a senior position, however those with experience are encouraged to apply if they feel the can meet the job requirements.
 

Responsibilities

  • Visit remote field sites and organise/manage field-work to support forest based carbon projects (e.g. carbon stock inventories, baseline assessment)
  • Develop and draft project assessment reports, project design documents and filed-monitoring reports
  • Assist in the development and review of AFOLU project methodologies
  • Review technical feasibility of forest carbon projects and provide technical feedback to project development team
  • Assist and review of standard remote sensing analysis and procedures

Minimum Skills required are:

  • Fluent writing and reading in English and preferably in the Bahasa Indonesia language
  • Experience in biomass inventory and forest stock assessment activates
  • Experience in biomass growth modeling
  • Strong understanding of the policies surrounding avoided deforestation and the carbon markets more broadly
  • Strong understanding of carbon standards and their validation/verification requirements, in particular the VCS, CAR and ideally CDM
  • Detailed knowledge on how to created successful verification submissions

 

Additional Desired Skills

  • Experience with the development of AFOLU project documents
  • Experience of forestry management techniques (e.g. FCS, LEI, SFM/IFM, RIL)
  • Experience with GIS and remote sensing analysis software

 

Competencies

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong writing ability   (proposal preparation and technical report generation)
  • Track record of successful delivery of managing multiple projects against deadlines
  • experience in working within a small and regionally dispersed team

Extremely computer literate (i.e. Word, Excel) and willingness to learn new software tools

  • Working as a considerate team player in a multi-cultural environment

 

Educational Background:

  • BSc, MSc or PhD in Forestry, Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Biology or other applicable scientific discipline.

For interested applicants, please send your CV and expression of interest to Ralph Strebel at ralph@carbonconservation.com.

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