Director, Financial Innovations, VERRA

Job Title:               Director, Financial Innovations

Location:                Flexible: Washington, DC or remote (working with significant overlap with US business hours)

Start Date:              Immediately

Reports to:             Chief Innovation Officer

 

Position Summary

Verra is creating the new role of Director, Financial Innovations, to lead the development and implementation of Verra’s strategy for standards-related financial, investment and insurance innovations.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=80

Program Officer, Events, VERRA

Job Title: Program Officer, Events

Location: Remote  – worldwide (working with significant overlap with US business hours)

Start Date: Immediately

Reports to: Director of Communications and Marketing

 

Position Summary

Verra is looking for a Program Officer, Events to help ensure consistent messaging and engagement in environmental and social markets, including carbon markets, in a manner that fosters trust and confidence.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=81

Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Arbor Day Foundation

Job Title:                Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Location:                 Lincoln, NE (On-site)

 

Position Summary

Arbor Day Foundation is looking for a VP of Marketing to drive our communications forward, securing and expanding our brand as the most trusted tree planting organization in the world. We’re seeking an inspiring leader who cares deeply about making the world a better place, the people they work with, and the kind of impact we can make through our work.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2746250854/?refId=c742461c-2540-3d6f-b711-73920d49e7a0

 

Senior Program Officer, Nature-Based Innovations, VERRA

Job Title:                  Senior Program Officer, Nature-Based Innovations

Location:                  Flexible (Working remotely during COVID-19, with long-term remote work arrangements possible

Start Date:              Immediately

Reports to:              Senior Director, Forest Carbon Innovations

 

Position Summary

Verra’s Innovations Team is looking for a Senior Program Officer to support our work to cultivate climate impact and generate related environmental and social benefits through the VCS Program.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=79

Consultant, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Job Title:              Consultant, Economic Commission for Africa

Duty Station:       Addis Ababa

Start Date:           Mid-October 2021

Reports to:           Director of the Technology, Climate Change and Natural Resources Management Division (TCND)

Position Summary

Economic Commission for Africa is seeking the services of an international consultant to accelerate the development of standardized and harmonized protocols that will serve both market based mechanism and non-market based-mechanisms.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=163543&Lang=en-US

Program Manager, Industrial Innovations, VERRA

Job Title:              Program Manager, Industrial Innovations

Location:              Flexible: Washington, DC or remote (working with significant overlap with US business hours)

Start Date:            Immediately

Reports to:           Director, Industrial GHG Innovations

 

Position Summary

Verra is creating the new role of Program Manager, Industrial Innovations to manage the development and implementation of Verra’s strategy to support the global energy transition and other industrial and technological greenhouse gas (GHG) innovation opportunities.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=77

Carbon Project Development Technician, Nexus for Development

Role Title: Carbon Project Development Technician

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia; approx. 15-20% of travel time (in non-Covid restricted times)

Start Date: To be discussed. COVID19-related restrictions will be considered

Reports to: Head of Renewables and Climate Asset Management

 

Position Summary

Nexus seeks a Carbon Development Technician to manage and execute the development of carbon projects. Working closely with the technical team the candidate will develop carbon projects from beginning to end. Additionally, the candidate will ideally take an interest in and contribute to project and strategy development.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://nexusfordevelopment.org/content/uploads/2021/09/NexusforDevelopment_JD0921_CarbonProjectDevelopmentTechnician.pdf

Manager, Technologies for Natural Climate Solutions, VERRA

Job Title: Manager, Technologies for Natural Climate Solutions

Location: Washington, DC or remote (working during US business hours)

Start Date: Immediately

Reports to: Director, Nature-based Innovations

 

Position Summary

Verra is looking for a Manager, Technologies for NCS, to lead our work in assessing potential opportunities and designing pathways and systems to take advantage of remote sensing (RS), artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning (ML), distributed ledgers (DL) and other established and emerging technologies, in Verra standards, tools, programs, and registry, especially as they relate to natural climate solutions (NCS).

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=45&source=bamboohr

 

Senior Technical Advisor or Manager, Supply Chain Innovations, VERRA

Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor or Manager, Supply Chain Innovations

Location: Flexible: Washington, DC or remote (working with significant overlap with US business hours)

Start Date: Immediately

Reports to: Senior Director, Nature-based Innovations

 

Position Summary

Verra is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor or Manager, Supply Chain Innovations, to lead our work in establishing new standards, tools, and programs to support and incentivize corporate GHG abatement activities.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=76

Senior Program Officer, Methodologies (Nature Climate Solutions), VERRA

Job Title: Senior Program Officer,  Methodologies (Nature Climate Solutions)

Location: Flexible: Washington, DC or remote (working with significant overlap with US business hours)

Start Date: Immediately

Reports to: Senior Manager, Methodologies

 

Position Summary

Verra is seeking a Senior Program Officer, Methodologies, to support the development of innovative and high-impact VCS methodologies, with a focus on Nature Climate Solutions (NCS).

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=75

Executive Director, The Climate Trust

Job Title:                Executive Director

Location:                Flexible, Portland Preferred

Reports to:             Board of Directors

 

Position Summary

The Climate Trust combats climate change by funding and managing projects that reduce greenhouse emissions. Founded in 1997 in Portland, Oregon, The Climate Trust is recognized as a pioneer in the carbon market industry by developing and managing high quality carbon offset projects. They also manage carbon offset acquisition programs for a growing number of organizations from different sectors seeking to reduce their carbon footprint.

First and foremost, the Executive Director will provide leadership on vision, strategy, board relations, and team management. The work of The Climate Trust centers on carbon asset development, financing offset projects, external partner relationships, and thought leadership. The Executive Director will lead these efforts, as well as grow capacity and capabilities to accelerate The Climate Trust’s positive impact on climate change.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://www.goodcitizen.com/executive-search/the-climate-trust-executive-director/

Senior Manager, Program Development, VERRA

Job Title:                  Senior Manager, Program Development

Location:                  Flexible: Washington, DC or remote (working with significant overlap with US business hours, specifically Pacific Time)

Start Date:              Immediately

Reports to:              Senior Director, GHG Programs

 

Position Summary

Verra’s Program Team is looking for a Senior Manager, Program Development to support our work to foster climate impact and generate related environmental and social benefits through the VCS Program.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=64

Senior Program Officer or Program Officer, Climate Finance and Markets, VERRA

Job Title:          Senior Program Officer or Program Officer, Climate Finance and Markets
(1-2 positions)

Location:         Washington, DC or remote (working with significant overlap with US business hours)

Start Date:       Immediately

Reports to:      Senior Director, Climate Finance and Markets

 

Position Summary

Verra is looking for Senior Program Officers and Program Officers to help ensure the growth and maturation of environmental and social markets, with a particular focus on carbon markets, in a manner that fosters trust and confidence.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=74

Program Officer, VERRA

Job Title:                       Program Officer,

Location:                       Washington, DC or remote (working remotely during COVID-19, with long-term flexible work arrangements possible)

Start Date:                     Immediately

Reports to:                    Program Manager

 

Position Summary

Verra is looking for a Program Officer to help manage Verra’s programs including the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) Program, the Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ framework (JNR), the Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standards, and the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta).

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=66

Information Technology Support Manager, VERRA

Job Title:                       Information Technology Support Manager

Location:                       Flexible: Washington, DC or remote (working with significant overlap with US business hours)

Start Date:                     Immediately

Reports to:                    Sr. Director, Technology Solutions

 

Position Summary

Verra is embarked on a major initiative to create streamlined processes for capturing, distributing, and effectively using its information assets. We are seeking an IT Support Manager to ensure Verra’s IT and knowledge management systems (KM) are meeting the needs of its employees.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=73

Program Officer, Sustainable Development, VERRA

Job Title:                       Program Officer, Sustainable Development

Location:                       Flexible (Working remotely during COVID-19, with long-term remote work arrangements possible

Start Date:                     Immediately

Reports to:                    Director, Sustainable Development Programs and Markets

 

Position Summary

Verra is looking for a Program Officer to help manage Verra’s sustainable development programs including the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta) and the Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standards.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=72

Senior Program Officer, Methodologies, VERRA

Job Title:                     Senior Program Officer,  Methodologies (Technological and Industrial Climate Solutions)

Location:                     Flexible: Washington, DC or remote (working with significant overlap with US business hours)

Start Date:                   Immediately

Reports to:                   Senior Manager, Methodologies

 

Position Summary

Verra is seeking a Senior Program Officer, Methodologies to support the development of innovative and high-impact VCS methodologies, with a focus on technological and industrial climate solutions. In the context of this position, technological and industrial climate solutions encompasses all sectors other than Natural Climate Solutions.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=71

Program Manager, Technological and Industrial Solutions, VERRA

Job Title:            Program Manager, Technological and Industrial Solutions

Location:             Flexible: Washington, DC or remote (working with significant overlap with US business hours)

Start Date:           Immediately

Reports to:           Senior Program Manager

 

Position Summary

Verra’s Program Team is looking for a Program Manager, Technological and Industrial Solutions to support our work to foster climate impact and generate related environmental and social benefits through the VCS Program. In the context of this position, technological and industrial solutions encompasses all sectors other than the Natural Climate Solutions sector.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=69

Program Manager, Natural Climate Solutions, VERRA

Job Title:             Program Manager, Natural Climate Solutions

Location:             Flexible: Washington, DC or remote (working with significant overlap with US business hours)

Start Date:           Immediately

Reports to:           Senior Program Manager

 

Position Summary

Verra’s Program Team is looking for a Program Manager, Natural Climate Solutions, to support our work to foster climate impact and generate related environmental and social benefits through the VCS Program.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=68

Senior Carbon Manager, BioCarbon Partners

Job Title:             Senior Carbon Manager

Location:             Lusaka, Zambia

Start Date:           ASAP

Position Summary

BCP is recruiting for a Senior Manager, Carbon to guide BCP into a new phase of project development, conservation technology developments and impact monitoring. The primary responsibility of the Senior Manager is to achieve VCS and CCB verifications, conduct pre-viability studies, oversee impact monitoring, oversee geospatial technology, data management and IT, and to keep BCP at the forefront of REDD+ methodological developments in Zambia and beyond. The position oversees teams dealing with remote sensing and GIS, forest monitoring, and impact monitoring. The position requires advanced remote sensing and GIS skills, as well as skills in data management, conducting field work in rural Africa, advanced spreadsheet skills, excellent English writing skills, knowledge of REDD+ project methodologies. The position is based in Lusaka, Zambia. The main tasks will be managing verification processes, managing consultants and field teams, managing BCP’s database development, data systems and managing teams. This role has the exciting opportunity to lead BCP’s digital technology strategy. The position will require some travel to rural areas, mainly in Africa. The candidate is expected to be a manager, solid team player, with a growth and coaching mindset.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://biocarbonpartners.com/site/assets/files/213898/job_advert_-_senior_manager_carbon.pdf

Intern, Consulting, First Climate

Job Title:                  Intern, Consulting (6 months)

Location:                  Bad Vilbel or Frankfurt, Germany

Start Date:               Immediately or upon agreement

Position Summary

In the area of carbon management, the existing market potential is outstanding, and the development prospects are excellent. To realize this potential, we are looking for you as a new member of our dynamic and international team. You will be working with the Consulting Team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support consultants
    • with the calculation of Corporate and Product Carbon Footprints
    • along the projects management as CDP and Science Based Target mandates
  • Self-reliant calculation of CO2-balance sheets/reports
  • Supporting the development of the IT-platform for CO2-calculations
  • Response of customer inquiries and support with internal requests
  • Research activities in the CO2-sector & knowledge management

Full position description and application instructions at: https://www.firstclimate.com/en/careers/

Senior Advisor, Natural Climate Solutions, First Climate

Job Title:                  Senior Advisor, Natural Climate Solutions (80-100%)

Location:                  Zurich, Switzerland or flexible

Start Date:               April 2021 or upon agreement

Position Summary

As a leading provider of climate neutrality solutions, First Climate is actively involved in the development and implementation of projects to preserve and increase carbon stocks in forests, soil and other ecosystems. As a member of our Natural Climate Solutions (NCS) team, you will play a key role in sustainable NCS projects benefiting the global climate and their local environment.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE
  • Source, assess and contract NCS activities
  • Develop and manage NCS portfolios for clients
  • Develop and implement NCS strategies and services for clients
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of NCS activities
  • Advise our clients on their climate strategies

Full position description and application instructions at: https://www.firstclimate.com/en/careers/

Head, Agricultural Climate Solutions, First Climate

Job Title:                  Head, Agricultural Climate Solutions (80-100%)

Location:                  Zurich, Switzerland or flexible

Start Date:               June 2021 or upon agreement

Position Summary

As a leading provider of carbon offset solutions, First Climate is actively involved in the development, financing and implementation of projects to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and increase carbon stocks in agriculture. As the Head (m/f/x) of our Agricultural Climate Solutions (ACS) team, you will play a key role in enabling sustainable projects which benefit farmers, the global climate and their local environment, in Europe and globally.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE
  • Source, assess and structure ACS programs
  • Lead ACS programs through the carbon certification cycle
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of ACS activities
  • Advise our clients on their ACS strategies
  • Lead and grow our ACS team

Full position description and application instructions at: https://www.firstclimate.com/en/careers/

Senior Program Officer, Agriculture, Program Team, Verra

Job Title:                  Senior Program Officer, Agriculture, Program Team, Verra

Location:                  Flexible: Washington, DC or remote (working with significant overlap with US business hours)

Start Date:               Immediately

Reports to:              Senior Program Manager, GHG Programs

Position Summary

Verra is looking for a Senior Program Officer to support its work to foster climate impact and generate related environmental and social benefits in the agriculture sector through our VCS Program and other emerging standards, tools, and programs.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=59

Manager, Program Development, Verra

Job Title:                  Manager, Program Development

Location:                  Flexible: Washington, DC or remote (working with significant overlap with US business hours)

Start Date:               Immediately

Reports to:              Senior Director, GHG Programs

Position Summary

Verra’s Program Team is looking for a Manager, Program Development to support our work to foster climate impact and generate related environmental and social benefits through the VCS Program.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=59

Social Media Manager, Arbor Day Foundation

Job Title:                  Social Media Manager

Location:                  Lincoln, NE

Reports to:              Director of Marketing Communications

 

Position Summary

Are you a force for good? Do you use social media as a tool to expand the reach of brands?  Does the opportunity to devote your talents to a cause much greater than yourself excite you? The Arbor Day Foundation could be the organization that makes you love where you work.

As one of the world’s largest operating conservation foundations, the Arbor Day Foundation educates and engages stakeholders and communities across the globe to involve themselves in its mission of planting, nurturing, and celebrating trees. Our vision is to help others understand and use trees as a solution to many of the global issues we face today, including air quality, water quality, climate change, deforestation, poverty, and hunger.

We need a Social Media Manager to own our social media strategy across the entire Foundation.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://www.arborday.org/careers/openings.cfm?loc=lincoln

Creative Director, Arbor Day Foundation

Job Title:                  Creative Director

Location:                  Lincoln, NE

 

Position Summary

Are you a force for good? Do you have proven experience leading creative teams and building a cohesive brand? Do you champion great creative, enjoy building better, and can unite and build a brand bigger? Does the opportunity to devote your talents to a cause much greater than yourself excite you? The Arbor Day Foundation could be the organization that makes you love where you work.

As one of the world’s largest operating conservation foundations, the Arbor Day Foundation educates and engages stakeholders and communities across the globe to involve themselves in its mission of planting, nurturing, and celebrating trees. Our vision is to help others understand and use trees as a solution to many of the global issues we face today, including air quality, water quality, climate change, deforestation, poverty, and hunger.

We are looking for a Creative Director that will effectively and efficiently oversee and direct conceptual and design/copywriting/video/digital projects and will ultimately be responsible for the quality of ideas, building brand, and the end-to-end execution of jobs — from brief through implementation and delivery.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://www.arborday.org/careers/openings.cfm?loc=lincoln

Director of Market Relations, Verra

Job Title:                  Director of Market Relations

Location:                  Flexible: Washington, DC or remote (working with significant overlap with US business hours)

Start Date:               Immediately

Reports to:              Chief Policy and Markets Officer

 

Position Summary

Given significant developments in the global environmental and social context, governments and private-sector actors are increasingly engaging in various activities that provide opportunities for Verra’s standards. This includes the Verified Carbon Standard and a growing focus on the Sustainable Development Goals and reducing plastic waste, which Verra standards are well placed to support. Verra is looking for a Director of Market Relations to build and strengthen relationships with market stakeholders to promote Verra’s standards worldwide.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=59

Director of Market Strategy, Verra

Job Title:                  Director of Market Strategy

Location:                  Flexible: Washington, DC or remote (working with significant overlap with US business hours)

Start Date:               Immediately

Reports to:               Chief Policy and Markets Officer

 

Position Summary

Given significant developments in the global climate policy context, governments and private-sector entities are increasingly engaging in a variety of environmental and financial policies and activities that provide opportunities for the voluntary carbon market and Verra’s standards in facilitating the achievement of climate and development goals. Verra is looking for a Director of Market Strategy to ensure the growth and maturation of environmental and social markets, with a particular focus on carbon markets, in a manner that fosters trust and confidence.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://verra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=58

Forest Carbon Technical Manager/Analyst, EFM

Job Title: Forest Carbon Technical Manager/Analyst

Location: Position based in Portland, OR or fully remote for the right candidate.

Reports to: Managing Director

 

Position Summary

EFM is seeking to hire an individual with forest inventory modeling experience (using FVS), a sound understanding of forest silviculture and biometrics, carbon modeling and a quantitative background in statistics, GIS analysis or similar fields. The individual will have a basic understanding of forest carbon project design and associated standards like VCS, CAR, American Carbon Registry or similar (this qualification is flexible), and their accompanying AFUOLU methodologies. EFM is open to applications from individuals with varying years of experience and expect that there will be considerable growth opportunities in this role. Role offers flexibility of location and can vary from part-time to full-time depending on the individual’s needs. International experience, cross-cultural aptitude and working across temperate and tropical forest types will be a plus.

The individual will be an individual contributor to an inter-disciplinary team that invests in natural ecosystems across the Americas. Their main role will be to:

  • Champion carbon feasibility and opportunity scoping analyses that supports decision making and identifies new opportunities for acquisition or partnership.
  • Manage carbon and timber inventory databases that support existing portfolio of properties.
  • Develop in-house tools, credit generation models, and geo-spatial data sets that help identify carbon stocks associated with different ecosystems and properties across different spatial resolutions.
  • Evaluate external vendors, software, and technologies to improve precision, accuracy of carbon analyses.

The Manager will have a drive to stay at the forefront of AFOLU based carbon project monitoring, verification and technology. Understanding of reforestation, conservation and restoration, and agricultural soil carbon projects are strong advantages. Similarly, an understanding of “jurisdictional nested REDD” (JNR) and its impacts on carbon project development will be an asset.

Full position description and application instructions at: https://efmi.com/forest-carbon-job/