Location Paris
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Competitive
Reference 19950

Are you a highly passionate carbon professional with a strong background in project management and feel comfortable working in an international and multicultural team? Acre is partnering with Removall Carbon to identify a carbon expert to join its team.

Removall Carbon is a Paris-based firm that specialises in impact carbon finance services, enabling organisations to achieve ambitious climate goals, while developing and structuring collaborative and tailored carbon funds and implementing rigorous and ambitious carbon offset programs.

The organisation brings deep knowledge of carbon offsetting projects and mechanisms, coupled with a strong experience in financing ecological transition projects. The team strives daily to push the market towards greater impact and transparency by only supporting projects that have real, measurable co-benefits and equitable profit-sharing.

For more information on Removall Carbon, visit their website here.

The role: Carbon Project Development Manager

As a Carbon Project Development Manager, you will play a key role within Removall's carbon team in different aspects. As a carbon expert, you will be bringing internal support to the rest of the project development team, as well as being involved in sourcing, designing, implementing and monitoring carbon projects worldwide under suitable international carbon standards.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and motivated team committed to further develop the agenda towards net zero, in a friendly, passionate, and exciting environment.

What will you be doing in this role?

  • Provide technical support to the project development team in terms of quantifying the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions of different project activities (mainly NBS), according to the methodologies approved by carbon certification standards (Verra, Gold Standard, CDM).

  • Scout for new project opportunities and be able to deliver real, measurable transformation in different landscapes and contexts that communities rely upon for their livelihoods.

  • Lead the co-design, contractualization and implementation of carbon projects that combine social and environmental changes for the benefit of communities.

  • Draft feasibility studies, due diligence reports, investment proposals and guarantee the monitoring and evaluation of the project's impact.

  • Ensure good coordination among project participants and activities by actively participating in project governance, anticipating opportunities and risks, and monitoring and achieving results over the whole project lifetime.

  • Understand and manage points of view from different actors (business, technical, academic, investors, public, etc..) to propose smart, practical action plans that create an alignment of all stakeholders.

  • Conduct site visits and travel to project locations to perform on-field due diligence.

  • Represent occasionally Removall in external working groups, attend conferences and reinforcer the company's position as a leader helping to shape and develop the voluntary carbon markets.

  • Be the focal point and maintain good relationships with the partners, carbon standards, project developers, authorities (national, regional, and local), validation and verification bodies, and other counterparts.

  • Support the Head of Project Development in cross-sectional topics of the project development team.

  • Participate in strategic, technical and regulatory updates in our field of expertise (market watch on new types of projects, new methodologies, new certification standards, etc.)

Who are you and what do you bring?

To excel in this position, you will need significant experience in carbon project development and carbon calculations, with a demonstrated ability to analyse large amounts of information and provide succinct and relevant recommendations.

We know skills and competencies show up in many ways and can be based on your life experience. If you do not meet all the requirements listed, we still encourage you to speak to us about this opportunity.

  • Academic background in environmental sciences (agriculture, forestry, etc.), sustainability, environmental management, energy or any other relevant field of study.

  • A track record in carbon project development and carbon project calculations, including first-hand field experience overseas.

  • Knowledge in carbon certification and/or a broad range of emission reduction projects (such as renewable energy, cookstoves, biodigesters, etc) and NBS project types (including ARR, ALM, blue carbon, REDD+ and others).

  • A strong network of contacts in key sectors, initiatives, alliances, and NGOs

  • Skills in statistics, database management, GIS, and remote sensing are highly appreciated.

  • Fluency in French and English is required; additional foreign language is a plus.

  • Being based in Paris or willing to relocate.

Acre is supporting Removall Carbon in the hiring process for this position. If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please get in touch with Jacopo Cesari at jacopo.cesari@acre.com.

When contacting us, please mention the job title of the ad you applied for and attach an English CV or a link to your LinkedIn profile page.

Please note that only applications directly through our website/link will be considered.