Location Europe
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 17899

Looking for an opportunity that stands out in the voluntary carbon market space, where you can leverage your expertise to drive tangible change?

This is your chance to be part of a dynamic, globally operating team with a multi-decade of experience executing major carbon offset projects and emerging markets' cross-border structuring and finance.

With a boots-on-the-ground approach, our client is a purpose-driven organisation focused on bringing excellence to the development and operation of carbon projects while producing high-quality carbon offset credits.

Reporting directly to the Chief Carbon Officer, as the Global Head, Technical Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) you will be primarily responsible for the technical carbon assessment, design, and development work for all NBS voluntary carbon projects in accordance with the applicable carbon market registry. In addition to this, you will be working seamlessly with global and in-country project leads in emerging markets to deliver world-class projects.

This is a global leadership position in the business. As the Global Head, Technical NBS, you will not only identify and drive NBS projects but also help shape the future strategy, culture and velocity of the wider business.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of technical professionals who will filter, design, and (with the non-NBS Carbon, Commercial and Projects teams), develop ultra-high quality NBS carbon offset projects and adjacent projects.

  • Oversee all the technical aspects of carbon offset projects, different registries, and processes for issuance.

  • Oversee the technical sections of carbon project feasibility studies, Project Documents and Monitoring Reports.

  • Ability to interface with communities, the market, stakeholders, senior government officials, and technology.

  • Build and lead a world class-team of carbon technical specialists.

  • Innovate and drive improvement in the carbon markets and efficiencies for scaling carbon project development opportunities.

  • Travel frequently to project sites.

Your Profile:

  • Approximately 15 years of experience in the voluntary carbon space.

  • Relevant degree in environmental/biological sciences or management.

  • Deep understanding of the technical requirements of third-party NBS carbon market standards and methodologies.

  • Significant experience managing teams and serving in leadership roles in international organisations.

  • Experience and knowledge in a broad range of NBS project types, including REDD+, ARR, ALM, blue carbon, and others.

  • Keen awareness of existing and emerging technologies to scale carbon project opportunities, as well as other trends in carbon offset markets.

  • Experience and understanding of the MRV phase of projects and the use of technology to optimise these activities.

  • Demonstrated capabilities in senior stakeholder engagement and management.

  • Fluency in English is required; additional language skills would be advantageous.

Please note: This role is a globally remote role.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a passionate e interdisciplinary team of leading experts in the carbon marketplace while creating a tangible and large-scale impact on climate, communities, and biodiversity.

If you have the skills and experience required to add value to a high-performing team, please use the link below to apply with your CV. For more information, please get in touch with Julene Aedo via Julene.aedo@acre.com.