Join the Movement for Climate Action with the Integrity Council!
The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market is seeking an experienced Assurance professional to lead our new team in driving a just transition to 1.5ºC. As an independent governance body, the Integrity Council is dedicated to ensuring the voluntary carbon market accelerates this transition.
The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing and managing a process for assessing carbon crediting programs and credit types against our Assessment Framework, providing assurance for the issuance of our CCP labels, and leading the development of our Assurance team.
Lead the design, implementation, and evolution of ICVCM's process for assessing carbon crediting programs and credit types
Oversee the review of program applications, ensuring sensible prioritization, preparation of high-quality evaluation reports, and an effective internal QA and review process
Manage the assessment application platform, working with developers to ensure its efficiency, scalability, and effectiveness
Collaborate with the Market Formation team and applicant programs to raise and resolve any issues identified
Manage the sign-off process of decisions and rationales, and work with the communications team to prepare publication
Coordinate with the technical team to ensure timely provision of draft papers, research, and analysis for expert evaluation
Lead assurance for CCP labelling, including process walk-throughs, registry scrutiny, positive/negative confirmation, and resolution of any issues arising
Establish systems for ongoing monitoring and oversight of CCP-labelled credits, including spot-checks, auditing, complaints management, and ongoing dialogue with programs
Lead and develop the Assurance team, supporting their professional development
Remain flexible and willing to support the wider activities of the Integrity Council as required
Extensive professional track record in assessment, assurance, or audit
Proven experience as a senior leader, successfully managing and motivating a high-performing team
Experience in designing, implementing, and improving assurance systems and processes
Strong cross-functional working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
Strong track record of producing high-quality reports and securing board-level approval
Experience in the carbon market and assessing projects and programs against sustainability standards
Start-up experience and small team work
International experience and cross-agency project
Please get in touch and apply if you are interested. If you would like to learn more, feel free to reach out to Lewis Murray at email@example.com.