Location England
Job-type Contract
Salary £Competitive
Reference 17844

Acre is working with an NGO whose focus is ensuring the credibility of voluntary carbon markets internationally. They are passionate about achieving an ethical and representable framework to attract participation from corporates, governments, non-profits and other types of organisations that can cause positive impact. Looking to create a Code of Practice to govern use of carbon offsets and achieve Net Zero targets, the company is seeking a Director of Standards. This is a new position, in reflection of the team growth and is an initial contract with the likely chance of extension.

You will form part of the Executive management Team and lead the organisation's technical work, including the further development and implementation of the Claims Code of Practice. You will be responsible for the delivery of critical workstreams, working to set targets.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement environmental standards, guidance and codes of practice

  • Lead development and implementation of relevant assurance systems

  • Identify key pieces of analysis required and oversee work specification

  • Manage grant-making and management on issues related to scope of role

  • Identify key external partners that will support and complement the organisation's work

  • Manage a small team of technical experts on carbon markets, corporate climate action, reporting and climate regulation

You will have:

  • Expertise in implementing environmental standards and frameworks in a corporate setting

  • Experience serving on the Secretariat of a governance body or international initiative

  • In depth knowledge of greenhouse gas accounting and reporting

  • Understanding of corporate climate change disclosure systems and requirements

  • Knowledge of government regulations covering environmental labelling and consumer protection, corporate environmental disclosure and carbon credits

This is an excellent opportunity for an Environmental specialist who is interested in working with a high-profile NGO.

Are you Interested? Please apply now to hear more about this vacancy.

Tiana Thomas tiana.thomas@acre.com