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Head of Project Development

Employer
Flowcarbon
Location
New York City, New York, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 14, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Development
Discipline
Climate Change
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Job DescriptionThe Role
Flowcarbon is looking to hire an experienced individual with a background working in NBS project development within one or more of the major standards - VCS, GS, CAR, ACR. A plus if you have also worked with non-NBS methodologies. You will work closely with the carbon team to assess the strength of crediting calculation methods (within existing and emerging standards). You bring with you a strong work ethic, a willingness to hustle, and a deep network of project stakeholder relationships in the VCM and compliance markets.

Who You Are
  • A passionate and heart-centered professional with a desire to build a better future for the generations to come
  • At least 2-5 years of experience in nature-based project development and certification. Bonus if experienced with Gold Standard, Plan Vivo, Climate Action Reserve, American Carbon Registry and/or other compliance market standards
  • Ideal candidate has experience registering and receiving certification for REDD+, ARR, and/or agricultural activity switching methodologies, and bonus if experienced with additional methodologies including renewable energy
  • Preferred strong understanding of the geography specific project development organization landscape
  • Preferred connections with consultants and technical experts in carbon credit certification
  • Experience in the preparation of project idea notes, project design documents and validation documents
  • Preferred on the ground understanding of the realistic development costs (e.g. planting, community engagement, government relations, operational costs) associated with each project type
  • Fluent in English, with Spanish, Portuguese, French and additional languages as a strong advantage

What You'll Be Doing
  • Scoping potential project investment opportunities
  • Assessing current project investment opportunities using available satellite imagery, project area forestry/other relevant data, and guidance from the appropriate standard body and methodologies
  • Assist with cost truthing analysis for project operations
  • Assisting in project feasibility and business case development


Salary Range: $100,000.00 to $300,000.00 annually + equity + benefits
The above represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.
Equal employment opportunity
Flowcarbon is an equal opportunity employer. We are a female founded company, we value diversity and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.
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