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Head of Project Development

New York City, New York, US
Closing date
Feb 18, 2023

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Climate Change
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
The 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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