Asian Based Forest Carbon Specialist

Carbon Conservation, project developer of the CCBA registered Ulu Masen REDD project is seeking a dynamic results-­‐orientated individual with experience in forest and carbon standards.

Responsibilities

  • Visit remote field sites and organise/manage field-­‐work to support forest based carbon projects (e.g. Forest stock, carbon stock inventories, baseline assessment)
  • Develop and draft project assessment reports, project design documents and filed-­‐ monitoring reports
  • Assist in the development and review of AFOLU project methodologies
  • Review technical feasibility of forest carbon projects and provide technical feedback to project development  team
  • Assist and review of standard remote sensing analysis and procedures

Minimum Skills required are:

  • Fluent writing and reading in Bahasa Indonesia & English languages
  • Experience in biomass inventory and forest stock assessment activates
  • Experience in biomass growth modeling
  • Strong understanding of the policies surrounding avoided deforestation and the carbon markets more broadly
  • Strong understanding of carbon standards and their validation/verification requirements, in particular the VCS, CAR and ideally CDM
  • Detailed knowledge on howto created successful verification submissions

Additional Desired Skills

  • Experience of forestry management techniques (e.g. FCS, LEI, SFM/IFM, RIL)
  • Experience with GIS and remote sensing analysis software
  • Experience with the development of AFOLU project documents

Competencies

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong writing ability (proposal preparation and technical report generation)
  • Track record of successful delivery of managing multiple projects against deadlines
  • Experience in working within a small and regionally dispersed team
  • Extremely computer literate (i.e. Word, Excel) and willingness to learn new software tools
  • Working as a considerate team player in a multi-­‐cultural environment

Educational Background:

  • BSc or MSc in Forestry, Ecology, Environmental Sciences, or other applicable scientific discipline.

For interested applicants, please send your CV and expression of interest to Ralph Strebel at ralph@carbonconservation.com.

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