Chief Program Officer – Verified Carbon Standard


Summary:

Support and oversight of the registry system, validation/verification bodies, accreditation programs, the methodology approval process and stakeholder interaction. 


Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage delivery of all strategic program initiatives, including work on the jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ framework and the continued evolution and expansion of the program scope
  • Lead and manage ongoing development of program infrastructure, including implementation of technical solutions to improve the efficiency and rigor of program operations
  • Promote the VCS among stakeholder audiences, through speaking engagements and authoring thought-leadership pieces in publications
  • Support the CEO and directors of other departments within the organization
Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree, or a foreign equivalent, in Environmental Sciences plus 8 years of business experience, 2 of which include experience in carbon markets working for a carbon retailer or, in the alternative, a Master’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Environmental Sciences plus 4 years of business experience, 2 of which must be in carbon markets working for a carbon retailer.
  • Must also possess experience working with a variety of carbon standards, including the UNFCCC’s Clean Development Mechanism and voluntary market standards as well as in project management and team leading. 
Deadline:
Open until filled.

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