Program Officer – VCS


  • Provide support to VCS stakeholders throughout Spanish-speaking South America, including clarifying and interpreting rules, requirements and procedures, and identifying program documents and other key resources available on VCS website.
  • Manage methodologies being developed under the VCS methodology approval process.
  • Oversee implementation of requirements for tagging VCUs with other programs.
  • Assist with support and oversight of VCS registries and validation/verification bodies.
  • Manage the AFOLU experts group and the application process.
  • Participate in conferences and other industry events.
  • Support the operation of the VCS South America office.
  • Assist other parts of the organization, as needed


  • University education in engineering, environmental sciences or related field.
  • Basic knowledge of GHG concepts,  including voluntary and compliance carbon markets,  the development of projects and methodologies and the role of third-party auditors.
  • Background in agriculture, forestry, renewable energy or energy efficiency would be considered an asset.
  • Native Spanish and fluency in English are essential.
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office software is essential, and experience working with project management tools is desirable
  • Sharp analytical mind.
  • Ability to multi-task on issues of substance. 
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative.
  • Professional approach and demeanor.
  • Good organizational, communication, interpersonal and team skills 

Read more about the position here.