Senior Program Officer – VCS


VCS seeks a Senior Program Officer to oversee the work of validation/verification bodies (VVBs). The position will be responsible for providing comprehensive and on-going support for all VVBs approved under the VCS Program.

Specific tasks will include managing and implementing all VVB oversight procedures, as well as providing VVBs with guidance on global validation/verification activities. Tasks will also include coordinating relationships with leading accreditation bodies such as the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the UN Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), among others.

Education and Years of Experience Desired:

  • University education, preferably a graduate level education in environmental sciences or related field.
  • At least five years of relevant work experience in carbon markets, preferably working for or with VVBs or similar entities under other GHG programs and in particular the CDM.

Permanent/Part Time: Permanent

Application deadline: 30 March 2012