Technical Expert – The Gold Standard


The Technical Expert will be a member of the Technical Team. He/She will report to the Technical Director (Geneva)$and the Deputy Technical$Director (Delhi). He/She will notably conduct activities aiming at lowering the entry barriers and scaling up carbon activities.For this purpose,he/she will take part in the further development of The Gold Standard rules 
and procedures,and the review and development of new Gold Standard methodologies for the
voluntary market
Technical Expert will also contribute to the Quality Assurance process with the review of project activities submitted to The Gold Standard for certification – pre feasibility assessments, internal validations,registration reviews and verification reviews. Finally, he/she will have some involvement in capacity building activities, requiring interaction with project developers and accredited auditors (DOEs)


Universitydegree in the field of engineering, science or related discipline; a Masters degree or PhD with a specialization in energy and/or environmental impact assessments is desirable
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to details
  • Ability to work precisely and effectively under severe time constraint
  • Highly self motivated and able to work independently, but also as part of an international team
  • Excellent$English$language$skills;$Chinese$desirable
  • Computer$programming$skills$desirable
  • 4 to 5 years of experience in the carbon market desirable, preferably in CDM/JI (e.g.DOE carbon consultancy)

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