Validation & Verification Specialist, Viridium Associates

My client is a global developer and investor of CDM projects. They have operations across Asia, Europe, America and Latin America and are active in reducing the carbon footprints of their clients and helping them manage their greenhouse gas emissions. They are currently looking for a CDM specialist with a focus on validation and verification to bring on board in their Mumbai offices. 

Position Overview:

You will be responsible for conducting due diligence, developing the documentation necessary for the development of such projects and taking them through the validation and verification processes.


  • ·         Prepare documentation such as Project Design Document (PDD), Project Information Note (PIN), and Project Concept Note (PCN) for the projects across India, SE Asia and Latin America
  • ·         Coordinate with maintain relationships with DOE’s to support activities
  • ·         Liaise with clients and project developers to ensure that projects are being designed and built to specification
  • ·         Data collection and analysis for CDM projects
  • ·         Conduct due diligence
  • ·         Liaise with various government offices to facilitate CDM project development
  • ·         Take completed documentation through the validation and verification steps
  • ·         Coordinate the issuance of Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) by DOE’s


  • ·         Educated to BSc/MSc level in Environmental Studies, Energy or related fields

Core Requirements:

  • ·         1-2 years experience in the CDM sector
  • ·         Strong understanding and practical experience in validation and verification
  • ·         Knowledge of LCA and carbon footprints
  • ·         Extensive experience in the development of PDDs

General Requirements:

  • ·         Must be willing to relocate to Mumbai
  • ·         Fluent in English
  • ·         Must be fluent in MS Office
  • ·         Excellent communication skills 

Key Skills: CDM, clean development mechanism, PDD, project design document, validation, verification DOE, India, Mumbai,

For more information please send a Word copy of your CV to, call us on +44 (0) 203 005 5560, or visit  No PDFs please. We can only respond to applicants with relevant experience as detailed above.