JOBS WITH CO2BALANCE


At CO2balance we are always on the look out for talented people that can help us to achive our aims. If you have existing experience relvant to our business drop us a line for an informal discussion.




 

IMPORTANT:  Please note applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply. 

Job Title: Carbon Projects Officer

Job Reference: CPO_1

Reports to: Programme Manager

Job Location: Taunton, England – with overseas travel

Salary: £20,500

Job Brief:

We are looking for a Carbon Projects Officer to assist our Projects Team research, develop, coordinate and implement community based Gold Standard, VCS and CDM projects in Sub Saharan Africa.  The ideal candidate will have a background in the Environmental or Development sector and will have excellent communication skills, a good attention to detail and a strong business mindset.    

In return, we offer you internal support, international travel and the opportunity to work as part of a team in a successful, growing environmental company.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of carbon offset projects in accordance with greenhouse gas accounting methodologies
  • Assist in the development of project documentation including report writing and emission reduction calculations
  • Analyse and interpret quantitative and qualitative data from project monitoring studies
  • Research and conduct feasibility studies for new project activities.
  • Assist in undertaking Greenhouse Gas Audits and other Consultancy tasks as appropriate
  • Keep up to date with developments in the Carbon Management sector

Requirements:

Essential

  • Educated to degree level or above
  • IT Literate and a Proficient user of Microsoft Office
  • Numerate with excellent research skills
  • Fluent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Good commercial acumen
  • Ability to work as a team player, but also to work alone and manage own work load as required.

Desirable

  • Post Graduate qualification in Environmental Management, Sustainable Development or similar
  • Experience working in Consultancy or the Environmental Sector
  • Experience of work or travel in Developing Countries
  • Experience developing carbon offset projects under the Gold Standard and CDM
  • Experience or Qualifications in Greenhouse Gas Accounting or Energy Management

To apply for this position please email a CV and Covering Letter detailing why you are suitable for the role, quoting reference CPO _01 in the subject line, to careers@co2balance.com

Alternatively, please send applications by post to:

Human Resources
co2balance UK Ltd
1 Discovery House
Cook Way

Taunton
Somerset
TA2 6BJ

If you have any queries about your application, please contact us on 01823 332233.

The deadline for applications is Friday 11th March 2016, 5:00pm GMT

Skype/telephone interviews will be held w/c 21st March 2016 (please supply your Skype contact within your application for this purpose).

Face to face interviews will be held in Taunton, England w/c 4th April 2016.






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