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.


  • 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



  • 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.


  • 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

Alternatively, please send applications by post to:

Human Resources
co2balance UK Ltd
1 Discovery House
Cook Way


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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