Carbon Markets and Project Origination Lead
About the Role: We are seeking an experienced professional to lead our efforts in global carbon markets and project origination. The ideal candidate should have a background working in or have expertise in the voluntary carbon market (VCM), project development, carbon financing, ESG, Sustainability, and green finance. With a deep understanding of the VCM, carbon credit issuance, and the market structure for carbon financing, you will play a critical role in driving our company's growth and strategy in the carbon financing space.
-Responsibilities: Develop and execute our carbon markets strategy, including market analysis and project origination:
-Originate, structure, and execute carbon finance transactions, including project finance, carbon credit issuance, and ESG-linked financing
-Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the carbon market, including project developers, carbon credit issuers, registries, verifiers, and investors
-Manage due diligence processes for carbon finance transactions
-Stay abreast of regulatory developments in the carbon markets and advise the company on the implications for our business
-Collaborate with internal teams to develop and implement sustainability initiatives
-Proactively educate dClimate team on new or developing standards, best practice or expert guidance, and lead incorporation into existing processes.
-Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant field such as environmental science, finance, or business
-At least 5-7 years of experience in the carbon market, project development/carbon financing, ESG/Sustainability, or green finance
-Proven track record of originating, executing, and closing carbon finance transactions
-In-depth understanding of the VCM, carbon credit issuance, and the market structure for carbon financing
-Understanding of carbon accounting and utilization of carbon credits in decarbonization roadmaps.
-Excellent analytical, financial modeling, and project management skills
-Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
To apply, please send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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