Natural Carbon Project Expert

Kris Kobi
Kris Kobi
Principal Consultant
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We are proud to recruit for a Natural Carbon Project Expert with a global client who creates intact forests and ecosystems that positively impact our climate, biodiversity and human well-being. With over 20 years' history in this sector, they are one of the most established brands committed to this cause.

They create nature-based climate projects and integrate them into sustainability strategies with their clients to achieve sustainability targets.

They offer holistic solutions by creating climate protection strategies including, but not limited to: GHG, recommendations on how to reduce carbon footprints and/or advice on insetting/offsetting through certified climate protection projects.


  • Sourcing and assessment (including financial due diligence) of Natural Carbon Projects (REDD , A/R, Blue Carbon etc.)
  • Elaboration of project design documents, project implementation, and support of carbon certification cycles
  • Responsible management of our existing project portfolio to meet the credit demand of our corporate clients in quality and quantity
  • Gathering intelligence about market trends, relevant regulation, and policies

About you

  • University degree in economics, resource management, forestry, agriculture or related field
  • At least 3 years professional experience in sustainable land use and carbon markets
  • Proven experience of simultaneous management of different projects in an international team
  • Experience in the preparation of business and financial plans for natural carbon projects or similar (e.g. renewable energy)
  • Fluent in English and Spanish or French, additional languages are an advantage
  • Willingness to travel
  • Professional experience in Latin America, Africa or South-East Asia is an advantage

What we offer

  • Collaboration in an international interdisciplinary and dynamic team
  • Exciting field of work at the interface between business and climate protection
  • A casual work environment with impact
  • A comprehensive introduction to our team and processes while providing the space to develop your own solutions - new ideas are expressly welcome
  • Remote work possible if preferred
  • Regular training and capacity building

About us

Climate17 are recruitment specialists across Energy & Environmental markets. Our extensive experience, expert market knowledge and passion for what we do stand us apart.