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Junior Carbon Officer – ReforestAction

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In this context of fast-growth, Reforest’Action is offering a new opportunity for a Junior Carbon Project Officer to lead AFOLU project certification under Voluntary Carbon Market standards. The junior project officer intervenes throughout the project development cycle and manages certification in a way to ensure timely generation of carbon credits.

Work location:

Headquarters (Paris, France) + remote working. Remote candidates will be considered if they are able to travel to Paris regularly.

Job type: full-time, permanent position

Main missions and responsibilities

Under the supervision his/her manager, build in-depth knowledge of existing AFOLU methodologies for project certification under the VCS, Gold Standard and other VCM standards if needed;

Assess new AFOLU project opportunities and conduct feasibility studies, from an operational a technical and a financial standpoint, in the prospect of project investment from Reforest’Action clients;

In close collaboration with regional managers and local project managers, make sure project design, implementation and monitoring are in line with Voluntary Carbon Market standards and methodologies requirements;

Draft all the project documentation, as required as part of the certification cycle;

Coordinate third-party audits and reviews by the standard (desk review and field audits);

Perform watch on new standards’ initiatives including new methodologies, digital monitoring / remote sensing, standards evolutions, in a way to stay at the state of the art in certification of AFOLU projects;

Share expertise within the Carbon team and with the regional hubs;

Through technical input, collaborate with other teams, including communications, sales, credits procurement, etc.

Reports to:

Carbon Projects Manager


Junior Carbon Officer Education and Work experience requirements

• Degree from a top-ranking engineering school (either in agronomy or physics); • 6 months to 3 years work experience. A first experience in consulting, climate or forestry, or personal implication on climate-related projects will be considered a plus.


• Determination to contribute to climate change mitigation and ecosystems regeneration. Excellent general understanding of climate / environmental stakes;

• Broad interest for the Voluntary Carbon Market;

• Fluency in English and French is required. Fluency in Spanish or Portuguese would be considered a plus.

• Rigor, attention to detail; • Curiosity, ability to learn fast and to deliver on topics recently learnt;

• Autonomy;

• Willingness to travel abroad and work on the field when needed (typically 1-2 weeks 1 to 3 times a year).

• NB: No extensive experience on the Voluntary Carbon Market and project certification is required for this position.

However, the selected candidate will have demonstrated ability to rapidly build capacity on a wide range of areas including scientific, technical, legal, trainings delivery, etc. Contact You want to do something for the planet?

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Job Status: Open

Job Sectors: Junior Carbon Officer

Job Type: Full Time

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