Project Manager Carbon Mitigation Projects

 

Main tasks

Lead emission reduction generation and full carbon cycle project development/management including the follow up of projects certification according to international standards mechanisms procedures (CDM, Gold Standard, VCS,…) and implementation of all co-benefit certificates

Team & information management: coordination and supervision of the internal staff and external collaborators involved in the project implementation; on time collection of information/documentation and share with other team members; periodical report to Team Head and ensure issues are actively communicated and discussed with the Team Head

Be the point of contact for all the people involved in the project (already included in the previous point)

Ensure all relevant documents are accessible at any time (already included in the previous point).

Define and plan content and structure to support the certification of a project: data collection, work plans, work schedules, budgets, and deliverable

• Schedule Technical Reviews and Quality Checks

Keep the team members (collaborators) informed of their progress in the project and ensure that they stay within the time and budget agreed (already included in the previous point)

• Planning and development of site visits and other types of business trips/training if required

Budget control and resource management; make use of new upcoming tool’s feature to manage budget of all tasks and activities with optimum efficiency and effectiveness

• Undertake research into possible partners and collaborators for upcoming opportunities

Participate in formal and informal networking opportunities as requested

Draft of lesson learnt/best practises on carbon credits procedures for internal use / organize training sections for internal staff

 

Profile

University degree in Renewable Energy, Engineering, Environmental Science, Biodiversity, Agriculture and Forest Science, Natural Resource Management, Engineering, Sustainability, Rural development or any climate change and carbon mitigation related field, a master degree in one of the relevant fields is considered a plus

Experience in on-grid or off-grid based renewable energy especially solar energy, water access projects, clean cookstoves (fuel switch, productive use of energy)

Experience in managing data including data collection, consolidation and reporting as well project management

Good understanding of climate change topic, GHG accounting project, carbon projects, carbon footprint, community-based project and renewable energy development is essential. Thirst to continuously absorb knowledge and gain climate mitigation technical know-how, as well as supervision/management skills in the fields of renewable, efficiency, waste, agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) and nature based solutions (NBS)

Capable in making decisions that focus on the operational aspects and take accountability for it

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both in English and Italian

It will be considered a plus

At least 2 years of relevant work experience in sustainability consulting, climate change mitigation/adaptation, waste handling, renewable energy or related fields

Good technical understanding of climate mitigation standards including compliance and voluntary i.e. CDM, VERRA (aka VCS), GS4GG, CCBS, Social Carbon, and willing to compete the knowledge gap in this aspect

Any previous working experience based in developing countries (mainly Africa)

We offer

• 12 months contract

• Be part of a growing and multicultural company

Location

Cittadella (Pd) – with flexibility for working from home, ability and willingness to travel

Interested candidates shall send their CV and a motivation letter to the following email address: cv@futurasun.it