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Carbon Projects Officer

Reference CPO_01  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (South West) - UK
Town/City Taunton
Salary Additional Information TBC
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 15/07/2016
Company Name co2balance
Contact Name Lucas Emmerson
Telephone 01823 332233
Email lucas.emmerson@co2balance.com
Website Further Details / Applications
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Job Title: Carbon Projects Officer

Job Reference: CPO_1

Reports to: Programme Manager

Job Location: Taunton, England – with overseas travel

Salary: TBC

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 careers@co2balance.com

Alternatively, please send applications by post to:

Human Resources, co2balance UK Ltd, 1 Discovery House, Cook Way, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6BJ

If you have any queries about your application, please contact us on 01823 332233.


The deadline for applications is Friday 15th July 2016, 5:00pm GMT



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