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Title:

Senior Project Officer

Advertiser:

NatureCo

Location:

Location negotiable, Australia

NatureCo delivers nature-based solutions for investors, business and other purpose driven organisations. It brings together the collective strengths of Point Advisory and Biodiverse Carbon to scale up action on climate change and biodiversity loss. NatureCo specialises in advisory and project development services for nature-based solutions including reforestation, avoided deforestation, river and wetland restoration and blue carbon. NatureCo has extensive expertise in working with local communities to protect and restore natural ecosystems and through participation in environmental markets and carbon credit projects. 

About the role:

This role will see you undertaking research and analysis for the delivery of international nature-based solutions including reforestation, avoided deforestation, river and wetland restoration and blue carbon. Additionally, you will contribute to the development and testing of systems and processes for data collection and report writing consistent with standards for carbon accounting.  While maintaining data accuracy and completeness through quality control processes, you will support the development and implementation of new projects, including proposal writing, due diligence, and carbon credit forecasting.

Skills and experience:

This is a senior position and would suit professional with at least 5 years experience in a relevant field.  Although offered as a full time position a part time role could be considered for the right applicant.  

Essential

  • Lead research and analysis for the delivery of international nature-based solutions including reforestation, avoided deforestation, river and wetland restoration and blue carbon 
  • Develop and test systems and processes for data collection and report writing consistent with standards for carbon accounting 
  • Support the development and implementation of new projects including proposal writing, due diligence and carbon credit forecasting  
  • Assist in the development of standard operating procedures and manuals for technical analysis  
  • Maintain data accuracy and completeness through quality control processes 

Highly desirable

  • Tertiary qualifications in forestry, science or land management. Post graduate qualifications highly regarded. 
  • Experience working with nature-based solutions, carbon offset standards and/or environmental consultancies  
  • GIS mapping, environmental project development skills and/or international work experience highly regarded  
  • Highly organised, with attention to detail and the ability to work unsupervised 
  • Creative and independent thinker, capable of both following highly prescriptive guidelines, but also proposing solutions to complex issues 
  • Ability/experience in working on multiple priorities in parallel to meet varying deadlines 

We are a diverse group of professionals that recognise that our people are our greatest assets and are committed to inclusion, diversity and equity. NatureCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of age colour, sex, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status or disability. 

Date published:

20-Dec-2021

Closing date:

31-Jan-2022