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Carbon Operations Director

Burnstoves
Published
November 10, 2021
Location
Ruiru, Kenya
Job Type
Salary Range
Confidential

Description

  • Operational Excellence: Help scale and improve data capture at end consumer distribution point. Trial and scale new data capture and data management systems, develop and implement SOPs for carbon compliance.
  • Expand Carbon Offsetting Footprint: Grow BURN’s carbon offsetting to new geographical territories and new products. Implement necessary data and compliance systems with diverse stakeholders across several fields and countries.
  • Carbon Database Management: Coordinating continuous improvement of database management with BURN’s well-staffed Market Intelligence team, including quality control and SOP development to ensure offsetting compliance.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: Own the M&E requirements of this distribution project, including measuring specific social and environmental impact metrics through surveys and home observations.
  • Carbon Offset Issuance: Manage a complex calendar of project monitoring and audit activities including field monitoring teams, reporting and documentation teams, DOEs, and BURN’s own Market Intelligence to issue carbon credits on time.
  • Carbon Offset Sales: Together with members of the Senior Management Team, represent BURN in ERPA and carbon investment negotiations. Create excellent presentations with clear quantitative communications.
  • Global Offset Market: Track global carbon market and identify upcoming opportunities & pitfalls. Represent BURN at global carbon conferences/meetings.
  • Problem Solving: Solve a variety of challenges as they arise in distribution, staffing, partnerships, and financials.
  • Reporting: Produce monthly reports for the senior management team highlighting performance against KPIs.

Skills and Experience

Essential:

  • 3+ years Project Management experience: expertise in project management and demonstrated ability to coordinate complex projects with many stakeholders to deliver results on time.
  • 3+ years Monitoring and Evaluation Experience: experience managing M&E in the field, ideally for a carbon offsetting project.
  • Familiarity with carbon methodologies and protocols, global carbon policy, and carbon standards.
  • Very strong quantitative experience, including statistical analysis familiarity, database management familiarity, and mastery of Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills – a mastery of conveying complex quantitative information clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to work and coordinate with several teams and stakeholders.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from University. Master’s Degree / MBA is a plus.
  • Excellent English language skills.

Desired:

  • Operations and P&L management experience for B2C and B2B clean-energy product distribution.
  • Hands-on carbon L experience, ideally with a cookstove project, either on the implementation or auditing side.
  • Language skills in French and/or Portuguese.

BURN does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

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