Post a Job

Carbon Operations Director

November 10, 2021
Ruiru, Kenya
Job Type
Salary Range


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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).

Apply for this position

Only registered members can apply for jobs.

Related Jobs

November 15, 2021
November 10, 2021
Manager - Data Science   Ruiru, Kenya
November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021
Scroll Up