Carbon Analyst (Location Flexible)

Posted by
The Nature Conservancy
London, England, United Kingdom
Published 9 days ago

About Us

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.

We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.


Position Summary

The Carbon Analyst provides technical support to field teams around the world to assist in the design and, to a more limited extent implementation of, carbon projects that use nature as a climate solution. You will be a key member of the Global Carbon Markets team that is distributed around the world and thus ‘virtual’ in nature.

 The location of this position is flexible to other locations (globally) where TNC has an already established office.


  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, public policy, international relations, international development, social science, natural science, ecology or related field and at least 5 years related experience.
  • Experience in designing, developing and/or implementing nature-based carbon projects in the voluntary carbon market (including REDD+).
  • Experience of carbon accounting at project level for Natural Climate Solutions (NCS).
  • Experience with carbon projects across a range of geographies and nature-based methodologies, including the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS).
  • Experience with nesting and jurisdictional approaches to nature-based carbon credit projects.
  • Experience in market trends and relevant networks within the market.
  • Experience presenting to and/or communicating with government or legislative staff, community or business leaders, program leadership and/or similar audiences.


Desired Qualifications

  • Critical analytical thinking and excellent English writing skills are essential.
  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.
  • Experience developing nature-based carbon credit projects in one or more compliance markets, including the market established by the California Air Resources Board), and other voluntary market standards, such as American Carbon Registry (ACR) and Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) standard.
  • Awareness of, and experience dealing with, issues of equity and rights related to NCS carbon projects.
  • Familiarity and knowledge related to business, governmental, and policy and practices pertaining to the global carbon markets, and in particular the roles within them of natural climate solutions.
  • Ability to develop and drive new ideas and approaches.
  • Ability to work well in a highly matrixed, decentralized and collaborative organization. Must be a team player.
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills and political savvy.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet time sensitive deadlines.
  • NGO and/or corporate relations experience.
  • Ability to write and speak in a language other than English, such as Spanish, French, Portuguese, Bahasa, or Chinese is desirable.


How to Apply

To view the full position description and apply, please visit Applications will be reviewed in the order they’re received and the position will remain open until filled. If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please visit our career center for a full list of all our open positions globally – new positions are posted often!

About Us

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required


Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near London, England, United Kingdom
Associated Location
London, UK

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