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Global Carbon Markets Director

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The Nature Conservancy
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Arlington, VA

The Nature Conservancy


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Published 8 days ago

competitive

About Us

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 79 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.

 

Position Summary

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has shown that natural climate solutions (NCS)—sustainably managing, restoring and protecting forests and other lands—can provide up to a third of the solution to climate change by 2030. We have raised awareness of these solutions and identified the countries and types of actions that have the greatest carbon-abatement potential.

As public concern about climate change drives corporate and other net-zero commitments, interest in carbon markets is growing exponentially, and in particular how such markets can support the scaling of NCS. Around the world, we are responding directly to dozens of leading companies, all of whom are committed to reaching their net-zero commitments and require voluntary and compliance carbon market participation to achieve their commitments.

The Global Carbon Markets Director provides strategic leadership to deliver a well-coordinated and impactful approach across TNC to the carbon marketplace. The Director serves as a Conservancy lead for establishing a “Center for Carbon Excellence”, coordinating and leveraging internal expertise in science, corporate engagement, finance, public policy, and on-the ground conservation to direct private capital towards NCS projects that deliver high-quality, credible offsets around the world. The Director is responsible for coordinating a One Conservancy approach to facilitating new carbon market opportunities to drive investments in climate action. The Director reports to the Director, Natural Climate Solutions and is a direct line report to the global climate change team.

 

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Multi- lingual and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.
  • Master’s degree.  
  • Experience developing practical applications of scientific concepts and technical innovations for conservation purposes.
  • Work in the international arena.
  • Knowledge of politics and society with respect to environmental affairs. 
  • Communicating clearly via written, spoken, and graphical means in English and other relevant languages.
  • Demonstrated leadership and visionary qualities and ability to work effectively with and through others in a decentralized and geographically dispersed organization.
  • Politically savvy.

About Us

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Location

Arlington, VA

How to Apply

To view the full position description and apply, please visit https://careers.nature.org. 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 applyhelp@tnc.org.

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!

To view the full position description and apply, please visit https://careers.nature.org. Applications will be reviewed in the order they’re received, and the position will remain…

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