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Carbon Analyst

France, Île-de-France, ParisProjects - Transversal

Job description

Carbon Analyst

Paris, France (+ home office) or Canada (Toronto)

Full time position, local contract

Starting date : ASAP 2022

Travels : up to 20%

WHO WE ARE

PUR is a global leader in supply chain sustainability. We develop socio-environmental projects within the supply chains of our Corporate Partners. Through the economic and social empowerment of local communities and the introduction of sustainable development initiatives at the agricultural level, PUR seeks to address climate change, while regenerating and preserving the ecosystems upon which these supply chains depend. Many of PUR’s projects fall within the categories of insetting, regenerative agriculture, agroforestry, forest conservation and landscape restoration. PUR is a B Corp company which employs over 150 people with a presence in 10 countries.

www.purprojet.com


As PUR Projet is expanding worldwide, we are looking for a dynamic and organized Carbon Analyst.

As a key member of the experienced Carbon team, you will be in charge of developing and managing carbon models and forecasts within PUR. In this role you will work with our teams across the globe (Africa, Europe, Asia, North America and Latin America) and perform a wide range of activities, including but not limited to:


  • Develop & maintain carbon forecasting tools for a range of projects developed and implemented by PUR Projet

  • Curate a global dataset of validated assumptions that help quantify the carbon impacts of our Nature Based Solution projects

  • Prepare, update and refine models for and forecast of carbon outputs for strategic projects and/or geographies

  • Organize reality checks and biomass inventories on-field to test and improve model assumptions

  • Coordinate and design studies to collect data in order to improve forecast quality

  • Socialize and train PUR team members on carbon forecast methodology and tools (create content and organize trainings)


You have demonstrated excellent organizational skills and knowledge about the carbon sector;

You are determined to contribute to the fight against climate change and already have experience in the carbon sector;

You enjoy working in an international environment : going to the field and working abroad in a multi-cultural context;

You can adapt easily in a fast-growing environment;

This position is for you !

Job requirements

We are looking for a candidate with :

  • Master degree in a relevant field with at least 4 years of professional experience in sustainability / carbon sector, and strong interest / curiosity toward technical topics.

  • Successful work experience related to carbon quantification and carbon modelling (preferably in AFOLU sector).

  • Knowledge of carbon certification and voluntary carbon markets (VCS or Gold standard) is seen as a strong asset.

  • Extensive knowledge in the use of Excel or other worksheets.

  • Organizational skills, very rigorous and details oriented.

  • Fluent in English. French, Spanish or any other language is a strong asset.

  • Soft skills : Please note soft skills are key to success in this role; specific trainings/workshops on carbon topics will gladly be provided if need be.

Process

  1. interview 
  2. case study 
  3. reference check

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