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Senior Manager, Carbon

BioCarbon Partners Zambia Limited

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka, Zambia posted 13/01/2021.

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BioCarbon Partners Zambia


BCP’s mission is making conservation
of wildlife habitat valuable to people.

BCP is a leading African forest carbon company which seeks to sustainably
finance wildlife and habitat conservation through the forest carbon markets.
We are working with Community and Government partners to help improve the
conservation management over 1 million hectares of globally significant
wildlife habitats in Zambia, and to benefit 235,000 people.

BCP is recruiting for a Senior Manager, Carbon*> to guide BCP into a new
phase of project development, conservation technology developments and impact
monitoring. The primary responsibility of the Senior Manager is to achieve VCS
and CCB verifications, conduct pre-viability studies, oversee impact
monitoring, oversee geospatial technology, data management and IT, and to keep
BCP at the forefront of REDD+ methodological developments in Zambia and
beyond. The position oversees teams dealing with remote sensing and GIS,
forest monitoring, and impact monitoring. The position requires advanced
remote sensing and GIS skills, as well as skills in data management,
conducting field work in rural Africa, advanced spreadsheet skills, excellent
English writing skills, knowledge of REDD+ project methodologies. The position
is based in Lusaka, Zambia. The main tasks will be managing verification
processes, managing consultants and field teams, managing BCP’s database
development, data systems and managing teams. This role has the exciting
opportunity to lead BCP’s digital technology strategy. The position will
require some travel to rural areas, mainly in Africa. The candidate is
expected to be a manager, solid team player, with a growth and coaching


> Pre-viability analyses of potential new REDD+ project areas,
> Manage successful VCS and CCB verifications, including PD writing. Flawless English writing technical skills needed.
> RS/GIS: Advanced geo-spatial skills, ability to apply these skills to REDD+ methodologies, advanced spreadsheet management, and data management skills.
> Manage the plot sampling process to produce carbon inventory estimates,
> Managing dispersed teams.
> Train in carbon standards and ensuring project design follows standards and laws.
> Provide technical inputs to policy programs to help build the REDD+ framework in Africa.
> Lead BCP’s consulting service.
> Oversee BCP’s impact monitoring team, data management, and reporting of impact.
> Oversee biodiversity monitoring data collection.


> Masters or PhD and 2 years professional experience.
> Advanced scientific report writing.
> Computer skills: Use of FOSS remote sensing and GIS software, such as Java Script for Google Earth Engine, R, Gdal, QGIS, GRASS, data collection tools such as Open Data Kit and CyberTracker, and GPS applications such as BackCountry Navigator.
> Knowledge of GHG mitigation Standards preferred: VCS REDD+ methodologies, the VCS standards and guidelines in general as well as other applicable UNFCCC guidelines such as the IPCC guidelines as well as relevant components of the CCB Standard.
> Project Management, people management and leadership skills.


BCP is one of the leading REDD+ project development social enterprises in
Africa. BCP’s mission is making conservation of wildlife habitat valuable to
people. BCP runs two REDD+ projects in Zambia: The Lower Zambezi REDD+ Project
and the Luangwa Community Forests Project. The Luangwa project is Africa’s
largest REDD+ project by hectarage. The Lower Zambezi REDD+ Project is the
world’s only 7 times VCS-verified and triple gold CCB verified REDD+ project.
As the 5th highest scoring B Corp in the world, BCP benefits 235,000 people
across 13 Chiefdoms. Our vision is community partnerships conserving Africa’s
last strongholds starting. In operation for 9 years, we work in over 1 million
hectares of globally important wildlife habitats in Zambia.


As an equal opportunity employer, a competitive salary will be offered, plus
training, plus great holiday benefits, plus the potential for performance
bonuses, plus travel opportunities for work, plus health benefits, plus a
great work culture, plus career growth, plus working with a diverse and
committed team.

Candidates interested in joining an innovative and high-performance team, and
working towards doing amazing things in conservation technology and
livelihoods, please send a CV, a cover letter, and anything else that makes
your application stand out by email to with
Senior Manager, Carbon*> in the subject line. Please also send 3 reference
contacts, a publication list, and anything else that will help your
application stand out.

_Females are encouraged to apply.*> _

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