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4 Jan 2023

Full-Time Project Development Manager

KAYA GmbH – Posted by KAYA Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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Job Description

– Steer project designing by coordinating the activities of HQ climate office and country offices
– Develop project concept and idea notes
– Ensure adherence of project development and implementation to the selected scientific methodology
– Be the organisation’s focal point to Verified Carbon Standard, Gold Standard, Plan Vivo Standard and Preferred by Nature Certification, and track developments there
– Steer the public consultation process in the projects under development
– Lead the planning and scheduling of project operations
– Steer the complete documentation process through the life cycle of the project
– Coordinate the project validation and verification process
– Support Chief Climate Officer and the Finance Office in building project financial plans

– Strong understanding of Verified Carbon Standard, Gold Standard, Plan Vivo Standard and Preferred by Nature Certification is desirable
– Familiarity with multiple AFOLU methodologies under the above-mentioned standards and certifications
– Over three years of experience in managing multi-team conservation and restoration projects with the potential to show samples of work done
– Willingness to live and work in Berlin
– Willingness to travel overseas for work, especially to sub–Saharan Africa
– Openness and adaptability to the atmosphere at a start-up
– Professional references
– In addition to English fluency, languages desired are French, Portuguese, and/or Spanish
– Education in agricultural, forestry or landscape management is desirable
– Knowledge of national AFOLU regulations and policies in sub-Saharan African countries is a plus

How to Apply

To apply, please contact us at with whatever information about yourself and any questions to us that you would like to share OR send us your CV through our careers page at Our one request is that you read the description of the roles carefully and reach out when you truly believe that it is a good match to your skills, experience, and professional aspirations. Many thanks for that in advance.

Job Categories: Climate Change. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Project Development. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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