Carbon

Corresponding Adjustment Lead

Nairobi
Work Type: Full Time

Position: Corresponding Adjustment Lead

Reporting to: Head of Carbon

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Role type: Full Time

 

About SunCulture:

Founded in 2012, SunCulture’s Vision is to build a world where people take control of their environment in rewarding and sustainable ways. SunCulture does this by developing and commercialising life changing technology that solves the biggest daily challenges for the world's 570 million smallholder farming households. We are the largest distributor of solar water pumps / solar irrigation for smallholder farmers in Africa and were selected by Fast Company as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in 2021. Here is a good explainer video recently made by CNBC. Over the last 5 years the company has grown significantly and now employs 400+ people around the world. 

 

About the role:

We are seeking a passionate and motivated Corresponding Adjustment Lead to join our team. This role is tasked with the development and coordination (under guidance of Head of Carbon) of the spontaneous processes of obtaining a corresponding adjustment transaction and establishment of the approval and authorization protocols for SunCulture’s participation on a national level bilateral cooperative transaction. 


SunCulture is a proprietary climate-tech platform that switches African farmers from carbon emitting diesel and petrol fuel pumps and climate – vulnerable rain fed irrigation to solar powered irrigation thereby reducing emissions of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere. This role is mainly a support role in the new markets with lead responsibility to coordinate, manage and regulate carbon compliance (under Paris Agreement) and Go-to-market activities guided by carbon leadership teams based in Kenya.


The role will work consultatively with the teams from Kenya to align on activities and establish close coordination of outputs and deliverables towards delivering an integral carbon program.


Familiarity with the UNFCCC Framework for bilateral cooperations or proposed compliance market structures is an added advantage.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain the partnership and process of engagements with local governments and UN.

  • Participate in the government education on SunCulture business model and benefits.

  • Support government negotiations on Article 6 commercialization.

  • Manage and lead the voluntary carbon market sales processes and related sales platforms.

  • Design in consultation with Head of Carbon VCM and CCM sales process and delivery of credits.

  • Contribute to design of go to market strategy for SunCulture carbon.

  • Coordinate and develop workshops according to the Article 6 Road map and lead follow up action points alignment with governments.

  • Create the presentations and lead workshops for Article 6 commercialization in SunCulture business model.

  • Understand and develop in the country SunCulture Processes for obtaining Corresponding Adjustments.

  • Develop content documents and detailed processes for obtaining approval and authorization.

  • Marketing SunCulture carbon project to host governments and receiving governments.

  • Contribute to development of the Mitigation Activity Idea Note (MAIN) for respective countries.

  • Contribute to the development of the Mitigation Activity Design Document (MADD).

  • Participate in the carbon committee meetings. 


Does this sound like you?


  • A bachelor's or advanced degree in business, environmental economics, finance, sustainability, or a related field.

  • Proven experience in business development, sales, or marketing roles, preferably within the carbon markets or sustainability sector.

  • Familiarity with carbon markets, emissions trading, and environmental commodities.

  • In-depth understanding of carbon markets, carbon pricing mechanisms, and related environmental policies.

  • Knowledge of global and regional carbon trading systems and initiatives.

  • Strong networking and relationship-building skills to engage with governments, potential clients, partners, and industry stakeholders.

  • Experience in building and maintaining partnerships with governments to expand business opportunities.

  • Ability to conduct market research and analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and potential clients.

  • Understanding of global carbon market frameworks both voluntary and compliance markets

  • Strong sales and negotiation skills to secure deals and partnerships.

  • Ability to communicate the value proposition of carbon market solutions to diverse audiences.

  • Understanding of financial models and business metrics related to carbon trading and environmental markets.

  • Ability to assess the financial viability of potential projects and partnerships.

  • Ability to adapt to changes in the regulatory environment, market conditions, and industry trends.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.


Interested?

Please apply online via this job portal. We respond to all candidates; however only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

 

Please Note

SunCulture is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. 

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