Head Of Carbon Projects

1 Month ago

Gurugram, Haryana, India

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Apply for Head of Carbon Projects in Varaha ClimateAg Private Limited

**Varaha ClimateAg Private Limited** **Head of Carbon Projects** **Varaha ClimateAg Private Limited**

**Apply Job Posted On:** Mar 18, 2024 **Location:** Gurugram **Functional:** Operations **Department:** Carbon Project **Designation:** Senior Manager **Number of Positions:** 1 **Workplace Type:** On site **Currency:** INR **Relevant Experience:** 5-7 **Total Experience:** 7-9

**Company Description:** Varaha is a leading climate tech venture focused on nature-based solutions such as regenerative agriculture, ARR, and biochar projects that support smallholder land stewards at scale. In our second year of operation, we are removing and avoiding more than 1 Million tons of CO2 and distributing the majority of the revenues to more than 100,000 smallholder land stewards in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Our in-house best-in-class MRV technology includes a bio-geochemical model for soil carbon remote sensing and machine learning, and uses soil samples for calibration. Backed by leading global investors, our founding and management team comes with a stellar track record of successfully scaling projects and products to millions of smallholder land stewards at leading agri and tech businesses.

**Job Description:** **About the role:** Varaha ClimateAg is seeking a highly motivated Head of Carbon Projects to lead carbon emissions reduction and removal projects focused on Nature Based Solutions in smallholder farming countries comprising agriculture, forestry, livestock, and mangroves. The position requires experience in leading a carbon projects team for the drafting of Project Design Documents (PDDs), technical project design, and guiding projects through the validation and verification process. The position requires excellent analytical skills, practical business thinking, and an understanding of social science methods. Prior experience in the development of carbon projects for Nature-based solutions is desirable but not mandatory.

**Responsibilities:**

  • Lead the implementation of carbon work across the organization.
  • Guide the Varaha Carbon Projects team for agriculture, agroforestry, forestry, and mangrove projects.
  • Train the team on different stages of the project cycle from validation to registration to monitoring.
  • Develop SOPs for different project categories and project steps specially wherever data collection and monitoring is required.
  • Identify viable project opportunities and manage internal resources to finalize and execute projects.
  • Oversee all ongoing projects documentation including monitoring plans, Project Design Documents (PDDs), and monitoring reports.
  • Development and implementation of the processes needed for successful project development such as public consultation process, data collection, and sampling in collaboration with the Science and Tech team.
  • Manage due diligence, contractual negotiations, and validation verification.
  • Understanding the methodologies available on the registries and developing projects based on that.

**Qualifications:**

  • A demonstrated knack for Project Management and Implementation in the sustainability space.
  • Proven ability to lead complex projects and manage successful teams.
  • History of collaboration with primary actors in the carbon sector including implementers, technical advisors, and certification standards.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication across a wide range of audiences.

**What we offer:**

  • Join a small, ambitious, and international team and enjoy the following benefits.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • ESOP.
  • Key role in shaping a fast-growing climate tech startup.
  • Support for learning, professional development.
  • A culture of undogmatic, unbureaucratic creativity, and collaboration.

*Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.* *Varaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices based on race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring, and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above-listed items.*

If you are interested in becoming a part of this venture, then we would love to know your story. Write to us at **careers@varahaag.com**.

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Varaha

Varaha

Gurugram, India, + 2 more location(s)

51 - 200

Sector: Environment

Partner Employer

About this company

Founded date:2022

Revenue:US$ 1 - 5 million

Investors:Better Capital, Kunal Shah, Omnivore, Orios Venture Partners, RTP Global

Stage:Seed

Website:varaha.earth

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Reversing climate change through conscious nature-based interventions,Varaha is an end-to-end project developer that specializes in nature-based solutions, including regenerative agriculture, ARR, and biochar projects that promote climate adaptation, biodiversity, water...read more

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