Carbon Methodology Associate

4 Months ago

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Job Description

About Loam:

At Loam, we have the earth in our hands. As a team of scientists, farmers, and entrepreneurs, we are on a mission to revolutionize agriculture and address climate change. Through our cutting-edge microbial technology, we are enhancing soil health, boosting crop yields, and sequestering carbon to create a sustainable future for farming. We are committed to empowering farmers and promoting regenerative practices that benefit both the environment and their bottom line.

As a fast-growing agricultural startup, Loam offers a dynamic and collaborative work environment where innovation and passion thrive. We embrace diversity and believe that our collective expertise and shared commitment can make a significant impact on the global agricultural landscape.

Join us on this exciting journey as we transform agriculture and build a sustainable future together.

About the Role:

You will play a critical role in shaping and implementing our carbon strategy, driving the development and adoption of high-quality soil carbon assets in both compliance and voluntary carbon markets. In a global capacity, you will act as Loam's expert in the carbon methodology and protocol space, contributing to the formulation and execution of our strategy across offsetting and insetting channels. Reporting to the Director, Carbon Measurement & Technology as part of the Loam Carbon team, you will work closely with external stakeholders, regulatory bodies, and methodology providers to ensure the success of Loam's Carbon Program.


  • Collaborate closely with governments, regulators, and carbon registry providers to advocate and promote Loam's objective of bringing high-quality soil carbon assets to market.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of various carbon removal methodologies in compliance and voluntary systems globally, staying up to date with the latest developments in the field.
  • Act as Loam's expert in the carbon methodology and protocol space, contributing to the formulation and execution of our strategy across offsetting and insetting channels.
  • Build strong relationships with external methodology providers, acting as a trusted advisor and representing Loam in discussions and negotiations as necessary.
  • Apply strong analytical, numerical, written, and verbal communication skills to address complex challenges and provide effective solutions.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work within regulatory systems in the carbon markets, ensuring compliance and driving positive change.
  • Work closely with the Director of Carbon Measurement & Technology and collaborate with various teams across the organization, as well as across different geographical regions where Loam operates (Australia, North America, Latin America).
  • A deep understanding of carbon methodologies and protocols, particularly in the context of soil carbon.
  • The ability to read, understand and translate complex policy documents and contracts, specifically in the complex terrain of carbon markets
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret and communicate complex data and concepts effectively.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to work within regulatory systems in the carbon markets.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Experience in carbon market operations or related fields is a plus.
  • Fast-growing start-up with many opportunities for capacity building and career development
  • Work alongside leading scientists and innovators in an international organisation
  • Enjoy an inclusive and supportive culture
  • Competitive salary based on experience

Why you should join us:

We're tackling some of the most challenging issues of our time, and we're doing it with a team that's passionate about making a difference. If you're looking for a role where you can use your skills to contribute to a mission that matters, we'd love to hear from you.

Loam Bio is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic.

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Loam Bio

New South Wales, Australia, + 1 more location(s)

51 - 200

Sector: Food and agriculture

About this company

Founders:Frank Oly, Guy Hudson, Guy Webb, Mick Wettenhall, Tegan Nock

Founded date:2019

Revenue:US$ 100 - 500 million

Investors:Acre Venture Partners, Grok Ventures, Horizons Ventures, Lowercarbon Capital, Main Sequence Ventures

Stage:Series B


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