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Carbon Finance Project Officer, Hivos International – Netherlands

Organization: Hivos International

Position Title: Project Officer Carbon Finance

Location: The Hague, Netherlands

Application Deadline: June 19th, 2015

Description: The Project Officer supports the development and implementation of Hivos-led carbon finance projects. These projects are part of the Green Society programme (Renewable Energy and Sustainable Food) of Hivos and registered by the Gold Standard Foundation.

Responsibilities: The Project Officer facilitates the monitoring and verification of emission reductions, and supports the development of other benefits of domestic biogas and clean cook stoves projects. In collaboration with more senior staff you are responsible for the marketing of carbon credits to buyers on the international voluntary market. This responsibility also entails the communication activities of the carbon finance unit.

The Project Officer works in close liaison with colleagues of the Green Society programme at Hivos Head Office and Regional hubs in Africa, South East Asia and Latin America.

Qualifications: You have an affinity with the Hivos’s vision and mission and are driven by a strong motivation to contribute to real and lasting change. We do not expect succesfull experience in carbon finance but you need to have a strong interest in developing the necessary knowledge in this domain. As Project Officer carbon finance you are an accurate, results driven person with outstanding skills to interpret quantitative data. You are able to effectively develop and manage relations with a variety of stakeholders, in both Europe and beyond. You have strong financial and business skills. You have great personal communication and marketing skills.

You have a degree in Business Administration or related field and 3 years working experience. You are fluent in English and preferably Spanish. Work experience in an international environment is a pre, as is experience in marketing or sales.

How to Apply: For more information please contact Harry Clemens, Project officer Carbon & Finance or Jaap Spreeuwenberg, Business Development officer Finance, phone +31 (0)70 376 55 00. You can apply before June 19th, 2015. Both a letter of motivation and curriculum vitae (resume) need to be submitted in English to Hivos via e-mail to jobs@hivos.nl with reference code: 1504200-13. We need you to have an EU work permit.

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