UpEnergy is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Project Manager to lead technical work associated with our existing and new carbon offset projects. The Project manager will be responsible for the coordinating teams of consultants who conduct the monitoring and auditing of a growing portfolio of carbon offset projects. In addition, the Project Manager will work with 3rd party consultants to create documentation and manage the approval process of new carbon emissions reduction projects focused on household products such as efficient cookstoves, water treatment devices, household solar systems, and other energy saving devices.
The position requires strong organizational, writing, and research experience, as well as a strong technical background, excellent analytical skills, and practical business thinking. The ideal candidate will have project management experience and strong attention to detail. We seek a candidate with experience or familiarity with the design and management of carbon offset projects including the drafting and design of Project Design Documents (PDDs), managing projects through validation, verification, and registration, and the oversight of regular project monitoring, audits, and carbon credit issuance cycle. A track record of management of Clean Development Mechanism, Gold Standard or Verra projects is a plus. Experience with distributed household products such as cookstoves and safe water systems is a double bonus.
The Project Manager will be responsible for managing the execution of all aspects of project development and project monitoring on multiple projects in multiple countries. The position will require travel to existing and new UpEnergy project locations. UpEnergy prefers a candidate who can be initially based in or near our office in Muyenga, Kampala, Uganda.
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The UpEnergy Carbon Project Manager will earn a highly competitive salary and equity compensation.
Please send a customized cover letter and CV highlighting your relevant experience, and the specific areas of UpEnergy’s work that most interest you, to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you conducted work on carbon offset projects, please list the project, carbon standard, and nature of your involvement in each project.