Senior Program Officer or Program Officer, Climate Finance and Markets, Verra – Washington DC/Remote « Carbon Pulse – Carbon Pulse

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Published 19:46 on August 19, 2021  /  Last updated at 19:44 on August 19, 2021  /  Job Postings  /  No Comments
Job Title:          Senior Program Officer or Program Officer, Climate Finance and Markets
(1-2 positions)

Location:         Washington, DC or remote (working with significant overlap with US business hours)
Start Date:      Immediately
Reports to:      Senior Director, Climate Finance and Markets
Verra is a global leader helping to tackle the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges. As a mission-driven non-profit organization, Verra is committed to helping reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improving livelihoods, and protecting natural resources across the private and public sectors. We support climate action and sustainable development with standards, tools, and programs that credibly, transparently, and robustly assess environmental and social impacts and enable funding to sustain and scale projects that verifiably deliver these benefits. We work in any arena where we see a need for clear standards, a role for market-based mechanisms, and an opportunity to generate significant environmental and social value.
Verra manages a portfolio of standards, including the:
Given significant developments in the global climate policy context, governments and private-sector entities are increasingly engaging in a variety of environmental and financial policies and activities that provide opportunities for the voluntary carbon market and Verra’s standards in facilitating the achievement of climate and development goals. Verra is looking for Senior Program Officers and Program Officers to help ensure the growth and maturation of environmental and social markets, with a particular focus on carbon markets, in a manner that fosters trust and confidence.
A day with Verra’s collaborative Policy and Markets team might include…
Specific functions you will be responsible for…
You bring with you…
In this role, you will grow and expand your expertise by…
You will know you are successful, if…
You will join a team…
Compensation at Verra
To help us attract and retain top talent, Verra pays employees competitively to the market. In return, we expect each employee to, at a minimum:
We will recognize employees who go beyond expected performance with salary increases and/or promotions, but the bar for earning those rewards is high.
Salary is one component of Verra’s total compensation package which also includes:
The starting salary range is US$56,454-68,966 (Senior Program Officer) and US$52,253-58,071 (Program Officer), depending on experience.
How to Apply
Apply here, and please send us the following:
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Verra provides equal opportunity for all job applicants and employees and is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination. We conduct our recruitment and hiring without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetics, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local law.
This job announcement may be used to fill multiple positions at the Senior Program Officer and/or Program Officer level.
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