Carbon Projects Manager

Location: Flexible

Employment: Full-time

Your team: Climate Positive. No direct reports.

Purpose of role

This role supports the development of Climate Positive’s carbon projects. Working across domestic projects you will be exposed to all aspects of carbon project establishment, implementation, and compliance management. You will work across the Climate Positive team to deliver high quality, high integrity offset outcomes. To deliver technical inputs and project management activities associated with the origination and implementation of carbon offset projects in Australia and Asia – Pacific.

Key responsibilities

Deliver all aspects of carbon project development and implementation including:

  • Project management, including project planning, reporting and submission of credit applications and documentation required for project audits.
  • Prepare technical documents including feasibility analysis reports, Project Design Documents, Validation and Monitoring Reports and other reports that may be required and associated credit applications.
  • Prepare FullCAM modelling data.
  • Review applicable methodologies and assess project requirements.
  • Generate carbon abatement calculations and long-term issuance forecasting.
  • Assist with compliance management including with project specific management plans, methods and regulatory obligations with the Carbon and Land Operations Director.
  • Conduct due diligence assessments for new project opportunities, including desktop environmental assessments.
  • Assist in the implementation of project management plans.
  • Provide advice on technical risk mitigation strategies, including advice relating to regeneration checks and/or gateway audit requirements.
  • Assist in the development of environmental management and co- benefits programs.
  • Manage communications with regulatory bodies (i.e. the CER) in relation to credit applications, gateway audits and other relevant project related queries where required.
  • Review, analyse, interpret, and manage project related data.
  • Work with the GIS Specialist to develop, analyse and manage spatial data in accordance with the regulatory requirements applicable to projects under management.
  • Develop and manage software tools required for optimal project management outcomes such as ArcGIS, AgriWebb, and Esri
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge on project methodologies and standard requirements that are relevant to TEM and the policies and requirements of project registration and issuance entities.

This list is not exhaustive, and the role may change to meet the overall objectives of the company.

Other duties

Fulfil other duties as required by management and other department personnel as requested/required.

Your Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have sound business acumen and conceptual thinking skills whilst being passionate about being part of a high performing team that has a reputation and track record within the carbon market.

Key attributes include:
  • You thrive in dynamic environments, are adaptable, and detail-oriented.
  • Customer centric with strong origination and relationship management skills and a proven capability of project management.
  • People-oriented with strong leadership skills.
  • You are calm under pressure, a great communicator, and can manage diverse stakeholder needs.
  • You are curious, solution-focused, and can handle multiple tasks and priorities.
  • You are eager to contribute to TEM’s mission of addressing the climate crises and to deliver positive impact.
  • While we value work-life balance, occasional flexibility is needed.
  • This is a permanent role with some flexibility for non-standard hours.
Key experience required from applicants for this role:
  • 5+ years’ project management experience in a relevant sector.
  • Good working knowledge of the Australian carbon market, including key methods and systems.
  • Excellent client liaison skills, business development and negotiating skills.
  • Highly organised, ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines, and remain calm under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships, work in a team environment and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Experience in running FullCAM models is an advantage.
How to Apply

To apply for this role please email a cover letter and your resume to