BCP’s mission is making conservation of wildlife habitat valuable to people.
BCP is a leading African forest carbon company. We are working with community and Government partners to help conserve approximately 1 million hectares of globally significant wildlife habitats, and to benefit 80,000 people. BCP is recruiting for a Carbon Specialist to assist BCP in a new phase of REDD+project design and development, and monitoring of social and biodiversity impacts.
The primary responsibilities of the Specialist are to work in the Technology team to achieve VCS and CCB verifications, conduct pre-viability studies, conduct impact monitoring, advanced GIS/RS analysis, data management and IT, and to keep BCP at the forefront of REDD+ methodological developments. The position requires advanced remote sensing and GIS skills, as well as skills in data management, advanced spreadsheet skills, excellent English writing skills, as well as a willingness to live in Zambia.
Management skills are a must,but experience with REDD+ is preferred, though not a requirement. The position will require some travel to rural areas, mainly in Africa. The candidate is expected to be a solid team builder, with great communication skills and a keen desire to build capacity in monitoring, forest carbon science and GIS/RS
in Zambia and the SADC region. Community forestry, and living in a developing country will give the applicant an advantage.
This is an opportunity for a Remote Sensing/GIS Expert looking to further develop his/her technically specific career in an international active company.
The position will be based in Lusaka, Zambia.
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A competitive salary will be offered, plus training, plus great holiday benefits, plus the potential for performance bonuses, plus travel opportunities for work, plus health benefits, plus a great work culture, plus career growth, plus working with a diverse and committed team.
How to Apply
Candidates interested in joining an innovative and high-performance team, and working towards doing amazing things in conservation technology and livelihoods, please send a CV, a cover letter, and anything else that makes your application stand out by email to the emails: with Carbon Specialist in the subject line.
Please also send 3 reference contacts.