Lead, Carbon Markets

The Lead, Carbon Markets, will drive the development of FSD Africa’s collaborative programme on carbon markets. This will involve building on the strong foundations laid through existing activities to create a strategically focused set of activities to catalyse carbon market development. The ultimate goal is to enable the continent to seize the opportunity presented by carbon markets to accelerate its green economic transition.

The role will require creatively integrating a wide span of activities and partnerships across the organisation, from engaging with thought leaders and policymakers across the continent to directly designing and overseeing the successful implementation of programme initiatives with financial sector and other partners. Success will be founded on identifying the right opportunities to push the current market frontiers and effectively deploying FSD Africa’s financial, technical and knowledge resources with partners to develop, demonstrate and scale the potential.

Spearheading the collaborative programme, the Lead’s role will be heavily focused on enabling effective partnerships both within FSD Africa’s teams and across a wide range of external partners. He/she will be FSD Africa’s primary subject matter expert on carbon markets, providing both internal and external technical advisory inputs and leading knowledge generation.

For more information and details, please download the job description document.

To apply, submit your application by close of business on 30th September 2023 through the FSD Africa hiring portal here