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Job Summary

Provide local support to the CSAT in planning, implementation, and monitoring to adhere to the guidelines outlined under the GHG crediting program

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Entry level
  • Experience Length:2 years

Job Description/Requirements

CSAT · Kampala, Kampala 


C- Quest Capital LLC (CQC) is a social impact investor, project developer, and climate finance specialist with a mission to transform the lives of families in the poorest communities in developing countries by providing them access to clean and sustainable energy services, clean energy technologies and improving the health and wellbeing of women and children. CQC was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Washington DC,  USA with subsidiaries in India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Cambodia as well as on-ground teams in Malawi, and Zambia, and rapidly growing into other Sub-Saharan African countries. 

CQC is a leader in providing clean efficient cooking and lighting services to the rural poor worldwide and has growing businesses in renewable energy production and supply,  sustainable agricultural land use, and forestry. CQC’s projects are implemented either through operational platforms and subsidiaries or through closely managed partnerships and joint ventures with on-the-ground organizations. 


C-Quest Capital has active investments in over 15 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa,  Central America, and South and East Asia that have thus far improved the lives of over 20  million people. 

CQC employs over 120 full-time staff of investment, project management, and carbon professionals based around the world including Washington DC, India, Malaysia,  Cambodia, Malawi, and Zambia. In addition, CQC regularly draws on a pool of individual consultants, collaborating NGO and private sector partners, and staff from joint venture partners. 


Background: 

CQC is rapidly expanding investments in cleaner cooking services, efficient lighting, and sustainable energy across core geographies to improve the overall well-being of the communities and align with the sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the overall development approach. An opening for a Country level CSAT (Carbon & Sustainability Accounting Team) Officer has been opened to assist the organization in achieving the global goal of driving community-based local change by contributing to the various GHG  and SD VISta programs.


Core Responsibilities: 

Under the guidance and supervision of the Chief - CSAT, the CSAT Officer will: 

  • Provide local support to the CSAT in planning, implementation, and monitoring to adhere to the guidelines outlined under the GHG crediting program 
  • Take responsibility for planning and executing GHG-related monitoring & audits at different project locations across the country. 
  • Work closely with country-level operation team managers and colleagues to ensure smooth and streamlined functioning of the GHG projects and fulfillment of compliance requirements 
  • Work closely with operation Field Staff, Surveyors, and the Data Analyst team to ensure the quality and reliability of data being collected 
  • Take responsibility for providing technical training to operations team members to ensure the project functions smoothly and overall team capacity builds over time 
  • Identify, hire, train and manage short-term contractors to conduct GHG-related/monitoring audits. 
  • Work alongside the operations team to provide timely responses to local-level government officials on the current status of GHG crediting projects 


Supervision: 

The Country level CSAT Officer reports to the Regional Manager (Africa) - CSAT or designated by Chief–CSAT for technical workload and reports to the Country Manager, or  as designated by the Director of Operations – Africa, for administrative management. 


Qualifications or specialized knowledge/experience required: 

  • A degree in a relevant field such as energy or environmental engineering, technology, or a similar industry. 
  • Relevant country-level professional experience, preferably working for a developmental organization, NGO, consultancy, project developer, and/or auditor in the field of community-level project development and execution. 
  • Basic knowledge/understanding of various GHG mechanisms and Sustainable Development Indicators is 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication Fluency in English and other local languages is essential. 
  • Basic working knowledge in Microsoft office (MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint) 
  • Previous training/presentations to small groups in local languages; preferred experience with interacting with local government officials. 
  • Prior experience managing small teams on data-forward technical objectives.
  • Driver’s license and experience throughout the region – please add for both roles. 


Salary: 

Commensurate with experience 

Application Deadline: Nov/30/2022 


How to apply.

Please submit your resume and cover letter explaining your interest via this Application  Link:  

https://cquestcapital.bamboohr.com/careers/67


Or Click on the 'Apply Here' section to be redirected to the application portal.


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