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Nature Carbon Solutions Project Officer

Nature Carbon Solutions Project Officer

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NRDC is seeking a Nature Carbon Solutions Project Officer to work with the nature team in our Beijing office.  This Officer will work closely with the nature and international teams to develop nature-based carbon sequestration opportunities and advance nature conservation and climate mitigation efforts within China and internationally. The Officer’s work will cover a broad spectrum of activities ranging from conducting technical and advisory analyses, to leading a field carbon project, to presenting project results at conferences.   The Officer will work with both China and U.S.-based team members and report to the China Conservation Director.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the team to design and implement nature carbon policies and projects in alignment with biodiversity, climate mitigation, and other NRDC priorities.
  • Meet regularly with Chinese and international officials to provide NRDC’s perspective on nature-based solution (NBS) issues and, ideally, develop joint efforts to conserve nature;
  • Advocate in furtherance of NRDC’s nature and climate goals with government officials, scientists, and others from various countries at international and domestic meetings;
  • Develop and write reports for NRDC analyzing Chinese law, policies, and practices concerning forest carbon and NBS;
  • Help organize and attend relevant meetings, symposia, and conferences;
  • Develop fact sheets, blogs, and other materials on NBS in Chinese and translate documents from Chinese to English and from English to Chinese, as needed.
  • Other related duties assigned by the team.
Location: Beijing
Organization: NRDC
Deadline: May 16, 2021
External website link: https://careers-nrdc.icims.com/jobs/4573/nature-carbon-solutions-project-officer/job
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