Standards and Methodologies Expert (gn)

carbonfuture GmbH


To scale the urgently needed action around removing CO2 from our atmosphere, we need to strengthen our team with experts knowledgeable in the field of CO2 accounting. Goal is to support the development of a new Standard focusing on CO2 removal. The development of methodologies for greenhouse gas accounting as well as the definition of procedures will also require the attention. Carbonfuture is searching for a renowned expert knowledgeable in the topics of greenhouse gas accounting and CO2-certificates.

What is in store for you

  • Grow with a fast-growing startup in a fascinating field, which will be of key relevance for our future.
  • Support the development of a disruptive standard for carbon credits, which ensures trustful auditing procedures and lean issuance processes at the same time. The standard itself will be hosted by an external third party.
  • Structure, discuss and develop procedures and governance documents for this new standard.
  • Support the development of methodologies under this standard for emerging carbon removal technologies like enhanced weathering, deep ocean sequestration and beyond.
  • Liaise with associations like the International Carbon Reduction and Offset Alliance ICROA and with other Standards like the Gold Standard and Verra/ VCS.
  • Support communication with large corporates, for which the policy side of carbon removals is important.
  • Representation of Carbonfuture at conferences, associations, and lobby groups.
  • Active contribution to the scale up of Carbonfuture through the development of efficient processes and close collaboration with partners.

What you bring to the table

  •  2+ years professional experience in environmental management, life cycle assessment, or related fields.
  • Experience and understanding of greenhouse gas accounting, standards for CO2 certificates and carbon markets is a plus.
  • Self-motivated and engaged for the mitigation of the climate crisis.
  • Excellent communication skills and command of German and English, other language skills are desirable.
  • Relevant university degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.

What we offer

  • A challenging and meaningful role in a pre-Series A climate tech startup helping grow the removal industry to gigatonnes and shifting carbon markets toward meaningful climate action.
  • A small but rapidly growing, internationally operating team that is passionate about having an impact on climate change.
  • We care about the optimal way to solve a problem within startup constraints and nurture a culture of creativity and collaboration.
  • Flexible working hours, German 6 weeks of vacation, and the opportunity to work from remote or in our great office in downtown Freiburg.
  • A courageous, undogmatic and fair work environment.
  • The right place and time: We are in the middle of a rapidly emerging market, where we have the opportunity to become a leading provider of solutions to climate change globally.

Our Application Process

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is important to us and candidates from cultures and backgrounds underrepresented in VC-backed startups and the climate space are strongly encouraged to apply.

You are a structured thinker who wants to make a real contribution to climate action and revolutionize carbon markets at a leading startup? Join us!

  • Start                           as soon as possible
  • Place of work           Freiburg, working from remote is an option
  • Scope of work         full-time

Any questions? Do not hesitate to contact us

Please apply with the usual documents to

carbonfuture GmbH
Paul-Ehrlich-Straße 7
79106 Freiburg im Breisgau
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