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LATAM Portfolio Lead (remote, based in LATAM)

Revalue Nature

Revalue Nature

Latin America
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023
AboutRevalue exists to deliver a fundamental step-change in integrity at scale. We are rethinking carbon projects from the ground up. We believe this fundamental step-change in the quality of carbon projects is required to build confidence in the market. 'Slightly better' is not good enough. Confidence is required for the carbon market to go from a pond to an ocean. An ocean of demand is required for impact at a planetary scale. Our world cannot afford anything less than impact on the planetary scale. This drives us every day.Revalue Nature has raised $10 million in Series A funding to rethink carbon project development from the ground up! This new investment was co-led by Ecosystem Integrity Fund (EIF) and SJF Ventures, two leading venture firms focused on climate and impact. Join us on our journey to supercharge the world's leading nature-based developers, reset the bar for quality in the carbon market, and protect and regenerate nature at a scale that makes our eyes water. What We DoRevalue supercharges the world's leading nature-based developers. We enable them to go from the initial rapid assessment to first credit issuance, and beyond. All are supported by our climate tech, which creates a step-change in accuracy, speed, automation, and level of insights during the project assessment and development process. Our teamOur team has an exceptional track record of designing and delivering high-impact carbon projects. We have built long-term partnerships and are working in iconic landscapes with leading players in the nature conservation and restoration space.We offer great opportunities for our talent and we want this to be a place that allows you to do the best work of your life, while also focusing on balance outside of work. TasksRevalue Nature is building a portfolio of large-scale, high-integrity, high-impact nature-based carbon projects in Latin America. We do this through forming partnerships with on-the-ground project operators, to whom we bring finance, technical services, and the marketing and sales of resulting credits.The LATAM Lead is responsible to our Chief Portfolio Officer. This role would be ideally based in Latin America, but other locations may also be considered. What are the main responsibilities of the role? Partnerships
  • Identifying high-potential partners in priority countries
  • Assessing the values, ambition, capacity and capabilities of those partners to deliver carbon projects at scale
  • Actively building and managing relationships with our selected partners
  • Developing our strategies with partners to replicate, scale, innovate, diversify and transition projects to jurisdictional systems
  • Evaluating state and national policies relating to carbon and/or nature-based solution project development
  • Project managing the assessment and end-to-end development of project opportunities
  • Quality control of assessment and development work
  • Anticipating, identifying, and effectively managing risks and challenges
Team Management
  • Build, develop and lead Revalue’s LatAm team
  • Regularly report to Revalue’s C-level on portfolio progress and KPIs
  • Coordinate closely with Revalue’s teams to garner the necessary inputs for project design and implementation
Requirements What do we expect from you?
  • 7-10 years of experience working with the public, private and civil sectors to deliver nature-based solutions
  • Required: Working proficiency level/fluency in Portuguese, Spanish
  • A strong understanding of what it takes to deliver a high-integrity carbon project
  • Diverse regional (LatAm scale) network in REDD+ and conservation space, including national and local governments, commercial and civil stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to build and maintain long-term professional partnerships
  • Proven ability to conduct thorough research and due diligence
  • The ability to apply research findings to design thinking and decision making
  • Outstanding problem-solving, project management and project delivery skills
  • Synthesis and analysis of large volumes of qualitative and quantitative information for executive audiences
  • Proven ability to lead multicultural teams and work effectively in diverse cultural settings
  • Ability to travel regionally and globally
  • Willingness to join an international, remote working team and work flexibly
  • Love of nature, a strong affinity with conservation and restoration of natural systems
  • Mission, values, and impact-driven
  • Resilience, and the ability to make difficult things happen
  • The ability to work with ambiguity and make decisions based on limited information
  • Exceptional oral and written English for technical and lay audiences
  • Demonstrated results in effective delivery and day-to-day operational excellence
Benefits What do we offer?
  • Shared purpose, culture and values
  • Unbeatable work flexibility and balance (global team, remote working)
  • A truly diverse team of colleagues, partners and clients
  • An agile team, with unrivalled experience and track-record
Starting date: 01 September 2023 or ASAP Location: We will only consider applicants located in Latin America. Applicants must be within 3 hours of GMT-3. Fully remote How To ApplyWe are actively hiring and want to hear from you. Please apply by attaching your resume and include the following questions in your cover letter. We will not consider applicants who do not answer the questions below.
  • How would you describe your strength(s) and areas of expertise? (1-2 paragraphs)
  • Why are you interested in Revalue Nature? (1-2 paragraphs)
  • Current country/region of residence
We look forward to hearing from you! Please do not contact us via email/LinkedIn as we're unable to answer messages at this time.Revalue Nature Ltd is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and encourages people of all ethnic & racial origins, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions & ideologies, socio-economic statuses, educational backgrounds, ages, and individuals of all abilities to apply.Applicants must be legally authorised to work in their country of residence. Revalue is unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.Location: LATAMDidn’t find what you were looking for?Updated: 1 day agoJob ID: 9057154