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Revalue Nature

Revalue Nature

Europe · Middle East · Africa
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024
At Revalue, we are not content with the status quo. We are constantly pushing the boundaries, designing innovative approaches and tackling tricky issues. We believe that the challenges we face are complex, and the only way to succeed is through the collective intelligence and creativity of our team. If you're excited by challenges, want to be continuously tested, and thrive on personal growth, Revalue Nature is the place for you to make a real impact.

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.

You Can Expect

  • The chance to work on ground breaking carbon projects that significantly impact global climate change efforts
  • Shared purpose, culture and values
  • Unbeatable work flexibility and balance - A truly remote first role with the option to visit our office space in London if that's what works best for you
  • A diverse team of colleagues, partners and clients based all around the world
  • A team with unrivalled experience and track-record in the sector

The Role

Join Revalue's Science team as a Forester and become an integral part of our mission to scale and differentiate nature-based projects. At Revalue, we are dedicated to scale nature-based solutions to truly bring the value to forested ecosystems. Your expertise in innovative forestry practices, assessing the newest science to keep us at the cutting edge, and developing tools to streamline our project assessments will be vital in driving the success of our impactful initiatives.

What You Will Do

Leadership and strategy

  • Develop Revalue’s approach to afforestation/reforestation projects and ensure that project’s are aligned with our model.
  • Design and implement monitoring plans to measure carbon sequestration and other environmental benefits of afforestation and reforestation projects.
  • Lead the development of frameworks to conduct effective stratification and analysis of landscapes to support project analyses.
  • Advise proponents on afforestation and reforestation project plans, including site selection, species selection, planting schedules, and maintenance strategies.
  • Conduct field assessments to evaluate site conditions, soil quality, and existing vegetation to inform project design.
  • Assess projects ability to coordinate with nurseries for the procurement of seedlings and planting materials.
  • Maintain working knowledge of ARR and AUDD VCM methodologies.
  • Travel internationally. This may include field work such as leading carbon inventories or serving as technical lead of feasibility trips.
  • Ensure integration of the forestry aspects of the VCS project documents with the biodiversity and social components
  • Provide budgetary inputs to support project design
  • Design databases and tools to more effectively assess ARR projects

Quality project implementation and oversight

  • Lead and develop resources to ensure quality assessment and control of ecosystem analyses
  • Support Revalue’s Data Intelligence team to conduct data analysis (both spatial and non-spatial) to assess the carbon and other ecosystem service benefits of Revalue projects.
  • Maintain high level of scientific rigor on technical analyses, including close adherence to the latest best practices and recommendations from the scientific community.

Building the capacity of Revalue staff and partners

  • Build the capacity of the Revalue team and project partners in informing, designing, interpreting and applying the best forestry approaches and methodologies of projects

What You Bring To The Role

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in forestry and Nature Based Solutions and GHG accounting for land use required.
  • Experience in developing afforestation, reforestation and revegetation projects
  • Experience in the development of AFOLU projects and/or programs in the voluntary and/or compliance carbon market (e.g. VERRA, ART).
  • At least five years of experience working with tropical countries with technical and/or operational issues related to GHG accounting and land use, or related issues
  • Excellent problem-solving, teamwork, interpersonal skills required.
  • Demonstrated experience in research and public communication on technical issues,
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 10% of the year, for 1-2 weeks at a time.
  • A love of nature. We are a mission-driven company with a strong affinity for conserving and restoring natural systems. To make hard things happen, our team must put mission over ego. You find purpose not only in personal growth but also in stopping climate change and biodiversity collapse.
  • An adaptive and curious mindset. As a start-up in an evolving industry, we keep our roadmap malleable and open to change in search of new opportunities for impact. You have an open mind and are comfortable pivoting as and when needed in response to new insights into our customers’ needs.
  • Clear and open communication. We consider clear and thoughtful communication a fundamental skill and a strong predictor of future impact. You demonstrate this in your contribution to documentation, collaborative problem-solving, and willingness to give and receive feedback.
  • Excited by distributed teams. You will be joining an international remote-working team with a proven ability to function effectively within diverse cultural environments. You're comfortable with the challenge and excited by the freedom afforded to remote teams, are a self-driver with a willingness to take initiative within a complex and fast-growing sector.

Starting date: ASAP

About Us

Revalue exists to deliver a fundamental step-change in the quality and integrity of carbon projects. We do this by rethinking projects from the ground up - slightly better is not good enough - in order to build confidence in the market and deliver impact at a planetary scale. Our world cannot afford anything less. This mission drives us every day.

Revalue Nature has raised $10 million in Series A funding to be the most innovative and trusted developer for nature on the planet. 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 Do

Revalue supercharges the world's leading nature-based carbon projects developers. We provide them with the required technical support and competitive financing to go from the initial rapid assessment of potential project areas, to the first carbon credits issuance, and beyond. This is underpinned by our proprietary tech, which creates a step-change in accuracy, speed, automation, and level of insights.

Our team

Our global, diverse team sits across all time zones and has an exceptional track-record of designing and delivering high impact carbon projects globally. We have built long-term partnerships and are working in iconic landscapes with leading players in the nature conservation and restoration space.

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.