Indigenous Technical Data Officer
Workstars
Sydney NSW
4d ago

Acting to combat climate change is one of the world’s most pressing challenges. Our client was founded in 2003 as a profit-for-purpose business.

Their growing team is passionate about active land management, and we are focused on finding economically viable solutions to maximise our impact on climate change.

They have a proven track record, having already delivered over 14 million tonnes of carbon abatement since 2015. They are expanding their team to build on the success and help achieve their purpose of reducing emissions by 20 million tonnes by 2020, and 100 million tonnes by 2025.

As one of Australia’s largest and most experienced carbon farming project developers, this organisation helps land owners and land managers to unlock economic, social and environmental value through improved management of Australia’s land.

This includes more than 120 partnerships with farmers, plantation managers, agribusiness and Indigenous groups on carbon farming projects.

Work in a small team to prepare and deliver technical data for a portfolio of existing and developing carbon farming projects for use in feasibility assessments, auditing, reporting and business development.

Processing carbon modelling applications for reporting on carbon credit issuance applications

Prepare data for upload to a database environment for use in carbon farming project reporting

Position would suit a recent graduate with an interest in environmental data analysis and management, with some related work experience preferred.

Key outcomes / accountabilities include but are not limited to :

Provide support to business units to ensure project sourcing, reporting, issuance and sale of carbon credits are completed accurately, efficiently and according to priority

Ensure the accuracy and completion of carbon abatement calculations used in carbon credit issuance applications

Maintain tracking of the production of technical data required across the lifecycle of a carbon abatement project.

Support the improvement process for preparing technical data required across all stages of the carbon farming project cycle for a variety of land-based project methods

Support the development and implementation of new processes, with a strong preference to automation where possible, to improve efficiency and accuracy of reporting

Maintaining a good working relationship with Climate Friendly business units to ensure delivery schedules are understood and priorities communicated.

Assist in the maintenance and refinement of a best practice data management system that improves efficiency of data storage and combines abatement data with other sources to provide up-to-date business forecasts and insights.

Requirements :

Identify as Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander

Bachelor Degree forestry, science, natural resource management or data management focus

A good understanding of a range of analytical data tools (including advanced MS Excel, R / Python and SQL) and ability to expand knowledge rapidly

Understanding of the Emissions Reduction Fund methods and data requirements is highly desirable

Understanding and or previous experience with carbon abatement models including FullCAM and the Reforestation Modelling Tool is highly desirable

High attention to detail

Highly organised with the ability to work unsupervised

Ability to work in a small team and contribute to group problem solving

Availability for immediate start highly desirable

If you meet these requirements and are interested in the position, please apply below with a COVER LETTER outlining your experience and suitability for the role as well as an up to date RESUME.

Please note : All recruitment activity will conducted by our client. Indigenous Workstars have been engaged by the client to assist in increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

Indigenous Workstars specialises in the engagement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people into employment in a variety of communities and industries across Australia.

Please note only candidates that are successful in moving to the next stage of recruitment will be contacted further

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