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Head of Carbon Reductions

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Head of Carbon Removals, One Carbon World

Remote UK

Allen & York are delighted to be working with One Carbon World, they are a carbon neutral not-for-profit organisation, selected as an observer organisation by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for the upcoming 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28), and a global resource partner of the Climate Neutral Now Initiative.

They are seeking a Head of Carbon Removals to continue to support and develop their offering on road to net zero.

The role

The position will be varied and duties include:

  • Develop science-based targets: Collaborate with organisations to establish ambitious, credible, and verifiable greenhouse gas reduction and carbon removal targets in line with current scientific knowledge and industry standards.
  • Analyse data: Collect, analyse, and interpret data related to greenhouse gas emissions, carbon removals, and sustainability metrics to identify areas of improvement and target setting.
  • Conduct research: Stay updated with the latest scientific research, industry trends, and regulations related to climate change mitigation and sustainability practices. Supporting the continued development of the SBTi's technical tools and guidance documents, including sectoral methodologies (such as FLAG and Carbon Removals)


  • Master's Degree in Environmental Sciences, Environmental or Energy Economics, Environmental Policy, Supply Chain Sustainability or related area required
  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant professional experience
  • Strong understanding of climate change science, greenhouse gas accounting standards, and sustainability principles
  • Excellent understanding of sustainability issues in a corporate environment
  • Ability to work with teams and in different cultural contexts and virtual team structures
  • Strong analytical research skills -ability to communicate complex concepts clearly, both orally and in writing, with fluency in English
  • Proficient in data analysis and numerical modelling using tools like Microsoft Excel, Python, R, or similar software
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to effectively convey complex scientific information to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and manage multiple priorities
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and frameworks such as the Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi), the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) guidelines, and global sustainability reporting standards like GRI or CDP..

Why this role?

Work within a highly motivated team in an innovative and rapidly growing company that aims to make carbon accounting accessible for every business.

We are a fully remote company. However, you may be asked to go to the United Nations Conference of Parties (COP) once per year

Opportunity to have a direct impact and be a key part of the growth and development of the business and the team.

Be a part of a team whose passion is working on climate change solutions. Put your skills to work helping save the planet with Carbon Removals - If you have a cape then please apply!

Competitive salary and pension offered.

Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all.

Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability.

Let's help build a better world, together. "


Get in touch today by clicking the apply button above or send an email to Billy at: to find out more or to arrange a confidential chat.

Allen & York - delivering Sustainable Recruitment Solutions since 1993.

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