Carbon Project Developer – Climate (m/f/d)*

Freiburg, Germany or remote

We are Unique! Efficient, integrative, professional as a leading international consulting firm for sustainable management of natural resources. Our focus is on forestry, agriculture, and climate action, including digital solutions for innovative project-monitoring approaches. Unique land use GmbH is based in Freiburg, in the southwest of Germany and we are also present in Paraguay, Vietnam, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Kyrgyzstan.

To strengthen our highly motivated international team in the Climate Department we are looking for a: carbon project developer with working experience in land use and carbon accounting and management skills.

Job Description

  • Plan and manage carbon project portfolios of major clients in close coordination with the carbon accounting and the digital solutions team
  • Carbon accounting and contribution to the development of new services and certification according to relevant standards (in particular VERRA’s VCS and CCBS, Gold-Standard, and PlanVivo)
  • Advise our clients on developing and implementing large scale land use climate action projects, working pre-dominantly with forest enterprises and family farms.
  • Deliver high-quality products and services, including analytical work, quantitative assessments, and drafting of technical reports.


  • Master degree (or PhD) in business administration, economics, forestry, agriculture, sustainability or related fields.
  • Ability to self-manage priorities, deadlines, and complex topics.
  • 5 years+ of professional experience in carbon-development field, preferably in an international work environment.
  • Excellent communication and client relationship skills, Intercultural team player.
  • Experience in managing and developing sustainable land use projects.
  • Willingness to travel internationally.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Proficiency in English, proficiency in Spanish and / or French is major asset.

What we offer

  • Guidance and support from colleagues during onboarding and beyond.
  • The joy of working in a diverse and international team, and the opportunity to travel to project countries (e.g. Latin America, Africa or Asia).
  • A dynamic and innovative work environment with a high degree of autonomy.
  • A flat hierarchy-based culture infused with a collaborative spirit.
  • Flextime arrangements and home office possible. Part-time possible 80% and+
  • Monthly gross salary between 5000 € and 6000 € depending on expertise.
  • Yearly Bonus.
  • Other benefits like “Hansefit” (provider of company fitness), JobRad (bike leasing), organic fruits, coffee and tea for free at the office.
  • Financial support for public transport-costs.
  • The position is based in Freiburg, Germany. Our headquarters are just a 5-minute walk away from the main train station.
  • Would you like to turn our vision „Transforming land use towards an inclusive and sustainable future for all“ into reality?
  • We are aiming to fill the position in the second quarter of 2023.

Please send your CV and motivation letter to


*(m/f/d) is a statement for equal inclusion / diversity in Germany and means “Male / Female / Diverse”. In German: (m/w/d)