Carbon Credit Associate

Type: 3 Months Contract

Start Date: Immediately

Reporting to: Head of Climate Innovations

About SunCulture

Founded in 2012, SunCulture’s Vision is to build a world where people take control of their environment in rewarding and sustainable ways. SunCulture does this by developing and commercialising life-changing technology that solves the biggest daily challenges for the world’s 570 million smallholder farming households. Over the last 5 years, the company has grown significantly and now employs 170+ people around the world. As a business that is rapidly scaling, SunCulture has been focused on these three key priorities: building systems and processes for scale, aligning the customer acquisition strategy, and enhancing customer support.

About The Role

SunCulture is working on developing its carbon credit business to reduce end-user prices, increase accessibility, and accelerate demand for our systems, which are replacing the usage of dirty fuel in diesel water pumps. We are looking for a motivated climate associate to assist in the implementation of this project by leading operations on the ground.

Key Responsibilities

Lead on-the-ground baseline data collection that carbon consultants in India request, including measuring diesel/petrol usage and surveying existing SunCulture customers
Manage and quality control for one call centre agent remotely who is conducting carbon surveys and bring an environmental perspective to the questioning/survey
Conduct surveys (50 per week) with SunCulture customers on carbon-related questions
Assist with the preparation and execution of the auditor visits (i.e. visiting customers to explain the process and carbon credits)
Be an advocate for SunCulture customers when it comes to carbon by getting feedback on potential climate innovations, addressing their concerns with the carbon project, and reporting feedback to senior management

Does This Sound Like You?

Familiar with renewable energy, diesel/petrol water pumps, and/or regenerative / nature-based agriculture is a plus
Open to travelling as frequently as possible to anywhere across the country within short notice
Experience managing call centre agents is a plus
Experience in driving surveys, collecting data from customers, and synthesizing it is a plus
Experience with the carbon markets and carbon credit approval process is a plus
Good time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
Highly adaptable, good problem-solving skills, and experience working in ambiguous situations
Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, agriculture, or another relevant field
Able to fluently communicate in English and Swahili; other Kenyan languages a plus


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About SunCulture Kenya Ltd

Since the sale of our first kit in 2013, SunCulture has been on a mission to help smallholder farmers in Africa improve both crop yields and quality. We are driven to constantly innovate and improve our technology to make solar powered irrigation solutions truly affordable for the millions of farmers on the continent