Natural Climate Solutions Program Director

Opportunity Type: Job

The Natural Climate Solutions (NCS) Program Director will lead the effective delivery of Nature United’s program to ensure significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in Canada with a focus on catalyzing the implementation of nature-based climate solutions, as a critical means of combatting the global climate crisis. Integrating Nature United’s ongoing work in coastal BC, Manitoba, and the Northwest Territories, as well as a recently completed cutting edge scientific analysis of NCS potential in Canada, ongoing engagement of the federal and some provincial governments, and partnerships with the private sector, the Program Director will lead refinement of a 5-year strategy that leverages Nature United’s strengths to achieve robust reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and a suite of co-benefits for nature and people.

Nature United is committed to working in partnership with Indigenous communities to support increased authority of Indigenous Peoples to steward their lands and waters. The Natural Climate Solutions Program Director will work to rapidly increase the deployment of natural climate solutions in Canada to advance climate mitigation and resilience goals through strategies that are in alignment with our rights-based approach and in collaboration with Indigenous communities, industry sectors, governments and other civic organizations.

Ottawa, Canada. Toronto, Winnipeg, Victoria or Vancouver, Canada are also preferred.