The Carbon Market Institute (CMI) seeks a Director, Integrity & Compliance to lead the Australian Carbon Industry Code of Conduct Administrator team and provide additional independent support to CMI’s integrity & compliance functions. The successful candidate will have 7-10 years’ experience in a regulatory, legal or consumer protection related field.

Working across a large range of climate policy and carbon market programs and projects, CMI contributes to market development, market integrity and research and analysis. Our over 140 corporate members span the carbon market supply chain including emissions intensive industry, service and technology providers, financiers, carbon developers, transport and primary producers.

CMI is governed by a Board elected by its members, has a three-year transition to zero strategy and annually updates its Advocacy Positions: Public Policy and Voluntary Carbon Markets. CMI also administers the Australian Carbon Industry Code of Conduct (the Code) which aims to promote best practice climate action within Australia’s carbon reduction and sequestration industry.

The Code aims to address operational issues that impact the market integrity and reputation of the carbon industry, and:

  • provides guidance for carbon service providers undertaking carbon projects including under the Emissions Reduction Fund and other Voluntary Offset Schemes;
  • is a voluntary Code that aims to promote market integrity, consumer protection and appropriate interaction with project stakeholders, including Native Title Holders, representative bodies, land managers and project owners; and
  • promotes international leadership on best-practice carbon project development.

This is a full-time role, with an approximately 70% focused on leading & managing the ACI Code of Conduct, and around 30% spent supporting other CMI integrity and compliance functions. The role is based in Melbourne with flexible arrangements (flexible hours & work from home options), but candidates based elsewhere will be considered.

Please send your application (CV) and a cover letter addressing your skills/experience as aligned with those outlined in the Position Description below, to: by COB, Monday 17th August.

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