Deputy Managing Director, Forest & Carbon Investing, NatureVest (Location Flexible)

The Nature Conservancy

Arlington, Virginia

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Competitive

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, our teams create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. NatureVest is the impact investment unit of The Nature Conservancy. NatureVest’s mission is to create and transact investable deals that deliver conservation results and financial returns for investors. Our vision is based on the conviction that capital markets, businesses and governments must invest in nature as the long-term capital stock of a sustainable, equitable and more efficient economy.

Deputy Managing Director, Forest & Carbon Investing, NatureVest is part of the NatureVest leadership team and oversees the development and execution of The Nature Conservancy’s Forest and Carbon Investing strategy and portfolio. They will manage numerous projects across relevant geographies in coordination with Global Strategy and Regional Leadership colleagues, and oversee a team of deal leads and forestry and carbon specialists. The Deputy Managing Director will be responsible for developing and executing a global investing strategy that supports TNC’s goals in forest protection and carbon sequestration including forest management, protection and restoration; soil carbon; blue carbon; and others; in deal structures that are competitive with similar NCS market offerings and meet investor expectations. This includes transaction sourcing and development; investor prospect identification and relationship development; financial analysis and modeling; capital structuring; and risk assessment and mitigation. This role will develop a strategy for originating transactions, manage and execute a portfolio of investment opportunities, and ensure the achievement of key interim and final results.

The location for the position is flexible, with a requirement to be in a major investment market and near an existing TNC office.


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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and cultures. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientations, gender identities, military or veteran status or other status protected by law. The Nature Conservancy is also a “big tent” organization. We believe that all people benefit from conservation and that the cause should be inclusive of everyone regardless of their political ersuasion. We work hard to make conservation a non-partisan issue through partnerships with stakeholders, elected officials, and industries that span the political spectrum.

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