Roles and missions of the Decarbonation Project Manager

The Decarbonation Project Manager is a key player in the energy transition to a low-carbon economy. The main mission of the Decarbonation Officer is to implement plans to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at the organizational and territorial levels.

The main tasks and responsibilities of the Decarbonation Officer are as follows:

  • Development of energy transition and decarbonization plans, including life cycle assessments to measure the impacts of client operations.
  • GHG emissions analysis and reporting.
  • Development and implementation of tools and strategies to reduce GHG emissions.
  • Ensure implementation of defined energy transition and decarbonization plans.
  • Leverage financial benefits associated with energy transition and decarbonization activities.
  • Analyze and evaluate decarbonization initiatives to identify initiatives for implementation.
  • Develop relationships with multiple partners, including the public, private, and non-profit sectors.
  • Participate in working groups and conferences on climate change and energy transition.
  • Participate in meetings and seminars to promote energy transition and decarbonization initiatives.
  • Participate in projects focused on the implementation of energy transition and decarbonization strategies and plans.

Salary and career development of a decarbonation project manager

The salary of a decarbonation project manager depends on his/her experience and training. In France, the gross annual salary for a decarbonation project manager is as follows

  • 0 to 2 years: between 35 000 and 41 000€.
  • 2 to 5 years: between 44 000 and 50 000€.
  • 5 to 10 years: between €53,000 and €60,000
  • 10 to 15 years: between 64 000 and 75 000€.
  • More than 15 years: between 90 000 and 110 000€.

Decarbonation project managers can move on to other jobs depending on their experience and training:

  • Sustainable development consultant
  • Energy transition manager
  • Expert in eco-design
  • Environmental project manager
  • Energy data analyst.

Advantages and disadvantages of the job of Decarbonation Project Manager

  • Opportunity to work with innovative and sustainability-oriented companies to help achieve long-term goals.
  • Development of excellent environmental risk assessment and social and environmental performance management skills.
  • Working to implement innovative solutions for the private and public sector.
  • Contribute to environmental sustainability as environmental and social standards are raised internationally.
  • Opportunity to bring about positive environmental change through innovative technologies and policies.
  • Hard work required to achieve long-term goals.
  • Demanding and stressful work with tight deadlines.
  • Increasing complexity of standards and requirements due to sustainability and sustainable development issues.
  • The need for regular monitoring and oversight to ensure that companies are meeting their commitments.
  • Accountability for the results and goals set by the decarbonization plan.

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