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Climate & Energy Policy Analyst (m/f/d) – Perth, Australia Office


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Climate Policy Analyst

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Perth, Perth, Western Australia    

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Western Australia    

Application Deadline

May 10, 2024

Job Description
We are currently seeking two Climate and Energy Policy Analysts to support our work on climate mitigation and 1.5-degree C-aligned decarbonization strategies.

Your Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Australia Pacific Office Director, with a focus on Australia and Asia-Pacific countries, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and maintaining a detailed understanding of energy and climate policy in Australia and Asia-Pacific countries;
  • Drafting reports and analyses of climate and energy policy issues in Australia and Asia-Pacific countries, including responses to media and stakeholder requests;
  • Tracking, analysing and assessing climate and energy policy and data for Australia (national and state-based), and Asia-Pacific countries and fossil fuel-intensive projects within Australia and the region, including greenhouse gas and energy statistics and projections;
  • Collecting and analysing energy market data research in Australia, and Asia-Pacific countries;
  • Analysing interlinkages between climate and energy policy;
  • Using and developing further energy system modelling tools to develop 1.5oC aligned country and regional level decarbonization pathways;
  • Analysing policy implications from energy system data and modelling and data analysis;
  • Supporting the development of energy system models by providing relevant data and context;
  • Researching best practice climate policy and developing policy recommendations;

Supporting the development of proposals.

Special Requirements
Essential criteria Master’s degree in climate economics, climate policy, energy studies, or related field. Comparable experience will be considered. Minimum of four years of experience in climate mitigation policy research; Excellent quantitative skills; and in particular high-level Excel skills; A foundational understanding of energy system modelling and scenario analysis; Knowledge/experience of energy systems modelling including use of tools such as such as LEAP; Good writing and communication skills; Demonstrated team player with the ability to work independently; Our working language is English, therefore excellent English writing and verbal skills are necessary; You must be eligible to obtain the right to work in Australia; Desirable criteria Experience working with developing countries; Experience working with China; Knowledge and experience in climate change and energy policy in the Australian and Asia-Pacific country context;

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