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Climate Policy Analyst


NewClimate Institute


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Cologne , Germany    Berlin, Germany    

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Application Deadline

June 19, 2024

The position

NewClimate Institute is seeking a climate policy analyst in Cologne or Berlin to strengthen the team in the area of sector tracking & climate policy. Your work would focus on advancing qualitative and quantitative climate policy analysis with a focus on energy end-use sectors in the context of implementing the Paris Agreement goals.

You would become a core member of a team that translates the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C temperature limit into quantitative, timebound, tangible targets across sectors and tracks progress towards these targets. We are seeking a skilled analyst who will primarily work in the industry sector, including steel and cement, but should be motivated to contribute to work across multiple sectors.

The position includes, among other tasks, quantitative and qualitative analysis, the contribution to research reports, desk analysis on climate change mitigation-related topics, and the organisation of and participation in workshops and conferences.

This position comes with an attractive package of salary and other benefits including 30 days of paid holiday, a public transport pass (“Deutschlandticket”), and support for a private pension scheme. The general German benefits scheme includes health insurance and social security. In certain cases, NewClimate Institute can also provide administrative support for visa applications for non-EU nationals.

NewClimate Institute draws strength from its diverse team. We welcome applications regardless of a candidate’s ethnic and social origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, care responsibilities or age. We particularly encourage applicants from the Global South.

Special Requirements
– Master level university degree or equivalent in a related field (e.g. engineering, energy systems, environmental sciences, physics). – 1-3 years of work experience (incl. relevant internships) in the field of energy systems analysis and/or climate policy with a focus on end-use sectors. – In-depth knowledge of mitigation options in at least one key industry (e.g. steel or cement). Knowledge of other end-use sectors, such as buildings, is an advantage. – Aptitude for quantitative analysis and proficient knowledge of tools and techniques for working with data. – Experience with energy systems analysis or other modelling tools. – Excellent report writing, communication and presentation skills; ability to express ideas succinctly both verbally and in writing. – Fully proficient in English (spoken and written).

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