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Coordinator for the Global Platform of Action (PoA) for Renewable Energy, CAN

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Organization: Climate Action Network (CAN) Position: Coordinator for the Global Platform of Action (PoA) for Renewable Energy Duty Station: Remote Deadline for Application: 1 March 2021

Term: Full-Time, Contract Special Requirements: PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES: A strong understanding of the work, policies and mission of CAN and a commitment to the global objective to not exceed the 1.5°C global warming objective in line with equity and a Just Transition A record of at least 3-5 years in network coordination capabilities with CSO or/and governments or/and financial or/and clean energy business sector. Experiences working with CAN and/or members is a clear advantage Sound understanding of the challenges for countries and legislators to move to enhanced sectoral electrification and expansion with Clean Renewables A proven commitment to promotion of ambitious renewable energy targets, legislation, financing and implementation in their specific environments and with organizations in that field A clear political understanding of the role of Clean Renewables in the next years Familiarity with the broader and wider benefits and challenges of renewables, including but not limited to air pollution, renewable hydrogen, storage, grid expansion, legislation Integration of the specific energy requirements of the Global South, such as but not limited to electricity poverty, indoor air pollution, decentralized mini- and off-grid renewable electricity production Ability to work closely with CAN/CSO members on Clean Renewables and collaborate as appropriate with the wider CSO anti-fossil, anti-nuclear networks Education and professional qualifications: Highly experienced and high understanding of both, the political and technical scientific basis of crucial (renewable) energy topics Work experiences in facilitating, leading, and guiding CSO and other institutions on the expansion of Clean Renewables Job-related skills/abilities: Strong written and oral communication skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills, proven ability to meet projected deadlines. Ability to work independently and proactively and structure work days in a global team. Excellent attention to detail. Motivated by supporting project partners and team members to deliver on goals and activities. Organized, high level of accuracy, and meticulous attention to detail. Ability to prioritize, adjust workload, juggle multiple assignments and meet or exceed deadlines. Able to synthesize information from multiple sources. Ability to display sensitivity to different cultures. IT Skills: Excellent computer skills and professional user of MS Office Programmes. Experience in working with online based project and team management tools including digital communication platforms such as Zoom, Skype, G-suite and others. Language ability: Excellent English writing and speaking skills. Other international languages would be great advantage. Travel: Ability to travel internationally Send a cover letter and CV as one PDF file to can-jobs@climatenetwork.org, with subject the subject line ‘Coordinator for the Global Platform of Action (PoA) for Renewable Energy’ Links Job Announcement: https://climatenetwork.org/get-involved/work-with-us/ Organization's Website: http://climatenetwork.org/