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Expert on Renewable Energy for the Global Platform of Action (PoA) on Renewables, CAN

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Organization: Climate Action Network (CAN) Position: Expert on Renewable Energy for the Global Platform of Action (PoA) on Renewables 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 • Experience of at least 2-3 years in communication and outreach, drafting/developing background papers on (clean) energy issues • Willingness to coordinate meetings and exchanges with CAN and other Clean Renewables experts • 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 technical understanding of the role of Clean Renewables • Familiarity with the broader and wider benefits and challenges of renewables, including but not limited to air pollution, energy poverty, renewable hydrogen, storage, grid expansion, legislation • Good understanding of the specific energy requirements of the Global South with regard to Clean Renewables, 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 communicating with and coordinating CSO and other institutions on the expansion of Clean Renewable 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, with subject the subject line ‘Expert on Renewable Energy for the Global Platform of Action (PoA) on Renewables’ Links Job Announcement: Organization's Website: