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Senior Climate Policy Analyst (f/m/d)


Climate Analytics gGmbH


Climate Policy Team

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Application Deadline

July 1, 2024

Context of the role
The Climate Policy Team is engaged with a large and exciting variety of projects, among them our flagship project “Climate Action Tracker”, State of Climate Action and continuously develops new research and applied policy projects. In its work, the team has a major interest in meeting the challenges surrounding 1.5°C compatible energy-system transformation towards renewables and fossil-fuel phase-out strategies at international, national, sub-national and sectoral levels, tracking and assessing climate action at international, national, sub-national and sectoral levels, combining both qualitative and quantitative scientific and policy expertise, approaches, data and models.

The team works collaboratively with partners across different projects and in different parts of the world and supports Climate Analytics regional offices in climate policy analysis, development and modelling. Examples of projects include the Climate Action Tracker, 1.5oC National Pathways Explorer, and coal, gas and fossil fuel phase-out studies at global, national and regional/country levels. New projects build on these and earlier successful projects.

With our expanding regional presence through offices in the Caribbean, Africa, South Asia, the US, Australia and the Pacific, there are ample opportunities for you to work across various region

Your responsibilities
We are currently seeking a Senior Climate Policy Analyst for our international and diverse Climate Policy Team.

Main tasks:
-Leading analyses of selected countries’ climate mitigation action, researching and writing reports, work papers, briefings, and other information material
-Conceptualising both in terms of analysis and process of additional topical assessments (investments, bespoke pathways analysis etc.)
-Guiding and contributing to the development and revision of assessment methods used in these assessments
-Providing oversight of the scientific quality of outputs and methodologies
-Coordinating and managing the country assessment process of the 1.5°C National Pathways explorer, working closely with our team of country experts
-Leading work on individual projects and new proposals and supporting the acquisition of new projects
-Identifying and directly engaging with stakeholders for several projects as required
-Representing and presenting Climate Analytics’ work in various public fora and the media, as well as via written outputs such as blogs
-Representing the organisation at international meetings
-Mentoring and line managing junior staff
-Preparing and participating in partner meetings, workshops and other events as needed
-Supporting the timely delivery of policy analyses generally, as well as providing support to other Climate Policy Team projects, as required

-A job with purpose. With us you will work in a team of highly engaged people and with your skills you can make a positive contribution to our work in the field of climate change
-We are a diverse and inclusive team and welcome your application regardless of your gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect that makes you unique
-For the time being, we offer a contract limited to two years. There is a prospect of extension, and we are interested in long-term cooperation
-We will pay for your public transport ticket to Berlin and offer a company pension plan

-Application Deadline: 1 July 2024
-Starting date: As soon as possible
-Location: Berlin, Germany
-Terms: We are looking for a long-term collaboration. Currently, we can offer a fixed-term contract for 2 years, with the perspective of extension based on performance and funding.

Please apply with your CV, cover letter and a list of three references in PDF format exclusively using the application form by 1 July 2024.

Please indicate in your cover letter your earliest start date and your salary expectations. Applications by email or by post can unfortunately not be processed

Special Requirements
OUR PROFILE You will ideally have the following qualifications and skills: -A Master’s degree in climate economics, climate policy, energy studies, or related field. Comparable experience will be considered -At least six years of working experience in climate or energy policy-related fields -In-depth knowledge and understanding of key aspects of climate change and energy policy at international and national levels, and current trends in the energy field -A strong interest in 1.5°C aligned mitigation pathways and analysis. And all of the challenges that they pose at Central and national level -Familiarity with national GHG emissions inventories, energy system composition and sectoral energy trends is desirable -Analytical skills and the ability to work with quantitative data (e.g., emissions and energy data, undertaking assessments using quantitative indicators, ability to understand complex modelled data etc.) -Previous experience in public speaking, representation and political sensitivity when communicating in an international context is highly desirable -Excellent English writing and verbal skills are a requirement -Experience in project management and coordination -Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel is required -Highly organized, detail-oriented, and motivated self-starter -Interest in and proven ability to work in a diverse, interdisciplinary, and international team -Willingness and ability to travel -Previous experience in management is a plus

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