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Senior Policy Advisor & Lead, Energy and Climate Governance, IISD

Job Vacancy

Organization: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Position: Senior Policy Advisor & Lead, Energy and Climate Governance Duty Station: Flexible in time zones overlapping with standard work hours with Central European Time by at least 4 hours Deadline for Application: 8 July 2022

Experience Requirements: The successful applicant will build relationships with governments and international organizations, strengthen IISD’s presence in international processes, and identify and capitalize on opportunities for advocacy for more climate ambition, working with our subject matter experts. They will be actively involved in building IISD Energy’s international knowledge and advocacy networks with other expert and civil society organizations. We are looking for candidates with a minimum of ten years of experience in one or several of the following areas: diplomacy, policy-making, international cooperation, policy research and communication. The successful applicant will demonstrate an understanding of the policy-making and environment interface in several developed, emerging, or developing countries as well as ability to think critically and learn fast. Experience working in emerging and developing economies will be considered a strong advantage. They will bring to IISD a strong network of contacts in international climate governance, energy policies, and international cooperation. The successful candidate will have confident and engaging communication skills, including an understanding of different communications approaches for different audiences. The position requires excellent organizational, planning, project and people management skills. Fundraising skills would be an asset. We especially encourage applications from equity-seeking groups and from the Global South. Links Job Announcement: https://iisd.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=426 Organization's Website: https://www.iisd.org/topics/energy