U.S. nationals: Climate Change Vacancies via IISD

Washington, DC, US

The Department of State’s Office of Global Change is looking for exceptional candidates to fill multiple mid-level positions focusing on international climate policy, including on: · mitigation actions, transparency, and GHG emissions accounting, in particular related to land use, forests, and agriculture; · resilience or adapting to the adverse impacts of climate change; and · international climate change finance. Qualifications: • Five years or more of relevant experience. • Outstanding interpersonal and oral communication skills. • Have demonstrated leadership skills and experience in achieving results in complex organizational situations. • Experience in climate change issues, particularly with regard to mitigation actions, transparency, and GHG emissions accounting; adaptation, and/or climate change matters related to land use, forests, and agriculture. • Exceptional written communications skills, with the ability to produce clear and compelling documents under time pressure. • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. • Ability to reliably deliver on multiple priorities under tight deadlines. • Academic background and experience in public policy, economics, law or related technical field. • Strong team player who is eager to help resolve difficult situations as they emerge. • Ability to work with a wide variety of actors, including policymakers, representatives of other governments, business and the non‐governmental community.