Research Officer (Green Growth/New Climate Economy)

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

London, , GB

Research Officer Green Growth / New Climate Economy

Contract: Fixed Term Contract to 1st September 2017

Salary: Research Officer 1: £27,601 – £32,925 per annum

Research Officer 2: £32,926 – £39,306 per annum

Location: London

Ref: CCLCT/04/16

The UK’s leading independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues.

About us

ODI ( aims to inspire and inform policy and practice to reduce poverty by locking together high-quality applied research and practical policy advice.

We are seeking to appoint a Research Officer to join ODI’s Climate Change and Low Carbon Transitions programme. They will provide high-quality research to support the Green Growth Team and the New Climate Economy (NCE) programme’s low-income country programme, joining a group working on low carbon transitions, which has been successful in leading in the development of influential and interesting research, and in international and national policy agendas.

Under the supervision of each of the senior researchers in the team, the post holder will contribute to developing, fundraising for, conducting and managing policy relevant, high-quality and innovative research, policy advice and public affairs initiatives. The Research Officer will contribute to policy research and advisory projects, engage with policymakers in research and advisory processes, and disseminate results

About you

Research Officer

  • A degree and post-graduate degree in relevant discipline.
  • Strong knowledge of key issues in one or more of: energy and climate policy, green growth, green industrial and green fiscal policy, green finance, urban transitions, and sustainable development
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to think critically about primary and secondary literature and perform meta-analytical research
  • Demonstrated ability to translate research into policy-relevant outputs
  • Interpersonal skills, inter-cultural skills and ability to work as a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative, multitask and produce research outputs on short time-frame

Closing date: 07 August 2016

Interview date: 19 August 2016

For more information, please download an application pack from our website at If you are experiencing difficulties downloading, please telephone 020 3327 7290 or email [email protected]

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