JOB POSTING - INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - POLICY ANALYST, CANADA ENERGY TRANSITIONSSee full posting here: https://iisd.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=296&source=iisd
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is an award-winning independent think tank working to accelerate solutions for a stable climate, sustainable resource management, and fair economies. Our work inspires better decisions and sparks meaningful action to help people and the planet thrive. We shine a light on what can be achieved when governments, businesses, non-profits, and communities come together. IISD’s staff of more than 150 people, plus over 150 associates and consultants, come from across the globe and from many disciplines. With offices in Winnipeg, Geneva, Ottawa, and Toronto, our work affects lives in nearly 100 countries.
About IISD Energy
IISD Energy is a team of over 30 experts based in the IISD Geneva and Ottawa offices as well as a network of associates and consultants based remotely in India, Indonesia, South Africa, and other countries. We deliver cutting-edge research and practical policy support for energy and climate policy reforms in developed and developing countries, including the reform of fossil fuel subsidies and just transition. Since 2005, IISD Energy and its Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI, https://www.iisd.org/gsi/) have been working alongside many country partners, governments, and intergovernmental organizations to raise awareness and ambition on the need to phase out harmful energy subsidies and redirect public spending toward renewable energy and social needs, including through just transition. We work closely with groups such as the Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the International Energy Agency (IEA), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the World Bank, as well as international and domestic non-governmental organization partners. Our approach is hands-on through country-level research and outreach as well as via international forums such as the G20, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Policy Analyst, Canada Energy Transitions, will support IISD’s Energy Program (www.iisd.org/energy). The successful candidate’s key areas of responsibility will include but not be limited to:
Please note that due to the number of applications we receive, unfortunately only those candidates we wish to interview will be contacted. We thank you for your interest in working with IISD Energy!
IISD is committed to fostering a more equitable and sustainable world and welcomes candidates who uphold our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous candidates, as well as candidates from historically marginalized groups, including people with disabilities, people from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, and those who identify themselves as 2SLGBTQ+ to apply for the Policy Analyst position.
Compensation: 50,000 - 59,000 CAD per year (depending on experience)
Start Date: July 5, 2021
Closing Date: June 3, 2021