Director, International Policy Analysis

POSITION DESCRIPTION

CCAP is seeking a proactive, creative policy thinker and manager with outstanding analytic ability, well developed people skills, and experience putting together successful policy initiatives on the ground.   The Director will be an integral part of CCAP’s Mitigation Action Implementation Network (MAIN) initiative, which seeks to catalyze the development of win-win climate change mitigation and sustainable development policies in developing countries in Latin America and Asia.  He/She will be responsible for leading the development and financing of climate mitigation actions, and directing analyses to design low carbon climate strategies for developing countries. S/he will also contribute to CCAP’s thought leadership on climate policy in international forums, such as the UNFCCC and the Green Climate Fund. Specific responsibilities include:

The expected salary range is $90,000-$120,000, commensurate with experience.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience conducting technical, economic and policy analyses with a view to designing a comprehensive project proposal or business plan with minimal oversight. In addition, s/he will have an in-depth understanding of current international climate policy issues as well as strong management, analytic and communication skills. Qualified candidates should possess many of the following attributes and experiences:

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Applications, including a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, your resume (in Word or PDF format), and one writing sample (containing quantitative or technical analysis including a spreadsheet) should be sent to: ewinterland@ccap.org.  Please type “Director, International Policy Analysis” and your name (Last, First) as the only contents in the subject line of your e-mail.

ABOUT CCAP

The Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) is recruiting a Director for International Policy Analysis to be based in Washington, D.C.  Since 1985, CCAP has been a recognized world leader in climate and air quality policy and is the only independent, non-profit think-tank working exclusively on those issues at the local, national and international levels.  CCAP helps policymakers around the world to develop, promote and implement innovative, market-based solutions to major climate, air quality and energy problems that balance both environmental and economic interests.  CCAP is a collegial, non-hierarchical organization known for its emphasis on cutting edge analyses, productive policy dialogues, and on the ground delivery of transformative policy programs and projects.  This is a unique opportunity for the right person to make a significant contribution to achieving pragmatic and effective policy change on the ground in a variety of policy environments around the world.