Climate Finance Policy Associate

The Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) is a nongovernmental nonprofit that promotes ambitious climate action globally. Based in Washington DC with experts in Latin America, Canada, and Europe, we help policy-makers around the world develop, promote, and implement innovative, market-based solutions to major climate 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 in a variety of policy environments around the world.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

CCAP is seeking a proactive, creative policy thinker with outstanding analytic ability, well-developed people skills, and experience putting together successful policy initiatives on-the-ground. The Associate will be responsible for analysis and outreach on projects related to climate finance, including capacity building in developing countries. S/he will also contribute to CCAP’s thought leadership on climate policy in international forums, such as the Green Climate Fund.

Specific responsibilities include:

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience conducting technical, economic and policy analyses to support climate change mitigation at a sector scale. S/he will have experience assessing barriers to sector transformation and the role that climate finance can play in overcoming those barriers. In addition, s/he will have an in-depth understanding of current international climate policy issues as well as strong 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) should be sent to: development@ccap.org. Please type “Climate Finance Policy Associate” and your name (Last, First) as the only contents in the subject line of your e-mail.