CPI is hiring five Analysts to join our San Francisco research team. We are looking for a range of skill sets and for applicants prepared for various levels of responsibility. The San Francisco research team focuses on U.S. policy analysis, but also conducts projects in support of and in collaboration with our international programs. Analysts help design and conduct complex assignments in collaboration with other analysts in the SF office and CPI programs worldwide. Analysts will have occasional opportunity to work on projects in direct support of CPI’s senior staff and funders.
The strongest candidates will demonstrate solid quantitative skills; a proven interest in climate change, clean technology research, or policy analysis; excellent written and oral communication skills; and the ability and desire to generate actionable insights. We place a premium on problem-structuring ability, initiative, flexibility, and professional interaction skills, and on collaborative team players.
- Perform and, as appropriate, coordinate rigorous quantitative and qualitative evaluation of national and international climate and energy policies
- Conceptualize and design analytic approaches
- Write CPI products, including full reports, executive summaries, blogs, and presentations
- Research and track climate and energy policy developments in the U.S. and internationally
- Interface with policymakers and stakeholders in the private, academic, and non-profit sectors
- Assist with production, editing, and quality control of outgoing products
- Communicate and collaborate with CPI staff working in other countries
- Travel in support of CPI’s international programs, as necessary
- BS or BA
- Some understanding of climate and energy policies in place and under discussion, especially in the U.S.
- An insightful, independent, analytical mind with a passion for continued learning
- A demonstrated aptitude for quantitative analysis
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate complex qualitative and quantitative analyses to non-technical as well as expert audiences.
- Exceptional attention to detail
- Self-motivation, persistence, dependability, and self-sufficiency
- Enthusiasm for collaborative work
- Professionalism, poise, flexibility, and sense of humor
- Graduate degree
- Professional experience or training analyzing economics of policy choices, and/or energy and climate markets
- Demonstrated track record of applying sound political and strategic judgment in complex situations
- Strong project management skills
- International work experience
- Experience in government or multilateral organizations
- Knowledge of finance, especially financial modeling skills
- Business/private sector experience
- Professional experience or training in statistics/econometrics, and/or in data management and manipulation
- Professional experience or training in environmental sciences
- Technical skills: Excel, statistical software (especially R or Stata), database design, web-based programming languages, data visualization
- Foreign language skills, especially in languages used in CPI program countries
The deadline to apply is April 30. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
Read more about the position here.