Senior Programme Officer, Climate Policy – WWF

WWF-India is a science based conservation organisation that has experience in the field of conservation for over four decades and is dedicated to building a healthy living planet for future generations by conserving biodiversity and reducing footprints. WWF India’s Climate Change and Energy programme focuses on influencing climate policy, devising appropriate adaptation strategies, promoting renewable energy and overall low carbon development strategies, and evaluating impacts of climate change on ecosystems and species.

Applications are invited from dynamic and self-motivated individuals, for this senior position to manage and deliver on WWF’s climate change and energy agenda with a particular focus on climate policy.
Location: New Delhi, with national/international travel involved.
The Job Profile:
To assist in implementing WWF India’s existing and new initiatives on climate change, with a primary focus on climate policy (follow/analyze/influence climate policy issues in the context of global/national/state level actions and their inter-linkages).
Follow climate policy negotiation on behalf of WWF India and provide strategic information on India’s position on climate policy in the various UNFCCC and non-UNFCCC processes.
Contribute to WWF Global Climate Initiative team keeping in view India’s position on various aspects related to climate change as well as WWF-India’s stand on these issues.
Undertake research activities related to issues such as innovation, technology transfer, financial mechanism in the climate change debate. Also, prepare relevant documents for wider dissemination/advocacy.
Assist in meeting technical and financial reporting for climate policy/climate change projects, and provide programmatic support to various activities in the climate change and energy division.
Qualifications, Experience and competencies required:
  • A Masters degree in Climate Policy/ Environmental Science/ Environmental Engineering/ Economics/ Forestry/ Natural Resources/Development Studies/related disciplines.
  • Proven experience of at least four years in Climate Change especially climate policy/ environmental policy issues.
  • Ability to work with a team and multiple stakeholders and deliver results under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and writing skills.
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Submission Details:
Please submit an up-to-date CV (mentioning your full name in the resume attachment), giving details regarding compensation received in the present assignment, expected salary, and three references.
Last Date for sending applications: 25th September 2012
In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, Please mention “Senior Programme Officer – Climate Policy”, in the subject line. The vacancy is open to Indian Nationals only. Applications of only the short listed candidates will be acknowledged. Candidates who have applied for the position in the last six months, please donot apply again.
WWF-India is an equal opportunities employer. Applications from qualified women are encouraged.
Remuneration will be competitive with Indian NGO pay scales and will depend upon candidate’s experience levels and the overall WWF-India salary structure. WWF-India does not provide housing, telephone or vehicle facilities.

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