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Loss and Damage Expert

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Trinidad and Tobago - America South
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 23/09/2022
Company Name Climate Analytics
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We are currently seeking a Loss and Damage Expert for our international and diverse Climate Policy Team. The team is engaged in a variety of projects, with interest in energy system transformations, fossil fuels phase out, sectoral analyses, evaluation of national and climate action, and analyses of the socio-economic co-benefits of climate change mitigation measures.
You will work across several projects, with a focus on loss and damage financing, and the linkages between loss and damage and climate justice.

Your Responsibilities

  • You contribute to various projects, by analysing loss and damage developments in different countries
  • You will undertake independent structured research and review of loss and damage literature
  • You will deliver policy-relevant analyses and research by writing of reports, policy briefings and other information material
  • You contribute to the outreach associated with loss and damage, including media interviews and written outputs such as blogs and articles
  • You prepare and participate in partner meetings, workshops and other events as needed (which may incl. travel within the Caribbean and abroad)
  • Coordinate projects with relevant stakeholders and project partners– both internally and externally
  • You support the timely delivery of policy analyses generally, as well as providing support to other Climate Policy Team projects, as required.

*Support the development and acquisition of new projects

Your Profile

You will ideally have the following qualifications and skills:

  • A graduate degree in environmental or climate related field of study such political studies, environmental management, social sciences, law or economics or a related field
  • Three – Five years of working experience in climate adaptation or other climate policy related fields
  • Experience in drafting policy reports
  • Knowledge and understanding of key aspects of climate change, loss and damage, and sectoral policies at the international level is necessary
  • Analytical skills and the ability to work with quantitative data (e.g. emissions data)
  • Excellent English writing and verbal skills are a requirement, understanding of other languages is desirable but not necessary.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
  • Highly organised, detail-oriented, and motivated self-starter
  • Interest in and proven ability to work in a diverse, interdisciplinary and international team
  • Willingness and ability to travel

What we offer

  • A job with purpose. With us you will work in a team of highly engaged people and with your skills you can make a positive contribution to our work in the field of loss and damage, and climate change mitigation
  • We are a diverse and inclusive team and welcome your application regardless of your gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect that makes you unique
  • You will get to know the entire organization and be more than just a cog in the wheel
  • We are working in a positive and inspiring working atmosphere with an international team. Our Caribbean office is located in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
  • Currently most of our staff is working from home and we will continue offering flexible work arrangement
  • For the time being, we offer a contract limited to one year. There is a prospect of extension and we are interested in long-term cooperation


Application Deadline: 23rd Sept 2022

Starting date: As soon as possible

Location: Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

Terms: We are looking for a long-term collaboration. Currently we can offer a fixed term contract for 1 year, with the perspective of extension based on performance and funding.

Requirements: Ideally english-speaking Caribbean national

For further information send your questions via email to recruiting@climateanalytics.org.

Please apply with your CV, cover letter and a list of three references in PDF format exclusively using the application form by 23rd Sept 2022.
Please indicate in your cover letter your earliest start date and your salary expectations.
Applications by email or by post can unfortunately not be processed.

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