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Policy Analyst – LDC Issues / Bhutan

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 01/02/2019
Company Name Climate Analytics
Contact Name Henrike Doebert
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We are currently seeking a Policy Analyst – LDC issues to be based in Bhutan to assist the ongoing work on LDC Group negotiation support and expand our work on Asian-LDCs under the IMPACT project.

Key responsibilities

  • Support LDCs in the climate negotiations by providing real time analysis and policy support (oral briefs, talking points) that meets their special needs and requirements in UNFCCC negotiation sessions. ?
  • Undertake research and consultations for preparation of briefing papers in response to particular requests on specific analysis from LDCs in negotiation session and in between sessions. ?
  • Presentations and participation at LDC meetings, regional climate and UNFCCC meetings as required. ?
  • Intensive contact and communication with the LDC Chair to support the regular work of the LDC Group at climate negotiations. ?
  • Assist with design, development and implementation of projects related to supporting climate change negotiations.
  • Participate in other activities of the IMPACT project as required.

Your Profile

You will ideally have the following qualifications and skills:

    • A graduate degree in a relevant field, ideally environment or climate-related studies, such as environmental science, environmental management, natural resource management, climate science, social science;
    • Strong interest, expertise and experience in climate change issues and international negotiations and/or climate and sustainable development issues relevant to LDCs and their relationship to international climate policy; ?Experience with inter-disciplinary work and a profound interest in understanding and addressing regional and national challenges to climate change in LDCs, preferably in Asian LDCs;
    • Ability and expertise to summarize and translate scientific or policy texts into briefing papers for government officials and Ministers;
    • At least a year of working experience in proposal and project development in the field of climate change, ideally for submission of funding proposals to multilateral climate funds;
    • Ability to take responsibility, build and maintain positive relationships, value the opinion of others, and work in an advisory mode to country delegations; ?
    • A well developed sense for team work and ability to interact with a diverse array of people;
    • Excellent English writing and verbal skills.

What we offer

  • Exciting working environment in an international highly motivated team;
  • Insights in the international climate negotiations and regional project application;
  • Participation in an international and interdisciplinary project on the interface between climate science, policy and implementation focused on LDC issues.
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