Position: Policy Analyst, Resilience
Organization: International Institute for Sustainable Development
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is an award-winning independent think tank working to accelerate solutions for a stable climate, sustainable resource management, and fair economies. Our work inspires better decisions and sparks meaningful action to help people and the planet thrive. We shine a light on what can be achieved when governments, businesses, non-profits, and communities come together. IISD’s staff of more than 120 people, plus over 150 associates and consultants, come from across the globe and from many disciplines. With offices in Winnipeg, Geneva, Ottawa, and Toronto, our work affects lives in nearly 100 countries.
IISD’s Resilience Program is a multidisciplinary team of policy researchers who work with governments, civil society, communities, and businesses to help them manage climate- and conflict-related risks. Its work on climate change adaptation focuses on planning, people, and nature—preparing for a different or uncertain future, making sure different genders and social groups influence and benefit from adaptation investments, and harnessing the role of ecosystems to help communities manage climate risk. The program’s work on Environment, Conflict, and Peacebuilding supports policy-makers and practitioners working in conflict-affected and high-risk areas to ensure their work is sustainable in a changing climate and supports the transition from fragility to peace.
The Policy Analyst will provide research, project management, and communication support for IISD’s Resilience Team and its work related to climate change adaptation in Canada. From time to time the successful candidate will support the Resilience Program’s broader portfolio of work on climate adaptation in developing countries.
The successful candidate’s key areas of responsibility will include but not be limited to:
Collaboration and project management (~15%):
Required Knowledge and Skills
The Policy Analyst will bring the following knowledge and skillset to the position:
The Policy Analyst should possess the following qualifications:
Salary: $45,000–$52,000 CAD
Start date: As soon as possible
Closing date: Open until filled
All submissions must be in English.
Applications are expected to include a cover letter along with resumes in one PDF document.
Please apply here: https://iisd.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=329
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Candidates must hold appropriate work authorization for Canada.
Only those candidates we wish to interview will be contacted. Resumes will be kept on file for one year
IISD is committed to fostering a more equitable and sustainable world and welcomes candidates who uphold our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In addition, to correct the conditions of social injustice and disadvantage in employment around the world, we encourage candidates from historically marginalized groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, people with disabilities, people from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, and those who identify themselves as 2SLGBTQ+ to apply for the Policy Analyst position.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 8 2021 ID: 61553