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Hiring: Director of Research, Building Decarbonization Alliance
Organization: The Transition Accelerator
Location: Remote, anywhere in Canada
Details: Full-time, virtual role
Compensation: To be negotiated
Application: Applicants interested in this position are invited to forward their resume and short cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please put ‘Director of Research, Building Decarbonization Alliance’ in the subject line, and tell us where you found this job posting (e.g. GoodWork). We will be accepting candidates on a rolling basis, until the right candidate is found.
The Transition Accelerator is a charity dedicated to solving Canada’s business and social challenges while moving Canada down viable pathways to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
The Building Decarbonization Alliance is a new initiative of the Transition Accelerator; it is a coalition of stakeholders from across Canada dedicated to promoting building electrification. It brings together key players from across the sector including building owners and managers, HVAC equipment manufacturers, distributors and installers, architects and engineers, the construction industry, utilities, start-ups, civil society, researchers, financial institutions, and government.
A future where electrified buildings are part of an affordable and resilient energy system that contributes to a prosperous, sustainable, and decarbonized Canada.
The BDA is a cross-sectoral coalition working to accelerate the electrification of buildings in Canada . Our vision and mission recognize the role of other solutions (e.g. low carbon fuels) and how they can contribute to helping achieve a net-zero building sector. However, we believe that the immediate focus needs to be on ready-to-deploy solutions such as electrification.
About the role
The Accelerator is seeking a motivated individual who wants to help drive the advancement of the organization’s mandate within the new Building Decarbonization Alliance (BDA) as Director of Research.
The Director of Research will lead the planning and deployment of BDA research initiatives, including quantitative and qualitative primary and secondary research to further the analysis of the impacts of electrification on buildings, the grid, and stakeholders. A primary component of these initiatives will include the development and use of data sources and modelling tools in collaboration with a network of practitioners and users including the newly announced Energy Modeling Hub.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Building Decarbonization Alliance the Director of Research will:
Required Experience, Qualifications, and Skills
The ideal candidate will possess the following experience and personal traits. Please note that The Transition Accelerator values diverse perspectives and will consider relevant life experience alongside professional qualifications when reviewing applications:
Applicants interested in this position are invited to forward their resume and short cover letter to email@example.com ; please put ‘Director of Research, Building Decarbonization Alliance’ in the subject line and tell us where you found this job posting (e.g. GoodWork).
The position will remain open until the candidate with the right fit for the organization is hired. This position has an attractive compensation package benchmarked to sector standards.
The Accelerator recruits employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, age, sex, national origin, disability, and other protected status as required by applicable law.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 23 2023 ID: 67425