Organization: World Resources Institute (WRI)
Position: Climate Finance Associate - Governance Center / Adaptation Finance Accountability Initiative
Duty Station: Washington D.C., US
Deadline for Application: until suitable applicant is found
Term: Full-Time
Experience Requirements: 5-7 years’ experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters in related field (e.g. development studies, environmental policy, climate, finance, etc.)
  • Minimum five to seven years of full-time work experience in relevant field, with program implementation and project management experience, of which at least three years is direct experience working in developing countries
  • Minimum five years of experience working with civil society organizations on either climate change policy or public finance accountability
  • Demonstrated knowledge of climate adaptation and climate finance, including an in-depth understanding of domestic finance management and international finance policy in the context of strengthening resilience of developing countries
  • In-depth understanding of domestic public finance management and the international climate finance policy environment and its relevance to adaptation/resilience in developing country contexts
  • Exceptionally good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong quantitative, analytical research skills
  • Detail-oriented and organized thinker who can juggle multiple, competing priorities
  • Strong team player with ability to work across institutional departments/programs
  • Outstanding ability to communicate clearly, passionately, and compellingly to a wide range of audiences
  • Strong writing skills for both technical and general audiences
  • Experience overseeing and managing budgets
  • Ability to travel, especially internationally, approximately 20% of time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong network of relationships and partnerships with major climate finance donors, governments, civil society, and other stakeholders engaged in adaptation finance policy and practice
  • Experience with external communications and/or donor management
  • Knowledge and experience with monitoring and evaluation methods and techniques
  • Fluency in French or Spanish

Qualified applicants must apply online at in order to be considered. Furthe information please go to this link.

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