Grade 3 senior researcher (public policy) - IIED

Grade 3 senior researcher (public policy) - IIED

Location: London or Edinburgh

Salary: £45,361 - £49,968 per annum depending on experience (up to £56,405 for exceptional candidates)


About the Organisation

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is a policy and action research organisation promoting sustainable development and linking local priorities to global challenges. We are based in London and work on five continents with some of the world’s most vulnerable people to strengthen their voice in the decision-making arenas that affect them. With more than 100 members of staff working with associates and partners around the world, IIED has been at the forefront of evidence-based policymaking in sustainable development for over 40 years.


About the Role

The Climate Change research group is looking for a highly skilled individual to support the strategic direction and implementation of an innovative portfolio of work in the public policy team – with a specific focus on climate finance.

The public policy team works with public sector actors (governments, bilateral and multilateral partners and development finance institutions), to design and test innovative solutions for public and private investment in equitable and climate resilient development. This includes the design and implementation of politically astute policy, institutional and financial frameworks that enable national and local level actors (governments, enterprises and households) to scale-up investment in climate resilient initiatives. 

To succeed in the above role, you must have a relevant postgraduate degree as per the job description. You will have an excellent understanding of public policy responses to equitable and climate resilient development in least developed countries and emerging economies.

You will be fluent in English, with good oral and written communication skills, and the ability to produce a range of research publications for different audiences. You will be experienced at building collaborative partnerships and communicating confidently to a diverse range of partners from different backgrounds and cultures.


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Closing date: 4pm on Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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