Job Description:

Programme Officer for Climate Change Programme Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is a public interest research and advocacy organisation based in New Delhi CSE researches into, lobbies for and communicates the urgency of development that is both sustainable and equitable

CSE s climate change programme deals with the mitigation and adaptation aspects of climate change

Job Profile

The position involves research and advocacy in the following areas

Non-market approaches to International co-operation (Article 68 of the Paris Agreement)

Enhancement of Nationally Determined Contributions in line with the goal of limiting warming to 15C

Best practices in building climate resilience in agriculture in the global South, with a focus on agro-meteorology and insurance Duties and responsibilities

Primary and secondary research and analysis;

Writing reports, papers, short pieces; occasional press releases and journalistic stories;

Field visits;

Close interaction with stakeholders - policy makers, farmers, civil society, media etc;

Advocacy through meetings/workshops/conferences in India and abroad;

Other responsibilities as entrusted by supervisor/team head Competencies required

Knowledge of recent developments in International climate policy particularly the Paris Agreement and the IPCC s Report on 15C, and Indian climate policy framework - particularly the National and State Action Plans on Climate Change

Ability to read and summarize quantitative and qualitative information quickly and succinctly

Ability to make forceful and coherent written arguments advocating policy outcomes

Willingness to engage in proactive out-reach to policy-makers, experts

Preferred - Knowledge/experience of climate-resilience or development context in any African country

Bachelors or a Masters degree in Environmental policy/Science/ Law/Economics or related field

Total work experience in climate change or environmental policy required 3-5 years Candidates with lesser experience (1-2 years) will be considered for the position of Research Associate

CSE pays a competitive salary that will be commensurate with qualification and experience

Programme Officer - Climate Change Programme Or post it to Ms Jagdeep Gupta

Executive Director- Planning & Operations

Centre for Science and Environment

41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area,

New Delhi 110062,

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Industry : Education / Training
Salary : Not Disclosed
Deadline : 18th Apr 2020

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