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CLOSED: Policy coordinator - adaptation

Job description


WWF's New Global Climate Deal Initiative is an international WWF program working to ensure that the UN Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen in December 2009 leads to a successful global agreement on reducing carbon emissions and providing the necessary support in adapting to climate impacts to the most vulnerable.

The Policy Coordinator - Adaptation will contribute to the work of the Global Policy and Advocacy unit with a special focus on developing climate policy relating to adaptation. In this role you will seek to influence the international climate change processes and events (UNFCCC & G8) through facilitating and doing policy research & analysis for action on the international and national level, high level lobbying, and coalition building.

The key requirements are:

  • University or an equivalent degree with at least 5 years of relevant experience, and good first hand experience of international negotiations relating to climate change
  • Excellent knowledge of climate issues - with a specific focus on adaptation
  • Excellent research skills and the ability to analyse and process complex information and communicate this in a easily understood way
  • Good leadership and project management skills with proven success in working as part of a global virtual team
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and lobbying skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; experience in presentations and media interviews an advantage
  • Excellent command of English. Plus knowledge of other languages an asset
  • Adheres to WWF's values, which are: Passionate & Optimistic, Challenging & Inspiring, Credible & Accountable, Persevering & Delivering Results.

This position is based in Singapore or Germany (Berlin).

Additional information



  • Themes:Climate Change
  • Countries/Regions:Germany, Singapore

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/4106

Note: This position is listed for reference purposes only. Applications for this position are no longer being accepted.

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