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Policy coordinator - Post 2012 Climate Treaty architecture

World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF)

Background

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 – Post 2012 Climate Treaty Architecture will contribute to the work of the Global Policy and Advocacy unit with a special focus on what a post 2012 climate treaty should look like. 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 post 2012 climate treaty architecture
  • Both academic knowledge and working experience of international & environmental law and the treaty making process is a distinct advantage
  • 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 will be based in Singapore or Germany (Berlin).




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  • Additional location info Germany (Berlin) or Singapore
  • Closing Date 26 Oct 2008

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