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Reference: 82133

Date Added: 14 January 2022
Closing Date: 26 January 2022

Job Title: Principal / Senior Researcher - Climate Finance

Working For: IIED, a client of Webrecruit

Location: London

Salary: £47,432 - £71,638

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Central London or Edinburgh (Please note, whilst this role is advertised as office-based, IIED will remain a remote-working organisation for the foreseeable future)

The Company

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 now looking for a Principal / Senior Researcher to join our Climate Governance and Finance Team on a permanent, full-time contract.

The Role

As a Principal / Senior Researcher, you will design and manage an innovative portfolio of policy research and influencing work on climate finance

Providing outstanding leadership in this area, you will focus on two key elements:

- Reforming the international climate finance system to increase the quantity and quality of finance being made available for locally-led adaptation action
- Supporting a range of governments, organisations, actors and communities to develop the institutions, governance structures and financial mechanisms needed to access and use climate finance effectively to achieve their adaptation and resilience ambitions

About You

To be considered as a Principal / Senior Researcher, you will need:

- Significant experience working on climate adaptation and/or international development issues in LDCs and/or LMICs
- Significant experience working on climate and/or development finance
- A proven track record supporting national governments to access climate finance, develop equitable climate adaptation policies and/or build institutional capacities on climate adaptation and/or finance
- Expert knowledge of public policy challenges of LDC and/or LMIC governments for accessing and using climate finance to address climate risks equitably
- A postgraduate degree in climate finance, climate change, development studies, development economics, environmental economics, international finance or a related discipline

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Closing Date: 26 January 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are expected to be held Tuesday 8th and/or Tuesday 15th February 2022

Application Details

Apply Here - https://app.webrecruit.co/JobSeeker/ApplyOnline?jobid=77564&boardid=1778

Website: https://www.iied.org/

Additional Notes