Climate Finance Analyst, Climate Policy Initiative

 POSITION SUMMARY

 
CPI offers a challenging environment that requires independent thinking, collaboration, and pragmatic problem solving. The role of Analyst supports the deliverables of CPI’s international Climate Finance workstream, focusing on issues such as the governance of international funds, the evaluation of their allocation and effectiveness, and the design of innovative climate finance instruments that effectively align public and private interests.
 
The Analyst undertakes robust and careful analysis, drawing on methodologies from micro- and macroeconomics, public policy, regulatory economics, finance, behavioral science, risk management, statistics, law, engineering, and other academic and commercial disciplines.
 
In conducting analysis, the Analyst is required to work in close cooperation with a range of international partners from the policy, finance, and corporate spheres, as well as with CPI teams throughout the world. Previous work experience with climate policy, finance, regulation, and carbon markets, as well as knowledge and understanding of national regulatory institutions and/or multilateral or bilateral financial institutions and national or regional development banks and/or private finance institutions are valuable assets.
 
This position reports to the Senior Director of Climate Finance.
 
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Includes the following and others as assigned:
 
Perform rigorous quantitative evaluation of national and international climate finance mechanisms and climate and energy policies.
Under the direction of the Senior Director of Climate Finance, design, manage, and implement complex research assignments and analytical projects.
Engage clients throughout the research process, and advise policymakers on the implications of research findings.
Assist in the writing and editing of high-quality CPI products, including full reports, executive summaries, blogs, and presentations.
Communicate and collaborate with CPI staff working around the globe.
Produce high-quality materials on short deadlines.

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