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The Center for Climate Strategies is currently seeking a mid- to senior-level Energy Systems Analys. Please scroll down for the description of the position.
Energy Supply Analyst/Program Management Officer, Climate and Energy Policy – Center for Climate Strategies
CCS seeks to expand our internal capacity in a mix of analytical, facilitative, and management functions through the recruitment of a mid-career professional with significant experience in some combination of energy systems modeling, agency and/or stakeholder engagement, greenhouse gas emissions analysis, and related mitigation/adaptation planning. We seek someone whose experience level allows him/her to manage staff and projects.
- Complete/support modeling and analysis tasks relating to the development of sector- and sub-sector-level baselines. This involves development of inventories and forecasts of energy use, emissions, and energy and materials consumption and production; measurement and evaluation of changes that can be expected from emissions-reduction strategies; measurement and evaluation of associated economic and financial costs and benefits
- Contribute to the continued improvement of in-house models and modeling systems used to support mitigation & adaptation planning
- Engage with contractors, clients, funders and partners on behalf of CCS, including technical work groups
- Coordinate within and across teams and manage junior staff to meet project needs
- Participate effectively in advancement of program development efforts
The successful candidate will likely have between 5 and 15 years of experience in the field. Particular consideration will be given to the following experience:
- Utilizing energy systems modeling tools such as LEAP, NEMS, NEEDS, Times/MARKAL, etc.
- Managing small teams independently on projects, assigning work, managing budgets, and leading external communication
- Working on efforts directly related to greenhouse gas policy in the energy/energy-efficiency sector – including work on the Clean Power Plan, national or subnational inventories and forecasts, and/or cap-and-trade mechanisms
- Working with agencies, stakeholders, or partners to jointly design/evaluate policies and projects
- Contributing to development or enhancement of systems models and analysis approaches
- Having conducted project- and policy-level cost and revenue assessments of climate policies
The position will be open until filled. Compensation will vary depending on experience and qualifications.
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Scott Williamson, CCS’s Program Management Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested. Please include the words “China Internship” in the subject line. This position will be based in CCS's downtown Washington DC office.