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Energy Supply Analyst/Program Management Officer, Climate and Energy Policy – Center for Climate Strategies
The Center for Climate Strategies (CCS) is a Washington-based NGO with a mission to provide planning/analytical support and capacity building to government and private partners both in the US and abroad on policies at the intersection of climate, energy, environment and equity. We seek to expand our internal capacity in a mix of analytical, facilitative, and management functions through the recuritment 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 mitigantion/adaptation planning. We seek someone whose experience level allows him/her to manage staff and projects.
Primary responsibilities will include a mix of the following, based on project and other needs:
- 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. The anticipated salary will vary depending on experience, but is anticipated to fall somewhere between $65,000 and $95,000 per year.
Please submit a resume, writing sample, and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.