The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was founded in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help tackle climate change by fostering the development of a low-carbon society at the national, European and global level.
We support over 280 partner organisations to carry out activities that contribute to the public debate on climate action, drive urgent and ambitious policy in support of the objectives of the Paris Agreement and help deliver a socially responsible transition to a net-zero emissions economy and sustainable society in Europe and around the world.
Context of the role
The ECF French Programme works with a wide range of partners in civil society, think tanks and academia to support positive action on climate and energy in France. We work to build political will for climate action and to develop solutions to policy and practical challenges in the power, buildings, transport, industry and finance sectors.
That is why we are looking for a candidate with:
This job offers an excellent opportunity to engage with and support a major ECF programme at an important stage in the development of the climate and energy debate in France and Europe. The post holder will play a key role in providing strategic advices, dealing with grant management, monitoring and evaluation of the progresses of the different work streams. There will be direct engagement with other ECF programmes, partners and funders in developing and aligning strategies.
The Senior Associate will be responsible for:
She/he will report to the Director of the French programme.
We are looking for 5-8 years experienced candidates with a strong record within climate community.
Several initial routes are possible!
The routes combining these dominant ones will logically be particularly welcome.
Important skills and mindset include:
What we offer