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 Germany Programme works with a wide range of partners in civil society, think tanks, politics, business and movements to support positive action on climate and energy in Germany. We aim to cluster our work not based on political spectrums but on ways to archive more climate ambitions. We are open for new approaches to foster climate protection. We work to build political will for more ambitious action on climate change; to strengthen and broaden the climate action coalition with different means and by different partners; to develop solutions to the policy and practical challenges to decarbonisation of the entire economy.
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 the Germany and Europe.
The post holder will play a key role in providing strategic advice, dealing with grant management, and monitoring and evaluating the progress of different work streams. There will be direct engagement with other ECF programmes, partners and funders in designing and aligning strategies.
The Senior Associate will be responsible for:
We are looking for a candidate who has 5-8 years of experience of delivering impact in influencing an area of policy, with a preference for those who have successfully made a strong positive impact on climate change policy.
The following attributes are sought by applicants:
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