The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was established in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help Europe foster the development of a low-carbon society and play an even stronger international leadership role to mitigate climate change. The foundation works through several sectoral, cross-cutting and regional initiatives and collaborates with a wide network of partners to advance progress towards this shared goal.
The ECF team is a highly dynamic group of individuals, combining ambition and passion with a rigorous, results-oriented and analytic approach to the work. The ECF’s culture is one of intensity, enthusiasm and mutual support.
Context of the role
The ECF UK Programme works with a wide range of partners in civil society, think tanks, politics, business and academia to support positive action on climate and energy in Britain. We work to build political will for more ambitious action on climate change; and 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 UK 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:
She/he will report to the Director of the UK programme.
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:
What we offer
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