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Global Lead - Director of Impact

WWF is looking for an exceptional candidate to lead the Science Based Targets initiative’s strategic activities on stakeholder engagement, partnerships, and institutionalization. The position will also provide leadership and coordination on WWF’s work on science-based climate targets for companies at the global level.

The successful candidate will join the Science Based Target initiative’s newly formed Executive Leadership Team as its Director of Impact. The Director of Impact oversees the development and implementation of the SBTi’s strategy to mainstream the adoption of science-based targets and maximize its climate impact through engagement activities, strategic partnerships, initiatives to ensure targets are translated into emission reductions, and the institutionalization of SBTs in the wider climate action ecosystem. They will also coordinate the international WWF team working on the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

Hosted by WWF France

Senior Associate

In this role, you will have a unique opportunity to support one of WRI’s high impact initiatives to increase the ambition of the private sector to reduce GHG emissions. You will be part of a team of highly motivated individuals working on science-based target setting for greenhouse gases. You will be a project manager and lead research, manage stakeholder processes, and author publications on a range of topics related to science-based and net zero target setting. You will be part of a Technical Working Group team that includes staff members from several external organizations.

This position is remote due to Covid-19, but you will be based at WRI’s office in Washington, DC once restrictions have lifted.

Hosted by WRI

Senior Technical Manager

The SBTi Senior Technical Manager is a new position. The postholder will work to help develop technical resources, guidance and tools to drive the adoption of climate targets in line with the ambition required to limit warming to 1.5°C with a special focus on industry and heavy emitting sectors. A core responsibility will be to lead a project intended to develop guidance to inform 1.5°C-aligned targets in the built environment or steel sectors. You will report to the SBTi Senior Technical Manager and will be part of the SBTi Technical Working Group.

Hosted by CDP

Deadline for applications: July 30, 2021

Investor Engagement Manager

This is an excellent opportunity to make an impact globally on how banks, insurers, asset managers and owners respond to the key environmental challenges of climate change.

You will work to create new relationships, grow and maintain existing relationships globally with the goal of amplifying and accelerating the adoption of SBTs in the financial sector. A core responsibility will be to manage and expand the number of Financial Institutions engaging with the SBTi. The role requires the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within CDP and the SBTi global teams. You will work in close coordination with the SBTi Corporate Engagement team and the Financial Institutions core team.

Hosted by CDP

Deadline for applications: July 23, 2021

Project Officer for Technical Working Group

The Project Officer for Technical Working Group is a new role within the SBTi, working at the forefront of action to develop pathways for setting climate change targets in line with the ambition required to limit warming to 1.5°C in industry and heavy emitting sectors. The postholder will work to support Technical Managers that are developing these target setting methodologies. You will be responsible for carrying out critical tasks including project management, meeting organisation, external communications and data analysis to facilitate the Technical Working Groups activities.

Hosted by CDP

Deadline for applications: July 30, 2021