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Head of Research

The Head of Research is responsible for the direction and deliverables of the research team, ensuring that the research agenda supports the mission and strategy of the SBTi and ensuring that research outputs are developed and maintained following best-practice and SBTi internal protocols.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Use innovative research methods and thought leadership to shape the SBTi’s target-setting framework
  • Manage a growing team with various workstreams that includes research & analysis and technical development for SBTi guidance
  • Seed projects to continuously improve the scientific integrity and impact of the SBTi’s framework
  • Establish ways of working within the Research Team and with the different SBTi teams
  • Define how the Research Team engages with researchers, peer organizations, and civil society for the purpose of technical projects. This may include chairing the SBTi’s Scientific Advisory Group and/or convening research forums
  • Work closely with the Chief Technical Officer to capture the most impactful research & technical development opportunities for the SBTi and contribute to initiative-wide strategy
  • Ensure technical outputs are produced on time and to an esteemed level of quality
  • Provide an expert perspective on climate change mitigation that is admired across teams

Location: Europe or the Americas

Application deadline: August 31st 2022

Head of Standards

The Head of Standards is responsible for the direction and deliverables of the standards team, ensuring that SBTi standards are developed and maintained in line with the best-available science and evolving best practice, following best-practice for standard-setting organizations and SBTi standard-setting protocols.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ownership of the SBTi standards development and project management strategy;
  • Development of multi-annual program to develop, strengthen and maintain SBTi climate alignment standards for the corporate and financial sectors;
  • Oversee and guide the development of SBTi sector-agnostic standards following with best-practice for standard-setting organizations and ensuring compliance with SBTi standard-setting protocols;
  • Facilitate internal coordination between the standard development function, and other functions within the Technical Department, as well as coordination with other SBTi Departments to ensure the successful development, launch and integration of SBTi standards into the SBTI framework and to support market-adoption;
  • The role is expected to manage relationships with external stakeholders, including partners, donors, civil society and others and to represent SBTi in external fora;
  • Team and budget management for the SBTi standards team.

Location: UK, Europe or North America

Apply by August 31st 2022

Coordinator, Technical Department

As Team Coordinator, you will join a team of highly talented experts working on the development and review of standards and other technical resources to enable the adoption and implementation of ambitious climate targets in the corporate and financial sectors.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Organize internal team meetings; take minutes and track follow-up as necessary;
  • Develop and manage a system to manage internal and external queries addressed to the SBTi technical team;
  • Management of external advisory and governance bodies (e.g. Technical Advisory Group, Scientific Advisory Group, Technical Council) including annual scheduling of meetings, invitations, minute-taking and distribution, amongst others;
  • Monitor the team’s multiple work-streams and ensure all aspects of a complex and ambitious program are progressing in a timely and effective manner and reported in line with internal accountability mechanisms;
  • Manage shared folders and access by team members and relevant external stakeholders;
  • Other tasks that are commensurate with your skills and experience may be assigned in agreement with your line manager.

Location: Berlin

Apply by August 31st 2022

Senior Social Media Officer

Joining the growing digital function within the SBTi’s global communications team, you will manage our social media channels, growing and mobilizing our communities to support the continued growth in science-based targets. Key responsibilities include co-developing and implementing the SBTi’s social media strategy to support the overarching communications and business strategies; leading, managing and growing the SBTi’s social media channels; exploring new channels and creative approaches to engage new audiences; leveraging analytics data to measure impact, learn and improve.

Location: France

Target Analyst

Contract duration: One year.

We are actively recruiting for this open-ended posting as we are creating a pool of talent of interested people that would like to be a part of the SBTi.

Some key responsibilities are:

  • Conduct in-depth assessments of corporate emission reduction targets to ensure their alignment to the level of ambition set in the Paris Agreement and SBTi criteria;

  • Serve as the lead contact for corporations throughout target reviews in order to request additional information and clarification needed for target assessment, answer technical questions, and provide updates on the validation process;

  • Collect data and conduct analyses to assess progress and impact around target setting within the corporate sector;

  • Create data visualizations and written reports to communicate analyses to various stakeholders regarding corporate target setting.