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Global Lead SBTi WWF, acting as SBTi Director of Impact

We're looking for an exceptional candidate to lead the Science Based Targets initiative’s strategic activities on stakeholder engagement, partnerships, and institutionalisation. 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 maximise its climate impact through engagement activities, strategic partnerships, initiatives to ensure targets are translated into emission reductions, and the institutionalisation of SBTs in the wider climate action ecosystem. They will also coordinate the international WWF team working on the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

The position will directly report to the Leadership of WWF’s Global Climate and Energy Practice and the Managing Director of the Science Based Targets initiative.

Location: The position is hosted by WWF France and based in its Paris office.

Net-Zero Manager, SBTi Finance

Job summary:

As the Net-Zero Manager, you will join a team of highly motivated individuals, from WRI, WWF, and CDP, working on science-based target setting for greenhouse gases. In this position, you will help lead efforts to refine and expand the SBTi Finance target-setting framework and manage projects to develop various new resources. Your initial focus areas will include developing a standard for financial institutions to set net-zero targets on their portfolios and overseeing the SBTi finance criteria updating process.

Target Analyst

Job summary:

This is an 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.

Research Analyst

Job summary:

This position provides a unique opportunity to learn from one of our high impact initiatives to increase the ambition of the private sector to reduce GHG emissions. In this role, you will join a team of highly motivated individuals working on science-based target setting for greenhouse gases. WRI's work on Science Based Targets is based in WRI's Business Center. The work is performed primarily through our role in the Science based Targets initiative (SBTi).