Wanted: latest advertised roles at IIED

Article, 11 January 2021

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is advertising for a senior researcher in climate finance to join the Climate Change research group, and a senior coordinator to join the Human Settlements research group. 

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A number of roles with IIED are currently being advertised (Photo: IIED)

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IIED is currently recruiting a senior researcher to work on climate finance as part of its Climate Change research group.

This is a strategic leadership role in which the postholder will be able to design and manage an ambitious programme of policy research and influencing work on equitable climate finance, focusing on reforming the international climate finance system to increase the quantity and quality of finance being made available for locally led adaptation action.

It will also involve supporting national and local governments, civil society organisations, local private sector actors and communities to develop the institutions, governance structures and financial mechanisms needed to access and use climate finance effectively to achieve their adaptation and resilience ambitions. The deadline for applications is Sunday, 17 January, 2021.

IIED is also looking for a part-time senior coordinator or support professional to join its Human Settlements research group. The group aims to support more equitable and sustainable development in urban centres in low- and middle-income countries.

The postholder will provide comprehensive coordination support, which encompasses research project management, financial management and administrative support. The senior coordinator will also be involved in some fundraising and business development activities and will contribute to a positive environment across our institution. The deadline for applications is Sunday, 31 January, 2021.

Find out more about the role and get full details of all positions available at IIED, including job descriptions and how to apply: www.iied.org/jobs.

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