Job Openings & RFPs

The NDC Partnership seeks highly knowledgeable and passionate climate and development leaders to join its Support Unit. Please explore available opportunities below.

 

Support Unit & Facilitator Job Openings

 

  • Country Engagement Specialist: The NDC Partnership is seeking a Country Engagement Specialist focusing on countries within the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region. As part of the Country Engagement Team, the applicant will be responsible for leading the NDC Partnership's work in a selected number of countries within the region. The position is remote due to COVID-19, but will be based at WRI's office in Washington, DC once restrictions have lifted.

  • Climate Finance Associate: The NDC Partnership is seeking a Climate Finance Associate to play a vital role in shaping and executing the Partnership's new Finance Strategy. Reporting directly to the Knowledge and Learning Director, the applicant will work closely with staff across the NDC Partnership Support Unit. This position is remote due to COVID-19, but will be based in WRI's office in Washington, DC or Bonn, Germany once restrictions have lifted.

  • Country Knowledge Associate: The NDC Partnership is seeking a Country Knowledge Associate who will fulfill a variety of responsibilities, including providing analytical background to requests for support coming from countries, working with regional managers to develop and refine narrative templates, develop narratives for select countries, follow country progress and develop knowledge products related to those countries (e.g., resource briefs, Action Plan narratives, support gap summaries), and develop blogs and other outreach products communicating Partnership insights to global audiences, among others. The position is currently remote due to COVID-19 but will be based in Washington, DC once restrictions have lifted.

  • Senior Advisor, Climate Finance: The NDC Partnership is seeking a Senior Advisor, Climate Finance to enhance and implement ambitious NDCs through mobilization of financial resources for low carbon and climate resilient projects and programs. Their responsibilities include the implementation of the Partnership's Finance Strategy, ensuring its full integration with the country engagement strategy; engagement with a ride range of investor groups; resource-mobilization for projects from member countries; and engagement with strategic climate finance initiatives and institutions. The position is currently remote due to COVID-19 but will be based at WRI's office in Washington, DC or in Bonn, Germany once restrictions have lifted.

  • Director of Communications: The NDC Partnership is seeking a leader for our communications work. The ideal candidate would have experience mobilizing diverse stakeholders behind a common vision to execute the Partnership Support Unit's communications strategy. This position will involve both proactive planning and implementation of ambitious, comprehensive communications strategies as well as reactive, rapid daily interaction on issues related to the Partnership. It will ensure the communications strategy implementation advances the reputation and brand of the Partnership, its influence, reach, and impact. This will be a management level position joining a team of seven others in the Support Unit. This position is remote due to Covid-19, but  will be based at WRI’s office in Washington, DC once restrictions have lifted.

  • Communications Manager: The NDC Partnership is seeking a dynamic communications specialist with experience successfully mobilizing diverse stakeholders behind a common vision to execute the Partnership Support Unit's communications strategy. This position will involve both proactive planning and implementation of ambitious, comprehensive communications strategies as well as reactive, rapid daily interaction on issues related to the Partnership. It will ensure the implementation of the communications strategy advances the reputation and brand of the Partnership, its influence, reach, and impact. Tasks will include developing and implementing targeted messaging, including for the NDC Partnership’s website and social media channels; and publications and marketing materials. This position will also be responsible for managing media relationships. This will require close coordination with NDC Partnership member countries, institutions, and other key stakeholders. This position will report to the Head of Communications for the NDC Partnership Support Unit. This position is remote due to Covid-19, but will be based at WRI’s office in Washington, DC once restrictions have lifted.

  • Consultancy Supporting the NDC Partnership Action Fund (PAF) Grants Management: The NDC Partnership is seeking a consultant on membership systems to provide essential coordination and strategic assistance to the Partnership's member countries in requesting and accessing support from the NDC Partnership Action Fund (PAF). Through the PAF, the best available technical expertise and capacities from NDC Partnership members will be matched and funded to address gaps in developing country members' NDC enhancement and implementation needs. The PAF will complement the existing support offerings of NDC Partnership members. The deadline for application is 30 July 2021 at 23:59 CET.

  • Project Coordinator, Knowledge and Learning: The NDC Partnership is seeking a Project Coordinator who will play an integral role in the Knowledge and Learning workstream, which supports countries in sharing knowledge for climate action through written products, peer-to-peer exchanges, and online tools. They will be responsible for core operational, administrative, and project management functions, as well as events coordination and support. The role demands attention to detail, strong problem-solving skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. This position is remote due to COVID-19 but will be based at WRI'soffice in Washington, DC once restrictions have lifted.

 

 

Requests for Proposals & Terms of Reference

 

  • Climate Change Communications and Knowledge Management Support to the Africa Union for Implementation of the Green Recovery Action Plan: The NDC Partnership is seeking a Climate Change Communications and Knowledge Management Expert who will work closely with the Green Economic Advisor to ensure timely production of communications materials, sharing of updates and information across stakeholders, and managing an interactive online platform for the Green Recovery Action Plan (GRAP). The expert will provide communications technical advice and support to the Directorate of Sustainable Environment and Blue Economy (SEBE) together with the Climate Change team of the African Union Commission on communications matters for different audiences related to GRAP implementation progress. The expert will ensure effective communications and coordination on rolling out the five thematic priority areas of the plan considering other existing green recovery initiatives in the continent. S/he will also document knowledge from the monitoring and progress reports and produce knowledge products for dissemination and capacity building. Applications materials should be sent by 20 August.

  • Green Economic Advisory Support to the Africa Union for Implementation of the Green Recovery Action Plan: The Green Economic Advisor will coordinate the implementation of the five thematic priority areas of the AU Green Recovery Action Plan across member states in Africa. The Advisor will also provide Technical Advice to the Directorate of Sustainable Environment and Blue Economy (SEBE) of the African Union Commission on matters related to planning, resource mobilization, implementation, monitoring, and reporting on the measures aimed at the continent's post-COVID-19 economic recovery in order to allow member states to enhance their capabilities in integrating climate change considerations, while safeguarding the sustainable socio-economic reform agenda, Agenda 2063, and SDGs aspirations. The Advisor will ensure effective coordination on rolling out the five thematic priority areas of the plan, considering other existing green recovery initiatives in the continent. Applications materials should be sent by 20 August.

 

 

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