Researcher, UK Sustainable Finance, London
This post, based in E3G’s London headquarters, will help to ensure that the UK takes strong domestic action to integrate climate change into finance policy and public finance. This role will provide essential support to the delivery of UK sustainable finance policy outcomes by carrying out research, stakeholder management and providing administrative support.
E3G is an independent European climate change think tank with a global outlook. We are world-leading strategists on the political economy of climate change, dedicated to achieving a safe climate for all.
We work on the frontier of the climate landscape tackling the barriers and advancing the solutions to a safe climate. Our goal is to translate climate politics, economics and policies into action.
E3G is consistently ranked as one of the top ten most influential environmental think tanks in the world by the University of Pennsylvania’s Global Go To Think Tank Index.
E3G values diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or ethnic background.
- Be responsible for tracking and analysing sustainable finance policy and political developments in the UK. Conduct research into key topics as needed.
- Provide timely updates and analysis, both to E3G colleagues and to external stakeholders.
- Play a leading role in building E3G relationships with relevant Parliamentarians and Parliamentary committees. Identify relevant Parliamentary inquiries and co-ordinate E3G submissions.
- Support engagement with a wide range of sustainable finance actors in the UK, including companies, NGOs and policymakers. Take a lead in building and managing some relationships.
- Support drafting and dissemination of E3G policy briefings, reports, and blogs.
- Support the running of external and internal meetings including managing shared calendars, events databases and minutes.
- Develop new areas of interest/future E3G work around UK sustainable finance.
- Any other reasonable management request
Experience and Skills
The successful candidate will have:
- Familiarity with Sustainable Finance policies in the UK including relevant terminology.
- Interest in climate change and UK climate policy
- Experience with working in Parliament/ Parliamentary outreach is desirable.
- Experience with using Microsoft Office products including Word/Excel/PowerPoint, and of managing information (e.g. stakeholder lists, calendars)
- Experience of drafting documents and summarising complex information
- Experience with organising and supporting events is desirable.
- Positive, can-do attitude
Please email your application in English to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- A CV of maximum two pages
- A cover letter of no more than one page outlining why you are applying for this role and when you would be able to start
Must have the right to work in the UK
The deadline for applications is midnight on 8th August 2021.
We will not be able to reply to every applicant. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, we will not be shortlisting you on this occasion.