Job opening

Posting Title:Senior Program Officer
Job Location: New Delhi, India
Skill Required: Research And Analysis,
Preferred Experience: Above 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 11th Sep, 2022

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Job Description:
The Senior Program Officer reviews and monitors proposals and grants; engages in issues exploration; participates in community events; and fosters community and grantee relations. The position also contributes to the Foundation’s ongoing interest in maintaining an efficient, smooth-running grants process.

The International Development Research Centre is committed to creating and fostering a respectful, diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace culture that reflects the people’s lives we impact and the Canadian community we work within, where everyone can truly be themselves. We welcome Indigenous peoples and persons from all races, ethnicities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientations, as well as persons with physical or mental disabilities to be part of our team. We strive to ensure barrier-free selection processes. If you are contacted regarding a career opportunity, testing or interview, please advise the People and Corporate Culture Division representative of the accommodation measures that must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

And if you are interested in:
  • Renewable energy development, inclusive of low carbon transition and technologies, energy policy, energy efficiency/or renewable energy integration.
  • Gender equity and social inclusion, analysis, planning, and integration activities for international development projects, preferably in the energy and environment sector.
  • Macroeconomic and fiscal policies related to climate change and the environment.
  • Joining an organization that values and models diversity, inclusion, and equity.
Skill Required:
  • A Ph.D. in environmental economics, climate economics, energy economics, and development economics with a climate/environment focus and a record of publication in an area of applied research on climate change, economy, and the environment.
  • Advanced English (reading, writing, and speaking skills).
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience working with environmental economics.
  • A good understanding of environmental and climate change policies, as well as the broader sustainability issues.
  • A demonstrated ability to contribute to circular economy research agenda, and economic analysis of climate change and environment-related problems.
You are:
  • A skilled communicator with great interpersonal skills.
  • Competent in planning, organizing, coordinating, negotiating, implementing, and monitoring.
  • Able to work under pressure using your initiative and sound judgment.
  • A team player within a multidisciplinary group of people from diverse cultures.
  • Able to innovate, develop and manage new areas of programming and partnerships.
Additional Information:

This position requires frequent international travel.
As a result of this process, the Centre may establish a pool of pre-qualified candidates for future permanent and term opportunities.
Hybrid Mode: Have the flexibility to work in hybrid mode (3 days out of 10 in the office).

Salary Range (CA$) / Level

$94,980 – $117,580 / Level M (under review).


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