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Climate Policy project manager, Stockholm Environment Institute – Sweden

Organization: Stockholm Environment Institute

Position Title: Climate Policy project manager/coordinator

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Application Deadline: May 31, 2015

Description: SEI is seeking an experienced climate policy analyst and project manager to coordinate SEI’s participation in two new European projects related to climate mitigation and adaptation, energy transition pathways, innovation and climate risk analysis.


Specifically, the successful applicants will be expected to, among other tasks:

Manage a Work Package on Innovation policies and transition pathways and participate in research and policy analysis within this Work Package;

Coordinate with other SEI researchers and with the consortium partners on research tasks, policy analyses, events, milestones, reporting and deliverables;

Be responsible for research, communication and outreach activities of the projects, including meetings, events and fieldwork;

Initiate and lead the preparation of relevant research and project reports to the SEI project leader, the Consortium leader and the European Commission;

Contribute to and, where appropriate, lead the preparation of peer-reviewed articles and other publications from the projects.

Liaise closely with the SEI financial team regarding the budgeting, costs and reporting for the project.


Advanced degree (Masters or higher) in interdisciplinary energy/environmental analysis, engineering, economics, natural sciences, policy sciences or a related field;

Fluency in spoken and written English;

Seven years experience with policy-relevant interdisciplinary research and/or analysis related to energy and climate issues in different national and regional contexts (Relevant education and specialised courses or training can potentially be substitutable for some of the experience);

Experience with EU-funded research projects, including management or coordination experience;

Ability to work in highly complex projects, including bridging multiple scientific disciplines and international teams as well as working at the intersection between science and policy;

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

Knowledge of UNFCCC and other multilateral processes;

Desirable Attributes

Fluency or working ability in one or more other European languages;

Knowledge on principles of energy analysis, climate accounting and/or carbon finance;

Experience working with energy and climate economic/policy models;

Experience in working with different stakeholder groups and liaising with national and international policy makers and interest groups;

Experience with EU institutions and policy processes;

Experience working in one or more developing countries.

How to Apply: Please use the “apply online here link” at the bottom of this page. Applications sent via e-mail will not be accepted. Applications should be submitted in PDF format in English and should consist of a CV in EUROPASS format (max 5 pages) and a cover letter (max one page) that includes the names and contact details of three referees.

Applications should be written in English and sent as soon as possible but no later than 31 May 2015. EUROPASS CV preparation can be found on: Europass Curriculum-Vitae Inquiries

Inquiries concerning the content of the position can be directed to Francis X. Johnson, Senior Research Fellow [email protected] or Magnus Bucht, Human Resources [email protected] or the Union Board at SEI Stockholm which is represented in this recruitment process by Kim Andersson, Research Fellow [email protected]

Apply online here

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