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About our organization
With deep expertise in climate finance and policy, Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) is an analysis and advisory organization with deep expertise in finance and policy. Our mission is to help governments, businesses, and financial institutions drive economic growth while addressing climate change. Our vision is to build a sustainable, resilient, and inclusive global economy. CPI has six offices around the world in Brazil, India, Indonesia, the United Kingdom, and the United States and acts as the Secretariat for The ClimateShot Investor Coalition (CLIC), alongside similar roles for The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (The Lab) and The Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance (CCFLA).
The ClimateShot Investor Coalition (CLIC) is an action-oriented group of investors working in agriculture and food systems. CLIC aims to rapidly scale-up the finance necessary to shift towards low-carbon and climate-resilient agriculture and food systems globally, thus delivering on the ambitions of the Glasgow Breakthrough Agenda on Agriculture agreed at COP26. CPI runs the Secretariat for CLIC.
CPI is recruiting for an Analyst/Senior Analyst position offering an exciting opportunity to support CPI’s work in climate finance for agrifood systems more widely as well as the running of the ClimateShot Investor Coalition (CLIC) and the CLIC’s Agrifood Investment Connector.
Reporting to the Manager, The Connector, the Analyst/Senior Anal****yst for The Connector will support the technical delivery of the Connector workstream. We are looking for a professional with experience supporting early-stage enterprises in raising private and public funding. or investments in (agri) businesses and a passion for scaling investment in climate and nature in agrifood systems in developing countries. You will have experience drawing on methodologies from economics, finance, public policy, and other disciplines.
You will gain exposure to a wide array of stakeholders in both the agriculture and food systems space as well as impact investment space, whilst drawing on the CPI world class technical team focused on scaling-up and accelerating finance for agriculture and food systems globally.
You will need to quickly develop a solid understanding of the CPI and CLIC mission in the climate finance for agrifood systems space as well as the CPI/CLIC stakeholders and partners that drive it. You will also be asked to forge partnerships with organisations including government clients, investors, funders, agribusiness accelerators, deal rooms and relevant technical assistance (TA) programs in emerging and developing economies.
CPI offers an inspiring environment that rewards independent thinking, collaboration, and pragmatic problem solving.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The Analyst/Senior Analyst will be assigned primary duties including, but not limited to those outlined below:
Qualifications, Experience & Competencies
Title & Compensation
This position is a full-time, 2 year, fixed term position based in our London Office.
CPI has adopted a flexible working policy whereby staff are able to mix working remotely with regular days in the London office (particularly helpful for interacting with the wider CPI team, specific team meetings and collaboration).
This position role could be at one of two levels: Analyst or Senior Analyst. We are interested in applications from both experienced Senior Analysts, but also candidates who would consider themselves more junior (Analyst), but believe they have the skills and competencies to grow into a Senior Analyst role. CPI offers an excellent and competitive compensation and benefits package, including a salary range of:
Please submit your CV and a compelling cover letter outlining why you want to work with CPI and the CLIC, and how your skills and experience match the above criteria. Applications must be submitted by 9am Friday 12th January 2024. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
In your application, please confirm the position – Analyst or Senior Analyst - that you believe best suits your skills and level of experience.
Please understand that as a streamlined team, only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Please be sure to add email@example.com to your contact list to ensure delivery of all correspondence from us.
Climate Policy Initiative is an equal opportunity employer.
Climate Policy Initiative is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and we are working to embed DEI across every facet of our organisation. We seek to establish a working environment where all board members, staff, volunteers, and contractors feel respected and valued regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation or identity, disability, education, or any other bias. We work hard to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are openly valued as critical to the success of our organization and the achievement of our mission and vision. We actively encourage applications from a broad range of back grounds and experiences and are committed to making reasonable adjustments to support candidates throughout our recruitment process. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process.
 The ClimateShot Investor Coalition (CLIC) is an action-oriented group of investors working in agriculture and food systems. CLIC aims to rapidly scale-up the finance necessary to shift towards low-carbon and climate-resilient agriculture and food systems globally, thus delivering on the ambitions of the Glasgow Breakthrough Agenda on Agriculture agreed at COP26.