World Resource Institute is hiring a
This is based in Manila, Philippines. It is a contract/consultant position.
As the Energy Program Research Analyst, you will support technical research and stakeholder engagement on approaches and best-practices related to implementing energy sector decarbonization and transition to net-zero GHG emissions. In this position, you will work as part of a dynamic, agile research team preparing a set of publications, including working papers, case studies, and articles. Your specific activities will include preparation of research and project materials, conducting desk research, drafting content and reviewing, compiling, and editing draft input for said publications. Additionally, you will support overall project management and outreach and engagement on behalf of the Energy Program, which may require helping to coordinate schedules and timelines, preparing presentation materials, and drafting articles or other public-facing products.
Research and Analysis 60%
Project Management 30%
Outreach and Engagement 10%
**How to Apply:
Please submit a resume with cover letter. Resume and cover letter must be submitted in English to be considered. Applicants must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.
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