World Resource Institute is hiring a
This position is remote-eligible and only for consideration within the United States where WRI is state registered. This position can also be based in India. Existing work authorization is required at the time of application submission. WRI is unable to sponsor any visa work sponsorship for this position.
**About the Program:
The World Resources Institute’s Climate Program works with policymakers, businesses, civil society and other decision-makers to adapt to climate impacts and build a zero-carbon future. We produce innovative research and analysis to evaluate the technical, economic and social benefits of climate action, as well as the costs of inaction. We work with governments to design and implement near-term and long-term goals and help integrate these into economic, sectoral and development plans. At the same time, we support businesses, civil society, local governments and other non-state actors as they pursue their own emissions-reduction and adaptation goals. Through our work with different stakeholders, we aim to accelerate equitable climate action that will help the most vulnerable while helping reach global targets.
In this new position, you will lead global project management and monitoring, evaluation and learning activities for WRI’s CREST(Climate-Resilient Employees for a Sustainable Tomorrow) Initiative. You will work with research teams in the United States and India, and project management and operations leads, to ensure the project’s overall success. Additionally, you will help manage and grow WRI’s portfolio of projects engaging micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) across multiple countries. You will help facilitate and build partnerships with funders, partners, and private sector leaders supporting MSMEs as they play critical roles in global supply chains and energy, food/land/water, and urban transitions. You will be based in WRI’s Climate program, with flexibility to work remotely, anchored in either our Washington DC or WRI India offices.
**What will you do:
Project Management (50%):**
Stakeholder Engagement (25%):
What will you need:
Potential Salary: Salary range is between 96,000 and 110,000 USD if based in the US. Salary is commensurate with experience and other compensable factors.
How to Apply: Please submit a resume with cover letter by the date of September 8, 2023. You must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.
What we offer:
Founded in 1982, World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. We are working to address seven critical challenges that the world must overcome this decade to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean. WRI has a global staff of over 1,800 people with work spanning 60 countries. We have offices in Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia and the United States, as well as a growing presence in other countries and regions.
The foundation of our work is delivering high-quality research, data, maps, and analysis to solve the world’s greatest environment and international development challenges and improve people’s lives. We work with leaders in government, business, and civil society to drive ambitious action and create change on the ground. Equally important, we bring together partners to develop breakthrough ideas and scale-up solutions for far-reaching, enduring impact.
Our mission and values:
WRI’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations.
Our values are shared ideals that bind us together: Integrity, Innovation, Urgency, Independence, Respect.
WRI is committed to advancing gender and social equity for human well-being in our mission and applies this principle to our organizational and programmatic practices. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, the LGBTQ+ community, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply. Recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality, WRI has also been awarded EDGE certification.
Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.