International Institute for Sustainable Development is hiring a
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is an award-winning independent think tank working to accelerate solutions for a stable climate, sustainable resource management, and fair economies. Our work inspires better decisions and sparks meaningful action to help people and the planet thrive. We shine a light on what can be achieved when governments, businesses, non-profits, and communities come together. IISD’s staff of more than 200 experts come from across the globe and from many disciplines. With offices in Winnipeg, Geneva, Ottawa, and Toronto, our work affects lives in nearly 100 countries.
IISD hosts the Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Metals, Minerals and Sustainable Development (IGF). The Policy Advisor will support the work of the IGF Secretariat. The Policy Advisor will contribute to the implementation of policy research and outputs, analysis for evidence-based policies, and the delivery and development of projects across all IGF programs. Work will include promoting responsible mining practices in the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector.
The candidate should enjoy diversity in their workday and have a passion for learning. International travel will be required. The Policy Advisor will report to a Senior Advisor, IGF.
Perform other related duties as required.
For more details on what we are looking for in our candidates, please refer to the IISD competencies on our website.
Candidates must have work authorization for the country they are applying to .
Location: Geneva/UK/Germany/Portugal/Other Mainland European Countries
Geneva: CHF 91,500 – 106,500
UK: GBP 44,200 – 50,900
Germany: EUR 52,600 – 66,500
Portugal: EUR 42,900 – 54,200
Other Mainland European countries: Remuneration will commensurate with experience, skills and location
Type of employment: Full-time position
Duration: 2 years, with the possibility of becoming indefinite
Start date: As soon as possible
Closing date: February 16, 2024. Recruitment will be on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
All submissions must be in English.
Applications will only be accepted through Bamboo HR.
Only those candidates we wish to interview will be contacted. Resumes will be kept on file for 1 year.
IISD has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires employees who are required or choose to be at an office or participate in in-person team events or in-person meetings/events to be fully vaccinated. Anyone unable to be fully vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being fully vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.
IISD is committed to fostering a more equitable and sustainable world and welcomes candidates who uphold our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In addition, to correct the conditions of social injustice and disadvantage in employment around the world, we encourage candidates from historically marginalized groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, people with disabilities, people from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, and those who identify themselves as 2SLGBTQIA+, to apply for this position. Preference will be given to the equity-deserving groups during the hiring process. We offer reasonable accommodations in our recruitment process and seek applicants' advice on how best to accommodate their needs. Please self-identify and answer our employment equity questionnaire on our applicant tracking system when you apply.
IISD does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, caste, ethnicity, religion, colour, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status