World Resource Institute is hiring a
**This position will be based in the WRI Office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
About the Program:**
WRI’s vision is for clean energy to be available, affordable, and accessible for all the world’s people. Our projects and partnerships make the demand for clean energy visible and actionable. We focus on: (1) mobilizing large energy users such as business and governments to purchase renewable electricity and pursue efficient, zero carbon buildings; (2) shifting and implementing new planning, policies and utility governance to speed deployment of clean and renewable electricity; and (3) improving energy access by identifying and matching unmet demand for energy services, including new finance and clean energy business models to improve development outcomes.
This position is a unique opportunity to learn from one of WRI’s high impact initiatives to improve how we create, publish, analyze, visualize, and share data to advance sustainable development. In this role you will work on developing further WRI’s data driven, integrated approach achieving energy access for equitable development, the Energy Access Explorer.
You will be supported by WRI’s cross geography Energy Access for Equitable Development initiative and work closely with the Energy Access Explorer team.
You will report to the Lead, Energy Access Explorer.
WRI is committed to ensuring gender equity across our program portfolios. As such, the select candidate will support attention to gender where appropriate.
This will be a hybrid position based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
**What you will do:
Research & Knowledge (50%)
Dissemination and Outreach (30%)
What you will need:
Location: Addis, Ethiopia
Start date: Upon mutual agreement with candidate – Expected February / March 2023
Type of Contract: limited term, renewable
Length of Contract: 1 year, renewable
Salary is commensurate with experience and other compensable factors. WRI offers a competitive renumeration and benefits package.
**How to Apply:
Please submit a resume with cover letter by 20 January 2023. Applicants 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.