Environmental Defense Fund is hiring a
Put your passion and skills to work for the planet. Climate change is the most urgent issue of our time, and we need people like you to help us build a vital Earth — for everyone.
We’re Environmental Defense Fund, a fast-paced nonprofit with a growing staff of more than 850 people in nearly 30 countries. We deliver game-changing solutions that cut climate pollution and strengthen people’s ability to thrive despite the effects climate change is already having. We work wherever we can have the most impact, from local communities to top companies to governments worldwide, and even in space.
Our culture, values and commitment to diversity make EDF an exciting and meaningful place to work. Every job here makes a difference. Won’t you join us?
The Senior Analyst, Equity and Climate Justice will be a key member of the Justice and Equity team, working to implement EDF’s Environmental Justice Strategic Plan and build EDF's capacity to engage on a just and equitable, low-carbon transition on the local, national, and international level. The Senior Analyst will conduct rigorous research and analysis, engage with policy representatives, and build new collaborations with NGOs, agencies, and other partners. The Senior Analyst will adapt planning to meet resource needs and is an expert point-of-contact to colleagues and stakeholders on Equity and Climate Justice technical issues, including but not limited to net-zero, health and climate justice, and low-carbon innovation. Under the leadership of the Director, Equitable and Just Policy Solutions, the Senior Analyst uses experience and knowledge to manage collaborations and processes involving multiple internal and external stakeholders.
Bachelors degree and at least four or more years of related experience or an advanced degree in environmental science or policy, epidemiology, or a related field with at least 2 or more years of relevant work experience.
Demonstrated competence with justice and equity theory and practice.
Familiarity with climate policy or climate justice policy in the U.S., preferably including intersections with health impacts.
Strong ability to work on multiple projects concurrently, both independently and as a member of multi-disciplinary teams in a dynamic, fast-paced and creative environment.
Strong analytical skills and experience performing rigorous analysis in support of highly visible work, including social science or environmental science related methodologies.
Demonstrated skill in synthesizing complex information for non-technical audiences and to translating results into practical solutions.
The ability to learn quickly, acquire new skill sets, and think critically.
Demonstrated capacity to independently troubleshoot problems where precedents are not always available using an original arrangement or interpretation of complex information or activities to arrive at logical conclusions.
Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
Independent judgment required to plan, prioritize and organize a diverse workload.
Experience balancing the needs of multiple diverse stakeholders both internally and externally.
Demonstrated ability to work constructively within a diverse and inclusive environment both internally and externally.
• A high degree of diplomacy to influence and manage key stakeholders and teams.
Demonstrates self-awareness, cultural competency and inclusivity, and ability to work with and lead colleagues and stakeholders across diverse cultures and backgrounds.
We offer a strong total rewards package encompassing competitive salary, robust benefits, and professional development opportunities consistent with a modern global organization. We take into account factors such as candidate experience, skills, training, internal team equity and local norms.
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Please note that pay ranges are country specific. As a result, the stated currency is not meant be converted into any other currency.
Environmental Defense Fund is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.