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Research Officer (Energy & Environment Policy)

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Blockchain & Climate Institute
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London, England, United Kingdom
New
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Published 1 month ago

The Blockchain &Climate Institute (BCI) is an international volunteers-led think tank supporting and advocating the application of blockchain technology in the global fight against climate change.

We are looking for a passionate professional who takes a methodological approach to their work, conducts independent research and analysis, engages with key stakeholders and establishes strategic partnerships to progress the BCI’s core mission. Driving the end-to-end research process, conducting both independent research and support to members of working groups, publish research, produce briefing material for speeches and presentations for clients and external conferences; and turn actions into impacts to shape climate policy on a global platform. Volunteers with more experience may be appointed as Principal or Senior Research Officer.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide research support for members of working groups in areas such as renewable energy, carbon trading, forest monitoring, natural resource management, blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, etc.
  • To carry out primary and secondary research activities including both quantitative and qualitative, analytical examination and publishing high-quality research which draws appropriate conclusions;
  •  To generate opportunities for strategic partnerships;
  • To attend conferences and events to promote the BCI, communicate research findings and insights via Powerpoint decks and engage with key stakeholders.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent oral communication skills, including the ability to develop effective working relationships, work flexibly across professional and operational boundaries, and communicate professionally with internal and external stakeholders at all levels;
  • Excellent English writing skills and detail orientated;
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to balance competing demands under pressure;
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to present ideas appropriately and persuasively; and
  • Aptitude in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish (desirable).

General & Specialist Knowledge:

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office; and
  • Strong depth of knowledge on topics central to the BCI such as climate change, climate finance, blockchain technology and artificial intelligence preferred.

Education & Training:

  • A relevant degree or training in relevant discipline preferred; and
  • Experience in producing research outputs and structured reports for different audiences.

Relevant Experience:

  • Proven track record in research publications;
  • Experience in building constructive relationships with stakeholders;
  • Experience of working independently and with teams to drive forward projects using own initiative; and
  • Experience in designing, planning and facilitating independent research and the ability to meet tight deadlines.

Time Commitment

  • All Volunteers are expected to commit at least one day per week on average.

The Blockchain &Climate Institute (BCI) is an international volunteers-led think tank supporting and advocating the application of blockchain technology in the global fight against climate change.

We are looking for a passionate…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United Kingdom
Associated Location
London, UK

How to Apply

Candidates must submit their CV, cover letter with some English writing samples to the BCI email address at recruitment@blockchainclimate.org.

Candidates must submit their CV, cover letter with some English writing samples to the BCI email address at recruitment@blockchainclimate.org.

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