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(Senior) Research Officers (Natural Resource Management / Biodiversity / Forest Conservation)

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Blockchain & Climate Institute
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London, England, United Kingdom

Blockchain & Climate Institute


New
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Published 1 month ago

Recurring
Weekdays
A few hours per week

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, REDD+, 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;
  • GIS skills like ArcGIS, ERDAS IMAGINE, etc.

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 ability in organisation/business development (e.g. experience of working in a target-driven role);
  • 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

  • Remote Possible
  • Training Provided
  • International Volunteers Welcome
  • Virtual Opportunity

Location

London, England, GB

How to Apply

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

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

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