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Officer, International Climate Affairs

Job Title: Officer, International Climate Affairs
Location:
Beijing, China
Reports To:
Strategist, International Climate Affairs and Special Assistant to President
Duration: 3 years with possible extension

 

SUMMARY

The Officer, International Climate Affairs (Officer) is responsible for supporting Strategist, International Climate Affairs (Strategist) and Special Assistant to President (SAP) on grants and projects management, meetings and events organization, research and analysis, strategy development and implementations, and funder communications.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Grants and Projects Management

  • Work with Strategist and Special Assistant to the President to identify and select grantees/partners, design project plans with grantees/partners to assure project goals and deliverables are in line with EF China goals and strategies;
  • Administrate the grant-making process in the EFC’s grants management system, drafting IERF and filling in necessary information to initiate the project application, monitoring and following up in the grant period, and drafting evaluation to close the grant in a timely manner;
  • Collect and carry out due diligence on the grants related materials, including grant proposals, budget proposals, mid-term and end-term narrative and financial reports, the technical reports, and etc., and upload the materials to the EFC’s grants management system timely;
  • Monitor the project progress, organize and attend meetings at various stages of the project and follow through to ensure desirable deliverables and outcomes;
  • Monitor the payment for granted projects, help grantees to resolve payment related issues; 
  • Support grant auditing and work with grantees to assure full compliance with EFC policies and regulations both in China and in the US;
  • Organize and manage Foundation-Initiated Projects (FIPs), including consulting contracts, meetings/workshops, study tours and reports/publications. Set up FIPs, collect and review FIP reimbursement materials and ensure that necessary reimbursement materials are complete and correct. Ensure that FIP administration and reimbursement follow EF China procedures and is handled in a timely manner.

 

Meetings and Events Organization

  • Organize domestic and international meetings, workshops and conferences, independently or coordinate with other programs, including assembling agenda, inviting speakers and guests, preparing meeting materials and arranging logistics, and etc.;
  • Support high-level dialogues and events, coordinate with colleagues and external partners to arrange logistics, prepare meeting materials, take notes and develop meeting summaries, and etc.;
  • Arrange experts/consultants visits, study tours and funder trips, including issuing invitation letters, arranging accommodation and transportation, scheduling meetings, arranging or providing translation services, and etc..

 

Research and Analysis

The Officer supports Strategist to conduct research and analysis, including:

  • Collect and summarize the suggestions from local and international experts and organizations in the field, help draft the high-level policy notes to policy makers;
  • Conduct basic research and support landscape study on international climate affairs, including issues on UNFCCC, G20, and important bilateral climate relations e.g., China – US, China – Europe, and etc;
  • Help Strategist draft speeches, presentations and talking points for the President and key VIPs; 
  • Assist to develop communications materials related to international climate affairs, including press releases, opinion pieces, blogs and we-chat articles, and etc.

 

Strategy and Funder communications

The Officer supports Strategist to develop and implement strategies and to communicate with funders, including:

  •   Help formulate and refresh integrated strategies on international climate affairs for EF China, develop logic model, and propose budget;
  •   Work with Strategist to coordinate with all programs to implement the strategies; provide advice to other programs on international climate affairs, and support the related activities;
  •   Assist Strategist with communications related work, effectively communicating the international climate affairs related messages to various stakeholders;
  •   Support Strategist to develop concept notes, proposals and regular reports to funders, proactively communicating strategies, and updating funders on progress of related grants and projects;
  •   Help prepare funder communications materials, such as newsletters, policy analysis, partner updates and invitations to conferences/workshops and study tours.

 

Others

  • Assist Strategist to draft reporting materials, such as the annual reports, work plan and regular updates to the board and regulators;
  • Translate written materials from English to Chinese or vice versa as required by Strategist;
  • Undertake additional tasks and responsibilities as assigned by Strategist and SAP;
  • Back up other colleagues as needed.

 

This job description reflects the assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. 

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Education: Master’s degree or equivalent,preferably in a related field: international affairs, public policies, diplomacy, international cooperation in environment, energy, climate change, and economics; Deep interest in climate change and energy.
  • Working experience: Above 5 years of related experience. Experiences in global climate/energy governance and climate change preferred. 
  • Language level: Chinese native speaker; excellent command of spoken and written English.
  • Communication: ability to communicate logically and articulate key messages/points with clear structure and fact-based supporting arguments, listen actively to audience’s purpose, and communicate effectively in public.
  • Project management: ability to propose project direction, lay out project plan with milestones, timelines and tracking mechanisms, and to accomplish the project on time and in good quality.
  • Problem solving: ability to define and prioritize the key issues when facing complex situations, make analysis with logical reasoning, propose possible solutions and resolve some complicated issues independently.
  • Networking: ability to initiate partnership, cultivate networks and deepen the relationships with key stakeholders to effectively leverage resources.

 

SUCCESS FACTORS:

  • Ethical Behavior/Integrity – Demonstrates principled performance and sound ethics, showing consistency among principles, values and behaviors to build trust and credibility internally and externally.
  • Mission-driven/Initiative –Inspired by the organization's vision and mission, and take actions with ownership, can-do attitude and proactive mindset.
  • Team Spirits – Collaboratively works toward solutions, which benefit all involved. parties; willingly cooperate with others to accomplish team/organization objectives.

 

The Energy Foundation China provides a comprehensive benefits package, including competitive salary and generous vacation.

Please email a cover letter and resume, subject line "Application of Officer, International Climate Affairs", to jobs@efchina.org.

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