The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is an award-winning independent think tank working to accelerate solutions for a stable climate, sustainable resource management, and fair economies. Our work inspires better decisions and sparks meaningful action to help people and the planet thrive. We shine a light on what can be achieved when governments, businesses, non-profits, and communities come together. IISD’s staff of more than 120 people, plus over 150 associates and consultants, come from across the globe and from many disciplines. With offices in Winnipeg, Geneva, Ottawa, and Toronto, our work affects lives in nearly 100 countries.
IISD is looking for a Policy Advisor, Food, Trade & Markets to join an international team of lawyers and economists working to change rules and policies on food, agriculture, trade, and investment, starting as soon as possible. The overall goal of the work is to ensure that the legal, policy, and institutional frameworks that govern trade and markets in food and agriculture contribute to food security and improved nutrition, improved livelihoods, reduced inequality, and responsible use of the planet’s resources.
IISD offers the opportunity to carry out varied research in cutting-edge, challenging fields in a friendly international environment.
IISD is committed to fostering a more equitable and sustainable world and welcomes candidates who uphold our values of diversity, equity and inclusion. In addition, to correct the conditions of social injustice and disadvantage in employment around the world, we encourage candidates from historically marginalized groups, including women, people with disabilities, people from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, and those who identify themselves as 2SLGBTQ+ to apply for the Policy Analyst, Food, Trade & Markets position. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.
All submissions must be in English. Please send a CV (including the names, phone numbers, email addresses of three referees) and a cover letter (one page).
The is a 1-year full-time position (extension subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability) and will be based in IISD-Europe’s Geneva office. All applicants must have the right to work in Switzerland before applying.
Only those candidates we wish to interview will be contacted. Resumes will be kept on file for one year.
Start Date: August 2, 2021, or earlier
Closing Date: May 14, 2021
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