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.
The Policy Advisor, Sustainable Finance, will provide research, project management, and communication support for IISD’s sustainable finance work on nature-based solutions, specifically nature-based infrastructure. The successful candidate will understand and be able to support initiatives that involve researching and providing support to access a range of different public and private funding opportunities to implement these interventions. They will be part of a multidisciplinary team, working closely with IISD affiliates, consultants, and interlocutors in different parts of the world.
The successful candidate’s key areas of responsibility will include but not be limited to:
Project Implementation and Management
The Policy Advisor will bring the following set of skills to the position:
The Policy Advisor should possess the following qualifications:
The contract is for one year with the possibility of renewal. It will be based in IISD’s Geneva, Toronto or Ottawa office. Please only apply to one posting, as this role is posted to multiple cities.
Application deadline: We are open to applications until the right candidate is recruited.
Start date: As soon as possible
Location: This is a full-time position located at either IISD’s Geneva, Toronto or Ottawa office; however, home-based applicants
will be considered if time zones are conducive to working alongside our team.
Salary: Competitive total rewards package based on experience and skillset
Applications will only be accepted through BambooHR. Please include the following:
The candidate must have the authorization to work in their country of residence.
Only those candidates we wish to interview will be contacted. Resumes will be kept on file for one year.
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, Indigenous Peoples, people with disabilities, people from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, and those who identify themselves as 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply for this position. We offer reasonable accommodations in the recruitment process. Please identify in your cover letter if you need accommodations during the recruitment process.
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