Who We’re Looking For:
Solidaridad North America is looking for a Climate Innovation and Green Growth Specialist to join a lean team of committed professionals that is growing Solidaridad’s presence in North America and driving support to global programs tackling the biggest challenges all along the supply chain. The Climate and Green Growth specialist will apply their technical expertise to develop innovative climate solutions in global supply chains, that will attract climate, donor, and corporate funding, and accelerate sector wide impact.
The Specialist will be an analytical and creative thinker, with a strong professional network, and a proven track record in materializing high-impact green growth solutions based on technical soundness, creative collaboration, and successful fundraising. This role will bolster Solidaridad’s strengths as a solution-driven organization that harnesses the power of a network structure and on-ground presence to push forward innovative approaches to climate change mitigation and adaptation among smallholder producers. From developing winning propositions at the intersection of themes such as climate, migration, and inclusion, to strategizing around payment for impact solutions, to providing technical advice on ongoing and new climate innovations globally, this role calls for adaptive skills, out of the box thinking, and cross-cultural collaboration.
The ideal candidate has a results-oriented work attitude, is a self-starter, requires minimal supervision, and enjoys working as part of a team. Preference for candidates with experience working in cross-cultural settings. The Climate and Green Growth specialist will report to the Managing Director, working closely with the North America team and collaborating with global teams as appropriate.
Minimal travel, domestic and possibly some international, is anticipated.
Location: Based in the United States; possibly a remote work opportunity. East Coast preferable, other locations can be considered.
What we expect:
Work in close collaboration with Solidaridad North America’s Head of Corporate Engagement and Head of Programs and Partnerships to:
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If you think you’re a good fit and are ready for the challenge, please email salary expectations, resume and cover letter to Libby Daghlian at [email protected]. Please include Climate Innovation and Green Growth Specialist in the subject line.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls, please.
Open until filled.