Manager, Policy and Advocacy, Carbon Market Institute – Melbourne/remote

Published 10:36 on October 8, 2021  /  Last updated at 10:36 on October 8, 2021  /  Job Postings  /  No Comments

The Carbon Market Institute (CMI) is looking for a Manager, Policy and Advocacy to lead the organisation’s carbon market research portfolio.

The Carbon Market Institute (CMI) is looking for a Manager, Policy and Advocacy to join a passionate and dedicated team, and lead the organisation’s carbon market research portfolio.

CMI is exploring the establishment of a ‘CMI Research Initiative’ backed by supporting CMI members or Research Partners. This role will lead CMI’s research and advocacy workplan, supporting CMI’s climate and carbon market development, decarbonisation and capacity building activities. The Manager, Policy & Advocacy will engage with CMI’s 100+ corporate members, who span Australia’s carbon market supply chain including emissions intensive entities, service and technology providers, financiers, carbon project developers, transport and primary production companies.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years’ experience in climate and carbon-related research and policy development with strong analytical skills, preferably with an economics background. This is a full-time position but a three or four-day position may be considered for the right candidate. CMI’s office is based in Melbourne but candidates based elsewhere within Australia will be considered.
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About the Carbon Market Institute

The Carbon Market Institute (CMI) is an independent industry association and centre of excellence with a 2050 vision of a prosperous, climate resilient, net-zero emissions world:
• we speak for business leading the transition to a net-zero emission economy, sharing knowledge, building capacity and catalysing opportunities;
• we are the stewards of Australia’s carbon market building integrity and related effective policies, while supporting their continued evolution and integration with regional and global markets; and
• we champion the UNFCCC Paris Agreement and the emerging framework of climate and net-zero emission goals and mechanisms for increasing ambition, international cooperation and investment.

Working across a large range of climate policy and carbon market programs and projects, CMI contributes to market development, market integrity and research and analysis. Our over 100 corporate members span the carbon market supply chain including emissions intensive industry, service and technology providers, financiers, carbon developers, transport and primary producers.
CMI is governed by a Board elected by its members, has a three year transition to zero strategy and annually updates its Advocacy Positions: Public Policy and Voluntary Carbon Markets.

TO APPLY

Please send your application (CV) and a cover letter addressing the skills/ experience to: brad.kerin@carbonmarketinstitute.org by 1st November 2021.

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