World Wildlife Fund INC

Climate Business Engagement Advisor

Job Summary

Company:

World Wildlife Fund INC

Category:

Energy Efficiency/Conservation

Type:

Employee

Status:

Full Time

Relocation:

International

Industry:

All

Close Date:

05/12/13

Compensation:

Hours:

Day

Location:

Mexico City

Description

The Climate Business Engagement Advisor is expected to support the national or program offices in priority countries with the development and implementation of strategies to drive the business sector in the country towards a low carbon development pathway in line with a 2oC carbon budget and/or a low emission development strategy for the country. In addition, the CBE Advisor will support the development and advancement of the business engagement tools and initiatives that are used across the network, to approach and collaborate with companies in the establishment of voluntary emission reduction and climate leadership targets. This is a global position based in WWF-Mexico in Mexico City.

Requirements

A minimum of 5 years of experience in climate change mitigation and renewable energy procurement within a corporate setting.                                                                                                                                                       

At least 5 years of experience working with climate certification schemes at the company, project or product level A technical and/or business advanced University degreein a relevant discipline. Extensive knowledge of power markets and regulatory frameworks. Excellent communication, negotiation and diplomacy skills (at a high level). A clear understanding of climate science, climate economics, renewable energy, and the business drivers and levers for climate change mitigation at the corporate level. Strong project management and interpersonal skills. Excellent command of English and Spanish; other languages are an asset