Junior Associate with IRENA
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an inter-governmental organisation mandated with the widespread and increased adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy. IRENA supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future, and serves as the principal platform for international cooperation, a centre of excellence, and a repository of policy, technology, resource and financial knowledge on renewable energy. The Agency implements its mandate with the view to sustainable development, increased energy security and low-carbon economic growth and prosperity.
The purpose of the Junior Professional Associates (JPA) Programme is to enable junior talented and promising university graduates and post graduates to gain first-hand experience in the work of IRENA and a deeper insight into the role of the Agency in promoting the widespread and increased adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy.
Education: Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in energy, engineering, management, economics, natural science, or a related field.
Experience: Knowledge or previous experience in energy systems analysis, renewable energy policy, (renewable) energy technology is desirable.
Language: Excellent command of written and spoken English is a must. Knowledge of other UN languages would be of additional benefit.
Remuneration and benefits
USD 36,000 to 54,000 and other benefits:
Amount of monthly lump-sum depends on qualifications and years of relevant work experience. In addition: a monthly accommodation allowance (EUR 600); relocation grant upon arrival/separation if relocation involved (USD 1,200); installation grant if relocation involved (USD 1,300); health insurance; other entitlements as applicable.
How to Apply?
Qualified candidates must apply on-line by submitting a complete and comprehensive application form and a letter of interest, including details of two professional references who will be contacted if their application is shortlisted
Deadline: 19 March 2017 (At midnight, Abu Dhabi Local Time)
More information can be found on the official website.