Energy Transition Global Lead

Energy Transition Global Lead

Employee Type

Provides strategic and tactical leadership and coordination in the internal development and external implementation of WWF’s global energy agenda. Creates cohesion and a connection function across the policy and advocacy work, working closely with the different energy work streams.  

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Requirements and Qualification
  • 10 years of work experience in energy and climate. At least 3 years of experience in global energy and climate policy work. 
  • Direct experience in one or more of the following areas: (i) coal phase-out (ii) oil and gas transition, (iii) energy efficiency; (iv) energy access and (v) just transition. 
  • Master’s Degree in Energy Economics, Energy Finance, Climate Science, Social Science, or related relevant fields. 
  • Fluent in English. Other language/s are an asset.Required Skills and Competencies: 
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of global conservation issues, market and business dynamics in the energy field. 
  • Proven ability to deliver programmatic work with sharp project and team management. 
  • Fundraising skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in building alliances, initiatives or platforms for change that leverage the capacity of partners. 
  • A network of external relationships that extends WWF’s current reach.
  • Ability to be a self-starter, excellent communication and network skills.
  • Ability to interact with senior business and policy leaders.
  • Strong team player and internal organizational networker. 
  • Adheres to WWF’s values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.


Contract: 1 year with potential to renew as a result of joint efforts. 


Location: Open. 


Interested candidates should send a covering letter and a maximum 2-page Curriculum Vitae, saved in a single PDF file, to Dana Brunner

Ensure you put this in the subject line of your email: RECRUITMENT: Energy Transition Global Lead - (add your name) 




For specific questions about the position, contact

Else Hendel / +4797423495 

Vanessa Pérez-Cirera

Years of Experience
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