JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023
Conservation Strategy Fund
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Natural resource economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Lead Economist is responsible for conducting rigorous technical analyses, collaborating with colleagues on projects, project management, strategy development, contributing to our capacity building program, fundraising, and conveying the results of our analyses in clear, concise, and compelling ways. S/he does this through technical and practical understanding of the interface between conservation and development, the ability to drive policy change, and by working well in a team.
S/he will engage with our partners, stakeholders, clients, alumni, and funders to develop program ideas and seek opportunities to use economics to solve our greatest environmental problems. The person will draft concept notes and proposals for submission to funders and donor clients, and be expected to work collaboratively with his/her supervisor, the CFO, and others on the development of these proposals.
The position does not have a geographic focus, and could include work from anywhere in the world. However, the person can expect to be conducting analysis in our core geographies, including the United States, Amazon Andes, Southern and Eastern Africa, and Indonesia. The person can expect to work on projects involving valuation of ecosystem services, cost-benefit analysis, and geo-spatial analysis, just to name a few.
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