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Manager (Climate Finance) – Climate Resilience Practice

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Delhi / Mumbai, India

WRI India is seeking a Senior Research Associate (SRA) to join the Climate Resilience Practice (CRP) team in India. The SRA will support the vision of CRP to help governments, civil society, and the private sector to reduce the vulnerable of people to the impacts of climate change.

WRI’s CRP team engages in a diverse body of work. The current projects build on a foundation of almost 10 years of work on climate change adaptation. CRP has developed path-setting knowledge products to assess national institutional capacity and support civil society to enhance resilience efforts at the scale required.

This position is a unique opportunity for those wishing to be at the forefront of cutting-edge research and action on the financing of climate change adaptation and resilience in India. The SRA will be an expert in climate finance and will help build the capacity of Indian institutions to assess their financial needs, and access and deploy finance to reduce climate vulnerability. The SRA will join a team of highly motivated individuals at CRP and the WRI Sustainable Finance Centre and work closely with a variety of stakeholders to encourage improvement in the quality and quantity of financial resources aimed at enhancing climate resilience in India.