Job Posting 99589

Regional Pathways Analyst
The Transition Accelerator
Work From Home - From Anywhere
Remote, anywhere in Canada
closes in 29 days (Fri, 29 Mar)
full time

The Transition Accelerator is a pan-Canadian organization that works with others to identify and advance pathways to a prosperous, competitive, net-zero emissions Canada in 2050. We are seeking a motivated individual to help the Accelerator play a pivotal role in leading Canada into the future.

We work with government, industry, Indigenous, and civil society leaders to co-create practical visions of what the future could be, then build stepwise pathways to get there. We see a future where Canada is internationally competitive, with great, permanent jobs in all regions. We see a Canada that has a prosperous, net-zero emissions economy, and healthy people and communities.

About the Role

Within The Accelerator, our Regional Pathways division focuses on supporting the transition to net zero at the sub-national level. We engage stakeholders to map out and advance region-specific strategies for achieving net-zero emissions. For this role, we are seeking someone with strong written communication skills and knowledge of the clean energy and climate policy landscape. The ideal candidate will be comfortable independently drafting written products, including memos, reports, and presentations, and will have a strong grasp of net zero policy and regulation. We are also looking for individuals who thrive on a varied workload, covering a range of decarbonization technologies and policies across different regions of the country.

Collaboration is key in our Regional Pathways division. We work closely with other verticals within The Transition Accelerator, including Electrification, Industrial Policy, and Net-Zero Fuels. Additionally, we collaborate with consortia closely linked to The Accelerator, such as the Building Decarbonization Alliance. If you are highly collaborative and eager to make a meaningful impact on Canada’s transition to a net-zero future, we encourage you to consider joining our team.

When you join us, you’ll be diving into one of Canada’s most pressing challenges: addressing climate change. This opportunity offers you a chance to gain invaluable experience in navigating the path to a net-zero future, connect with some of the nation’s foremost experts in this field, and actively contribute to real-world change.

Your Day-to-Day

As an analyst, you’ll work closely with the Director of Regional Pathways to advance net-zero pathways across the country. On a typical workday, your tasks may include:

  • Preparing Written Materials: Drafting policy briefs or reports that summarize climate activities in a given region.
  • Developing and Sharing Climate Expertise: Keeping up with relevant program or regulatory developments and sharing these insights with the team.
  • PowerPoint Deck Preparation: Crafting PowerPoint presentations to provide support for engagement activities, ensuring clear and compelling
  • communication.
  • Developing Analytical Models: Constructing analytical models to calculate energy usage and assess the cost-effectiveness of various technologies.
  • Literature Review Summaries: Composing concise summaries of findings from literature reviews, distilling complex information into easily digestible formats.
  • Engagement Support: Assisting in coordinating and participating in calls with industry and government representatives, contributing to effective communication and collaboration.

Qualifications

In this role, we are looking for individuals who can bring the following qualifications and skills:

  • Relevant Education and Experience: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of experience in a related field, which could include climate studies, clean energy, engineering, or economics.
  • Clean Energy Acumen: Knowledge pertaining to clean energy technologies and policies, demonstrating a strong grasp of the subject matter.
  • Demonstrated Writing Experience: Prior experience preparing briefs, reports, and presentations, ideally in the clean energy or climate sector.
  • Concise Communication: The ability to effectively synthesize and summarize substantial volumes of written information, presenting complex ideas concisely and clearly.

The Transition Accelerator works on projects in both official languages. Bilingualism is considered an asset.

Additional Information

This is a full-time, remote position based in Canada, and may require some travel. The successful applicant is expected to work from home and be available during core hours between 8 am and 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday. The position has a compensation package benchmarked to sector standards.

The Accelerator recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, age, sex, national origin, disability, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

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