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Associate Director: Global Clean Energy Network

350.org

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Join 350.org as an Associate Director and Drive Global Clean Energy Initiatives

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Remote in UK, Spain, Poland, South Africa, Kenya, Senegal, Philippines, Indonesia, Taiwan.

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100% Remote- Worldwide

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Organisation summary

350.org is on a mission to spearhead a global grassroots movement to tackle the climate crisis. Active in over 188 countries, the organization leverages online campaigns and strategic offline actions to effect change. With inclusivity and diversity at its core, 350.org embraces a variety of perspectives to enhance its work on environmental, social, and economic justice. Learn about our values here.

Role Summary

  • Lead the Global Clean Energy Network, fostering collaborations to achieve clean energy transitions.
  • Coordinate with the Network‚Äôs Steering Committee and strategic workstream leads.
  • Manage the overall project budget and ensure progress reporting.
  • Facilitate knowledge exchange and support network governance.
  • Develop strategies for network expansion and member engagement.

Role Requirements

  • Proven experience in building global networks with strong regional/national ties.
  • Strategic leadership in the development and execution of initiatives.
  • Skilled in facilitation and climate/energy campaigning.
  • Proficient in budget management and grant oversight.

Position Type

  • Full-time, 12-month contract

Application Deadline

  • 15 March 2024

Start Date

  • As soon as possible

Compensation

Location

  • Remote within countries where 350.org operates

Work Environment

  • Remote role in a collaborative team with occasional travel for climate-related events.

350.org is looking for an Associate Director: Global Clean Energy Network for a fixed term period of one year

About 350.org

350.org is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries. 350.org works hard to organize in a new way‚ÄĒeverywhere at once, using online tools to facilitate strategic offline action. We want to be a laboratory for the best ways to strengthen the climate movement and catalyze transformation around the world. The values that guide and drive our work are listed here.¬†

350.org is an equal opportunity employer. 350.org strives to be an inclusive and collaborative group ofpeople who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We‚Äôre committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a safe workplace where everyone is treated fairly and enjoys workingtogether. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of working. Diverseperspectives and experiences improve the way 350.org carries out our work ‚Äď including what wedecide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We do our best to make staff positionsaccessible to all potential team members, regardless of race, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability,assigned gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or identity, religion or creed,veteran status, marital or parental status, and genetic information. We also strive to include teammembers in communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds ofenvironmental, social, and economic injustice.

About the Associate Director: Global Clean Energy Network 

The Global Clean Energy Network is a civil society-led ‚ÄėNetwork of Networks‚Äô connecting, coordinating & collaborating on the key transnational strategies needed to meet the urgent and shared goal of driving clean energy scaling in the power sector in a just and equitable way, to displace fossil fuels and make 1.5C possible. The Network brings together transnational and regional networks & organisations; fossil fuel campaigners, finance, data, diplomacy, legal and communication experts, human rights, grassroots, development organisations, RE industry and trade union associations, youth groups, entrepreneurs and funders.¬†

350.org seeks a strategic, collaborative leader to lead and coordinate the network, working together with the Network’s Steering Committee and the leads of the strategic workstreams, to encourage and support collaboration and thereby impact.

Duties & Responsibilities 

Coordinating Global Clean Energy Network

  • Provide expert input into thought leadership and strategies¬† to improve the effectiveness of the GCEN (drawing upon best practices for network coordination)¬†¬†
  • Operationalise strategic objectives, including to support workstream teams to track progress, identify relevant connections with other workstreams and help overcome any obstacles including funding needs¬†¬†
  • Hold responsibility and manage the overall project budget, including hiring and overseeing consultants and Network meetings
  • Ensure reporting on workstream progress to the Steering Committee¬†
  • Develop a process to assess workstream funding needs, and support workstream leads to bring proposals to funders
  • Manage the disbursement of smaller discretionary funds (e.g. convenings, mapping work) in support of the workstreams¬†
  • Lead on the design and delivery of the annual strategy meeting¬†
  • Project manage the GCEN‚Äôs priorities, including transnational coordination across the Network, ensuring the Network is meeting its strategic objectives. Coordinating across the Network.
  • Actively coordinate with regional networking structures and with key funders (PIE in particular), including strategic input, monitoring and reporting as needed.¬†

Knowledge exchange

  • Identify common knowledge gaps among the network, and establish knowledge exchange mechanisms to foster interaction between workstreams and between global and regional levels of work¬†

Network governance

  • Support the Steering Committee to fulfill its function as guardian of the ‚Äúnetwork of networks‚ÄĚ concept by managing its agenda, chairing the meeting and maintaining records of meeting discussions and decisions, providing timely and relevant reports and other information, and implementing Steering Committee decisions

Network expansion

  • As agreed and prioritised with the Steering Committee, develop and execute engagement strategies for recruiting new members to the network, helping to strengthen and diversify the network (movement building)

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in proactively building a global network that contributes to, and builds on, strong regional/national structures and strategies
  • Experience in leadership of strategy development and delivery
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Experience in climate/energy campaigning
  • Experience In budgeting and in managing grants

We are looking for someone who is comfortable working both independently and in teams, highly responsive, and able to lead initiatives as well as take direction from others.

Position Type: Full time for 12 months

Application Deadline: 15 March 2024

Start Date: As soon as possible

Compensation: Salary tier 3.2 Click here to view the salary 

Location: Remote within the countries 350.org currently operates. Current countries are: UK, Spain, Poland, South Africa, Kenya, Senegal, Philippines, Indonesia, Taiwan 

Work Environment: This role is a remote working opportunity in a fast-paced, high-pressure, highly collaborative team culture. Attendance of online and offline climate workshops, forums, or actions will occasionally be required based on geographic location or work capacity needs.

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