What is WRII?
World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being. Our work focuses on building sustainable and liveable cities and working towards a low carbon economy. Through research, analysis, and recommendations, WRI India puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth, promote livelihoods, and enhance human well-being.
We are inspired by and associated with World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organisation with more than 1000 experts and other staff around the world. World Resources Institute began in Washington, DC, in 1982 to provide cutting edge analysis to address global environment and development challenges. WRI spans more than 50 countries, with offices in Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, and the United States. In all of these locations, WRI works with government, business, and civil society to drive ambitious action based on high-quality data and objective analysis.
WRI India has the capacity to convene key stakeholders, and forge strategic partnerships with governments, business, foundations, civil society organizations, institutes and NGOs, to scale-up solutions that can bring game-changing results for the sustainable management of natural resources in India.
WRI India is seeking a qualified full-time consultant to support the Climate team with a study that aims to analyze how India can feasibly reduce its emissions across key sectors towards long-term climate compatible growth. This position will support development of global and sectoral carbon budgets as well as sectoral roadmaps and milestones, in an effort to develop long-term low-carbon growth pathways for India that align with temperature targets.
The consultant will do literature review, collect data, conduct consultations and workshops with experts and policymakers, undertake quantitative analysis and document the analysis in a comprehensive publication. The consultant should have an excellent understanding of energy/climate landscape in the country, experience of working with stakeholders, prior energy/economic modeling/forecasting experience, and demonstrated experience in working with large datasets.
Location: Delhi, India
Duration: 18 Months
To Apply: Qualified applicants should apply online at www.wri.org/careers. All applications must be submitted online through this career portal in order to be formally considered.