Nonprofit Remote Digest - Issue #528
With deep expertise in finance and policy, CPI is an analysis and advisory organization that works to improve the most important energy and land use practices around the world. Our mission is to help governments, businesses, and financial institutions drive economic growth while addressing climate change. CPI has six offices around the world in Brazil, India, Indonesia, Kenya, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Climate Policy Initiative - Energy, Land Use, and Finance — www.climatepolicyinitiative.org Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) helps governments, businesses, and financial institutions drive economic growth while addressing climate change.
Senior Data Analyst
CPI is an analysis and advisory organization with deep expertise in finance and policy. Our mission is to help governments, businesses, and financial institutions drive economic growth while addressing climate change. CPI has six offices around the world in Brazil, India, Indonesia, Kenya, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
CPI is known as a leader in tracking sustainable investment trends, identifying innovative business models, and supporting the solutions that can drive a transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy. We are unique in our focus on finance, our ability to get the right people to the table, and our analytical rigor.
CPI is convening a collaborative data, knowledge and advisory platform operational at the global and national levels for selected countries that will:
assess the adequacy of the public and private finance response to climate change and the degree of alignment of financial stocks and flows, vis-à-vis Paris Agreement goals
bring together high-quality, relevant financial data and information from numerous providers
identify gaps and opportunities to scale up necessary investments
actively inform effective prioritization and targeting of policy and public/private investment by policy makers, regulators, corporations, and financial institutions
We are now seeking an experienced and dedicated Senior Data Analyst to support putting our long-term database management and system planning ambitions into action. You will have a passion for employing data to fight climate change with a knack for analysis, math and statistics.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Support the research team in the efficient collection and analysis of varied and cross-disciplinary data to incorporate into useable and reportable formats. This will include but is not limited to investment data and transaction and impact attributes.
Develop and manage database and data handling systems
Create protocols for data processing and query definitions for data extraction with the support of an analyst team
Mentor analyst team on data handling and database systems
Input into reports and presentations to disseminate model outputs
Manage relationships with proprietary data providers and other relevant stakeholders
Assess existing data security protocols, provide recommendations and support implementation of improvements
Support development of CPI’s research to further CPI’s reach and influence
Working with CPI’s communications and research teams to develop data visualizations and web interfaces
Competencies & Experience Required
A commitment to CPI’s mission and values
Advanced degree in computer science, quantitative finance or economics, physics, engineering, math, statistics or data science
Expertise in advanced data manipulation, relational database management, programming
Advanced proficiency in SQL and Microsoft Excel
Experience in acquiring, cleaning and analyzing data to produce high quality analysis for reports, platforms and tools
Experience in data scraping techniques
Ability to present complex data concepts to non-expert colleagues
Fluency in written and spoken English
Highly developed critical thinking and problem solving skills
An excellent team player who is flexible, proactive and able to multi-task
Highly organised with the ability to manage workload, plan outputs and manage multiple stakeholders
Detail-oriented and able to take ownership of tasks with personal drive and to work with minimal supervision
Knowledge of R & Python highly desirable
Experience with data visualization interfaces/tools such as Tableau
Experience with key energy and financial databases e.g. Bloomberg, Refinitiv Eikon, Capital IQ, Rystad etc.
Previous background and experience in finance and/or energy sectors
What we offer
CPI is hiring for one position open immediately. We would prefer the successful applicant to be based out of our London office however we will consider other CPI office locations or fully remote for exceptional candidates. If you choose to be based out of our London office you must have the right to live and work in the UK at the time of application.
The CPI team is currently working remote due to the Coronavirus pandemic and the successful candidate will be supported by our HR and Operations team to get set up logistically during this period.
CPI offers a total rewards package including a competitive base salary and excellent benefits.
How to Apply
Visit our Careers Portal to submit an application including your CV and a cover letter outlining why you want to work with CPI and how your skills and experience align with the position requirements.
The deadline for submitting your application is midnight Friday 12th February. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Please be sure to add firstname.lastname@example.org to your contact list to ensure delivery of all correspondence from us.
Climate Policy Initiative is an equal opportunity employer.