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Position: Programme Manager
Organization: Powering Past Coal Alliance
Location: anywhere in Canada

The Powering Past Coal Alliance (PPCA) is a coalition of national and sub-national governments, businesses and organisations working to advance the transition from unabated coal power generation to clean energy.

The Powering Past Coal Alliance is recruiting for a Programme Manager who will lead the administration and management of the PPCA secretariat, working closely with the Communications Manager. The role holder will work directly with members and partners in the practical delivery of the Alliance’s strategic objectives. This is a dynamic position requiring a role holder who can engage on both substance and delivery.

  • Job location: Flexible, London preferred.
  • Salary: Competitive, depending on experience.
  • Contract: Initial one-year contract, with intention of renewal.
  • Closing date for applications: Sunday 17 January 2021.

The PPCA is seeking to recruit an experienced staff member with at least five years of professional experience. The following job description sets out the envisaged role and responsibilities, however there is flexibility as to how these will be ultimately confirmed:

The ideal candidate will have the ability to:

  • Use strong organisation and planning skills to deliver an efficient and reliable secretariat that can operate with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Engage, develop and sustain strong relationships with a range of networks, institutions, and key individuals across governments, business, and civil society.
  • Carry out multiple administrative tasks with strong attention to detail and efficiency, using standard software packages at an advanced level.
  • Communicate effectively with political and diplomatic tact.

Essential Experience:

  • Proven background in international climate and / or energy.
  • Excellent administrative and project management skills, including event planning and delivery.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.

Desirable Experience:

  • Familiarity with the coal power generation sector.
  • Previous experience in secretariat and / or government roles, including diplomatic protocol.
  • Additional languages welcome, particularly French.

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit a one page cover letter and maximum two page CV, combined into one document. Candidates should include details of their availability for starting the role, an indication of expected salary levels, and contact details of at least two nominated referees.

Documents should be submitted by email to: by close of Sunday 17 January 2021. Please title the Subject of your email: Application – PPCA PM – Surname.

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

Interviews will take place in January 2021 via video call.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date publiée : Jan 8 2021    Numéro : 58242