JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Beijing, China

Economics Department
Senior Climate Economist

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111471355
Date Posted: 01/10/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Climate Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Beijing, CHINA
JEL Classifications:
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
Keywords:
Climate Economist
climate change
climate change policy
biodiversity
environment
environment economics
investment
infrastructure
sustainable infrastructure
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Senior Climate Economist will join the Economics Department to build up research related to climate and environment, advance AIIB's thought leadership in this area and inform AIIB’s operations.

Responsibilities
Initiate, conceptualize and conduct research for climate change and environment (with relevant insights for AIIB’s development priorities).
Support policy formulation and/or investment strategy in AIIB with relevant climate or environment economics insights, working closely with the Strategy and Policy Department.
Support the development of the department, and other, Bank publications.
Building a network of external collaborations to expand AIIB’s capacity.


Requirements
Advanced university degree, preferably a Ph.D., in economics. Candidate is expected to have a good track record of research, including quantitative work, on climate change, biodiversity, environment and related fields.
Minimum 8-10 years of relevant professional experience. Good knowledge of climate change policies in various international financial institutions would be welcomed.
Strong people skills and ability to work with a diverse multi-cultural team.
Excellent command of oral and written English.
Candidates with a track record of working in international organizations or international think tanks on similar functions, will be preferred.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2023