UNEP DTU Partnership (UDP) is a leading international research and advisory institution on energy, climate and sustainable development. It is an independent Centre within the Department for Management at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). As a collaborating centre of UN Environment (UNEP), UDP works with a large range of international institutions, national governments, and research institutions, to assist countries in their efforts to move towards climate resilient and sustainable development. UDP has a staff of approximately 70 professionals from 20 different countries with backgrounds covering economics, science, engineering, and energy and environment planning. UDP currently implements project activities in more than 60 developing countries.
The position will be in the newly established section on Business Models & Finance, which supports developing and emerging economies by pursuing work in key areas, such as early stage and mid-stage project/investment preparation, building up of partnerships, conducting technical and financial pre-feasibility and feasibility studies. The Section also develops financial architecture concepts and models for implementation and replication, in order to bridge the existing gaps preventing or slowing down green investment. The section represents a consolidation and an expansion of UDPs areas of engagement towards working more directly with business models, the private sector and financial institutions.
We are currently seeking to recruit a senior expert to work on Buildings and Energy Efficiency in the context of the Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency, an integral part of UNEP DTU Partnership.
The successful candidate must have experience with project implementation and a strong methodological background and proven experience within Energy Efficiency in Buildings in a developing country context.
We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced team player who possess strong knowledge and expertise in the listed area and who meet the following criteria:
UDP offers an international setting with room for professional and personal development. We employ senior researchers and advisors, researchers, PhD students and research assistants, with a possibility to work across institutional sections. Staff members have a high degree of freedom and responsibility in organising their work, they play different roles in different projects, and project teams vary from one project to another.
UDP is part of the Department of Management at the Technical University of Denmark and employees are university staff. The successful candidate will be employed in a full-time position according to the collective agreement with the Confederation of Professional Associations. The position is for 2 years.
The place of work is the UN City based in Copenhagen, Denmark. We apply a dialogue-based Scandinavian management style and we offer a family friendly work place with a documented positive work environment where there is room for a good work-life balance for our staff.
Please submit your online application no later than 1 November 2019 (23:59, local time). You can apply for the position online at www.career.dtu.dk. To submit, please open the link "Apply online", fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:
Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered.
For further information please contact Merete Villum Pedersen, Section Head of Business Models &, phone: +45 4533 5258, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information is also available at the UDP website, www.unepdtu.org.
All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion, or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.
DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and scientific advice. Our staff of 6,000 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society, and our 11,200 students are being educated to address the technological challenges of the future. DTU is an independent university collaborating globally with business, industry, government and public agencies.