Manager, Energy and Built Environment

US-NY-New York
Job ID #
2017-3325
HQ / Initiative
Clinton Global Initiative- Commitments

About the Clinton Foundation

The Clinton Foundation convenes businesses, governments, NGOs, and individuals to improve global health and wellness, increase opportunity for girls and women, reduce childhood obesity, create economic opportunity and growth, and help communities address the effects of climate change. Because of our work, nearly 35,000 American schools have provided kids with healthy food choices in an effort to eradicate childhood obesity; more than 150,000 farmers in Malawi, Rwanda, and Tanzania are benefiting from climate-smart agronomic training, higher yields, and increased market access; working with partners, more than 8.5 million trees and tree seedlings have been planted to strengthen ecosystems and livelihoods; over 600,000 people have been impacted through market opportunities created by social enterprises and health and wellbeing programs in Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia, and Africa; through the independent Clinton Health Access Initiative, over 11.5 million people in more than 70 countries have access to CHAI-negotiated prices for HIV/AIDS medications; an estimated 85 million people in the U.S. will be reached through strategic health partnerships developed across industry sectors at both the local and national level; and members of the Clinton Global Initiative community have made more than 3,600 Commitments to Action, which have improved the lives of over 435 million people in more than 180 countries. 

  

Learn more at http://www.clintonfoundation.org, on Facebook at Facebook.com/ClintonFoundation and on Twitter @ClintonFdn. 

Overview

The Manager, Energy and Built Environment will:

  • Oversee a portfolio of organizations (private sector, nonprofit, and government) involved in Commitments to Action in the Built Environment and Energy space, serving as the primary point of contact both externally and internally at the Clinton Foundation.
  • Provide support to ongoing and legacy Commitments to Action in the Built Environment and Energy space. Examples of this include but are not limited to soliciting and reviewing progress reports, troubleshooting and workshopping commitments, or providing targeted support and introductions to commitment makers. As necessary this could also include developing new Commitments to Action.
  • Develop and facilitate creative programming opportunities for commitment makers in the Built Environment and Energy space. Examples of this include but are not limited to teleconferences, webinars, small group discussions, and/or larger in-person meetings or events.
  • As part of the CGI Commitments Team and working with CF Senior Leadership, design, experiment with, and execute a new model for CGI engagement driven purely by commitment impact.

The Manager, Energy and Built Environment w is responsible for managing existing Commitments to Action and developing new commitments in the Built Environment and Energy space, both global and domestic. This includes providing targeted and high-touch support to deepen the impact of existing Commitments to Action, identifying opportunities for new Commitments to Action, and (on an as-needed basis) offering innovative and creative programming opportunities for commitment makers in this space.

Responsibilities

Oversee a portfolio of organizations involved in Commitments to Action in the Energy and Built Environment space:

  • Familiarize yourself with the themes and trends in the commitment portfolio, including the major legacy Commitments to Action created over the past 12 years.
  • Serve as the primary POC for commitment makers (both ongoing and completed) in the space.
  • Serve as the primary internal POC for other initiatives at the Foundation, as well as Senior Leadership, in the Energy and Built Environment space for CGI.

Identify new organizations from across sectors to engage with ongoing commitment makers in a variety of capacities.

 

Provide support to ongoing and legacy Commitments to Action in the Energy and Built Environment space:

  • Solicit and review progress reports from commitment makers on an annual basis.
  • Proactively reach out to commitment makers to determine areas of need, resource gaps, and learning opportunities.
  • Provide targeted commitment support in the form of feedback, facilitated introductions, and opportunities to workshop specific issues or topics.

As necessary, work with organizations to develop new Commitments to Action in the Energy and Built Environment space.

 

Develop creative programming opportunities for commitment makers in the Energy and Built Environment space:

  • Work with commitment makers and external experts to identify trends and themes in the Energy and Built Environment space where CGI can play a catalytic role.

As needed, design programming that will enhance the impact of existing commitments and/or spur the development of new commitments. This includes teleconferences, webinars, small group discussions, and/or larger in-person meetings or events.

 

Provide support in the design and development of a new model for CGI engagement moving forward:

  • Work with the CGI Commitments Team and Foundation Senior Leadership to design and refine a new model of engagement for CGI, driven purely by commitment impact. This requires an open and inquisitive attitude, flexibility, and a willingness to think creatively about how CGI and the Clinton Foundation more broadly can catalyze or enhance innovation in the Energy and Built Environment space.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred

 

Work Experience (Minimum Needed): 5-7 years

Specialized Knowledge

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in general project/program management and/or policy related to energy and the built environment
  • In-depth knowledge of the implementation of such projects/programs in the business, nonprofit, and public sectors. Must be familiar with key players and constituencies, as well as current trends and future opportunities
  • Experience in developing and managing relationships with diverse groups and individuals
  • Experience in grant-writing, business plan development, project design, or other processes resembling Commitment to Action development
  • Experience in meeting and event design and facilitation

 

Skills (e.g. Level of Judgment Required, Ability to Direct, Work Independently, Multi-Task, etc.):

  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, with a flexibility to work with individuals with varying work styles
  • Demonstrated ability to acquire understanding and absorb new information rapidly
  • Self-driven and results-oriented, with a positive outlook
  • Ability to adapt and work in a very flexible, fluid, and evolving environment
  • Willingness to work in an “all hands on deck” environment, and engage in a variety of tasks
  • A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools required; knowledge of relational databases(CRMs)preferred
  • Willingness and flexibility to take on other projects as needed and pivot quickly should it be necessary
  • Ability to work some nights and weekends as needed, especially in the weeks and days ahead of in-person meetings

Physical and Other Requirements

  • Fast paced office environment.
  • Constant computer work, which may require repetitive motion, prolonged periods of sitting, and sustained visual and mental applications and demands.
  • May require travel, which may require walking distances, lifting & carrying luggage and boxes, and prolonged periods of sitting in tight quarters.
  • Occasional lifting (greater than 50 lbs), bending, pulling, collating/filing, and, carrying, and/or moving boxes, files, etc., some of which could be heavy or require the use of carts.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Clinton Foundation maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.

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