The Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA) works with a global network of partners to build an inclusive industry that makes clean cooking accessible to the three billion people who live each day without it. Established in 2010, the Alliance is driving consumer demand, mobilizing investment to build a pipeline of scalable businesses, and fostering an enabling environment that allows the sector to thrive. Clean cooking transforms lives by improving health, protecting the climate and environment, empowering women, and helping consumers save time and money. In alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals, CCA is working to achieve universal access to clean cooking by 2030.
The Senior Associate, Strategy and Development (Senior Associate) is responsible for supporting the portfolio of work that falls under the Strategy and Development team. S/he is an integral part of the team and supports the Senior Director, Strategy and Development and the Senior Manager, Strategy on several areas of work, including the Clean Cooking Systems Strategy (CCSS) project, CCA’s organizational strategy, donor relations, and various team operations.
The CCSS project is a unique undertaking led by CCA, working in close collaboration with external partners, to develop a strategy across the entire clean cooking system using a co-creative and design thinking approach. This position will require a diverse combination of skills and will provide the unique opportunity to play an important role in an exciting portfolio of projects.
This is a full-time with benefits role based in Washington D.C
We seek applicants with a diverse range of skills. Ready to apply to a portfolio of dynamic and evolving projects, and ready to execute tasks independently with exceptional level of detail and professionalism. We are interested in applications who have experience in effective writing, exceptional PowerPoint skills, and experience and interest in communicating with a wide range of audiences and partners. We seek candidates who can cultivate effective working relationships with people, internally and externally, from a wide variety of types of organizations, cultural backgrounds, and areas of expertise.
Most of all, we are seeking the following qualities which are fundamental to success, including:
Benefits & Compensation
For full-time, benefit eligible employees, UNF offers an excellent range of benefits, including:
Additionally, all benefit eligible employees have 12 paid holidays, 20 vacation days, 10 sick days, 3 personal days, and 8 weeks of family leave care.
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