Which global dev employers are hiring climate experts?

A substation manager on site in Afghanistan. Photo by: Graham Crouch / World Bank

As the United Nations Climate Change Conference draws to a close in Madrid, Devex is taking a look at the hiring trends around climate work in the global development sector.

Data from 500 positions specifically related to the environment and natural resources posted on Devex’s job board over the past 90 days sheds some light on where there are opportunities for professionals with a range of climate expertise — including which organizations are hiring, what level of experience they are looking for, and where the jobs are located.

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  • Emma Smith

    Emma Smith is a Reporter at Devex. She covers all things related to careers and hiring in the global development community as well as mental health within the sector — from tips on supporting humanitarian staff to designing mental health programs for refugees. Emma has reported from key development hubs in Europe and co-produced Devex’s DevProWomen2030 podcast series. She holds a degree in journalism from Glasgow Caledonian University and a master's in media and international conflict. In addition to writing for regional news publications, she has worked with organizations focused on child and women’s rights.