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Maritime Program Coordinator

The Maritime Program coordinator will play a pivotal role in the Climate Champions’ Maritime Team. They will be supporting the Maritime Lead in coordinating engagement both internally and with external partners.

To help us deliver on our plan for COP28 and beyond, we are looking for a Maritime Program Coordinator. It is a role that provides an opportunity to work at the forefront of the transition of the maritime sector to zero emission and it will suit you if you are mission driven and thrive in a fast-paced, ever-evolving and diverse team.

You will need to be comfortable juggling different priorities and balancing multiple - and at times - competing demands and work in ways which are highly collaborative and engaging with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels and across all sectors of the economy, policy and society.


This role sits within The Climate Champions Team, who provide support to the UNFCCC High Level Climate Champions to deliver on the mandate from Parties: to drive climate action and enhance ambition by non-state actors. Working with the Marrakech Partnership and other partners, we mobilise businesses, investors, cities, regions and civil society and act as a bridge between non-state actors and national governments to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement.

The global team is resourced to support the major campaigns Race to Zero, Race to Resilience, as well as sector-focused systems transformation using the Climate Action Pathways, 2030 Breakthroughs and the Sharm El Sheikh Adaptation Agenda (SAA) launched at COP 27 by the COP Presidency in collaboration of the HLCs.

Lloyd’s Register Foundation funds the Climate Champions Maritime Programme.

Overview of the role

As the Maritime Program coordinator, you will have the primary responsibility for supporting the Maritime lead and Maritime regional teams in the implementation of the High-Level Champions Maritime team 2023 objectives and strategies. A successful candidate will be ready to coordinate the implementation of this important workstream, working with a talented maritime team and partners across the government, business, investor, and not-for-profit organisations.

As this is a new and fast evolving team, the responsibilities are not set in stone. Rather, we expect the post holder to be adaptable and help develop the global implementation plan in line with the changing requirements and an evolving external environment.

About you

The successful candidate will have experience gained in nature-climate agendas. You will be a highly motivated self-starter, happy working across different time zones in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will have a proven track record working in systems change within the maritime sector.

You will be proactive and a highly motivated self-starter, happy working across different time zones and cultures in a high profile fast-paced environment. You are able to exercise sound judgement with regard to engaging on opportunities to catalyse change and seek advice with regard to engaging sector stakeholders.

For a full overview of the role click here

To apply click here

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