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YOUR POSITION WITH TNC
The challenges facing our planet today require comprehensive solutions that address the well-being of people and nature and lay the foundation for future conservation efforts. Promoting policies that provide benefits to both people and nature is critical to securing lasting conservation outcomes. The work and expertise of The Nature Conservancy’s External Affairs programs are integral to this effort. External Affairs is helping to shape the government policies that help make possible achievement of transformative conservation outcomes to address climate change, enhance protection of lands, waters, and the ocean, and provide food and water sustainably. We have an awesome task at hand, and the work that you do here will have a direct impact on our success.
The Climate Mitigation Program Manager assists in the development and implementation of the US Climate Mitigation Program at TNC and helps support execution of TNC’s climate mitigation strategies through program and strategy management.
The Climate Mitigation Program Manager leads program and strategy management to advance TNC’s U.S. Climate Mitigation Program, which consists of three strategies: US Climate Action, Natural Climate Solutions, and Renewable Energy Deployment. They support climate mitigation program leadership by managing priority projects, tracking progress against program goals, and efficiently allocating program and project support across the climate mitigation team. They serve as a key liaison and informational contact between the climate mitigation team and other TNC staff. The Climate Mitigation Program Manager will lead development of program plans, budgets, and metrics with input and buy-in from key stakeholders and team members. They will manage and support cross-functional teams, networks, and collaborative processes to achieve program and strategy goals. They will also lead reporting to support fundraising, donor stewardship and strategy tracking. They will define roles and responsibilities, recruit, and lead a program management team to successfully achieve identified goals.
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