Job vacancy. Project Manager - Climate and economy. Salary: £48,350 - £59,421 Closing date: 15 July 2024

We are looking for a Project Manager – Climate and economy in the ClimateXChange Secretariat. ClimateXChange is Scotland’s centre of expertise connecting climate change research and policy, and is funded by the Scottish Government.

The role is responsible for leading the development and delivery of ClimateXChange’s portfolio of work related to economy and finance, providing evidence across a range of policies relevant to the Climate Change Plan, Just Transition Plans and the Scottish National Adaptation Plan.

The post-holder will play a critical role in supporting the delivery of the ClimateXChange programme currently scheduled to run until March 2025. We will undergo a review in 2024 resulting in a possible two-year contract extension to 2027. 

Your skills and attributes for success 

  • Expertise in economy, finance and associated analysis. 
  • Demonstrable experience of connecting research and policy on this agenda. 
  • Experience in research project management. 
  • A track record of writing for a policy audience. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 

Working conditions

  • Salary: £48,350 – £59,421
  • Fixed-term contract: Until March 2025, with a possible two-year contract extension to 2027 
  • Full time: 35 hours per week, however we are open to considering part-time or flexible working patterns 
  • Hybrid: We are also open to considering requests for hybrid working, on a non-contractual basis, which combines a mix of remote and regular on-campus working.

Key dates and application