Position : Electric Mobility Associate


Main areas of responsibility will include, but not be limited to, the following:


  • Coordinating on all projects and research related to all aspects of the avoid – shift – improve framework
  • Managing junior staff in both official and unofficial capacities
  • Liaising with WRI Ross Center international offices (especially India, China, Brazil, Mexico, and Turkey) to ensure project coordination
  • Coordinating with subgrantees and local partners (especially in Vietnam)

Research and Knowledge

  • Leading, participating, and/or coordinating all research related to the application of electric mobility to the avoid – shift – improve framework
  • Conducting environmental and financial data collection, verification and visualization, and qualitative and quantitative analysis using modeling and visualization software
  • Authoring written and graphic content for publications, reports, papers, and presentations
  • Reviewing knowledge products written by external authors (i.e. not part of the Electric Mobility team)
  • Leading and contributing to the production of blogs, reports, and other informational content
  • Participating in monthly team research activities on a variety of topics


  • Creating content from proposals and concept notes, including deliverables, timelines, and budgets
  • Contributing to fundraising efforts
  • Attending various external functions and events, as relevant, to serve as a representative of WRI s Electric Mobility team
  • Representing the Electric Mobility team in WRI meetings
  • Organizing internal and external meetings, workshops, conferences, and other dissemination activities

Required Qualifications

  • Master s degree in urban/city planning, land – use planning, transportation studies, or a related field (or BA and 2 additional years of experience)
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant, full – time work experience
  • Experience promoting or advancing electric vehicles
  • Experience leading and writing research papers for academic journals or major conferences and ing qualitative and/or quantitative analysis to research pieces
  • Previous work experience and enthusiasm regarding electric mobility, public transport, urban service finance, energy and climate modeling, urban transit technical and policy analysis, or sustainability issues in developing countries
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in multi – disciplinary and multi – cultural teams, manage multiple priorities and work under tight deadlines
  • Detail – oriented, organized, and independent thinker
  • Fluency and excellent verbal and writing communication skills in English

Desired Qualifications

  • Fluency or near – fluency in a second language (especially Chinese, Vietnamese, Spanish, or Portuguese)
  • Project management experience, especially on international projects with budgets over 100,000 USD
  • Experience planning, running, and moderating workshops of stakeholders from diverse backgrounds in the transportation field
  • Demonstrated extracurricular interest in electric vehicle planning or sustainable transportation planningdata

Desired Skills and Experience

statements of work sow, road safety, data analysis, urban planning, financial data, data collection, policy analysis, english language, electric vehicle, equipment supply, climate modeling, public transport

Seniority Level

Entry level


  • Non-profit Organization Management
  • Research
  • Management Consulting

Employment Type


Job Functions

  • Other

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