1. Represent, present, and discuss the CR Lab 's work in public forums. 2. Represent the CR Lab in negotiations with environmentally focused foundations, institutes, contractors, state and federal government officials, and multi-national organizations. 3. Lead a team responsible for designing, developing, and testing carbon reduction initiatives. 4. Provide leadership for project team by coaching, mentoring, and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones. 5. Identify and build relationships with key stakeholders and outside experts in the field doing relevant work and collaborate on the development of new techniques that will offset carbon dioxide emissions. 6. Ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives and manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverables with team members and stakeholders. 7. Define success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project and program life cycle, as well as, identify risks and obstacles to success and develop and implement resolutions. 8. Provide status reporting using analysis and metrics regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks and issues, and successes. 9. Ensure that projects are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones. 10. Establish practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization. 11. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Expert understanding of climate change and environmental policy, environmental sustainability challenges and technical knowledge of climate change and development issues, with a passion for nature and the environment. Environmentally-related fields of study. Experience in building a startup company, with demonstrated ability to reach important milestones.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Expert understanding of climate change and environmental policy, environmental sustainability challenges and technical knowledge of climate change and development issues, with a passion for nature and the environment. Environmentally-related fields of study. Experience in building a startup company, with demonstrated ability to reach important milestones.
Required Skill/ability 5:
Ability and willingness to travel both domestically and internationally, including work in the field for varying lengths of time.
Posting Position Title: Senior Project Manager, Carbon Containment Lab
Required Skill/ability 3: Enjoys a fast-paced work environment and is comfortable working with new methodologies and creating clarity in ambiguous situations, with the proven ability to meet challenging deadlines. Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to build on existing knowledge to develop new approaches.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Managing Director, Yale Carbon Containment Lab
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated academic excellence and exceptional verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate scientific concepts to a non-scientific audience using visualizations of data. Ability to go deep with technical experts and distill complex concepts into actionable and digestible insights.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong data analytic skills with a qualitative and quantitative approach to problem-solving. Proficient experience in Microsoft Office Suite and highly organized with strong attention to detail and the ability to successfully prioritize competing priorities.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proactive, self-directed, and highly collaborative, with a proven ability to work both independently and in teams. Demonstrated experience building and leading high-performing teams with the ability to train, coach and mentor members of the team.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and 8 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 59519BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.