Appointment of Director, New Urban Mobility Initiative

Ref: 3815

World Resources Institute (WRI)

Washington, DC

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Role Managed by:

Daniel Flynn

Research Associate

t: +1-312-957-6596


Primary Practice Group: Global Non-Profit Practice

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 12/11/2018

Formal Interview Date: January 2019 TBC

World Resources Institute: Appointment of Director, New Urban Mobility Initiative

WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities works to improve life for millions of people in urban areas worldwide. Helping cities make big ideas happen.

We seek an innovative, dynamic and self-starting leader to drive our ambitious New Urban Mobility Initiative. You will create a global partnership of leading industry, government and civil society actors to cast a vision for the future of efficient, high-quality, sustainable transport systems.

This initiative will foster a global collaboration that will channel the technology-driven disruptions in the mobility sector to deliver cities that are sustainable, livable, and just. You will have a hand in building and shaping a significant part of the new world economy and order that we need for our urban climate-challenged future.

World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries, with offices in Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and the United States. Our more than 800 experts and staff turn big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being. Our work focuses on six critical issues at the intersection of environment and development: climate, energy, food, forests, water, and cities and transport.

WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities works to make urban sustainability a reality. Global research and on-the-ground experience in Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Turkey and the United States combine to spur action that improves life for millions of people.

For further information and to apply please visit quoting reference number 3815. The closing date for applications is November 12, 2018 at 12 PM CDT. The position will be based in Washington, D.C. (US). Compensation for this role is competitive.