Climate Adaptation Manager

Posted 07 May 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureSustainability
Contact NameLouis Blaser

Job description

Job title: Climate Adaptation Manager

Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (On-site)

TGRC is working with a leading Impact consulting firm dedicated to driving positive change in the world through innovative strategies and solutions. They work with a diverse range of clients to address pressing environmental and social challenges, with a focus on sustainability, resilience, and equity.

Position Overview: They are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Climate Adaptation Manager to join their team. The Climate Adaptation Manager will play a key role in developing and implementing strategies to help our clients adapt to the impacts of climate change. This role requires a combination of technical expertise in climate science and adaptation strategies, as well as strong project management and communication skills.


  1. Client Engagement: Work closely with clients to understand their climate-related risks and vulnerabilities, and develop tailored adaptation strategies to build resilience.

  2. Research and Analysis: Conduct research and analysis on climate change impacts, adaptation options, and best practices, and translate findings into actionable recommendations for clients.

  3. Project Management: Lead and manage climate adaptation projects from inception to completion, including scoping, budgeting, timeline management, and stakeholder coordination.

  4. Capacity Building: Provide training and capacity-building support to clients and stakeholders on climate adaptation principles, tools, and techniques.

  5. Partnership Development: Cultivate partnerships with government agencies, NGOs, research institutions, and other stakeholders to enhance collaboration and knowledge sharing on climate adaptation.

  6. Risk Assessment: Conduct climate risk assessments and vulnerability assessments for clients across various sectors, and develop risk management strategies to mitigate impacts.

  7. Monitoring and Evaluation: Develop monitoring and evaluation frameworks to track the effectiveness of adaptation measures and identify opportunities for improvement.

  8. Thought Leadership: Stay abreast of emerging trends, tools, and methodologies in climate adaptation, and contribute to thought leadership initiatives through publications, presentations, and conferences.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in environmental science, climate science, sustainability, or a related field.

  • Minimum of [X] years of experience in climate adaptation, resilience planning, or related fields.

  • Strong understanding of climate change science, impacts, and adaptation strategies.

  • Experience working with government agencies, NGOs, and/or private sector clients on climate adaptation projects.

  • Proven track record of project management, including scoping, budgeting, and stakeholder engagement.

  • Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Certification in climate adaptation or related fields (e.g., C-CAP, GACAP) is a plus.

In conclusion, Don't miss this exciting opportunity to be part of the renewable energy revolution. Apply now and be a key player in shaping a sustainable future!

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the role to Louis Blaser (louis@greenrecruitmentcompany.com)