About CPI

CPI is an analysis and advisory organization with deep expertise in finance and policy. Our mission is to help governments, businesses, and financial institutions drive economic growth while addressing climate change. CPI has five offices around the world in Brazil, India, Indonesia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. 

CPI is known as a leader in policy evaluation, tracking sustainable investment trends, identifying innovative business models, and supporting the solutions that can drive the transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient, inclusive economy. We are unique in our focus on policy and finance, our ability to get the right people to the table, and our analytical rigor. 

In Brazil, CPI has a partnership with PUC-Rio. CPI/PUC-Rio supports public policies in Brazil through evidence-based research and strategic partnerships with members of the government and civil society.

Under the supervision of the Program Director and guidance of the Head of Policy Evaluation, the Analyst will participate in the development of robust and careful empirical analysis of development and climate finance. The ideal candidate for the position is focused, self-driven, and empirically curious. CPI expects the Analyst to produce high-quality materials under demanding deadlines, so the ideal candidate must also systematically demonstrate acute attention to detail and a strong capacity to prioritize when simultaneously tackling multiple tasks. The Analyst will also help in drafting policy reports and will interact with policymakers and stakeholders in the private, public, and non-profit sectors.

Roles and responsibilities

Data Handling and Analysis: Effectively manage diverse data formats, (collect, clean, and process) in various formats from diverse sourceconstructing and executing procedures for statistical and econometric analyses.

Analytical Output: Generate and format analytical outputs, including tables, graphs, and maps to visually represent research findings.

Content Production: Collaborate closely with the Communications team in the writing and editing of high-quality CPI products, encompassing technical papers, comprehensive reports, policy briefs, white papers, and presentations.

Engagement and Communication: Engage with policymakers, researchers, and stakeholders from the private and non-profit sectors throughout the research process. Communicate the implications of research findings effectively.

Research Integrity: Strictly adhere to transparent and reproducible research requirements in the execution of daily tasks.

Other: Be open to (domestic) travel if required to fulfill job responsibilities.

Qualifications and Experience


• A commitment to CPI’s mission and values
• Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance or a related field
• Proven experience with data management and analytics (R or Stata)
• Verbal and written proficiency in Portuguese and English languages
• Flexibility, professionalism, enthusiasm for working as part of a team, and an ability to interact with a diverse array of people.
• An ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.


• Master’s degree in a relevant field
• Experience working with multilateral or development banks
• Experience working in climate finance

Interested? To Apply

To Apply please submit the below two documents (in English or Portuguese) along with some key personal details: 

1. A Current Resume
2. A Compelling Cover Letter which clearly sets out why you’re passionate about joining the CPI team and how your unique skills and experiences align with our requirements.

This is a key role for the organization, and we’ll be reviewing applications as they are submitted, so interested candidates are encouraged to apply early. Please note that this position will remain open until we discover the best fit. 

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Climate Policy Initiative is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and we are working to embed DEI across every facet of our organization. We seek to establish a working environment where all board members, staff, volunteers, and contractors feel respected and valued regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation or identity, disability, education, or any other bias. We want to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are openly valued as critical to the success of our organization and the achievement of our mission and vision.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process.

To find out more about the role and how to apply please click here.


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