Are you an experienced people leader with intense curiosity and drive? Are you willing to take risks by exploring and testing new ideas? Do you have the exceptional ability to structure and oversee analytic and strategic problem solving? Can you create impact through influence? If yes, then join our growing team!
RMI is seeking a Manager in our U.S. federal policy team to focus on industrial emissions reduction. The position will be focused on supporting federal policymakers to develop and implement policies on technologies such as clean hydrogen and carbon capture/removal; industries including steel, cement, maritime shipping and aviation; and enablers such as manufacturing, supply chains, economic development, finance, and methane management.
Individuals of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply!
Application Deadline: Please submit all application materials by June 10th.
The US Program works to accelerate the US transition to a climate-aligned future. The US Program collaboratively develops RMI’s overall US strategy by establishing clear priorities while working to integrate, elevate, and fill gaps among US-focused work across RMI’s programs. The US Program works with government, industry, and civil society across all economic sectors to accelerate US decarbonization.
The US Program’s federal policy team works with policymakers in the executive and legislative branches to inform, develop, and implement federal clean energy and climate policies. The Manager will lead a team of 2-3 Associates and Senior Associates to develop targeted analysis, distil insights from other RMI programs, liaise with external partners, develop public communications, and lead engagement with federal policymakers on policies and measures to accelerate the pace of industrial decarbonization in the United States.
Currently, our federal heavy industry team has a strong focus on supporting the successful implementation of the US regional clean hydrogen hubs program and other policies advancing clean hydrogen. As such, experience working on clean hydrogen as a tool for industrial decarbonization is warmly welcomed. Our team also covers a range of other industrial decarbonization topics.
Our Managers are creative project leaders who guide and manage team members to craft visionary yet practical solutions for our industry partners and research. As a manager at RMI, you will be a primary project manager, and work closely with and under the direction of RMI’s Principals and Managing Directors to design and execute projects. An RMI Manager:
Engage with federal policymakers to support the development and implementation of policies that accelerate industrial decarbonization.
Managing projects to yield breakthrough insights and results
Provides thought leadership
This position can remain remote through the COVID-19 pandemic. Once the COVID-19 situation improves, it is preferred that the successful candidates will be based out of RMI’s Washington, DC office. We will also consider candidates based elsewhere (in another RMI office or remotely) who are willing to travel to Washington, DC as needed.
RMI’s other U.S. office locations are New York, NY; Boulder, CO; Basalt, CO; and Oakland, CA.
Important Note: As a U.S. federal contractor, RMI must comply with requirements outlined Executive Order Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. This Executive Order requires that all federal contractors and subcontractors mandate and verify that all U.S. based employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are based in the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination status as a condition of employment. You may request an accommodation for medical or religious reasons. If you are based outside of the U.S., this requirement does not apply.
RMI compensates based on the level and requirements of the role. Salary within our ranges may also be determined by your education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as required by the role, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data. Typically, new Managers based in the U.S. join at the minimum to mid salary range of $103,000-$121,000. You would also have an additional 10% bonus target!
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:
Increasing the diversity of thought, perspectives, ideas and opinions within RMI is a critical change element supporting our long-term sustainability and mission to build a clean, prosperous, and secure energy future.
We strive for a level of diversity that reflects the communities we serve. Achieving this—regardless of ability, race, ethnicity, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status, socioeconomic class, educational attainment or other social identities—is critical to the success of each RMIer and collectively as an organization. This ensures that we:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
RMI is an independent nonprofit founded in 1982 that transforms global energy systems through market-driven solutions to align with a 1.5°C future and secure a clean, prosperous, zero-carbon future for all. We work in the world’s most critical geographies and engage businesses, policymakers, communities, and NGOs to identify and scale energy system interventions that will cut greenhouse gas emissions at least 50 percent by 2030. RMI has offices in Basalt and Boulder, Colorado; New York City; Oakland, California; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.