adelphi is an independent think tank and the world's leading policy consultancy for climate, environment and development. Through science-based policy analysis and dialogue with political and social actors and decision-makers, we design options for action for a sustainable future. With us, you can expect exciting topics at the interface between science and politics as well as practical policy-making around the globe. Contribute your ideas and expertise to our interdisciplinary, international project teams and benefit from networked working and learning as well as flat hierarchies. Team Leader (m/f/d) in the field of climate change adaptation (full-time or part-time) - Berlin Your field of activity Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. The consequences of climate change are already being felt worldwide. Early action in climate adaptation policy is therefore essential. adelphi has been working on climate risks and climate adaptation with municipalities, associations, ministries, research institutions and international organisations for many years. The project portfolio is just as broad as the professional background of the colleagues in the team. We are looking for reinforcement for the team at management level. In your new position you will take on responsibility in many areas - from shaping national and international dialogues to setting new thematic impulses. Your tasks Conceptual work: Your wealth of experience in working with national and international clients and funding bodies enables you to develop concrete implementation concepts for projects. In addition, you will contribute to the further development of the thematic field of "adaptation to climate change". Project implementation: You will be responsible for the technical and conceptual implementation of advisory and research projects in the field of climate adaptation and climate risk assessment, both nationally and internationally, and you will support the design of the political framework for adaptation to climate change. In particular, you are intensively involved in a large project on local climate adaptation in Germany. Leadership in the team: You will take on leadership tasks within a team of 10, bringing in your professional background and acting as a sparring partner for your colleagues. Acquisition: With your contacts to relevant clients and partners, you support the team in the acquisition of projects. You know how to network with relevant key players in the field of adaptation to climate change and ensure a regular exchange. You use your intuition for developments in various sub-topics, e.g. resilient infrastructure in cities, to set impulses and further develop these topics. Communicating project results: You will write reports and opinion pieces together with colleagues and develop appropriate communication strategies for the effective dissemination of the results and findings of your projects. Project management: Your planning and coordination skills help you with efficient project management (including communication with clients and project partners, managing external experts, resource and budget planning, event organisation). What we want from you - At least 8 years of relevant and thematically broad professional experience in the field of climate adaptation or related topics (disaster risk reduction, water management/flood risk management, urban and regional planning or similar). ) - A successfully completed degree in a relevant field of study, doctorate an advantage - Good knowledge in advising and cooperating with political decision-makers as well as in the practical implementation of adaptation projects - In-depth know-how in administrative and technical project management Intensive - experience in leading teams or working groups - A track record in the acquisition of research and consultancy projects with national and international clients and funding bodies - Interest equally in nationally and internationally oriented projects and in cooperation with project partners inside and outside Germany - A very good network of contacts - Excellent English and German skills, both written and spoken. Further language skills, especially in French and Spanish, are an advantage - Enjoyment of teamwork, a good eye for detail as well as passion and creativity for extraordinary solutions What we offer you - A varied and autonomous job and the assumption of responsible, varied tasks in a sustainable company - An exciting, flexible and multicultural working environment and an appreciative corporate culture with flat hierarchies - Free health-promoting sporting activities and membership of the Urban Sports Club at attractive, discounted rates - BVG discounts and our job bike leasing offer - Active work-life balance through flexible working hours, diverse working time models and mobile working - Continuous, individual further development of your skills as well as targeted promotion of your career path at adelphi - An attractive and centrally located office on the Spree as an ideal environment for creative work - An employer-subsidised company pension scheme and attractive benefits through a deferred compensation programme Does that sound exciting to you? Then we look forward to receiving your application. Send us your complete documents as soon as possible (incl. CV, copies of certificates, salary expectations and information on your availability). Please use our online application for this purpose.