12554 - Economic Analyst

Milano, Italy, Italy
Full Time
Mid Level

Job Opening cod. 12554
CMCC Position
Economic Analyst
(Deadline: May 26th, 2024)



The CMCC Foundation is a scientific research center on climate change and its interactions with the environment, society, the world of business, and policymakers.
Our work aims to stimulate sustainable growth, protect the environment, and develop strategies for the adaptation and mitigation of climate change.


Our Institute for Institute for Climate Resilience (ICR) is looking for a new position of Economic Analyst, located in Milan, responsible for informing supporting the policy process and the development of the division’s project portfolio.

Workplace location: Milan, Italy


The Economic Analyst will be responsible for developing quantitative analyses focusing on socio-economic indicators for assessing climate impacts, adaptation options and climate risks and vulnerabilities.


The Economic Analyst is responsible of:

  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses in the realm of socio-economic indicators for climate impacts assessment, adaptation options, and similar topics.
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses of economic data and policy documents.
  • Generate new evidence and insights through high-quality research on sustainable practices and climate resilience.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to develop policy and project proposals.
  • Serve as a liaison between the scientific community and policy makers, translating research findings into actionable policy recommendations.

  • Ph.D. or a minimum of 5 years of research experience post-undergraduate degree, enabling access to doctoral studies.
  • Background in economics, statistics, or political science with expertise in quantitative and qualitative analyses, modelling, and econometrics, environmental economics.
  • Proven experience in conducting research on relevant topics, including climate change impacts, adaptation strategies, and risk assessment, and climate finance.
  • Strong analytical skills, with proficiency in quantitative methods and statistical software (e.g., Matlab, Stata, R).
  • Excellent written and spoken English (C1 level), with the ability to produce technical and policy reports.
  • Demonstrated commitment, motivation, and proactive approach in pursuing research projects.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, efficiently managing workload and contributing to team efforts.
  • Ability to identify and focus on the essential elements of issues and processes so as to achieve established goals effectively.
  • Adaptability to evolving priorities and changing plans and priorities


  • Passion for addressing societal challenges and driving positive change through evidence-based policy solutions.
  • Ability and willingness to travel when required.


  • Based on the duration of the employment contract, without prejudice to any changes in organisation and/or career paths and downstream of the performance appraisal.
  • The appointment is assigned following:
  1. internal selection;
  2. external selection in the event that there are no internal candidates, or they are assessed as unsuitable.
  • The appointment period will be initially of 12 months starting as soon as possible, with the possibility of contract extension based on performance, results achieved and new project opportunities.
  • The gross annual salary range is from 30 to 35K Euros, based on the qualification and working experience of the candidate.
  • Welfare package (for min 12 months contract)
  • Flexible working time
  • Support during the immigration process, if needed

Belonging to legally protected categories (ex L. 68/99) will constitute a preferential condition.

Some fiscal benefits could be applied for repatriated workers or foreign researchers/professors, having the requirements defined by Dlgs 147/2015 (for repatriates) or Dl 78/2010 (for foreigners).

CMCC is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, familial status, and other legally protected characteristics. Please omit from your CV any data you or we might consider discriminatory.

This job announcement is an invitation to express interest in the above-mentioned CMCC Position.

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We will keep your information on file for up to 1 year.


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