Senior Program Manager, Climate

The hiring organization is a Single Family Office supporting an Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individual, including management of investment and philanthropic initiatives. The Family Office’s philanthropy team manages a multi-billion-dollar foundation with initiatives in climate change, health sciences, and poverty alleviation. The office and staff are based in Palo Alto, California.

The Family Office launched a climate initiative in 2021 across its philanthropy and investment units to deploy the full spectrum of capital to advance solutions that reduce emissions globally. The philanthropy portfolio has an annual budget of more than $100 million and employs diverse philanthropic strategies including policy, research, and community and commercial organizing. The climate portfolio has a particular focus on efforts to reduce emissions in the U.S. power and transportation sectors.


Working closely with and reporting to the Director of Philanthropy, the Senior Program Manager will serve as a thought partner and play a lead role in developing and managing climate grantmaking portfolios in U.S. power and transportation. Key responsibilities include research, strategy development, grant sourcing and diligence, grantee management, and impact reporting.

The Senior Program Manager thrives in autonomous and entrepreneurial working environments. They will have broad experience in power and/or transportation, ideally as a climate grantmaker. The Senior Program Manager works closely with the Family Office investments team to develop grantmaking strategies that complement climate investment activities. The Senior Program Manager also partners with staff across the Family Office to collaborate on initiatives that advance the Office’s overall goals.


$145,000 to the low $200’s


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  • Kevin Perez
    published this page in Job Board 2023-03-27 09:24:21 -0400