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A career with the Commission on the Future of Mobility offers an opportunity to work with an experienced, forward thinking team that is inclusive, spirited and people focused. Our team seeks collaborative, resourceful and results-oriented individuals who are passionate about reshaping mobility policy on a global scale.

As an initiative of Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE), The Commission was created to identify opportunities across transportation and technology silos and propose fundamentally new visions of transportation policy for the movement of people and goods. Founded in research and advocacy, the Commission provides data driven recommendations and implements solutions for a more sustainable and globally connected society. Be a part of creating a world that is built around people and enabled by technology​.

We are currently hiring for several positions around the world. Apply today at the link below.

Current Open Positions

Location: Brussels Metropolitan Area / Remote

We are looking for a seasoned strategic thinker and researcher to lead the Europe based CFM policy team. This person will work collaboratively with the North American and Asian policy teams to develop and execute on CFM’s policy and research roadmap. Candidates should be passionate about transportation policy research and advocacy, and have specific expertise in freight, passenger transportation, infrastructure, or energy policy. Candidates need experience managing researchers and at least 10 years of experience in the transportation industry, be excited about working in a fast-paced research and advocacy environment, be nimble and able to change directions at any given time. This position reports to the Commission’s Director of Policy. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Collaboratively develop and manage research plan for multiple, concurrent research efforts  
  • Conduct in-depth policy research and analysis to support and develop cross-sector policy proposals and solutions.
  • Manage a team of research analysts and research interns.  
  • Strategically define geographic specific and global CFM goals and develop roadmaps to guide the Commission towards achieving defined goals. 
  • Manage academic and consulting project partners to ensure a consistent and on-time set of deliverables. 
  • Develop policy recommendations and solutions for critical global mobility challenges. 
  • Compose a range of written materials, for advocacy and information, along with research and analysis. 
  • Represent the Commission at conference, in public speaking engagements, meetings, etc.  

Key Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Urban Planning, Economics, Political Science, Engineering, Business, or other relevant discipline required; Master’s degree in those areas strongly preferred. 
  • 10+ year of experience in transportation policy research, as well as experience with policy analysis and developing policy proposals.  
  • Experience managing a team.
  • 2-5 years working within a transportation specific public agency, legislative body, or in government affairs within the European Union.  
  • Knowledge and understanding of the European mobility landscape. 
  • Experience developing and publishing peer reviewed policy research. 
  • Experience creating advocacy support materials, such as talking points, policy briefs, etc. 

Our success is tied to the strength, efforts and well-being of our staff. Our benefits package is comprehensive and competitive in the marketplace. Compensation commensurate with experience.

HOW TO APPLY

In a single document please provide a one-page resume, cover letter, a peer-reviewed publication, and a 500-word essay on what the future of mobility should look like and what we need to do to get there. Please provide this via email to Marla Westervelt at mwestervelt@secureenergy.org.

Transportation Policy and Strategy Associate, North America 

Location: Washington, D.C. / Remote USA 

 We are looking for a strategic thinker and researcher to be a critical contributor to the North American based CFM policy team. You will work collaboratively with the Asian and European policy teams to support the development and execution of CFM’s policy and research roadmap. You will conduct rigorous transportation policy research, compose studies, and develop policy recommendations applicable across North America, Europe, and Asia. You should be passionate about transportation policy research and advocacy, and have specific expertise in freight, passenger transportation, infrastructure, or energy policy. You will need experience conducting transportation policy research that has been adopted by policy makers and about 5 years of experience in the transportation or related industries. You should be excited about working in a fast-paced research and advocacy environment, ready to be nimble and change directions at any given time. You will report to the Transportation Policy and Strategy Manager, North America. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Conduct in-depth policy research and analysis to support and develop cross-sector policy proposals and solutions. 
  • Manage and develop research interns. 
  • Support the manager in strategically defining geographic specific and global CFM goals and develop roadmaps to guide the Commission towards achieving defined goals. 
  • Collaborate with academic and consulting project partners. 
  • Develop policy recommendations and solutions for critical global mobility challenges. 
  • Compose a range of written materials, for advocacy and information, along with research and analysis. 
  • Represent the Commission at conferences, in public speaking engagements, meetings, etc.  

Key Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Urban Planning, Economics, Political Science, Engineering, Business, or other relevant discipline required; Master’s degree in those areas strongly preferred. 
  • 5+ year of experience in transportation policy research, as well as experience with policy analysis and developing policy proposals.  
  • 1+ years working within a transportation specific public agency, legislative body, or in government affairs within North America.  
  • Knowledge and understanding of the North American mobility landscape. 
  • Experience developing and publishing peer reviewed policy research. 
  • Experience creating advocacy support materials, such as talking points, policy briefs, etc.  

Salary 

$75,000- $90,000 USD for individuals based in Washington, DC. Salaries localized to applicant’s geographic location. 

 

How to Apply  

In a single, PDF document titled with your full name and “Associate NA” please provide a one-page resume, cover letter, a peer-reviewed publication, and a 500-word essay on what the future of mobility should look like and what we need to do to get there. Please provide this via email to mwestervelt@secureenergy.org

Transportation Policy and Strategy Associate, Europe 

Location: Remote in Europe 

The Commission on the Future of Mobility is looking for a strategic thinker and researcher to be a critical contributor to the European based CFM policy team. You’ll work collaboratively with the Asian and North American policy teams to support the development and execution of CFM’s policy and research roadmap. You’ll conduct rigorous transportation policy research, compose studies, and develop policy recommendations applicable across North America, Europe, and Asia. You should be passionate about transportation policy research and advocacy, and have specific expertise in freight, passenger transportation, infrastructure, or energy policy. You’ll need experience conducting transportation policy research that has been adopted by policy makers and about 5 years of experience in the transportation or related industries. You should be excited about working in a fast-paced research and advocacy environment, ready to be nimble and change directions at any given time. You’ll report to the Transportation Policy and Strategy Manager, Europe. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Conduct in-depth policy research and analysis to support and develop cross-sector policy proposals and solutions. 
  • Manage and develop research interns. 
  • Support the manager in strategically defining geographic specific and global CFM goals and develop roadmaps to guide the Commission towards achieving defined goals. 
  • Collaborate with academic and consulting project partners. 
  • Develop policy recommendations and solutions for critical global mobility challenges. 
  • Compose a range of written materials, for advocacy and information, along with research and analysis. 
  • Represent the Commission at conferences, in public speaking engagements, meetings, etc.  

Key Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Urban Planning, Economics, Political Science, Engineering, Business, or other relevant discipline required; Master’s degree in those areas strongly preferred. 
  • 5+ year of experience in transportation policy research, as well as experience with policy analysis and developing policy proposals.  
  • 1+ years working within a transportation specific public agency, legislative body, or in government affairs within Europe. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of the European mobility landscape. 
  • Experience developing and publishing peer reviewed policy research. 
  • Experience creating advocacy support materials, such as talking points, policy briefs, etc.  

Salary 

50,000 Euro- 65,000 Euro for individuals based in Brussels. Salaries localized to applicant’s geographic location.  

How to Apply  

In a single, PDF document titled with your full name and “Associate EU” please provide a one-page resume, cover letter, a peer-reviewed publication, and a 500-word essay on what the future of mobility should look like and what we need to do to get there. Please provide this via email to Marla at mwestervelt@secureenergy.org



Transportation Policy and Strategy Associate, Asia 

Location: Remote/ Japan  

The Commission is looking for a strategic thinker and researcher to be a critical contributor to the Asian based CFM policy team. You’ll work collaboratively with the North American and European policy teams to support the development and execution of CFM’s policy and research roadmap. You’ll conduct rigorous transportation policy research, compose studies, and develop policy recommendations applicable across North America, Europe, and Asia. You should be passionate about transportation policy research and advocacy, and have specific expertise in freight, passenger transportation, infrastructure, or energy policy. You’ll need experience conducting transportation policy research that has been adopted by policy makers and about 5 years of experience in the transportation or related industries. You should be excited about working in a fast-paced research and advocacy environment, ready to be nimble and change directions at any given time. You’ll report to the Transportation Policy and Strategy Manager, Asia. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Conduct in-depth policy research and analysis to support and develop cross-sector policy proposals and solutions. 
  • Manage and develop research interns. 
  • Support the manager in strategically defining geographic specific and global CFM goals and develop roadmaps to guide the Commission towards achieving defined goals. 
  • Collaborate with academic and consulting project partners. 
  • Develop policy recommendations and solutions for critical global mobility challenges. 
  • Compose a range of written materials, for advocacy and information, along with research and analysis. 
  • Represent the Commission at conferences, in public speaking engagements, meetings, etc.  

Key Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Urban Planning, Economics, Political Science, Engineering, Business, or other relevant discipline required; Master’s degree in those areas strongly preferred. 
  • 5+ year of experience in transportation policy research, as well as experience with policy analysis and developing policy proposals.  
  • 1+ years working within a transportation specific public agency, legislative body, or in government affairs within Japan. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Asian mobility landscape. 
  • Experience developing and publishing peer reviewed policy research. 
  • Experience creating advocacy support materials, such as talking points, policy briefs, etc.  

Salary 

JPY 8,800,000- JPY 10,200,000 for individuals based in Tokyo. Salary localized to applicant’s geographic location.  

 

How to Apply  

In a single, PDF document titled with your full name and “Associate Asia” please provide a one-page resume, cover letter, a peer-reviewed publication, and a 500-word essay on what the future of mobility should look like and what we need to do to get there. Please provide this via email to Marla at mwestervelt@secureenergy.org

Transportation Policy and Strategy Intern, North America 

Location: Washington, D.C. or remote USA 

The Commission on the Future of Mobility looking for a strategic thinker and researcher to support the North American based CFM policy team. You’ll work collaboratively with the Asian and European policy teams to support the development and execution of CFM’s policy and research roadmap. You’ll conduct rigorous transportation policy research, compose studies, and develop policy recommendations applicable across North America, Europe, and Asia. You should be passionate about and have experience in transportation policy research and advocacy. You should be excited about working in a fast-paced research and advocacy environment, ready to be nimble and change directions at any given time. You’ll report to the Transportation Policy and Strategy Associate, North America. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Conduct in-depth policy research and analysis to support and develop cross-sector policy proposals and solutions. 
  • Collaborate with academic and consulting project partners. 
  • Develop policy recommendations and solutions for critical global mobility challenges. 
  • Compose a range of written materials, for advocacy and information, along with research and analysis. 

Key Qualifications 

  • Current students or recent graduates, preferably at the Master’s or PhD level, studying Public Policy, Urban Planning, Economics, Political Science, Engineering, Business, or other relevant discipline required. 
  • Experience conducting research and policy analysis.  
  • Strong enthusiasm for the future of mobility.  

Stipend 

$2,500 monthly stipend  

How to Apply  

Please provide a one-page resume, cover letter, and a 500-word essay on what the future of mobility should look like and what we need to do to get there in a single PDF document titled with your full name and “Intern NA.” Please provide this via email to Marla at mwestervelt@secureenergy.org

Transportation Policy and Strategy Intern, North America 

Location: Washington, D.C. or remote USA 

The Commission on the Future of Mobility looking for a strategic thinker and researcher to support the North American based CFM policy team. You’ll work collaboratively with the Asian and European policy teams to support the development and execution of CFM’s policy and research roadmap. You’ll conduct rigorous transportation policy research, compose studies, and develop policy recommendations applicable across North America, Europe, and Asia. You should be passionate about and have experience in transportation policy research and advocacy. You should be excited about working in a fast-paced research and advocacy environment, ready to be nimble and change directions at any given time. You’ll report to the Transportation Policy and Strategy Associate, North America. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Conduct in-depth policy research and analysis to support and develop cross-sector policy proposals and solutions. 
  • Collaborate with academic and consulting project partners. 
  • Develop policy recommendations and solutions for critical global mobility challenges. 
  • Compose a range of written materials, for advocacy and information, along with research and analysis. 

Key Qualifications 

  • Current students or recent graduates, preferably at the Master’s or PhD level, studying Public Policy, Urban Planning, Economics, Political Science, Engineering, Business, or other relevant discipline required. 
  • Experience conducting research and policy analysis.  
  • Strong enthusiasm for the future of mobility.  

Stipend 

$2,500 monthly stipend  

How to Apply  

Please provide a one-page resume, cover letter, and a 500-word essay on what the future of mobility should look like and what we need to do to get there in a single PDF document titled with your full name and “Intern NA.” Please provide this via email to Marla at mwestervelt@secureenergy.org

Transportation Policy and Strategy Intern, Asia 

Location: Remote, Asia 

 The Commission on the Future of Mobility is looking for a strategic thinker and researcher to support the Asian based CFM policy team. You’ll work collaboratively with the Asian and European policy teams to support the development and execution of CFM’s policy and research roadmap. You’ll conduct rigorous transportation policy research, compose studies, and develop policy recommendations applicable across North America, Europe, and Asia. You should be passionate about and have experience in transportation policy research and advocacy. You should be excited about working in a fast-paced research and advocacy environment, ready to be nimble and change directions at any given time. You’ll report to the Transportation Policy and Strategy Associate, Asia. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Conduct in-depth policy research and analysis to support and develop cross-sector policy proposals and solutions. 
  • Collaborate with academic and consulting project partners. 
  • Develop policy recommendations and solutions for critical global mobility challenges. 
  • Compose a range of written materials, for advocacy and information, along with research and analysis. 

Key Qualifications 

  • Current students or recent graduates, preferably at the Master’s or PhD level, studying Public Policy, Urban Planning, Economics, Political Science, Engineering, Business, or other relevant discipline required. 
  • Experience conducting research and policy analysis.  
  • Strong enthusiasm for the future of mobility.  

Stipend 

Monthly stipend available.  

How to Apply  

Please provide a one-page resume, cover letter, and a 500-word essay on what the future of mobility should look like and what we need to do to get there in a single PDF document titled with your full name and “Intern Asia.” Please provide this via email to Marla at mwestervelt@secureenergy.org