s and support recruitments and onboarding of technical staff in liaison with People & Culture department
Partnerships, Engagement, Networking and AdvocacyParticipate in joint technical coordination, planning and review meetings for environment & carbon-related landscape restoration projects, plans and initiatives within the organization and externally including with government. Establish and maintain strategic contacts with the UN, Government, INGOs, Universities, Research Institutions, Donors and Embassies Ensure WVK representation in key strategic environment, landscape restoration and carbon-related working groups and forums Support/enhance linkages with EARO and GC DRR, Environmental Sustainability and Climate Action and Resilient Livelihoods learning centers for continued backstopping to enable quality programming within WVK Ensure mainstreaming of advocacy in Child Learning and HH Resilience TP projects Ensure key International Days are celebrated in partnership with key stakeholders
Other DutiesParticipate and contribute in committees and task forces as assigned from time to time Any other duty as assigned by the Supervisor.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONSMinimum Bachelorâs degree in Environmental studies, climate change, forestry, geography, natural resources management or equivalent from a reputable university. Relevant post-graduate qualification(s) will be an added advantage Membership with professional bodies on environment, climate change, carbon development or forestry is added advantage At least 7 yearsâ experience in forestry, natural resources management, climate action and carbon project design and implementation and GHG measurements or modelling. Experience and knowledge in local, regional and global policies and guidelines in environment, climate change, Carbon development and DRR e.g. Financing Locally Led Climate Action Program (FLLoCA) Good understanding of climate change issues of climate change issues, natural resource management, resilience adaptation, mitigation, carbon development and environmental stewardship Experience leading or participating in carbon studies such as carbon feasibility study, Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use (AFOLU) carbon assessments, GHG and carbon project due diligence, and/or project design document development. Good interpersonal and organizational skills with management experience. Work experience in implementation of integrated livelihoods, ecosystem restoration and carbon offset projects; Experience in proposal development; Experience in implementing climate mitigation approaches particularly in the forestry and energy sectors. Ability to build capacity of staff on relevant technical fields Ability to take initiative, solve complex problems, exercise independent judgment Ability to work with minimum supervision A team player, capable of building staff and partners in Livelihoods & Resilience Cross-cultural sensitivity, and emotional maturity Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts Excellent English communication skills (both oral and written). Familiarity with certification in voluntary carbon certification, e.g, Verra Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA), and Plan Vivo Practical understanding on energy audits and GHG measurements in compliance with international standards and guidelines will be an added advantage. Excellent project management skills and a good understanding of the project life cycle
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