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KE 2 – Environment and Climate Change Expert



> 3 years

Posted on 18.09.2023

Deadline on 31.10.2023

Job description

AESA is looking for a senior Environment and Climate Change Expert for a EU funded project in Cambodia. The expert is expected to take 4 short term assignments a year of about two weeks each. The project should begin in January 2024 but selection of the expert is being conducted now and should be completed by September 24, 2023at the latest.

The expert will be responsible for providing advice to international and national institutional stakeholders in the areas of environment and climate change

Qualifications and skills required

Master’s degree in environmental science, development economics, environmental and development or other closely related field. In the absence of a Master’s degree a professional experience of at least 3 years in a field closely related to the assignment and to development work, in addition to the number of years of general professional experience stated below would be considered as equivalent

Good analytical skills on environment and climate change issues and at least one of the thematic sectors (Education and skill development; Green growth and decent jobs; Climate change and energy; Sustainable food systems; Sustainable value chain; Sustainable food system; Public finance management (including gender responsive budgeting) and financial sector; Trade, business climate and investment; Rule of law and human rights; Public diplomacy and strategic communication)

Ability to work independently and in a team

General professional experience

A minimum of 10 years of professional experience working on Government, research institutes and/or international, bilateral donor funded projects on technical assistance and policy advice projects

A minimum of 6 years of professional experience working in developing countries in the area of human rights and gender

Experience in management including planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of projects in the area of environment and climate change, mitigation and adaptation, impact and risk management including as cross-cutting issues

Experience within the past 4 years of drafting good quality key-documents related to project/programmes cycle management

Specific professional experience

Knowledge of EU project management procedures is an advantage

Work experience in South East Asia

Working experience and knowledge of environment and climate change issues affecting Cambodia will be considered an asset

Language skills

Excellent writing and speaking skills in English

How to apply?

To apply, please send a brief cover letter (no more than 1 page) summarizing your relevant experience and competencies for this role as well as an updated CV to Mr. Alessandro Paoloni at the latest by May 30th, 2021. We review applications on a rolling basis, so we would recommend getting your application in as soon as possible.

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