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Climate Change Technical Advisor

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Tanzania - Africa
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 16/08/2012
Company Name Chemonics
Contact Name Human Resources
Website Further Details / Applications
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Chemonics seeks a climate change technical advisor for the anticipated USAID-funded Planning for Resilience in East Africa through Policy, Adaptation, Research, and Economic Development (PREPARED) project. PREPARED aims to strengthen the resiliency and sustainability of East African economies, transboundary freshwater ecosystems, and communities. It will target three key development challenges in the region: biodiversity conservation; sustainable access to water, sanitation, and hygiene; and climate change. 

The climate change technical advisor will spearhead the climate change component of the project and assist the chief of party in managerial functions. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.?
  • Advanced degree in climate science, meteorology, environmental science, physics, or other relevant field required
  • Minimum 10 years of practical experience in climate change research/modeling or climate change adaptation programs
  • Experience working in East Africa strongly preferred
  • Success in implementing programs aimed at increasing resiliency to climate change
  • Knowledge of the latest developments in advancing best practices in climate change adaptation and evidence-based decision making
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity ? ? ?
  • English fluency required
Application Instructions: 
Send electronic submissions to preparedExperts@chemonics.com by August 15, 2012.   Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com when applying for this position. Please only include "East Africa PREPARED - Climate change technical advisor" in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.
Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.? 


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