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Senior Climate Change and Research Advisor, Rwanda

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Rwanda - Africa
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 31/08/2014
Company Name Chemonics
Contact Name Human Resources
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Chemonics seeks a senior climate change and research advisor for the ongoing USAID-funded Rwanda LAND Project. The advisor will support programming and climate change adaptation activities related to land use and management. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Work with local research organizations to build capacity to design and implement rigorous empirical research
  • Use research to develop coherent policy recommendations
  • Forge linkages between research organizations, the Rwandan government, and civil society
  • Work with the government and other land sector stakeholders in Rwanda to set a common national land research agenda and plan workshops, partnerships, and training to implement it


  • Advanced university degree in social science, environmental or natural resource economics, natural resource management, rural sociology, or other relevant field required; Ph.D. degree preferred, or significant empirical research experience
  • Experience carrying out research on climate change adaptation, preferably related to land use, planning, and management
  • Minimum eight years of research experience applying state-of-the-art quantitative and qualitative research methods, including mixed methods on land issues, natural resource management, or climate change
  • Project management and supervisory experience
  • Experience developing training materials and teaching or training others in effective research methods
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English

????Application Instructions:


Send electronic submissions to rwandalandrecruit@chemonics.com by August 31, 2014. 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 with only "Senior Climate Change and Research advisor - Rwanda LAND" 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/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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