Expert, Climate Change and Energy

The Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia, announces an open competition for the position of the Expert, Climate Change and Energy (entry level)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Thorough analysis of the respective situation and developments in the Central Asian region
  • Assistance in preparation and implementation of CAREC`s “Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Program” projects
  • Establishing and maintaining effective communication with stakeholders
  • Keep track of the projects in the area of climate change, including mitigation, adaptation and climate resilience, and monitor the quality of information in database

Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in the design, implementation and/or management of projects and application of relevant approaches to climate change mitigation, adaptation
  • Experience in strategic planning, partnership development, systems analysis, and organization of complex programmes is an asset
  • Knowledge and/or experience in GHG reduction technologies, energy efficiency, development of sustainable energy plans (sectoral or local level) renewable energy

Other competencies:

  • Strong analytical, research and writing skills with demonstrated ability to think strategically; Ability to produce high quality analytical reports in a timely manner while understanding and anticipating the evolving partner needs
  • Strong organizational skills; Sound judgment, strategic thinking, and the ability to manage competing priorities
  • Strong inter-personal, negotiation and liaison skills
  • Availability to travel within the region and abroad

Education:

  • Degree in climate change science, environmental management, economics, international development or other closely related field

Languages:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English essential; spoken and written fluency in Russian is highly desirable; knowledge of other Central Asian languages is an asset

Please forward your cover letter and CV to or by fax +7(727) 2705337 with the tag “Expert Cimate/Energy” till March 18, 2013