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Advisor Climate Adaptation & Advocacy, Helvetas

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Organization: Helvetas Position: Advisor Climate Adaptation & Advocacy Duty Station: Zurich or Bern, Switzerland Deadline for Application: 12 December 2021

Experience Requirements: Master’s degree in environmental sciences, environmental economics, agriculture, biology, geography, engineering, or related discipline At least six years working experience in development cooperation and/or consultancy with assignments on climate change adaptation, including at least three years continuous long-term assignments in the South or East, and short-term advisory experience for different clients Proven expertise in the following: climate risk assessment development and implementation of adaptation and resilience building actions from community to national level and in sectors as water, agriculture, ecosystems, and infrastructure climate policy and planning, from local to global level climate finance mechanisms advocacy with sound political analysis Experience in climate services for agriculture and disaster risk sectors, resilient food systems and ecosystem-based adaptation would be assets Experience in advocacy and policy dialogue on climate change, both in Switzerland as well as in global spaces Strong professional and thematic networks in Switzerland and beyond Excellent analytical and conceptual skills, proven advisory competences and strong experience in capacity development Good communicator and facilitator, able to work in teams and independently Experience and successful track record in acquiring advisory mandates and/or projects Excellent spoken and written English, German and French skills; Spanish or Portuguese skills would be additional assets. Links Job Announcement: