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Program Officer, Climate Vulnerable Forum, GCA

Job Vacancy

Organization: The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) Position: Program Officer, Climate Vulnerable Forum Duty Station: Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Deadline for Application: 8 July 2020

Term: 12 months with the intention to extend Experience Requirements: Master’s degree or equivalent in international relations, international development, international law, public policy, climate change or environmental policy and/or law, and/or related disciplines; At least 2-3 years of work experience in International climate or environmental policy or in policy fields of relevance to the role (e.g. international relations work); Experience in monitoring, writing and reporting on grants; Outstanding writing skills and demonstrated ability and interest in the frequent and often time-constrained preparation of draft texts of high quality across applications as relevant for the role; Proven experience and interest in organizing policy events and activities in a multi-lateral governmental setting; Experience working in and with government policy institutions of member states of the Climate Vulnerable Forum is a significant asset; Experience with communications, especially online: web and social media; Excellent understanding of important climate and environmental policy issues, in particular concerning developing countries; Aptitude for working according to specific guidance of senior staff and experts, and meticulous attention to detail; Ability to multi-task, to work seamlessly with colleagues and counterparts from a wide range of nationalities and backgrounds and to work effectively within interdisciplinary and intercultural teams; Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; other languages, especially languages of CVF member states, an asset; High level of adaptability to periods of unconventional working hours due to the scheduling of intergovernmental meetings and in connection with major events, and the ability to work under tight deadlines in a team setting. Links Job Announcement: Organization's Website: