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Senior consultant | climate change – forestry and land use, green economy projects


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July 25, 2024
  • Solid track record/knowledge and experience in one or more of the following:
  • Climate policy (at international, national, or local levels)
    Industry, energy, and infrastructure decarbonisation
  • Gender inclusion, social protection, and climate vulnerability
  • Climate impact assessment including GHG calculations
  • Sustainable cities, urban transport, and green/energy-efficient buildings
  • Climate finance mechanisms and processes (eg GCF, GEF, AF)
  • Private finance for climate mitigation/adaptation (eg. project finance, fund management, ESG reporting, impact investing)

Highly desirable

  • Relevant experience in Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and/or Asia-Pacific
  • Fluency in another language (including French, Russian, Arabic, Turkish, Portuguese, Chinese, and Spanish)
  • A wide network of contacts in the sustainable and international development sector
Special Requirements
Duties – Lead manage and hold accountable of assigned consulting team members – Understanding strategic development of the consulting function – Assignment oversight and delivery; on time, on budget and with quality – Financial management of assignments – Client relationship management – Assignment Management standard operating procedures adoption and development – Professional development management of team members and line managers – Knowledge management & learning (KML) adoption and development – Collaboration with other company functions Essential requirements – Postgraduate degree – MBA, MA, MSc, PhD – An outstanding academic and career record – Excellent interpersonal skills, empathetic and open – Proven and recent experience working on project formulation with international development organisations, agencies, and banks (particularly GCF, GEF, AF) – Successful track record in sustainability/low-carbon/climate change projects or programmes – eg. market assessment, project design, policy development, and impact evaluation – Focus on forestry and land use, green economy projects – Willingness to travel on assignments to Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Eastern Europe – Strong oral and written English communication skills, with exceptional attention to detail – Highly conversant with Internet and office applications – Able to structure and process qualitative and quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from them – A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience

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