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Advisor for Climate & Outreach

The German Development Cooperation

  Employer: The German Development Cooperation (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, (GIZ) GmbH; Program “G-CREWS ”

Place and Schedule: Full time; Project office in Grenada, occasional regional or international missions

Duration  : January 2023 until December 2024, with possibility for extension

Duties:

  • Supporting the Government of Grenada to integrate the water sector into Grenada’s climate agenda
  • Support the Government of Grenada in sharing the project’s lessons learnt with the CARICOM and OECS region and initiating concept note development
  • Assist in the operation of a Community of Practice (CoP) within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) region on climate resilience in the water sector

Qualifications:
Masters/MSc related to water, environment, or climate

Profile requirements

Professional Experience and required competences

  • At least 5 years of professional working experience in public advisory services or in the private sector, ideally with a focus on water or climate resilience
  • First-hand experience in project implementation and multi-stakeholder coordination across various sectors in the CARICOM or OECS region
  • Technical comprehension and experiences in working with UNFCCC-related processes
  • Experience with stakeholder coordination and knowledge management systems in the CARICOM region or OECS region;
  • Previous work experiences with International Climate Initiative and/ or Green Climate Fund processes would be an asset;
  • Experience with public awareness-raising activities would be an asset

Languages, applications and other competences

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and networking skills
  • very good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Valid driver’s license or willingness to acquire one
  • willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management
  • Candidate must be a Citizen of Grenada or be allowed to work in Grenada.

Documentation   

Application Information

  • CV (max. 2 pages) and Motivation letter
  • All in PDF & in English, max size 4MB

How to apply

Applications are received only via e-mail by 02.12.2022 to the following address: HRCaribbean@giz.de  Reference “Advisor for Climate & Outreach”

Please note

  • Incomplete credentials will be discarded
  • Please do not forget the Reference Subject of the e-mail
  • Due to the high volume of applications received, we will be in contact with the applicants who fulfill the requirement and the required documentation. All documents will be dealt with strict confidentiality. We appreciate your understanding.

To apply for this job email your details to HRCaribbean@giz.de